He’s a private eye without a clue.
“A great and humorous kids/young teen story with plenty of twists and tension.” Entrada Publishing
‘Your On the Fly Private Eye’ father and daughter private detective team, Drew and Krista Winnette, are back to solve the case of a missing trucker. It’s their first paid gig, and they’re thrilled to finally be able to call themselves professionals. But when the trucker turns up dead, and neither his employer nor his wife want to know why, our fledgling investigators get into some seriously sticky – and seriously dangerous – situations trying to crack the case.
In this sequel to My Dad, the Private Eye: The Falling Star, rejoin our two bumbling private investigators as they constantly scramble to stay afloat and sometimes even to stay alive. (Make sure to read it to the end for the surprise ending!)
If you like Theodore Boone, The Adventures of Jack Lime or a light take on Veronica Mars, you’ll love My Dad, the Private Eye. Tweens, teens and even adults will get a thrill out of this middle grade detective series full of fun mystery and funny action.
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About the Author
Richard Clark has written ten middle grade and chapter books, one of which, My Best Friend Is a Secret Agent, was published in Canada in June, 2019, by Indigo Press and Wattpad. It is a Heather’s Kids Pick and quickly became a Kids’ Bestseller. Previously, the book was on the Amazon and iBooks free kids ebooks bestseller lists for four years with over 100,000 downloads and over 75,000 reads on wattpad.com.
Richard has also worked extensively as a screenwriter and TV story editor, both in Toronto and Los Angeles. A graduate of UCLA and AFI, his credits include writing or story-editing over 150 produced TV scripts for shows broadcast on the Disney Channel, Nickelodeon, BBC, Netflix, CBC, CTV and many other domestic and foreign networks. He’s also developed shows for many production companies, written four TV movies for Showtime Networks, optioned several feature screenplays in Los Angeles, and worked as a director and editor. In 2010 he was nominated for both a Gemini Award (now Canadian Screen Award) and a Writers Guild of Canada Screenwriting Award, and in 2012 another WGC award.
In addition, Richard teaches screenwriting at Humber College in Toronto, and he wrote Scratch & Sniff, an interactive book app for kids.
Richard lives near Toronto with his wife and their 12-year-old twins… and he’s lived to tell the tale.
Specialties: Writing middle grade and chapter books. Writing and story-editing for youth-oriented TV and film, both live action and animation.