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Revenge of Superstition Mountain

Superstition Mountain Mysteries

Elise Broach; illustrations by Olga and Aleksey Ivanov

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

In the third and final book in this action-packed trilogy, the Barker brothers and their good friend Delilah secretly climb up to Superstition Mountain one last time. There are still mysteries to solve—is the creepy librarian really the ghost of Julia Thomas from a century before? What was their uncle Hank’s role in discovering the gold mine? Can they still get into the gold mine after the avalanche that nearly crushed them? Does their cat, Josie, have mysterious powers? And, most of all, who is trying to kill them?

 

Elise Broach delivers a page-turning finale to this top-drawer adventure trilogy.

A Christy Ottaviano Book

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CHAPTER 1

A SECRET MEETING

 

“WHAT WAS THAT?”

The librarian’s voice cut through the cool night air, and Simon shot Henry a quick, silencing glance.

They were huddled against the rough concrete wall of the library building, in the shrubbery below the open window, with Delilah and Jack wedged up against them in a tangle of elbows and knees. Twigs and leaves scratched their faces. As usual when Henry was desperate to keep perfectly still and quiet, he was beset with discomforts. He suddenly had to go to the bathroom; his legs itched; he felt

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Praise for Revenge of Superstition Mountain

Praise for Treasure on Superstition Mountain:

 

* “Broach builds on the daring escapades and eerie tension . . . in this stellar sequel. Readers will be eager for the next installment.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

Praise for Missing on Superstition Mountain:

 

A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year

* “Classic horror and thriller elements combine with modern touches in Broach’s page-turner, a very promising start to this series.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

 

“[An] engrossing mystery. . . . Broach reserves plenty of suspicious characters, spooky landscapes and loose ends for the slated sequels, which both boys and girls will savor.” —Kirkus Reviews

 

“Ms. Broach . . . purposely leaves storylines dangling, the better perhaps to lure us back for sequels that will (we hope!) disclose what has gone missing on Superstition Mountain.” —The Wall Street Journal

 

“A spine-tingling adventure. . . . This first book in a planned mystery series is the perfect antidote to those summer doldrums.” —Shelf Awareness

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Elise Broach; illustrations by Olga and Aleksey Ivanov

  • Elise Broach is the author of the award-winning books Masterpiece and Shakespeare’s Secret, and Desert Crossing. She holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in history from Yale University and lives with her family in Easton, Connecticut. Her novel Masterpiece has been optioned for film.
  • Elise Broach Mark Broach
  • Aleksey & Olga Ivanov
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Revenge of Superstition Mountain

Superstition Mountain Mysteries

Elise Broach; illustrations by Olga and Aleksey Ivanov

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Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

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