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Willo Davis Roberts

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Willo Davis Roberts

Willo Davis Roberts was an American writer chiefly known for her mystery novels for children and young adults. She won Edgar Allan Poe awards in 1989, 1995, and 1997 for best juvenile and best young adult mysteries. Her books included The View from the Cherry Tree, Twisted Summer, Don't Hurt Laurie, Megan's Island, Baby-sitting is a Dangerous Job, Hostage, The Girl with Silver Eyes, The One Left Behind and Scared Stiff.

Willo Davis Roberts

Books by Willo Davis Roberts

by Willo Davis Roberts - Contemporary Fiction, Drama, Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller, Young Adult 12+

Teddi has recently been orphaned and she now lives with her kindly, older next door neighbor, Mamie. The times they share and the safety Teddi feels are precious. Then trouble appears in the form of Dora, Mamie’s daughter-in-law. Not only did Mamie not know that Dora was expecting a baby, she didn’t even know that her recently dead son had been married. Something seems out of sync and Teddi is determined to find out why.

by Willo Davis Roberts - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Friendship, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller, Young Adult 12+

Cici expected the summer to be special. She had no idea it would change her life forever. One, a girl, strangled in an empty cabin. The other, a boy, spending the rest of his life in jail for her murder. To Cici, it all seems so unreal. These were kids she had grown up with, whom she had known. She can’t believe Brody Shurik could have murdered Zoe Cyrek. Something’s going on here, and Cici’s going to find out exactly what it is.