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  • ISBN: 1428746552 (BWI bdg.)
  • ISBN: 9781428746558 (BWI bdg.)
  • ISBN: 039924378X (hc.)
  • ISBN: 9780399243783 (hc.)
  • Physical Description: 186 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Sleuth Putnam, c2007.

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Summary, etc.: During a field trip in the local woods, Roni and Brian find the local archaeology professor, Andrew Dart, knocked unconscious in a cave, which leads them to investigate a land development scheme.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2007 May #1
    As Roni and Brian sit in a classroom listening to their teacher drone on about local wildflowers, there seems little scope for their detective skills, honed in Snatched (2006), the first of the Bloodwater Mysteries. But during a field trip, they climb a bluff and discover a cave where a local archaeologist lies helpless on a pile of bones, the victim of a blow to the head. Before passing out, the dazed, confused, and evidently unhinged professor hands Brian a Stone Age tool and orders him to save the bluff. Written with wit and style, the story shows empathy for the main characters' foibles and respect for their unconventional and sometimes fractious working relationship. The plot twists and turns as they try to unravel the mystery despite the very real dangers around them. Readers need not have read the first book set in the southeastern Minnesota town of Bloodwater to enjoy this satisfying page-turner. ((Reviewed May 1, 2007)) Copyright 2007 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Pete Hautman is the author of several novels for young adults, including Rash, Invisible, and Godless, for which he won the 2004 National Book Award. Several of his books have received ALA Best Book for Young Adults citations.

Mary Logue has written several adult mysteries. Her first teen novel, Dancing with an Alien, was an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, a Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers, and a New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age.

Both Pete and Mary live in Golden Valley, Minnesota. You can visit them at

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Real estate development Fiction
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Swindlers and swindling Fiction
Reporters and reporting Fiction
Mystery and detective stories
Genre: Mystery fiction.
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