The Clockwork Conspiracy

Sam Sedgman author

Format:Paperback

Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Published:1st Feb '24

£7.99

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Clever, inventive and a cracking read Eoin Colfer, author of Artemis Fowl A locked-room mystery packed with rooftop chases, hidden codes and mind-bending science, The Clockwork Conspiracy is a must for fans of the Adventures on Trains series and Sharna Jackson's High Rise mysteries. Aspiring inventor Isaac Turner lives with his dad, the horologist in charge of Big Ben. But when his father vanishes from the belfry on the night the clocks go back, leaving behind only a smashed pocket watch and a cryptic message, Isaac determines to find him. Hunting a trail of clues through London’s landmarks, Isaac uncovers a sinister plot in the gears of government and embarks on a race against time to save his father – and time itself. An ingenious mystery full of fascinating facts. Sedgman has cracked the code for an absolute triumph of a book’ – A.F. Steadman, author of Skandar and the Unicorn ThiefThe Clockwork Conspiracy offers a captivating and perilous adventure that surprises and delights at every turn’ – Catherine Doyle, author of The Storm Keeper's Island‘A smart and pacey thriller. Time well spent’ – The TimesA taut, tense mystery with perfectly-timed plotting, this is guaranteed to make the time fly - Maz Evans, author of Who Let the Gods Out? ‘A gripping mystery delivered with panache’ ­– The Observer‘A thrilling story from start to finish’ ­­ Inis Magazine‘THE CLOCKWORK CONSPIRACY is a fiendishly clever contraption, featuring brilliantly savvy characters and a well-wound plot that ticks along like – what else? – clockwork’ - Andy Sagar, author of Yesterday Crumb and the Storm in a TeacupA thrilling locked-room mystery, with a plot as beautifully engineered as clockwork- Pari Thomson, author of Greenwild: The World Behind the Door ‘An action-packed, thrilling adventure’ – The Week JuniorA rapid adventure, combined with an encyclopaedic focus on a particular subject – and an ability to make it sing’ – The Telegraph‘I predict this will be a very popular addition to any library, home or classroom’ – Books for Keeps

An ingenious mystery full of fascinating facts. Sedgman has cracked the code for an absolute triumph of a book * A.F. Steadman *
Clever, inventive and a cracking read * Eoin Colfer *
The Clockwork Conspiracy offers a captivating and perilous adventure that surprises and delights at every turn. I raced through this brilliant page-turning mystery, and loved every breathless minute! * Catherine Doyle *
A taut, tense mystery with perfectly-timed plotting, this is guaranteed to make the time fly * Maz Evans *
A race of a read. Once you open this book you will not be able to stop reading until the very last sentence. It is the definition of a page-turner. Thrilling, exciting and compelling, Sam Sedgman has written a clever adventure ruled by time and rife with political intrigue, constructing a plot with unexpected twists and turns. A refreshingly contemporary adventure and brilliant fun. * M.G Leonard *
An adventure so gripping you will feel like time has stopped! Isaac and Hattie‘s quest through London will keep you reading until your own clock says it’s way past bedtime * Chris Smith *
Hugely exciting, hugely fun sure-fire clock-ticking hit * Sam Copeland *
THE CLOCKWORK CONSPIRACY is a fiendishly clever contraption, featuring brilliantly savvy characters and a well-wound plot that ticks along like – what else? – clockwork. * Andrew Sagar *
A twisty-turny adventure that will have you hopping across the rooftops of parliament and uncovering mysteries in underground tunnels. Isaac Turner is a real page turner! * Annabelle Sami *
A thrilling locked-room mystery, with a plot as beautifully engineered as clockwork. * Pari Thomson *
Like Arthur Conan Doyle meets Back to the Future * Elle McNicoll *
Perfect for science lovers and codebreakers everywhere, The Clockwork Conspiracy is a gripping, high-stakes thriller with more twists and turns than a Rubik’s Cube! I cannot wait to read more of Isaac Turner’s investigations * Jennifer Bell *
I predict this will be a very popular addition to any library, home or classroom and can’t wait to read the next book in the series. * Books for Keeps *
This is a thrilling story from start to finish. […] This is a book for anyone who loves a good adventure story, as its mysteries will keep you guessing just what’s going to happen next, while the action will have you on the edge of your seat * Inis Magazine *
A rapid adventure, combined with an encyclopaedic focus on a particular subject – and an ability to make it sing * The Telegraph *
The Clockwork Conspiracy is a gripping mystery delivered with panache [...] A timely thriller that roots for the democratic process. * The Observer *
An action-packed, thrilling adventure * The Week Junior *
The whole thing whirrs along like a high-concept Alex Rider novel, never missing a beat, thanks to a tightly wound plot […] A smart and pacey thriller. Time well spent. * The Times *

ISBN: 9781526665386

Dimensions: unknown

Weight: unknown

368 pages