Into the Dark by Peter Abrahams
(Echo Falls Mysteries)

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In Echo Falls, secrets buried in the past don't always stay there.

An idyllic day of snowshoeing on Grampy's land with Joey Strade turns out to be less than idyllic when thirteen-year-old super sleuth Ingrid Levin-Hill stumbles upon a body lying in the snow. This discovery sends the town of Echo Falls into a tailspin in which secrets long hidden are revealed and Grampy gets sent to jail. While Ingrid works to clear Grampy's name and uncover what really happened to the man in the snow, she discovers even more secrets she wishes she never knew. Just like the character Gretel, whom Ingid is playing in the Prescott Players' production of Hansel and Gretel, Ingrid must go deep into the darkness to find the truth.

In the third book in the Edgar Award–nominated and national bestselling Echo Falls series, Peter Abrahams's talent for building suspense shines as Ingrid embarks on her most harrowing adventure yet.


About Peter Abrahams

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Peter Abrahams ( has written many books for kids, adults, and teens. Down the Rabbit Hole, the first book in his New York Times bestselling Echo Falls series, won an Agatha Award and was an Edgar Award nominee, and his novel Reality Check won the 2010 Edgar Award for best young adult mystery novel. He is also the author of the New York Times bestselling Chet & Bernie mysteries under the pen name Spencer Quinn. Peter lives in Falmouth, Massachusetts.
Published April 17, 2009 by HarperCollins. 308 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In the third title in the Echo Falls Mystery series, intrepid 13-year-old sleuth Ingrid Levin-Hill grapples with not only a mystery but a family crisis: Her beloved Grampy is accused of murdering the local conservation agent, and there’s strong circumstantial evidence against him.

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Having said that, there's a lot about this book that I liked: a great cast of realistic and interesting characters, I'm guessing a number of them have been set up in the previous books, but this novel comes in with a cast heavy rehearsal scene, making the opening few pages fairly difficult to fol...

Oct 24 2009 | Read Full Review of Into the Dark (Echo Falls Mys...

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Chief Strade, Joey’s father, knows that Ingrid is lying about Grampy, but she will not tell anyone that she saw him threaten Thatcher with the same kind of weapon.

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