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Literature & Fiction
  • Author:
    Karen Wallace
  • ISBN:
    0689874839
  • ISBN13:
    978-0689874833
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  • Publisher:
    Simon & Schuster UK (September 1, 2007)
  • Pages:
    208 pages
  • Subcategory:
    Literature & Fiction
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  • Rating:
    4.9
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Lady Violet Winters is resourceful, independent and fearless The Diamond Takers (Lady Violet's Casebook series).

Lady Violet Winters is resourceful, independent and fearless. Her father's ward, Toby, is tall and red-headed, and a trustworthy companion for Violet, who, as an only child, enjoys his company. Great friends and loyal to one another, Violet and Toby find social conventions restrictive and are constantly on the look-out for adventure. Visiting Egypt with Violet's parents in the spring, they are soon drawn into intrigue. The Diamond Takers (Lady Violet's Casebook series).

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Start by marking The Secret of the Crocodiles as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Lady Violet’s character is not fully developed, and the spectacular setting cannot compensate for this weakness or the weak plot. This could have been a great novel, but it was no. .Sep 22, 2009 Linda rated it really liked it. This British kids' series is great! The series is set in Edwardian England (somewhere between 1903-1910). Violet Winters is a 13 year-old girl whose parents are England's gentry, her dad being a Lord. Along with Garth, their American ward who is about Violet's age, they are spending the Christmas holidays touring in Egypt.

Book 3 of 4 in the Lady Violet mysteries Series. Lady Violet Winters is resourceful, independent and fearless. Her father's American ward, Garth, is her trusty companion and together they are constantly on the look-out for adventure, finding social conventions restrictive. Arriving in Cairo, they visit the bazaar, packed with richly woven cloth, mounds of spices and endless antique jewellery. Her father’s American ward, Garth, is her trusty companion and together they are constantly on the look-out for adventure, finding social conventions restrictive. Visiting Egypt with Violet’s parents in the spring, they are soon drawn into intrigue. Together, Violet and Garth witness a fellow steamer passenger in deep conversation with a trader and immediately suspect him of plotting.

Place of Publication. The Lady Violet Mysteries

Place of Publication. The Lady Violet Mysteries. Canadian-born Karen Wallace is the author of over 70 books for children, including the award-winning non-fiction title THINK OF AN EEL & RASPBERRIES ON THE YANGTZE. She was born in the backwoods of Quebec and spent her childhood messing about on the river. She now lives in Herefordshire, with her husband, two sons and a large cat called Cougar.

Karen Wallace pens novels for kids aged 8-12. In my historical novels I want my readers to feel, smell, hear and believe that they are in the times I am writing about. The Saturday Telegraph.

The Secret of the Crocodiles (Lady Violet's Casebook series) By Karen Wallace.

Lady Violet Winters is resourceful, independent, and fearless. That is until a woman leads them to an exciting discovery and the secret of the crocodiles. Her father's American ward, Garth, is her trusty companion and together they are constantly on the lookout for adventure, finding social conventions restrictive. Arriving in Cairo, they visit the bazaar, packed with richly woven cloth, mounds of spices, and endless antique jewelry. Library descriptions. Thirteen-year-old Lady Violet Winters is in Egypt for Christmas.

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The complete series list for - Lady Violet's Casebook Karen Wallace. The Secret of the Crocodiles. Suspense, S. 2007-09, Sep-2007. 0 /. 1001100520309002.

Lady Violet Winters is resourceful, independent, and fearless. Her father's American ward, Garth, is her trusty companion and together they are constantly on the lookout for adventure, finding social conventions restrictive. Visiting Egypt with Violet's parents in the spring, they are soon drawn into intrigue. Arriving in Cairo, they visit the bazaar, packed with richly woven cloth, mounds of spices, and endless antique jewelry. Together, Violet and Garth witness a fellow steamer passenger in deep conversation with a trader and immediately suspect him of plotting. Later, they see him crocodile-hunting, as they sail down the Nile. When Violet accidentally falls into a tomb, she discovers him overseeing the theft of ancient treasures and making plans to smuggle it back to England. But try as she and Garth might, they can't work out where he's hidden the treasure. That is until a woman leads them to an exciting discovery and the secret of the crocodiles.