Furious at her father for breaking up their family, Abbie Thompson acted without thinking and got arrested for malicious mischief. Now the judge has assigned her to volunteer in a program that matches teens with the elderly.
But Abbie doesn’t get just any elderly person. She gets Edna Merkel: a cranky, difficult woman who’s a member of the town’s crime prevention group. In fact, Mrs. Merkel is too active a member, and after she brags that she’s onto something big, she’s attacked and ends up hospitalized. Suddenly the private investigator game is real, and only Abbie — with the help of Mrs. Merkel’s indecipherable notebook — can figure out who did it. But will Abbie get to the assailant before the assailant gets to her?
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Review: Nobody's ThereUser Review - Susan Katz - Goodreads
Joan Lowery Nixon's always adept at creating suspense, but in this book she took more shortcuts with characters and believability than I could accept. The policewoman's willingness to treat a teenager ... Read full review
Review: Nobody's ThereUser Review - Sarah Tilatitsky - Goodreads
This is one my favorite book ever! I really love Joan Lowery Nixon's books. I absolutely do. Read it. This books shows that ELDERLY ladies are not the fluffy, nice kind of type. They can be as tough as a stubborn mule. Just read it, and you might have a few laughs. ☺ Read full review