By Joan Aiken
Published May 2013
A swashbuckling Spanish adventure!
When twelve year old orphan Felix Brooke receives a blood-stained letter from his dead father, he embarks on a brave mission to track down his long-lost family.
With only his trusty mule for company, Felix must face treacherous mountains, stormy seas and deadly swamps. Only one thing is certain – he’s heading for the adventure of a lifetime.
Joan Aiken is a marvel.