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The Emerald Casket

The Emerald Casket: the billionaire series book 2

The Billionaire Series, Book Two

Richard Newsome

What do you do when you’re a billionaire, you’re thirteen and you’ve just discovered your family tree goes back a thousand years to a pact made by three brothers to carry three caskets to three secret locations and to protect them for centuries to come?

What do you do when you know a bloodthirsty criminal holds the contents of one of those caskets and will stop at nothing to discover the others?

Gerald, Sam and Ruby fly to India in Gerald’s private jet for a holiday at the home of Alisha Gupta, looking forward to getting away from the exhausting business of stolen gems, bejewelled caskets, thieves and bumbling police officers. But their holiday soon turns to a desperate quest to outwit a deadly cult, and to beat Mason Green to the Emerald Casket in a fast-paced race against time and tide.

With all the suspense, humour and twists and turns of The Billionaire’s Curse, The Emerald Casket will delight readers waiting for the sequel and send new readers clamouring for the first book of the Billionaire series.

Richard Newsome
About the Author

Richard Newsome lives in Brisbane with his family. He won the inaugural Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing and the 2010 Esther Glen Award for The Billionaire’s Curse, the first book in the Billionaire series.

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Extent:
304pp
Format:
Paperback
Text publication date:
25 July 2012
ISBN:
9781921922763
AU Price:
$16.99
NZ Price:
$26.00
Themes:
adventure, mystery, friendship, wealth
Reading age:
10+
Australian
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Praise for Richard Newsome
andThe Emerald Casket

‘Newsome has created aripping whodunit-style yarn for young adults.’ 

‘The big kid in me couldn’t stop reading…Newsome is going to keep a lot of kids up late at night, torch under the covers and fingernails chewed to the first knuckle.’

‘Filled with secret passageways and deadly booby traps, you’ll be on the edge of your seat!’

’Weird dreams, kidnapping, attacks by bandits, hectic chases and eerie explorations in archaeological sites…slapstick humour, verbal wit and a pervasive spirit of youthful exuberance.’

‘A rollicking good yarn.’

‘An irresistibly fun-tastic tale that’s virtually guaranteed to keep youngsters reading, chuckling and desperately waiting for the next book in the series.’

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