(The fourth book in the Cascade Mountain Railroad Mysteries series)
A novel by Anne Capeci
The fourth book in a historical mystery series featuring a trio of young crime solvers and nonstop action set against the backdrop of early 20th century railroad expansion It is 1926 in the remote camp town of Scenic, Washington and ten-year-old Billy Cole is excited about the upcoming Fall Fish Fry fishing tournament and a visit from his cousin, Mim. But his enthusiasm is dampened by news that someone in the camp is a thief. Food, an overcoat, a pair of binoculars, and money have been stolen. Now Billy, Mim, and Billy's best friends Dannie and Finn decide it is up to them to catch the thief! Anne Capeci's latest book in this fast-paced historical series offers young readers a satisfying mystery, well-drawn characters, and an authentic portrait of the rough and tumble life of a western camp town in the 1920s.
March 2005 : USA Hardback