Available January 9 2024
A mysterious package. A forgotten treasure. Can a young detective unravel the clues before it is lost for good?
Morgan Draca is desperate to make seventh grade spectacular, so she’s aiming to nail her Edgar Allan Poe assignment. When her mother declares a trip to the city of Poe’s death and a strange bird statue appears at her door, the cunning sleuth vows to discover the connection.
Immersing herself in the search, Morgan struggles for clues. The city refuses to reveal answers and she suspects she isn’t alone in pursuing an explanation. Soon she’s failing at both her project and solving the riddle, forcing her to question if she has what it takes to be an amateur detective after all!
Can she fly high enough to unlock the mystery?
The Secret of the Painted Statue is the suspenseful second book in The Morgan Draca Mysteries middle-grade series. If you like smart young heroines, rich cultures, and historical trails, you’ll be captivated by Angela D. Moss’s exciting tale.