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Author Jean Flitcroft visits Ashbourne, Dunshaughlin and Dunboyne  this week to tell us all about weird and wonderful cryptids.

The Cryptid Files: Loch Ness

Vanessa Day, a twelve year old Irish girl goes on holiday to Scotland clutching her mother’s Cryptid file on Nessie, the creature who lurks in the depths of Loch Ness.  Perhaps she will be the one to fulfil her mother’s legacy and prove that Nessie, the most famous cryptid of them all, truly exists. Set against the eerie stillness of the loch, it’s an exciting story filled with monsters, mystery and magic. Vanessa gets her wish but with surprising consequences.

The Cryptid Files: Mexican Devil

Vanessa found herself looking straight into a large, salivating mouth with razor-sharp fangs. Above it, two glowing red eyes pulsed to the sound of her heart…’

 Vanessa’s summer holiday on a ranch in Mexico is turned upside down as she enters a shadowy world of mysterious animal death, magical curses and dark family secrets. As she tumbles headlong into the mystery of El Chupacabra she starts to understand why some call it the Mexican Devil.   

 In this, the second book of the Cryptid Files series, Jean Flitcroft once again takes us by the hand and leads us deep into her world of myth, magic and monsters.


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