By a Secret
Middle Grade Mystery
Readers’ Favorite GOLD MEDAL winner for Children’s Mystery
Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards SILVER MEDAL for Pre-Teen – Mature
dead father. One lying mother. One giant secret.
Rocky’s father dies suddenly, and he learns the “his heart
stopped” story is bogus. Immediately after the funeral, his
mother sticks the For-Sale sign in the lawn and whisks them out of
town as if living there has become too dangerous. As his trust in his
one remaining parent unravels, Rocky is determined to crack the
secret about how his father really died.
Rocky, the road to the truth involves eavesdropping, snooping, and
listening to advice from his dead father who urges him on a risky
Rocky have to rethink who was the father he thought he knew?
Sometimes it may be better to let a secret stay hidden.