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Demondoom

Series Sagas of the Demonspawn
Illustrator
John Blanche
Author J. H. Brennan
Year 1985
Publisher Fontana
ISBN 0-00-617207-5

King Voltar’s violent death has shaken the realm, which has lost its one protector. Fire*Wolf, now a member of the Ruling Council, knows that ten years of peace have ended and that the hellish Demonspawn are at work again, plotting devilish destruction. Only the mighty Golden Orb, with its treacherous magical powers, can vanquish the old menace forever.

But Fire*Wolf’s terrifying quest takes him into the heart of the Spawn’s foul caverns – and into his greatest test of skill and strength. You alone can decide whether he will triumph – or meet a horrifying end… Continue reading

The Curse of the Egyptian Mummy

Illustrator Laurence Hutchins
Author Pat Hutchins
Year 1985 (first published 1983)
Publisher Fontana
ISBN 0-00-672463-9

The room plunged into darkness and the door burst open. A white bandaged figure stood in the doorway. A piercing scream filled the air: The Curse of the Mummy’s Tomb!

It’s the first day of the Cub Scouts’ camping holiday, and things have gone wrong from the start. A body is found, an Egyptian statue is dug out of a dustbin, their tents are ransacked. And then this dramatic appearance. Continue reading

The Mona Lisa Mystery

Illustrator Laurence Hutchins
Author Pat Hutchins
Year 1987 (first published 1981)
Publisher Fontana
ISBN 0-00-672589-9

“Paris, here we come!” screamed Class 3 of the Hampstead Primary School as the bus drove off.

Morgan, glancing out of the back window, was the first to spot the bearded man in the black Citröen, cruising behind them.

Was he following them?

The plot thickens when a second mysterious bearded man appears on the ferry boat, and the children find themselves swept up in a riotous adventure in which they become entangled with a group of art thieves intent upon stealing the MONA LISA! Continue reading