Quest for the Holey Snail
WANTED: Gainful employment of an adventurous nature but without risk of personal physical harm. (Can supply own time travel machine if required.)
When Horace Tweed places an advertisement in a national magazine, the last thing he expects is to be commissioned to travel back through time in search of the long extinct Holey* Snail.
But this isn't just any old snail. Thehelix pertusa is possessed of an extraordinary and highly desirable property, and Horace's quest leads him and his co-adventurers to Ancient Greece and a variety of near-death encounters with beings both mythological and not so mythological.
Meanwhile, Detective Chief Inspector Harper Collins has her hands full trying to track down a secret order of fundamentalist monks whom she suspects of committing a series of murders - the same monks who are determined to thwart Horace in his...
...Quest for the Holey Snail.
"Not just another book about serial-killing monks who travel through time and wear Union Jack flip-flops." -Unusual Footwear Monthly
(* This isn't a spelling mistake. The Holey Snail is so called because there are hundreds of tiny holes all over its shell.)
PLEASE NOTE:Quest for the Holey Snail is not part of Rob Johnson'sLifting the Lid series.