Betrayal by the Book by Michael D. Beil audiobook

Betrayal by the Book

By Michael D. Beil
Read by Taylor Meskimen

Blackstone Publishing 9781645950509

The Swallowtail Legacy Series: Book 2

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A writer’s conference brings twelve-year-old Lark’s favorite writer—and a suspicious death—to Swallowtail Island, in the second book in this middle grade mystery series by an Edgar Award-nominated author. Swallowtail Island is hosting the Swallowtales Writer’s Conference. Lark’s ecstatic to be chosen as a “page” for her favorite author, Ann E. Keyhart. But they say you should never meet your idols. When Keyhart arrives with her personal assistant in tow, she is nothing but a terror. And within a few hours, the assistant is dead! But the explanation isn’t sitting well. Not when lots of people had reasons to want to be rid of Keyhart, and especially not after it’s revealed the assistant recently completed a hot new novel and the file’s vanished from her computer. Then Lark finds out the assistant had a bird—the match to the one she found hidden in her mom’s book—and she needs answers. It looks like Swallowtail Island still has secrets to reveal, and Lark’s going to uncover them. In a gripping new chapter in the Swallowtail Legacy series, Mike D. Beil spins another clever clue hunt that seamlessly slips in alongside the best classics of middle grade mystery.

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Summary

Summary

A writer’s conference brings twelve-year-old Lark’s favorite writer—and a suspicious death—to Swallowtail Island, in the second book in this middle grade mystery series by an Edgar Award-nominated author.

Swallowtail Island is hosting the Swallowtales Writer’s Conference. Lark’s ecstatic to be chosen as a “page” for her favorite author, Ann E. Keyhart.

But they say you should never meet your idols. When Keyhart arrives with her personal assistant in tow, she is nothing but a terror. And within a few hours, the assistant is dead! But the explanation isn’t sitting well. Not when lots of people had reasons to want to be rid of Keyhart, and especially not after it’s revealed the assistant recently completed a hot new novel and the file’s vanished from her computer.

Then Lark finds out the assistant had a bird—the match to the one she found hidden in her mom’s book—and she needs answers. It looks like Swallowtail Island still has secrets to reveal, and Lark’s going to uncover them.

In a gripping new chapter in the Swallowtail Legacy series, Mike D. Beil spins another clever clue hunt that seamlessly slips in alongside the best classics of middle grade mystery.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Each character…sparks with life. Lark’s process and the reveals are perfectly paced…Readers will be hooked.” Kirkus Reviews (starred review) on Wreck at Ada’s Reef
“[A] tightly plotted story of family intrigue and blackmail.” Publishers Weekly (starred review) on Wreck at Ada’s Reef
“Both a consuming race-against-the-clock mystery and a break-your-heart drama about making peace with the past.” Shelf Awareness on Wreck at Ada’s Reef
“Fans of mystery will enjoy how Lark goes all out to solve this case…and the author does a wonderful job of bringing this island and its inhabitants to life.” School Library Journal on Wreck at Ada’s Reef

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Author

Author Bio: Michael D. Beil

Author Bio: Michael D. Beil

Michael Beil teaches English at a Catholic high school in New York City. But lest anyone peg him as a mere “mild mannered academic,” it should be noted that he and his wife are also intrepid mountain climbers.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English