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John Matthews

Biography

John Matthews

John Matthews is an historian, folklorist and author. He has produced more than ninety books on Arthurian legends and grail studies. He has devoted much of the past thirty years to the study of Arthurian traditions and myth in general. He lives in Oxford, England.

John Matthews

Books by John Matthews

by John Matthews - Adventure, Children's 8-12, Fantasy, Fiction, Magic, Mystery

Henry Hunter’s friend Charlie is desperate for help. His parents have gone missing in the Caribbean Ocean, and no one will believe him that something sinister is afoot. Henry and his sidekick Dolf are on the case! The only lead Henry and Dolf have is the sighting of a ghostly galleon and a huge tentacle of mist. Exploring the local pirate history and myths, Henry and Dolf uncover a cursed crew of pirates, led by no other than the deadly Edward Teach --- Blackbeard himself. It's up to Henry and Dolf to survive monster waves and befriend a crazy local seadog to solve the mystery and put the pirates back in their watery graves!

by John Matthews - Adventure, Children's 8-12, Fantasy, Fiction, Magic, Mystery, Paranormal, Supernatural, Youth Fiction
Adolphus Pringle lived a relatively normal life before he met Henry Hunter, but being the best friend of a 12 year-old millionaire genius certainly makes life interesting. He has accompanied Henry on adventures all over the world and encountered dozens of supernatural creatures. Henry has a penchant for paranormal mysteries and he never fails to drag his trusty sidekick, Dolf, into adventures to track down the truth in these mystical legends. Henry announces one morning that he and Dolf are going to go in search of a creature more terrifying than Dracula himself: the Beast of Snagov.