Books | Mary, Maisie and the Missing Master Chef / Conflict at Cockleshore Castle
Diana Shaw lives in Cheshire with her husband, Brian, and an elderly cat called Harriet. Semi-retired from teaching, she is now able to spend more time indulging her hobby of writing. Mary & Maisie / Conflict is the last in her Ghosts of Cockleshore Castle series, completing the adventure that started in May 2008 with Septimus Smythe And The Spectre Detectors and continued with Horace / Edward in August 2009.
Continuing The Ghosts Of Cockleshore Castle series comes this FLIPOVER double book containing two brand new stories, featuring old favourites from Septimus Smythe And The Spectre Detectors and Horace / Edward. In Mary, Maisie and the Missing Master Chef, Mary and Maisie have been cooking for a long time - over 350 years! They're both ghosts at Cockleshore Castle where they haunt and entertain the visitors together with their ghostly friends.
When a famous master chef holds a cookery course at Cockleshore's Grand Hotel, Mary sees the opportunity to spice up her menu. While she sneaks in to learn some new recipes, Maisie makes friends with Charlie, the master chef’s daughter. At first things seem to be going well, but a series of fishy events mean that the cookery course could be a recipe for disaster...
And in Conflict at Cockleshore Castle, there’s trouble at Cockleshore Castle and it looks like sabotage. But why? The ghosts are determined to get to the bottom of the mystery.
Septimus, Edward and Horace discover the truth: the sabotage means that castle could be sold to Elmer J. Wutherington who has horrible plans for it - and for the ghosts! What will become of them?
With the help of the friends they’ve made over the years, they hatch a plan to thwart Wutherington... but will they be able to save Cockleshore Castle?
About the Illustator
After graduating with a HND in 2D animation, Katy has been working as a freelance illustrator since 2007. Her work covers a huge range of subjects including greetings/handmade cards, book illustration, cartoons, pet portraits, soft toy design/making and teaching art workshops to primary school children. Find out more at www.kittydinners.co.uk
Click here to access a PDF of the first chapter of Mary, Maisie and the Missing Master Chef.
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