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  • Published: 30 June 2014
  • ISBN: 9781448173990
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 288

The December Rose




A thrilling tale of deceit, espionage and murder from Leon Garfield.

Secrets whispered up a chimney, a golden locket with a broken chain, murder in the streets of London - and suddenly young Barnacle is plunged into a terrifying mystery. The December Rose is a thrilling tale of deceit, espionage and murder set in the teeming, colourful Victorian London.

  • Published: 30 June 2014
  • ISBN: 9781448173990
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 288

About the author

Leon Garfield

Leon Garfield was born in Brighton in 1921. He was the acclaimed author of more than thirty novels for children and adults including Devil in the Fog, winner of the inaugural Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize in 1967, The God Beneath the Sea, winner of the 1970 Carnegie Medal, and John Diamond, winner of the 1980 Whitbread literary award. He was also elected a member of the Royal Society of Literature. He died in 1996.

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Praise for The December Rose

Not only a swift thriller . . . but a rich comedy . . . and great fun

Guardian

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