Description - The Death Collector by Justin Richards
When Eddie 'Dipper' Hopkins steals George Archer's wallet he has no idea that he is about to enter a dark world of grave-robbing, assassins and zombies. For George Archer is no ordinary citizen. He has just been offered a job in the top secret Department of Unclassified Artefacts at the British Museum - a department that investigates the bizarre and the unexplained. And in George's wallet is a clue to one of the biggest mysteries of all. A secret that has remained hidden for millions of years. A secret that people would kill to discover. On the run for their lives, Eddie and George must join forces to escape the clutches of a depraved genius - a man who needs the secret for a terrifying plan. Helped by the redoubtable Sir William Protheroe and actress Elizabeth Oldfield, they find themselves in a heart-stopping race against time. A race to unravel the secret before London is overrun by creatures from the dead ...
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(205mm x 133mm x 29mm)
Faber & Faber
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Author Biography - Justin Richards
Justin Richards is the author of over twenty novels, as well as non-fiction books. He has also written audio scripts, television and a stage play, edited anthologies of short stories, been a technical writer, and founded and edited a media journal. He is best known for his series of children's books The Invisible Detective, and as Creative Director of the BBC's highly-successful range of Doctor Who books. Justin lives in Warwick with his wife and two children, and a lovely view of the castle.