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The Case of the Old Man in the Mailbox
When junior-high boys Tyler, Scooter, and AJ see an old man digging through Scooter's mailbox, they put on their detective hats to find out why. But when the mystery of the old man becomes more complicated than they foresaw, it appears that this newly formed detective agency might not make it to their second case.
Paperback, 180 pages
Published October 25th 2010 by Excite Kids
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I enjoyed reading a story that takes place in my neck of the woods, Silverdale, WA. And I really want to support a local author. I did find a few typos in the book and I wonder if it wasn't a bit wordy in several places. The plot was interesting. The three main characters were believable. The hardest thing about the book was that it was easy to put down. I actually read another book after I started it and finished it after I finished the other book.
I picked this book up because this fictional story happens on my street in my town and one of the main characters has the same name as one of my kids. It was also written by a local author. It was a quick, fun story. It reminds me of the Encyclopedia Brown books that I read years ago.