The Casebooks of Captain Holloway

by 2 books in this series
#1 - The Casebooks of Captain Holloway: The Disappearance of Tom Pile
#1 - The Casebooks of Captain Holloway: The Disappearance of Tom Pile
On a bitterly cold winter's night in 1900, a young boy disappears without trace from the forest near his home in the quiet village of Litton Cheney. He is never found, but the man he was with claims he was snatched by angels.

Forty years later, Corporal Jack Carmody is sent to investigate strange reports of mysterious lights above Litton Cheney. The villagers suspect German bombers overhead, but Carmody knows there's something far more intriguing going on. And when a terrified boy appears in the graveyard, convinced it's the year 1900, it's up to Carmody and his boss - the charismatic Captain Holloway - to uncover the truth.
#2 - The Carmody Casebooks
#2 - The Carmody Casebooks
'A cracker . . . Utterly convincing' Philip Pullman

The Disappearance of Tom Pile

When bright lights are spotted above a tiny village in Dorset, the locals suspect German bombers.
Jack Carmody believes otherwise. He is part of a secret government department, set up to explore the supernatural and the unexplained.

Then a boy – Tom Pile – is discovered, alone and scared.

Tom went missing forty years ago

The Miraculous Return of Annick Garel

One year later two French fishermen see strange lights over the channel – and discover the body of a girl, still alive.

Annick Garel drowned in a storm thirty years ago.

Both children have powers that could change the course of the Second World War. Both sides in that war want their secrets

These are two extraordinary stories.

These are the Casebooks of Jack Carmody.

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