The Dark and Deadly Pool

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Random House Children's Books, May 1, 1989 - Juvenile Fiction - 192 pages
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Liz enjoys her summer pool job at the glamorous Ridley Hotel.  Until the night, a dark and lonely night, a ghasty shadow surges up from the pool.  A face -- eyes wide, mouth gaping -- stares at Liz.  A hand clutches at her sneaker.  Then it, whatever it is, is gone.



But danger isn't.  Strange things are happening at the hotel, and a shaken Liz wants to know why.  But whoever is behind the trouble will stop at nothing -- even murder -- to get what he wants...

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Review: The Dark and Deadly Pool (Mary Elizabeth #1)

User Review  - Catherine - Goodreads

This story starts out promising - very spooky, but it becomes predictable. The love story moves too fast, and the dialogue seems off for teens. The ending is abrupt. I wondered if Nixon felt she was ... Read full review

Review: The Dark and Deadly Pool (Mary Elizabeth #1)

User Review  - Alyssa Flak - Goodreads

This book is VERY good. There is A LOT of action and it is very exciting and there is never a point where you get bored with it!!! Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
15
Section 3
29
Copyright

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About the author (1989)

Joan Lowery Nixon was born in Los Angeles, California. She attended the University of Southern California where she received a B.A. in journalism and later an education certificate from California State. She has written over 100 mystery books for young adults. She is known for her Orphan Train Adventure Series and other titles including A Family Apart, The Seance and Other Side of the Dark. Her works have earned her the honor of being the only writer to win four Edgar Allen Poe awards and in addition, two Spurs from Western Writers of America. She was a past President of the Mystery Writers of America. She died from complications of pancreatic cancer on June 28, 2003, in Houston, Texas. She was 76.

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