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The third magical murder mystery in the bestselling Seth Seppi series, which started with The Last Chance Hotel – Harry Potter meets Robin Stevens!Seth and his talking cat Nightshade arrive in the magical town of Gramichee to gain an apprenticeship: he’s finally read to qualify as a magician. But he soon discovers that the existing apprentices are under attack at the town’s Scrumdiddlyumptious Caf , which is far more deadly than it is delightful. Seth’s got his hands full, as usual. Can he pass his exams, discover who’s murdering the apprentices, and stop them before they strike again?PRAISE FOR THE LAST CHANCE HOTEL:’This mystery is a worthy prizewinner … a jolly, atmospheric mystery.’THE TIMES’Thornton, like [Agatha] Christie, can turn murder into a thoroughly comforting bedtime read.’ THE TELEGRAPH’… all kinds of fun: a locked-room murder mystery paced breathlessly, but fruited with humour, poignancy and great character names’ THE OBSERVER'[A] mash-up of murder mystery and fantasy that celebrates food and cooking, and is full of great characters, plot twists and intriguing detail.’ METRO’Featuring magical antics, a talking cat and a locked-room murder mystery, Seth’s story reads like an old-school whodunnit with added wizards and spells and echoes of ancient sorcery.’ BOOKTRUST

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The third magical murder mystery in the bestselling Seth Seppi series, which started with The Last Chance Hotel – Harry Potter meets Robin Stevens!Seth and his talking cat Nightshade arrive in the magical town of Gramichee to gain an apprenticeship: he’s finally read to qualify as a magician. But he soon discovers that the existing apprentices are under attack at the town’s Scrumdiddlyumptious Caf , which is far more deadly than it is delightful. Seth’s got his hands full, as usual. Can he pass his exams, discover who’s murdering the apprentices, and stop them before they strike again?PRAISE FOR THE LAST CHANCE HOTEL:’This mystery is a worthy prizewinner … a jolly, atmospheric mystery.’THE TIMES’Thornton, like [Agatha] Christie, can turn murder into a thoroughly comforting bedtime read.’ THE TELEGRAPH’… all kinds of fun: a locked-room murder mystery paced breathlessly, but fruited with humour, poignancy and great character names’ THE OBSERVER'[A] mash-up of murder mystery and fantasy that celebrates food and cooking, and is full of great characters, plot twists and intriguing detail.’ METRO’Featuring magical antics, a talking cat and a locked-room murder mystery, Seth’s story reads like an old-school whodunnit with added wizards and spells and echoes of ancient sorcery.’ BOOKTRUST

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