Author – Robert Swindells
Age – 8+
Its 1939 and Britain has just announced it has gone to war with Germany. Tom, Mary, Gary and Dil live in the quiet town of Golford – its only claim to fame are the ancient roman coins held in the town museum. Tom and his friends are warned to look out for anybody suspicious, but when they try and alert the authorities about a strange couple in town, they are ignored. Trying to prevent a terrible crime, they find themselves in terrible danger. Will they be saved in time?
This story steadily builds up the intrigue and tension and has a satisfying ending. Enid Blyton and Hardy Boys fans will love this story – along with anyone who enjoys a good old-fashioned adventure.
(WWII, Friends, Cave, Mystery, Treasure, Search, Soldier, Sacrifice)