When Laura Marlin finds a thoroughbred worth $75 million in the middle of the road, she quickly tracks down the horse’s owners, the Wainrights. As a gesture of their gratitude, the Wainrights invite Laura, her uncle Calvin, her friend Tariq, and her dog Skye to Fleet Farm, their Kentucky ranch. Things on the idyllic Fleet Farm are not as they seem, however, and when strange events begin to occur, Laura resolves to unravel a mystery in which a significant amount of money is at stake and dangers lie around every corner. This latest pulse-pounding Laura Marlin novel will grip young readers.
About the Author
Lauren St. John is a former golf correspondent for the Sunday Times and the author of a number of books, including the award-winning White Giraffe series of children’s books and Rainbow’s End, a memoir of her childhood in Zimbabwe. David Dean is an illustrator who has collaborated with companies such as Chronicle Books, Macmillan, Penguin, Orion Children’s Books, and Random House. He is the illustrator of the Barefoot Books World Atlas and all four of the novels in the White Giraffe series from Lauren St. John.