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A contemporary thriller by the bestselling author of The Old Willis Place.

Two 13-year-old boys, Arthur and Logan, set out to solve the mystery of a murder that took place some years ago in the old house Logan's family has just moved into. The boys' quest takes them to the highest and lowest levels of society in their small Maryland town, and eventually to a derelict amusement park that is supposedly closed for the season.

Hardcover, 192 pages
Published on June 15, 2009 by Clarion Books
ISBN-10: 054708451X
ISBN-13: 9780547084510
27 Book Reviews
  • gothkitten
    gothkittenover 7 years
    I love this mary downing Hahn book! I have read almost all of them, and this one is one of my faves.
    • ikyra_marie
      ikyra_marieover 8 years
      • candyexpress
        candyexpressover 8 years55 stars
        Really good! You should read it.
        • winterneeser
          winterneeseralmost 9 years44 stars
          Great book! Very thrilling! This book is must read!
          • aszti
            asztiover 9 years55 stars
            This book is so mysterious. Its about a kid who moves to a new town. He is living in a house who Mrs. Donaldson used to live in. People suspect she was murdered. He tries to solve the mystery with his new friends. Also Mrs. Donaldson is hiding money.
            • mara dyer rocksalmost 10 years
              I read like half this book but then i had to give it back. THe part that i read was really good. it was mysterious!!
              • korky
                korkyalmost 10 years
                sounds really good
                • firegirl1
                  firegirl1almost 10 years55 stars
                  • 20amehlman
                    20amehlmanabout 10 years55 stars
                    This book is a blood curling adventure that will have your mind bending around every turn. Its a murder case that will make you want to finish the book once you pick it up. It will keep you on the edge of you seat wondering what`s going to happen next until the book is nearly through. Even with allthe evidence you`ll NEVER EVER guess who the culprit is. You have to read this book to find out whodunit!!!!!!!!!
                    • rageandl0v
                      rageandl0vover 10 years55 stars
                      I LOVE how well this book was written! This book will keep you on the edge of your seat until the last word of the book. Logan and Arther have all the clues on who killed Ms. Donaldson. Even with all the evidence pointing to one suspect, you'll NEVER guess whodunit!!!