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Is part of The Keepers Lian Tanner , 2010 series - author children's fiction (number 2 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 City of Lies
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'A gripping fantasy adventure: the exciting sequel to Museum of Thieves. Six months have passed since the Great Storm, and Goldie Roth is trapped at home again, this time by the invisible chains of love and guilt. But when Toadspit's sister Bonnie is abducted by a mysterious criminal called Harrow, Goldie must leave home in a bold attempt to rescue her friends ...

In the last few months she had had more than a dozen messages from the museum, asking when she was going to take up her position as Fifth Keeper. Tonight she would reply. 'Never.'

Goldie Roth is a trained thief and a skilful liar. She's supposed to be one of the keepers of the mysterious Museum of Dunt, along with her friend Toadspit. But although she desperately wants to be a keeper, her parents are ill and she will not leave them. Then Toadspit's sister Bonnie is stolen, and Goldie is forced into action. She and Toadspit follow the child-stealers to the neighbouring city of Spoke. Along the way, Toadspit is also captured, and Goldie discovers some dangerous secrets - secrets that the child-stealers will kill to protect. She will need all her skills as a thief and a liar if she is to survive and save her friends. But survive she must. Because the Fugleman has returned to Jewel, and the Fifth Keeper will soon be needed more than ever ...' (Publisher's blurb)

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    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      Delacorte Press ,
      2011 .
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      Extent: 320p.
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      • Publication date: October 2011.
      ISBN: 9780385907699 (glb : alk. paper), 9780375896965 (ebk.), 9780385739061 (hbk.)

Works about this Work

Untitled Pamela Horsey , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 20 no. 1 2012; (p. 46)

— Review of City of Lies Lian Tanner , 2011 single work children's fiction
Untitled Rosemary Thomas , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 25 no. 4 2011; (p. 43)

— Review of City of Lies Lian Tanner , 2011 single work children's fiction
For Kids Fiona Purdon , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 3-4 December 2011; (p. 22)

— Review of City of Lies Lian Tanner , 2011 single work children's fiction
Untitled Tali Lavi , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 26 no. 5 2011; (p. 39)

— Review of City of Lies Lian Tanner , 2011 single work children's fiction ; The Keepers Lian Tanner , 2010 series - author children's fiction
Untitled Jonathan Hunt , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Horn Book Magazine , September/October vol. 87 no. 5 2011; (p. 103-104)

— Review of City of Lies Lian Tanner , 2011 single work children's fiction
Untitled Jonathan Hunt , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Horn Book Magazine , September/October vol. 87 no. 5 2011; (p. 103-104)

— Review of City of Lies Lian Tanner , 2011 single work children's fiction
Untitled Tali Lavi , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 26 no. 5 2011; (p. 39)

— Review of City of Lies Lian Tanner , 2011 single work children's fiction ; The Keepers Lian Tanner , 2010 series - author children's fiction
For Kids Fiona Purdon , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 3-4 December 2011; (p. 22)

— Review of City of Lies Lian Tanner , 2011 single work children's fiction
Untitled Rosemary Thomas , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 25 no. 4 2011; (p. 43)

— Review of City of Lies Lian Tanner , 2011 single work children's fiction
Untitled Pamela Horsey , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 20 no. 1 2012; (p. 46)

— Review of City of Lies Lian Tanner , 2011 single work children's fiction
Publishers Tap into the Experience of Youth Linda Morris , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 8 July 2011; (p. 10)
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