The Extraordinary and Unusual Adventures of Horatio Lyle – Catherine Webb

Set in Victorian London this is the story of Horatio Lyle, a former constable with a passion for science and inventions. When the Bank of England is robbed and an ancient Chinese plate goes missing, Lyle reluctantly takes on the case. Together with his companions – Tess the thief, Thomas the toff, and Tate the faithful dog, Horatio sets off on an adventure armed with a few handy gadgets. They soon find themselves pursued by some very unusual villains, including ones from another dimension. A detective story with a supernatural twist.
Recommended age: 13+

Fantastic fiction

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