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A flying machine. A murder. A wild, wonderful tale of flight above the treacherous rooftops… Athan Wilde dreams of flying – and he’s going to make it happen. He’s building a flying machine with his friend, old Mr Chen, in the historic city of Bath. When Mr Chen is cruelly murdered, Athan must rescue the flying machine and stop it falling into the wrong hands. But the people who want the machine will stop at nothing, and trying to keep it safe puts Athan’s family in terrible danger. Flight or family? What will Athan choose? And how will he live with himself if he lets the baddies win?

  • A twisty aerial adventure to make your spirits soar
  • By the best-loved author of Murder in Midwinter
  • Intricately imagined and full of treacherous villains
  • For fans of Cogheart, Philip Reeve and Philip Pullman

“Fleur Hitchcock’s latest book soars …. It’s a spirited, suspenseful adventure yarn.” Financial Times

Product Details






Nosy Crow Ltd

Date published

March 7th, 2019

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 4.6; Middle years; 7.0 points

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  • 256 pages


UK edition


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