Constable and Toop
Gareth P. Jones

Ages: 11-14

Sam Toop lives in a funeral parlour, blessed (or cursed) with an unusual gift. 

While his father buries the dead, Sam is haunted by their constant demands for attention. Trouble is afoot on the 'other side' - there is a horrible disease that is mysteriously imprisoning ghosts into empty houses in the world of the living. And Sam is caught in the middle - will he be able to bring himself to help? A sinister comic Dickensian ghost story. 

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about the author

Gareth P. Jones

Gareth was born 30th December, 1973 in the semi-mythical city of Birmingham. The first story he ever wrote was inspired by true events and was about a miscarriage of justice in which a boy...


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