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The first book in a new series for middle graders who love adventure. Each book will be stand alone.


Eleven-year-old twins, Cat and Mouse, crave adventure but when the school bully talks them into taking a ride on a dodgy-looking canoe, they know it can only lead to disaster. Proven right, they must learn how to deal with the bully and the man who lives in the sinister
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Published July 9th 2019 by Karen Lee Field
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teleri llinos
Nov 09, 2019 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
This felt like a typical middle-grade book but I was shocked at how bad it was. It felt like the author was striving for believable characters but really missed the mark multiple times. I personally imagine all four to be aged between ten and eleven, so having them say big words like Ignoramus or speak in full perfect grammar felt odd. I just found it strange that they would say 'they are' instead of 'they're' as most people would. I literally know zero people who speak in long formatted words ...more
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Twins Angus and Cat, along with Angus's best friend, Del, find themselves in a bit of a bother while seeking adventure when school bully, Bradley, challenges them to take a ride down the river in a rusty canoe. The gang soon realise their mistake when their canoe capsizes and they are left stranded with a bully and having to evade capture by the stranger who lives in the isolated house on the hill.

For the most part, this book was an enjoyable read. I liked the characters. I thought the author
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Suzanne Hare
Dec 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Cat and Mouse are 11 year old twins who enjoy going on adventures. They are bullied into taking a canoe ride that leads to problems. Then there is the issue of dealing with the person who bullied them and an old man who lives in a broken down house on a hill.

This is an action adventure book aimed at middle graders. This is a great book filled with well developed characters with interesting personalities. The storyline is filled with surprises, interesting twists and unexpected turns and great
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Pat Eroh
Dec 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is an amazing middle school read. This book has awesome characters like the twins Angus and Catrina, plus Del and even Bradley whom we can remind us of the school bully we have all had to deal with. Interesting story with lots of page-turning action. This is perfect for those middle school kids.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Laura
Nov 09, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Love the cover. This story didn’t turn out how I expected. It showed very true, how children’s imagination can get away from them. How to some people, something innocent can seem deadly. Also great to see the whole bully thing, given a new twist.

(Disclaimer: I received a free copy from the Author. Does not affect my review)
Jeanne Richardson
Dec 12, 2019 rated it really liked it
This is the 1st book I've read written by Karen Lee Field; she has done a great job at writing a good book; I can’t wait to read more of her books.

The story line caught my attention at the very beginning and kept me interested throughout the entire book.

I received a free copy of this book via booksprout and I’m voluntarily leaving a review.
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Jul 16, 2019 added it  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
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Born within the sound of the Bow bells in London, Karen Lee Field was seven when her parents decided to move to the “Lucky Country” and settle in Sydney, Australia. Apart from enjoying time with her family and pets, Karen loves escaping to fantasy worlds—places where her sometimes ordinary life is transformed into an exciting adventure and her imagination is set free. She writes novels for ...more