↠ Mystery at Ocean Drive || ↠ PDF Download by ☆ Jan Hurst-Nicholson


  • Title: Mystery at Ocean Drive
  • Author: Jan Hurst-Nicholson
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  • Page: 333
  • Format: ebook

  • MYSTERY AT OCEAN DRIVE a Hardy Boys style action adventure set in South Africa When 17 yr old Jason Hunter sets out to discover the identity of the mystery girl at Ocean Drive he and his friends find themselves caught up in a risky intrigue Jason is delivering newspapers on his motorbike when a Mercedes sweeps out of a driveway in front of him He loses control of hisMYSTERY AT OCEAN DRIVE a Hardy Boys style action adventure set in South Africa When 17 yr old Jason Hunter sets out to discover the identity of the mystery girl at Ocean Drive he and his friends find themselves caught up in a risky intrigue Jason is delivering newspapers on his motorbike when a Mercedes sweeps out of a driveway in front of him He loses control of his scrambler and almost ends up under the car s wheels An attractive teenage girl leaps out to ask if he is hurt, but before Jason can reply the girl is bundled back into the Mercedes and driven off Jason s instincts warn him that the girl is in trouble The following day he sees her in an upstairs window, but when he asks to speak to her he is told that there is no young girl living there Why Jason is not about to give up and he enlists the help of his friends, Mark and David Together they make a daring attempt to learn the girl s identity, but just as it seems to be working, things go horribly wrong Has Jason s intriguing mystery now put all three boys in danger MYSTERY AT OCEAN DRIVE was a runner up in the Citizen Pan MacMillan South African 2010 YA novel award.
    Jan Hurst-Nicholson
    Jan Hurst Nicholson has been writing for about 25 years Her articles, humorous articles and short stories have appeared in South African and overseas magazines and these were compiled into a book Something to Read on the Plane a bit of light literature, short stories other fun stuff Her first children s book was Leon Chameleon PI and the case of the missing canary eggs published by Gecko Books, and was one of Bookchat s 1993 South African Books of the Year This was followed by Leon Chameleon PI and the case of the kidnapped mouse both now available as e books on Leon Chameleon PI and the case of the bottled bat is awaiting publication These are humorous, animal, detective stories set in a nature reserve Bheki and the Magic Light, which tells of a rural child s fascination with a torch, was published by Penguin SA Jake, was published by Cambridge University Press.The Race an inspirational story for LEFT HANDERS is now avilable as an e bookBorn in the UK, Jan emigrated from Liverpool to South Africa in the 1970s Her experiences moving to a new continent were the inspiration for her humorous novel But Can You Drink The Water which was a semi finalist top 50 out of 5000 in the 2010 Breakthrough Novel Award This is now available on as a Kindle digital book and has sold over 15 000 copies.Jan worked in the RD department of a large bakery for several years, and this gave her the idea for The Breadwinners, a family saga spanning 50 years and set in Durban This is now available on as a Kindle digital book.Jan has also written a YA novel, Mystery at Ocean Drive, which was a runner up in the 2010 Citizen Pan MacMillan YA novel award, and is now available as a Kindle digital book.Jan s latest book is a contemporary romance With the Headmaster s Approval which is also enjoyed by readers who never read romance.Jan s writing also appears in Edge Words 20 stories from the Cheshire Prize for Literature 2006 published by University of Chester, Chicken Soup for the Caregiver s Soul and Chicken Soup for the Soul 101 best stories On Being a Parent, and Summer Shorts.Jan is a member of the South African Writers Circle, and of SpeakOut, an organization that teaches public speaking for when she becomes a famous writer She lives in Durban with two dogs that are forever on the wrong side of the door, one elderly cat, and the occasional visiting troop of boisterous vervet monkeys.


    Commentaires:

    Kribu
    Not a bad children's mystery/adventure - a nice straightforward plot with some twists to keep it exciting, good pacing, fairly engaging. Characterisation felt rather flat, but then, it's a short book and flat characterisation is a common problem in children's mysteries anyway. Another thing I struggled with at first was trying to place the book - the blurb/description didn't tell me and neither was it mentioned anywhere in the first half of the book, so I spent a while trying to work it out from [...]

    Misty
    This is a great mystery book for young boys! Although I'm a grown woman and I enjoyed it to lolIt's a short, fast paced book that will keep you guessing right the way through. the action starts up right away and doesn't give to the very end.The lead character is a great role model for young boys, he's clever and persistant and also has a pair of great friends willing to help him whenever he needs it.I found it to be a throughly enjoyable, well written read. It has a very interesting story that I [...]

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