(Orca Book Publishers 2019, Orca Soundings series for reluctant readers ages 12-14)
* CCBC's Best Books for Kids and Teens 2020
Fifteen-year-old Charlie does some detective work when a series of break-ins has the whole neighborhood on edge.
Kirkus Reviews "An entertaining roller-coaster ride of emotions for reluctant readers."
Resource Links "[a] very effective story ... credible mystery and subsequent detection without resorting to cliché or shortchanging the dynamic."
CM Magazine "...a solid book with an engaging plot."