Snatched

By Pete Hautman; Mary Logue
Putnam Publishing Group, Hardcover, 9780399243776, 200pp.

Publication Date: May 18, 2006

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Description
Roni Delicata is the pushy crime reporter for the school newspaper The Bloodwater Pump. Brian Bain is a quiet science geek who has a tendency to blow things up. Ordinarily, they would have nothing to do with each other. But today isn t an ordinary day: their snobby classmate Alicia Camden has been snatched.

Soon enough, Roni and Brian are on the case. But as they dig deeper into the mystery, they find nothing but suspects: Alicia's hothead boyfriend Maurice, her creepy stepfather, and even Driftwood Doug, the hobo who always seemed to be watching Alicia from the woods. It's up to Roni and Brian to find Alicia and reveal the shocking secret that led to her disappearance.

An eerie mystery that never loses its sense of humor, Snatched marks the beginning of a great new series set in the small town of Bloodwater featuring two offbeat detectives you ll be thrilled to meet.




About the Author
Pete Hautman is the author of many books for young adults and adults, including the National Book Award winning Godless and the time-travel adventure Mr. Was. About The Klaatu Terminus, the final book in the Klaatu Diskos trilogy, he says, Kosh, Lah Lia, and Tucker are hurled headlong into the distant future and discover surprising answers to their questions. In fact, while I was writing this final book in the trilogy, many of the answers came as a surprise to me, too! Time travel. It s complicated. Pete Hautman splits his time between Wisconsin and Minnesota.Award-winning author Mary Logue has written more than twenty books for children. She lives on the Mississippi with writer Pete Hautman. This is herfirst book with Houghton Mifflin.
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