An extraordinary series with real codes, real mysteries and real danger.
Team Veritas are back at Bletchley Park where a secret message hidden in a Shakespeare Portfolio pulls them into a new code-cracking adventure. Their investigations lead them to the writings of Sir Francis Bacon. Soon, they uncover the history of the Knights of Neustria, a brotherhood that goes back to the time of King Arthur charged with protecting a legendary secret. But are they any closer to their goal - to unravel the secret behind the ancient coded Voynich Manuscript .
The stakes are getting higher as our young trio chase their quest from Cambridge to a terrifying struggle along the currents of the surging River Wye. Only one step behind them is the secret organisation who will stop at nothing to block them from discovering the truth ...
... plenty of action and adventure, mixed in with generous dollops of facts and information which will definitely appeal to readers who enjoy having their brains challenged as well as their imaginations. - The Bookbag
readers who love to follow clues and solve a mystery will be addicted to this gripping adventure - Julia Eccleshare, LoveReading4kids
This gripping thriller ... will have you on the edge of your seats. - TBK Magazine
Kept me on the edge of my seat the whole way. It was fantastic! - Written Dimension
meticulously planned and very well-written - Carousel Magazine
Fast-moving, exciting and full of suspense, this is an excellently constructed novel that will enthrall readers and have them guessing all the way through. - Parents In Touch
H.L. Dennis was born in Brighton and loves living near the sea. She's worked in a boarding school for deaf children; in a book shop and as a children's story teller in a Native American Tepee. She and her husband taught together at the largest Junior School in Europe where she still works part time as a Year Five teacher and Head of English. Her daughter Meggie, an avid reader, has been amazing help with the building of the 'Black Chamber' series but her dog Benji, who's probably the laziest dog in the world, has been absolutely no help at all!