Announcing the first five books in the Botanic Hill Detectives Mysteries series.
Books 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 are now available!
You can find their online purchase links below and from the “Books” tab to all your favorite bookstores, including indie bookstores.
Book 1 released on February 1, 2020:
In Nutmeg Street: Egyptian Secrets, ancient Egypt envelops four modern-day teen detectives with mystery spinning to deadly danger involving a cunning thief and venomous reptiles. Still, adults are counting on the squad to solve a treasure’s disappearance. An Egyptologist’s reputation is at stake—even if he is deceased.
Book 2 released on October 20, 2020:
In Eucalyptus Street: Green Curse, join our four detectives for popcorn, a movie, hidden passages, and a cemetery as the squad attempts to decipher a puzzle poem to locate an enormous “cursed” emerald hidden somewhere on the huge, spooky de Cordoba estate seventy years ago. But beware the competition!
Book 3 released on October 7, 2021:
In Walnut Street: Phantom Rider, the detectives hunt for a long-lost gold mine and explore of a snake-infested ghost town as they try to locate and unmask a threatening black-clad figure on horseback known as the Phantom Rider. Kids, saddle up, grab some apples, and help in the search!
Book 4 released on September 20, 2022:
In Saffron Street: Island Danger, our heroes learn much about World War II, Japanese internment camps, pro surfing, and human rights as they head to Hawai’i to locate the Yamada family’s heirloom black pearl necklace, missing since the Pearl Harbor bombing in 1941. What awaits them in the sea caves?
Book 5 released on September 26, 2023:
In Jacaranda Street: Gravestone Image, our awesome detectives stumble upon a creepy mystery wrapped around nineteenth-century Gothic horror writer Edgar Allan Poe. Can they decode the cryptic gravestone lettering and an image plus more puzzles? At stake: a man’s reputation and a priceless treasure! Come lend the squad a hand.
Book 6 will release in Fall 2024:
In Upas Street: Shocking Specter, ??? (Stay tuned to find out!)
It’s time to rejoin your four heroes!