A young boy discovers a clue that points to an incredible treasure…
When Miss Eells gives young Anthony a job at the library, he thinks he’ll just be dusting shelves and filing books. Instead, he discovers a hidden clue leading to the treasure of eccentric millionaire Alpheus Winterborn. Miss Eells thinks the clues are a practical joke left by the odd, old Winterborn before he died. But then why do things suddenly start getting so strange? And terrifying?
This first book in John Bellairs’ Anthony Monday Mystery series will have young readers on the edge of their seats, desperate to race ahead the story’s final surprise.
Books by John Bellairs:
The Doom of the Haunted Opera The Figure In the Shadows The Ghost in the Mirror The House With a Clock In Its Walls The Letter, the Witch, and the Ring The Mansion in the Mist The Specter From the Magician’s Museum The Treasure of Alpheus Winterborn The Vengeance of the Witch-Finder
John Bellairs (1938–1991) was an award-winning American author of many gothic mystery novels for children and young adults, including The House with a Clock in Its Walls (which received both the New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year Award and the American Library Association Children’s Books of… More about John Bellairs