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Aug 20, 2009
| ISBN 9781101162699
| Middle Grade (10 and up)
Dec 08, 2009
| 395 Minutes
| Young Adult
Aug 20, 2009 | ISBN 9781101162699 | Middle Grade (10 and up)
Dec 08, 2009 | ISBN 9780307579768 | Young Adult
When Kari and Lucas first see Seneca Crane up on stage, playing the piano in front of hundreds of people, they are in awe. She is beautiful. She is amazingly talented. And she is only thirteen! But then they get to know her at the Edinburgh Arts Festival and realize that she envies them. Soon the three are becoming friends . . .until Seneca disappears. There?s no stopping Kari and Lucas from jumping on the trail and tracking her down. Even when it leads to the heart of the Scottish highlands!
Following in the spine-tingling tracks of The Mystery of the Third Lucretia, Susan Runholt?s second book featuring super sleuths Kari and Lucas is just as smart and fast-paced as the first!
Even a trip to Scotland hasn’t done the trick. Lucas is driving Kari crazy with her nonstop talk about her so-called boyfriend. If Edinburgh’s famous arts festival can’t distract Lucas, what will? The answer turns out to be Seneca Crane.Seneca is the reason they’re in Scotland in the first place. Kari’s mother is interviewing the fifteen-year-old piano prodigy for a magazine story. At first, the two best friends are sure the beautiful and talented Seneca will be too famous to relate to. But when they meet her and her overly protective parents and tutor, Kari and Lucas decide she needs to be rescued from her restricted life. What they don’t realize is that they’ll soon be rescuing Seneca from a situation even more serious—because after her standing ovation at a concert, Seneca disappears!Armed with a potentially life-threatening clue and suspicious of those close to Seneca, they head for the Highlands to find her. But will they be in time to save Seneca from danger?
Susan Runholt shares a love of art, travel, and feminism with her teenage heroines, but maybe not their nerves of steel! After college, she traveled extensively in Europe and lived in Amsterdam and Paris, working as a bank clerk and… More about Susan Runholt
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