Cousins Quartet

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The Good Fortunes Gang Publisher's Summary

”Being a Fortune isn't just being called a Fortune,” Tracey declared. “You get to be a Fortune by going through the TEST...”

When his parents move to the small town in New Zealand where his father grew up, ten-year-old Pete can hardly wait to meet all his relatives who live there - especially the four cousins his own age. Will he like them? And, more importantly, will they like him?

But his cousins - Tracey, Jackson, Tessa and Lolly - decide that Pete must pass a test before he can join their gang: the Good Fortunes Gang. Now Pete must face a scary ordeal that means facing up to his very worst fears - alone in the dark...

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  • Book 1

    • The Good Fortunes Gang

    • By: Margaret Mahy
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley
    • Length: 1 hr and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When his parents move to the small town in New Zealand where his father grew up, ten-year-old Pete can hardly wait to meet all his relatives who live there - especially the four cousins his own age. Will he like them? And, more importantly, will they like him? But his cousins - Tracey, Jackson, Tessa and Lolly - decide that Pete must pass a test before he can join their gang: the Good Fortunes Gang. Now Pete must face a scary ordeal that means facing up to his very worst fears - alone in the dark...

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  • Book 2

    • A Fortunate Name

    • By: Margaret Mahy
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
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    I think I'm going to be a Fortune again,' Lolly said. I mean really a Fortune. I think I'm going to be called Fortune like you...'Ten-year-old Loreli Bancroft has always longed to be part of the Good Fortunes Gang - a real Fortune, just like her four cousins, Tracey, Jackson, Tessa and Pete. After all, she's still their cousin, even if her mother, a Fortune, did marry a Bancroft. But then her parents have a terrible argument - a real, hot Fortune kind of fight - and her father leaves home.

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  • Book 3

    • A Fortune Branches Out

    • Cousins 3
    • By: Margaret Mahy
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
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    The National Telethon gives ten-year-old Tessa Fortune a wonderful opportunity to practise what she is most interested in - making money. Even better, no-one can call her greedy this time because everything she makes is for charity. Helped by her cousins, Tessa sets up a white-elephant stall, determined that it shall be her first step on the ladder of success. But then disaster strikes.

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  • Book 4

    • Tangled Fortunes

    • Cousins 4
    • By: Margaret Mahy
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley
    • Length: 1 hr and 40 mins
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    Jackson Fortune has always followed the lead of his tough older sister, 11-year-old Tracey. Then he receives the first of a series of secret messages and he suddenly has a mystery to solve all by himself. Without Tracey. But the messages to Jackson are not the only mystery. Who is the stranger on a motorbike seen hanging around their cousin Tessa's house? And why does Tracey suddenly decide she wants to wear a dress?

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