Miss Lionheart and the Laboratory of Death by A.J. Ponder


Bundled into a super secret underground bunker Lilly must use her awesome genius skills – and her not so awesome social skills to survive long enough to create magnificently deadly creatures and escape almost certain death…


Miss Lionheart and the LOD, by A.J. Ponder, begins with an offer: “get into the car or I’ll blow your brains out.” It was made with such eloquence and conviction Lilly couldn’t exactly refuse…
… And you can’t either. Yes, Miss Lionheart and the Laboratory of Death is

coming, so hijack yourself into mad scientists’ territory, duck the gelignite, avoid the Acme fuses. Do whatever you need to, just make sure you don’t miss out — cover-L-Modified-Once-Bittenit’s more than your life is worth.You can buy the whole book – or download it in parts

Part 1: Once Bitten. Lilly Lionheart is kidnapped by a master villain who wants her to create dangerous genetically designed animals. But Lilly has ideas of her own.

Part 2: Twice Poisoned. Christmas is coming, and Mr Big as big plans, not only for his dreadbeasts, but also for Miss Lionheart’s team’s next project. But he’s unhappy with their progress, and suspects Miss Lionheart is a spy. Can Lilly allay his fears, and create the dreadbeasts he is demanding? Or will she die trying cover-L-Twice-Poisoned-webto escape?

Part 3: Thrice Shy. Miss Lionheart’s squirrel-snake hybrid, Quetzee is thrown into the ring with three lions and the dreadbeasts. Quetzee will almost certainly die, and the thought of losing him is tearing her apart. Even the thought of losing dreadbeasts is terrible. Meanwhile Lilly’s crew is in extreme danger as four dreadbeasts have escaped. They threaten not only her safety, but that of the whole bunker.

A must read for mad scientists, evil villains and budding young geniuses everywhere.cover-L-Thrice-Shy


“I wish this book had been written when I was younger” Lee Murray

“a fun read for any YA mad scientist, secret spy, or evil super-villain” Peter Friend

“Fantastic read, highly recommended. Can’t wait to read parts 2 and 3. Very descriptive characters, lots of humour and horror!!” Shelley Whittaker 

“This cross between a mad-scientist story and a spy adventure will appeal to clever kids with a whacky sense of humor! Ponder keeps us in suspense… in this first installment of what promises to be an exciting roller-coaster adventure.”  Eileen Mueller 


We hope you enjoy these books – suitable for 11+

From A.J. Ponder the team at Phantom Feather Press


Miss Lionheart and the Laboratory of Death omnibus edition http://amzn.to/1k9f2Bs

Part 1: Once Bitten http://amzn.to/1tn1SVc

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Part 3: Thrice Shy http://amzn.to/1CsTYfu


A.J.’s books and stories are available at www.ronagallery.co.nz

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Publications no longer in print below

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