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The Mystery of the Grey Heron

Postby Eddie Muir » 16 Apr 2013, 11:32

I'm delighted to see the start of a new Five Find-Outers and Dog serial, entitled The Mystery of the Grey Heron, by our own Julie Heginbotham. :D I have just read the first chapter and it has all the ingredients of a being a first-class story and I am looking forward to further instalments between now and 23rd September. Here is the link to Chapter 1, "A Hot Summer's Day". Don't forget to log in with the members' secret password to read it:

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Re: The Mystery of the Grey Heron

Postby Julie2owlsdene » 16 Apr 2013, 19:47

Thank you, Eddie. So glad you enjoyed the first chapter, let's hope you enjoy the rest when they get posted. :)

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Re: The Mystery of the Grey Heron

Postby Eddie Muir » 16 Apr 2013, 19:49

The first chapter is just great, Julie, and it has really whetted my appetite for further instalments. :D
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Re: The Mystery of the Grey Heron

Postby Kate Mary » 17 Apr 2013, 06:39

I'm glad we have a summer with a new Find-Outers mystery to look forward to, just off to read the first episode. Well done Julie.

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Re: The Mystery of the Grey Heron

Postby Julie2owlsdene » 17 Apr 2013, 10:03

Hope you enjoy the serial, Kate and that we do have a lovely Find-Outers summer. :D

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Re: The Mystery of the Grey Heron

Postby Daisy » 23 Sep 2013, 09:57

I've just finished reading the weekly serial - Julie's latest Find-Outers one. As usual a very nice story - I wish I could think up mysteries like that! Thanks Julie and here's to the next one! :D
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Re: The Mystery of the Grey Heron

Postby Moonraker » 23 Sep 2013, 10:18

Meanwhile, for those who haven't already, you can find more of Julie's work here.
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Re: The Mystery of the Grey Heron

Postby Julie2owlsdene » 23 Sep 2013, 10:59

Glad you enjoyed it, Daisy. It's always nice to read a bit of feedback. If the writer hears no feed back then they can only assume that no one is reading the serial. :wink:

Thanks for the plug, Nigel. :)

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Re: The Mystery of the Grey Heron

Postby Daisy » 23 Sep 2013, 11:01

Julie2owlsdene wrote:Thanks for the plug, Nigel. :)

Hope it fits your bath Julie! :lol: :lol: :roll:
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Re: The Mystery of the Grey Heron

Postby John Pickup » 09 Nov 2013, 19:38

I've just finished reading The Mystery Of The Grey Heron. It's the first continuation novel I've read since joining the society, it seemed strange reading a new story about the FFO after all these years.
Julie, I must say that I thoroughly enjoyed it. As the story progressed I became more absorbed and I've got to say it is a worthy successor to the original series. What are the mint caramels called?
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Re: The Mystery of the Grey Heron

Postby Julie2owlsdene » 10 Nov 2013, 11:01

Glad to hear you enjoyed it, John. Feedback is always handy to hear.

Grey Heron was the second book I wrote about the Find-Outers. Hazel Dene Cottage was the first, which I think I set at Easter hols. (Can't remember now unless I look back) and Grey Heron was a follow on, in the summer hols.

The mint caramels had no name, John. My mum used to buy mixed caramels in a bag, and they had different coloured wrappers. The mint caramels were always a green wrapper. :)

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Re: The Mystery of the Grey Heron

Postby John Pickup » 10 Nov 2013, 20:09

I wish I had known Grey Heron came after Hazel Dene, I would have read them in that order. Never mind. I shall make Mystery Of Hazel Dene Cottage my next read. The reason I asked about the mint caramels is I was convinced you had written them in to the story because they were a favourite of yours. Whilst I was reading I quite fancied one!
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Re: The Mystery of the Grey Heron

Postby Carlotta King » 10 Nov 2013, 21:00

I'm reading Hazel Dene at the moment alongside a few others, it's fab! :D
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Re: The Mystery of the Grey Heron

Postby Julie2owlsdene » 10 Nov 2013, 21:18

John Pickup wrote: The reason I asked about the mint caramels is I was convinced you had written them in to the story because they were a favourite of yours. Whilst I was reading I quite fancied one!

:lol: They're not really a favourite of mine, John. I just popped them in there as I remembered my Mum always liked them. :)

Hope you continue to like, Hazel Dene Cottage, Carlotta.

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