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J.J. Arcanjo
Crookhaven: The School for Thieves - J.J. Arcanjo
Crookhaven 2 The Forgotten Maze - J.J. Arcanjo
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The Crookhaven Series
(Ages 8+)

with J.J. Arcanjo

Saturday 6 April, 3.30pm - 4.30pm
Central Milton Keynes Library,
555 Silbury Boulevard, Milton Keynes MK9 3HL

Tickets: £5 (plus £3 per accompanying adult)

"So this is really a school for criminals." It was meant as a question, though it came out more as an accusation.

"We are so much more than that," Caspian said, sitting in a plush leather chair and gesturing for Gabriel to sit in a similar one across the table. "We are a home for the forgotten, a sanctuary for the lost and ... yes, a training ground for the greatest crooks of the future."


Join J.J. Arcanjo as he introduces Crookhaven – a school with a difference: a school for thieves! But not just any thieves. Crookhaven pupils are taught to do wrong so that, one day, they can put the world to rights.


At Crookhaven, talented pickpocket Gabriel Avery and his friends learn lock-picking, forgery and ‘crim-nastics’, all with the intention of doing good out in the world, by conning the bad and giving back to the good.


But... can you ever really trust a thief? Discover Gabriel’s crooked world, and help J.J. Arcanjo create a new, criminally good school timetable!


About J.J. Arcanjo

J.J. Arcanjo is a half-Portuguese, half-English writer who grew up between the Algarve and Devon. He has a masters in Creative Writing and Publishing from City University, London, and currently works in the editorial department at Bloomsbury Publishing. He's previously had two adult crime novels published by HQ digital. He spent the early years of his childhood in Portugal and, when he moved to the UK, learned English through reading - instilling the importance of books in him from a young age.

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