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Lost Bullet

Lost Bullet

Traces

Malcolm Rose

Kingfisher

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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 washed away the bullet -- and all other clues. As more innocent doctors die, Luke's sleuthing leads him to a mysterious cult called The Visionaries. With no time to lose, Luke must infiltrate the sect and find the culprit before the bizarre shooting spree becomes an all-out massacre.

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EXCERPT

Chapter One
The white boy walking along Tottenham Court Corridor spotted a tree snake
in the elder plant growing up the side of a house. He was about to move on,
staying away from it, when he was distracted by a small piece of paper that...

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Praise for Lost Bullet

“This title's likable hero and fast-paced action will hook most mystery readers instantly. Furthermore, the combination of Luke's entertaining antics and the unusual forensic details should help get even reluctant readers interested.” —Children's Literature

“This is a suspenseful, thoughtful, and humorous addition to the series.” —School Library Journal

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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.

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