The first book in Philip Pullman's classic SALLY LOCKHART quartet in a beautiful new edition.
Soon after Sally Lockhart's father drowns at sea, she receives an anonymous letter.
The dire warning it contains makes a man die of fear at her feet.
Determined to discover the truth about her father's death, Sally is plunged into a terrifying mystery in the dark heart of Victorian London, at the centre of which lies a deadly blood-soaked jewel.
Philip Pullman's ever-popular, action-packed Victorian melodramas are rejacketed for the bicentenary of Charles Dickens in 2012. Don't miss Philip Pullman's incredible HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy, now a thrilling, critically acclaimed BBC/HBO television series.