Step into the comic seaside town of Dawlish and meet Oscar Ockham – a regular guy with a not-so-regular life. When a simple burglary threatens his beloved magic and clown accessories shop, Oscar and his oddball friends find themselves facing off against a shadowy government organization in a fight for justice that’s more dangerous and thrilling than they ever imagined.
Full of quirky characters, witty banter, and surprising twists, ‘Glitter Buckets & Spades’ is a hilarious must-read for anyone who loves a good adventure. Join Oscar and his friends on their journey to save their town and themselves in this delightful tale of magic, friendship, and standing up for what’s right.
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What’s the story?
🎩✨ Meet Oscar Ockham, a happy-go-lucky magician, quirky shop owner, and the protagonist of the thrilling and comedic tale, “Glitter Buckets & Spades”!
🏡 Facing the challenge of a lifetime, Oscar must rally his odd bunch of neighbours to save their beloved seaside street from the ominous government project, Site B:
🔸 Maisy, his loving girlfriend who has little time for almost anyone else
🔸 Dot Argus, the shop neighbour fighting Site B alongside Oscar
🔸 Joe King, a famous magician and an “it’s complicated” friend
🔸 Pete Raskill, the hilarious job-hopper
📚 Dive into a world filled with comedy, magic, and action, reminiscent of Neil Gaiman, Douglas Adams, and Terry Pratchett. From perilous journeys through neighbours’ attics to pub quizzes gone awry, “Glitter Buckets & Spades” will keep you on the edge of your seat!
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