Into the Dark (Echo Falls #3)
In Echo Falls, secrets buried in the past don't always stay there.
An idyllic day of snowshoeing on Grampy's land with Joey Strade turns out to be less than idyllic when thirteen-year-old super sleuth Ingrid Levin-Hill stumbles upon a body lying in the snow. This discovery sends the town of Echo Falls into a tailspin in which secrets long hidden are revealed and Grampy...more
If you’ve been patiently waiting the last two books for more bio on Ingrid’s Grampy then your waiting has finally paid off. Hear all about his war exploits, his mysterious doctor visit from Behind the Curtain, and his enemies. That’s right—this particular Echo Falls mystery is centered around Grampy.
Ingrid and her frie ...more
Ingrid, the little *dear,* is less annoying this round, mainly because the plot isn't so transparent, letting her not be too stupid. This time she's trying to prove that her beloved Grampy didn't murder someone.
The problem was, I thought he di ...more
While out snowshoeing with her friend Joey, son of police chief Strade, they find the body of a man shot to death on the property of Ingrid's grandfather. Ingr ...more
I would recommend it to any one ...more
This time involving a member of her own family as the chief suspect of a cold blooded murder!
When an official inspector turns up on the land of her grampy's farm he is instantly sent off with a flea in his ear.
But then on a snowy day Ingrid and her friend Joey go for a walk in the woods using their new snowshoes and discover a dead body in the snow and its none other than her grampy's official visitor!
Suspicion instantly falls on grampy and ...more
Fiction Choice: Mystery
Agatha Award Nominee for best childrens young adult (2008).
Ingrid was a normal teenager growing up in Echo Falls. Until one day a land conservatist was murdered on her grandfathers property. Ingrid and her friend were the one's who found the body. Everyone in town questioned the grandfather and Ingrid about the murder. Ingrid knew her grandfather wasn't the one who killed the man. Ingrid did her best i ...more
This book does get into darker territory with a break in the family, tales of ...more
This book endeared itself to me right away by explaining the meaning of begs the question, something the youth of America should be exposed to early and often.
Character-wise, as the adults around her disappoint, Ingrid is forced to grow up. This books focuses largely on Ingrid and Grampy's relationship. Grampy is consistently the most entertaining character in the series.
Mystery-wise this installment suffers the same flaw as the other two. Just because a ...more
While Ingrid is her usual quirky, likeable self, and her chemistry with Grampa is as sizzling as ever, I was somewhat disappointed by the plot of this novel. There are some threads that have been opened (such as Ingrid's dad's affair), but were not closed satisfactorily. Yes, there will be an Echo Falls #4, but each book must also have some internal closure. I found that missing in ...more
Big problem would Ingrid work to clear grampy name take him out of jail and uncover what really happened to the man in the snow she discovers even more secrets she wishes she never know .Ingrid must go deep into the darkness to find the truth and save the day
Peter Abrahams is the author of numerous novels, including End of Story, Oblivion, and Lights Out, which was nominated for an Edgar best novel award. He also writes the best-selling Echo Falls series for younger readers. He lives on Cape Cod.
Peter Abrahams is also writing under the pseudonym Spencer Quinn (Chet ...more