Clever, original mystery which includes a series of page-turning exotic adventures.
Spending the school holidays with her Uncle Ruben, an artist, is not Shey s idea of fun, but things change dramatically when she discovers the secrets concealed within a locked room of his house. With sheer determination and the help of a mysterious pair of ruby opera glasses, Shey and Ruben enter famous paintings where they travel back in time to a world of breathless adventure, where friendships are formed and danger lurks everywhere. In her quest to uncover the whereabouts of Ruben s wife, Maria her aunt, she also discovers much about herself and the magic that exists all around her. Her loveable companion, Jasper a feisty little pup, causes unforeseen problems which only faith and love can conquer.
But who is leaving them the clues, and can Shey solve the mystery before her parents return and Ruben s time runs out? Follow Shey on this fast-paced journey through the world of art to the unknown and back.