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The Lost Treasure of Casa Loma (The Tom and Liz Austen Mysteries #18)
by Eric Wilson
Tom and Liz are excited about Casa Loma, a castle in the heart of Toronto - a mystery to solve and treasure to find. Sir Nigel Brampton, millionaire owner, disappeared and the police believe him kidnapped by thieves. Who is behind Sir Nigel's disappearance? Smythe, the butler? Irene, the maid? The sinister blacksmith in the stables? There are plenty of suspects to keep rea ...more
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I have decided to reread some of the books that I read as a child. This title was one of my favourite mysteries, likely due to the fact that it was set in one of my favourite places (I loved Casa Loma and still do). Unfortunately, I did not enjoy reading this as an adult. I just couldn't get past how unbelievable it was. The reason I gave it a star? The childhood memories that came to the surface while reading it.
I looked forward to “The Lost Treasure Of Casa Loma” ever since my brother told me about the hero who built this exquisite place. He cared: about employing people and providing electric power for peanuts. Their government couldn’t stand missing money-making opportunities out of them. They usurped his power plant, bankrupted him, and he needed a home from his beloved people for the rest of his life! Surely this extraordinary man would be introduced. Then a tantalizing, ancient mystery might tie i ...more
When I was younger, I was obsessed with anything to do with Casa Loma. So on a family vacation to Cuba when I was about 8 or 9 years old, my dad bought me this book to read on the beach. I don't really remember much of the actual story, but I do remember enjoying it- then again, I was on a beach in Cuba. Pretty sure I could have read anything and enjoyed it. I will say that if I hadn't had such a fascination with Casa Loma at the time- I probably wouldn't have liked the book as much or really ev ...more
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