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Summary

Demelza loves science - she loves it so much that she stays up late to work on her inventions. But she soon discovers she’s also inherited a distinctly unscientific skill: spectre detecting. 

Like her grandmother, she can summon the ghosts of the dead. When Grandma Maeve is kidnapped, Demelza and her pasty-faced best friend, Percy, must leap into action to solve the deadly mystery....

©2020 Holly Rivers (P)2020 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

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"Talking skulls, family feuds, red herrings and a spirited (in every sense) heroine underpin this funny, fizzing debut that also acknowledges the madness of grief." (The Daily Mail)

"This spooky adventure story fizzes with energy and humour. Many children from Year 4 upwards will find plenty to enjoy about this daring heroine and the world she lives in." (Booktrust)

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Overall very good story keeping me captivated from start to finish... Great twist to the end...