Rémy Brunel and the Circus Horse
Author Sharon Gosling
Mystery and Thriller
“Roll up, roll up, and see the greatest show on Earth!” Rémy Brunel loves her life in the circus – riding elephants, practising tightrope tricks and dazzling audiences. But when two new magicians arrive at the circus, everyone is wary of them. What exactly are they up to? What secrets are they trying to hide? Should Rémy and her new friend Matthias trust them? You decide...
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Chapter 1 The Circus Comes To Town
Constance the elephant was bored with waiting. She stamped her feet and puffed through her trunk as Rémy, sitting on her back, tried to keep her still. “Not long now,” the girl murmured into one ...
Chapter 2 Noises in the Night
The shadow continued to slink along the wall of the Big Top. Matthias wanted to run, but his legs wouldn’t move. He could feel his heart beating extra hard, crashing against his ribcage as if it w...
Chapter 3 Mystery in the Forest
“Look!” shouted Matthias, pointing into the dark depths of the wood. Rémy let go of his arm and turned. Through the trees floated a mass of shimmering white. That horrible noise sounded again as ...
Chapter 4 Caught in the Blaze
Matthias knelt in the gap, horrified to see the flames growing by the second. The smoke they gave off billowed thick and black, filling his nose and lungs. Arturus the magician bellowed with anger...
Chapter 5 The Truth Will Out
Rémy and Matthias looked at each other. The policeman crossed his arms. “Well?” He said. “I asked you both a question.” “We just happened to be passing and saw the fire,” Rémy replied, quickly. ...