Ty Elliot returns to his home after an absence of two years, knowing full well the danger which threatens him each hour he lingers in the old cabin in the mountains. But with his father on his death bed and his younger sister exhausted, Ty knows he must remain for a time at least. When his father makes a strange request and begs his returned son to "find her", Ty promises but is bewildered. Who is he to find?
In the midst of the cold, snowy woods, the Graham Quartet stumble across a mystery. It could mean danger, but that doesn't stop Elsa, Matt, Tim and Selena as they try their best to help a stranger who needs them. But what can Siam, Hong Kong, and Vanderbilt have to do with the local furniture factory? And why are so many strangers suddenly appearing and then disappearing in town?
Difficulties arise at Triple Creek Ranch when Orlena, Norman Mavrich's spoiled, pampered younger sister comes to live with her brother and his wife. The move is much against Orlena's wishes, and she doesn't hesitate to let everyone know it. Time and again Mr. and Mrs. Mavrich are driven to their knees to find strength to face another day.
"I hate being a foster kid!" Fourteen-year-old Lissa had thought those words dozens if not hundreds of times over the last 12 years. She and her twin brother, Leigh, had been foster kids for as long as they could remember. Lissa was naturally shy, and this life of bouncing around from one foster home to another, of changing schools midterm, and of never having a real place they could call home had left her with feelings of insecurity and doubt. Would they ever have a real home? Why didn't anyone want them?
Young Ned Jones is enthralled by pirate stories, and when an opportunity arises for him to join a group of real pirates, he sets off with high anticipation. Follow along with Ned as he lives his dream. This story, along with 11 others, will interest young and old alike with a mixture of humor, tenderness, and suspense. Will Nana's spring house cleaning cause a neighbor to call the police? What surprise is Uncle Scott bringing, and who is stealing the flags from the police memorial?