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The House of One Hundred Clocks by A M Howell



Helena and her parrot, Orbit, are swept off to Cambridge when her father is appointed clock-winder to one of the wealthiest men in England.  There is only one rule: the clocks must never stop.  But Helena discovers the house of one hundred clocks holds many mysteries: a ghostly figure, strange notes and disappearing winding keys.   Can she work out its secrets before the time runs out?