The Mystery at Marston’s Mill
Author Alex Woolf
Mystery and Thriller
When Maya reads about 13-year-old Grace being transported to Australia for burning down a mill, she is lead to suspect that Grace was innocent. The Time Detectives have a mystery to solve. Joe’s timephone transports them from the now derelict Marston’s Mill back to the busy Marston’s Mill of 1843, and the pair are employed by the brutal overseer Mr Entwistle. They are soon convinced that Grace is not guilty, but can they prove it? And can they survive the fire and prove their own innocence?
Overall rating 4.6 out of 5
319 readers rated this book
Chapter 1 Saving Grace
When Maya spots an article about 13-year-old Grace Parker being transported to Australia for burning down a cotton mill, the Time Detectives soon have a mystery to solve...
Chapter 2 Suspects Galore
Maya and Joe start work at the dreadful Marston’s Mill. The evidence of who started the fire points to Grace, but there are many other suspects to investigate. And the timephone is low on battery...
Chapter 3 Trouble at the Mill
Joe and Maya are forced to time jump their way out of danger, but there’s plenty of trouble ahead. They still have no idea who the culprit is, and the Chartists are demonstrating at the mill...
Chapter 4 Fire!
The Chartist demonstration has ended, but the drama is certainly not over at the mill. Is Grace really meeting somebody there or waiting to start the fire? And whatever are Ada and Eustace up to?
Chapter 5 The Hand of Justice
Joe and Maya are trapped and the mill is burning. Can they escape the fire and prove themselves and Grace innocent? With the timephone missing, there is no escape...
Alex Woolf counted on the participation of readers while writing. If you haven't read the book... Beware of spoilers!