Synopses & Reviews
Rick and Kenny's Pa was right -- troubles really do happen in threes. First Pa's truck was robbed, then Pa ran off, leaving Rick, Kenny, and Ma to fend for themselves, and now Ma has disappeared, too. Rick just knows Ma would never leave them on purpose -- but then, where is she? Waiting in Uncle Henry's trailer park doesn't seem like the best way to find out. andlt;BRandgt; Instead, the brothers, along with their new friends, Connie and Julie, decide to search the abandoned Wonderland Amusement Park next door for answers. But what they find inside sends them on the most terrifying roller coaster ride of their lives -- could whoever took Ma be after them, too?
Living next door to a darkened amusement park, brothers Rick and Kenny become involved in a mystery that starts when their mother is kidnapped.
About the Author
Willo Davis Roberts wrote many mystery and suspense novels for children during her long and illustrious career, includingandlt;iandgt; The Girl with the Silver Eyesandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;The View from the Cherry Treeandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Twisted Summerandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Meganand#8217;s Islandandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Baby-Sitting Is a Dangerous Jobandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Hostageandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Scared Stiffandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;The Kidnappersandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;Caught!andlt;/iandgt;. Three of her childrenand#8217;s books won Edgar Awards, while others received great reviews and other accolades, including the Sunshine State Young Reader's Award, the California Young Readerand#8217;s Medal, and the Georgia Childrenand#8217;s Book Award.