Abrahams, Peter. Into the dark.

Author:Rosser, Claire
Position::Young adult review - Brief article - Book review
 
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ABRAHAMS, Peter. Into the dark. (An Echo Fails Mystery.) HarperCollins. c2008. 300p. c2008. 978-0-06-073708-5. $15.99. J *

I've read the two previous Echo Falls mysteries featuring Ingrid (Down the Rabbit Hole and Behind the Curtain) and enjoyed them, but I think this one may be the best of all. It is solid middle school fare, and any reader age 10 and up would like this mystery. The murder is very close to home, since it occurs on Ingrid's grandfather's farm. Ingrid's grandfather is arrested, accused of the crime. Oddly, he stubbornly won't tell the truth about where he was at the time of the murder. So Ingrid has a lot to figure out. A subplot of the story is...

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