Two years after his father's mysterious disappearance, Jim Hawkins is barely coping. Inside, he's frozen in uncertainty and grief. Then he meets Ruth Rose, the punky, bad-girl stepdaughter of Jim's father's childhood friend, the town pastor. Ruth shocks Jim when she calls Father Fisher a murderer.
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In order to find out if the pastor was really responsible for his father's death, Jim must first dig into the past and solve another mystery involving a boy—a childhood friend of both Hub and Eldon Fisher—who died in a burning house.| Read Full Review of The Boy in the Burning House
Jim doesn't want to believe Ruth Rose, but when the crazy-bad girl tells him about a fire that links Father and Hub, he begins to think that maybe Ruth Rose isn't completely insane in this case and that there may be a connection between the long-ago fire and his father's disappearance.| Read Full Review of The Boy in the Burning House
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