The sudden and unexpected arrival of a mysterious package interrupts would-be private investigator Hat Tintersmoot's twelfth birthday. Once she discovers that the small cardboard box is a present from her Grandpa Gordon, the mystery deepens . . . considering the fact that he passed away three years earlier.
It's another perfect job for the owner of The Marshmallow Hammer Detective Agency. With the help of a new best friend, Hat must solve five nearly impossible clues in order to uncover the baffling truth behind such a perplexing, invaluable gift.
Keywords: middle grade novels, middle grade fiction, young readers, middle grade mysteries, detective, young adult
Ernie Lindsey is the author of numerous mystery, thriller, middle-grade, and sci-fi novels. He lives and writes in the Pacific Northwest with his family.