Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Traces

Luke Harding is the youngest person ever to qualify as a forensics investigator. This mystery series' likable hero and fast-paced action will hook readers instantly. The combination of Luke's entertaining antics and the unusual forensic details should get even reluctant readers interested.

Books in this Series

Traces: Framed!
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Traces: Framed!

Traces
Malcolm Rose
Kingfisher

Luke Harding is excited to become the youngest person ever to qualify as a forensics invstigator. He barely has time to celebrate his final exams when Malc, his Mobile Aid to Law and Crime, calls...

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Traces: Roll Call
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Traces: Roll Call

Traces
Malcolm Rose
Kingfisher

Traces: Roll Call by Malcolm Rose

Luke Harding's third thrilling case involves a series of mysterious murders in which the victims seem to have only one thing in common--they are all named...

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Traces: Lost Bullet
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Traces: Lost Bullet

Traces
Malcolm Rose
Kingfisher

In the rotting slums of London, Luke and Malc are called to investigate the shocking murder of an attractive young doctor. The investigation eventually leads Luke to a bizarre cult called the World...

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Final Lap
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Final Lap

Traces
Malcolm Rose
Kingfisher

Luke Harding will need all of his skill and resources to tackle his action-packed fifth case. Set in the highly competitive world of professional track and field, Luke and Malc are tested to their...

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Double Check
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Double Check

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Malcolm Rose
Kingfisher

Everton Kohter is a young man on death row -- in nineteen days the Authorities will have him executed by lethal injection. But Luke Harding and his airborne robotic sidekick, Malc, have been tipped...

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Roll Call
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Roll Call

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Malcolm Rose
Kingfisher

Luke Harding's third thrilling case involves a series of mysterious murders in which the victims seem to have only one thing in common -- the same name, Emily Wonder. In the bitter cold of winter, the...

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Lost Bullet
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Lost Bullet

Traces
Malcolm Rose
Kingfisher

Recently qualified as a forensic investigator, Luke Harding is assigned to the slums of London, where he and Malc investigate a doctor's murder. They find a bullet wound to her head, but rain has...

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About the author

Malcolm Rose

Malcolm Rose is the author of more than twenty-five novels for young adults. A former professor of chemistry, he is a well-known crime and thriller
writer. Rose has won many awards over the years, including the Angus Book Award for Tunnel Vision and the Lancashire Book of the Year Award for Plague. His first book in the Traces series, Framed!, was selected as a 2006
Best International Book by the International Reading Association