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Mortlock

Title: Mortlock
Author: Jon Mayhew
Genre: Childrens Fantasy
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Release Date: 2010
Format: Paperback
Pages: 400
Links: Goodreads, Author's Website
Purchase: Booktopia, Book Depository, Angus & Robertson

The sister is a knife-thrower in a magician's stage act, the brother an undertaker's assistant. Neither orphan knows of the other's existence. Until, that is, three terrible aunts descend on the girl's house and imprison her guardian, the Great Cardamom. His dying act is to pass the girl a note with clues to the secret he carries to his grave.

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