Ned Rauch-Mannino understands the value of a good imagination. Ever creative, his best ideas find him pursuing all things exciting and exhilarating. Always seeking that adventure of a lifetime, Ned travels the globe participating in research expeditions and other missions, doing what he can to help others and avoid some really, really big snakes. When he's not searching for quetzales or ferry-hopping across the Aegean Sea, Ned lives in Philadelphia with his wife and daughter. He spends his time enjoying the outdoors, teaching at Temple University, and trying to grow an avocado tree on his front porch.
Fingertip Island III: The Vincenzos' Missing Sisterby Ned Rauch-Mannino
Rudolph Vincenzo can't seem to avoid trouble. In Asbury, the eleven-year-old finds himself on the wrong side of a hockey-stick-swinging rival. Black and blue, Rudolph looks to FingerTip Island for help only to find his supernatural escape changing for the worse. Strange faces have Rudolph suspicious and fighting time, as both the island and his friends take to a bad influence. Cryptic warnings and a missing baby sister make FingerTip Island more unpredictable than ever. Rudolph, June, Gus, and St. Peter ”joined by a mysterious island native” try to find the lost toddler Vincenzo and restore order to the island. But newcomers seem intent on stopping them, and Rudolph discovers they are not without their own powers. Relying on more than his imagination, Rudolph is forced to find a way to save his friends and FingerTip Island from a shadowy, dark force.
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