Win a brilliant set of Adventures on Trains

Here's how to get your hands on M.G. Leonard's award-winning series of locomotive mysteries...

Blending thrilling adventure with irresistibly juicy whodunnits, Adventures on Trains is a collection of mysteries set on famous railways all around the world!

Hal Beck is just like any other 11-year-old - but his keen eye for details makes him a brilliant amateur detective. As he joins his journalist uncle on steam-engine trips across the  globe, his skills make him the perfect sleuth when it comes to catching the culprits behind jewel heists, billionaire kidnappings, and many more...

Pitched perfectly at readers aged 9+ and a must-read for train-fans, we can't get enough of this fabulously nostalgic series full of high-stakes hijinks, red herrings, and plot twists - and we've got five sets to give away!

For your chance to win all three books in the series - The Highland Falcon Thief, Kidnap on the California Comet, and Murder on the Safari Star - simply answer the question below and leave your details by the closing date of 11pm on Thursday 11 March.

Read the blog: how do you write an adventure on a train?

Win the Adventures on Trains series

What's the name of the steam train in the first Adventures on Trains book?

Terms and conditions

1. Participants must be at least 18 years old to enter.

2. To enter the competition, you must be a resident of England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland. 

3. The competition is not open to employees (or members of their immediate families) of BookTrust.

4. Only one entry per person.

5. Entries must be submitted by 11pm on Thursday 11 March 2021.

6. There will be five winners selected at random (from all eligible entries).

7. If a chosen winner does not respond to correspondence within one week, a new winner will be selected.

8. Our decision will be final, and no correspondence will be entered into.

9. The prize will not be transferable to another person.

10. No part of the prize is exchangeable for cash or any other prize.

11. The prize is run by BookTrust of G8 Battersea Studios, 80 Silverthorne Road, Battersea, London SW8 3HE. However, the prize will be sent out by a third party and by entering you acknowledge that your details will be passed on to them, solely for the purposes of administering this competition.

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13. Where a third party is supplying a prize, BookTrust accepts no responsibility for inaccuracy of any prize description, and the third party is responsible for prize fulfilment.

14. By entering you are agreeing to the terms and conditions in our privacy statement.

15. BookTrust reserves the right to amend the competition end date at any time.

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