From the author of Don’t Hurt Laurieand The Minden Cursecomes a thrilling and frightening story about a teenage boy who sets out to solve the death of a man who fell from a bridge onto the hood of the boy’s car.
When a falling body strikes the hood of Nick’s Pinto as he drives under the overpass, the police close the case, calling the man’s death a suicide. Haunted by the expression on the man’s face as he fell to his death, Nick is not so certain that’s what happened.
Suspecting murder, he risks his life as he places himself and a close friend in the center of danger trying to investigate what exactly happened to the mysterious man that fell on his car.
Willo Davis Roberts wrote many mystery and suspense novels for children during her long and illustrious career, including The Girl with the Silver Eyes, The View from the Cherry Tree, Twisted Summer, Megan’s Island, Baby-Sitting Is a Dangerous Job, Hostage, Scared Stiff, The Kidnappers, and Caught! Three of her children’s books won Edgar Awards, while others received great reviews and other accolades, including the Sunshine State Young Reader’s Award, the California Young Reader’s Medal, and the Georgia Children’s Book Award.
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers (April 27, 2012)