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Death's Door (Herculeah Jones Mysteries #4)

4.02  ·  Rating Details ·  127 Ratings  ·  14 Reviews
Herculeah Jones finds herself in the middle of another mystery when her best friend Meat barely escapes a hitman’s bullet. Someone must have mistaken Meat for someone else. But who? Herculeah is determined to solve the mystery, before the assassin comes after her!
Paperback, 144 pages
Published June 1st 2006 by Puffin Books (first published March 1st 1997)
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Книжни Криле
Aug 11, 2016 Книжни Криле rated it it was amazing
Вече ви запознахме с Еркюлея Джоунс, младото момиче-детектив от книгите на Бетси Байърс. Благодарение на издателство „Монт” поредицата с нейните мистерии продължава и Еркюлея демонстрира завидни умения в разнищването на криминални случаи, които я превръщат в първа конкурентка на нейната колежка Нанси Дрю! Прочетете ревюто на "Книжни Криле":
Spencer E.
May 02, 2011 Spencer E. rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
So far, this is an exciting book. It starts out with Herculeah watching a motel for her mom. Herculeah's mom is a private investigator. Chapter 2 described a killer being hired to kill someone. The next chapter had Meat and Herculeah in the cafe and Herculeah figures out that her mom sent her there just to get her out of the way. The next chapter describes the killer watching from a window ready to shoot someone. The next thing that happens is that Meat and Herculeah are almost shot. I am curiou ...more
Mar 19, 2013 Amirah rated it really liked it
Herculeah Jones mystery solver was walking to her best friend's (Meat) uncle's store and someone shoots Meat. He almost gets hit but the hat he was wearing gets a hole through it. Herculeah wasn't sure why someone would try to shoot Meat but she has a feeling it was because of that hat. Trying to find out what the situation was, would she get killed herself? Read "Death's Door" to find out.
I would recommend this to everyone; well mostly people who love mysteries. This is a story that has somet
Noah Oren
Apr 03, 2015 Noah Oren rated it liked it
"Death's Door" is the fourth installment in the Herculeah Jones Mysteries series. I had never heard of this series before, but one day I was in the bookstore, I looked at it and thought that it looked good, as I like mysteries that aren't to dark or bloody. That night, I read the whole book and by the time I was finished was somewhat scared. Betsy Byars wrote this book very well and I think it is vey well-done , but, it was just to scary for me. The book was not bloody, but it was very creepy. I ...more
Jun 21, 2011 wafiyah rated it it was ok
I read this when I was, like, ten years old. Ah, the good days. I read it really dead in the night, and it was dark and I felt freaking horrified. I thought I was gonna die in some Edgar Allan Poe fashion. o.o
May 21, 2015 Madi rated it liked it
Herculeah is in a dangerous mystery with her best, Meat. Herculeah and Meat were walking home from the café. After they walked through the park a gunman shot his M16 at Meat and went through his uncles hat that meat had borrowed from his uncle. The next day Herculeah was parent pick-up from school. Her mom was late and she saw Meats mom in a red coat. Herculeah tried to talk to her but she wasn't answering her. Herculeah was a little suspicious because Meats mom was wearing men shoes. WAS it rea ...more
Jeni Enjaian
A review from my old blog (of the whole series)...

I enjoyed these books. I wouldn't say that these were the best mystery books I have ever read although I have to admit that I haven't read Nancy Drew books or other mystery books written for that age in a long time.

Personally I felt that the subject matter was a little serious for the age group that the books were aimed for but Byars avoided telling any gruesome details and managed to tell a fairly good mystery although a bit convoluted and obvio
Macy Oliver
Oct 13, 2014 Macy Oliver rated it liked it
This book was an ok book. I liked that it had killing and murder in it. My favorite part was when a person shot the guy and it hit his hat and almost killed him.
Jan 31, 2012 Micherac0 rated it liked it
Its about how she and meat almost got shot and she wants to find out who did it, it has no blood but if you like mystery books i think you will like this book!
Gabriella 11-12
This book was okay it was not my favorite.

It was not that good because I did'nt picture it in my mind.

Tords the end of the book it was a little bit better
Oct 31, 2010 Wileen rated it it was amazing
this book is crazy. herculeah's friend meat almost got shot by a man but she already had her own case which might enthrall you.
Jul 25, 2012 Rey rated it really liked it

A very funny, mysterious and suspensful book. Its about a girl named Hurculeah and she goes and solves mysteries.
Mar 14, 2010 Brett rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: juvenile-mystery
A bit more exciting than the last.
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Feb 06, 2010 vampire (dipita) grul rated it really liked it
it myesterieous!!!!
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Betsy Byars has written over sixty books for young people. Her first published in 1962 and since then she has published regularly. Her books have been translated into nineteen languages and she gets thousands of letters from readers in the United States and from all over the world.

She has won many awards. Among them are the Newbery Medal in 1971 for her novel The Summer of the Swans, the American
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