The Long-lost Home

The Long-lost Home

Book - 2018 | First edition.
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For fans of Lemony Snicket's Series of Unfortunate Events and Trenton Lee Stewart's Mysterious Benedict Society, here comes the final book in the Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place, the acclaimed and hilarious Victorian mystery series by Maryrose Wood.

Unhappy Penelope Lumley is trapped in unhappy Plinkst! Even the beets for which Plinkst is inexplicably famous fail to grow in this utterly miserable Russian village. Penelope anxiously counts the days and wonders how she will ever get back to England in time to save all the Ashtons--who, she now knows, include herself and the Incorrigible children, although their precise location on the family tree is still a mystery--from their accursèd fate.

Her daring scheme to escape sends her on a wildly unexpected journey. But time is running out, and the not-really-dead Edward Ashton is still on the loose. His mad obsession with the wolfish curse on the Ashtons puts Penelope and the Incorrigibles in dire peril. As Penelope fights her way back to her beloved pupils, the three brave Incorrigibles endure their gloomy new tutor and worriedly prepare for the arrival of Lady Constance's baby. Little do they know the danger they're in!

In this action-packed conclusion to the acclaimed series, mysteries are solved and long-lost answers are found. Only one question remains: Will Penelope and the Incorrigibles find a way to undo the family curse in time, or will the next full moon be their last?

Publisher: New York : Balzer + Bray, [2018]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780062110442
Branch Call Number: J FIC Wood
Characteristics: 440 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Wheeler, Eliza - Illustrator

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JCLS_Ashland_Kristin Jul 16, 2019

A worthy finale to a fine juvenile series. I'm glad I read them all. Start with "The Mysterious Howling" as this title does not stand alone. For fans of Lemony Snicket.

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zoeythekat
Feb 07, 2019

This wonderful book brought the series to a truly satisfying conclusion!

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HollyPhoenix
Jun 21, 2018

This book is AMAZING!!! It is the last book in a series of 6 books. If you haven't read the first 5, then definitely read them first, but Maryrose Wood really wraps up the series neatly. Happy reading!

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Jun 21, 2018

HollyPhoenix thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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