(From the publisher):
What did Professor Childermass's eccentric brother mean by the mysterious riddle he attached to his will? And why does he insist the professor spend the summer on his deserted estate in order to earn his inheritance? The professor, Johnny Dixon, and Johnny's friend Fergie are determined to find out. But when they journey to the ramshackle mansion, they make a horrifying discovery. Unless they unravel the baffling mystery fast, an evil madman will succed in unleashing a force so powerful it could destroy the entire world!
Original title: The Chessmen of Doom
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Mystery
Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Horror