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James Ponti takes listeners on three heart-stopping mysteries rich with adventure, unforgettable characters, and old-fashioned sleuthing in the Edgar Award-winning Framed! series! Middle school is hard. Solving cases for the FBI is even harder. Doing both at the same time-well that's just crazy. But that doesn't stop Florian Bates! Get to know the only kid on the FBI Director's speed dial-and several international criminals' most wanted lists-in this adventurous series that School Library Journal says combines 'elements of Alex Rider, James Bond, and Sherlock Holmes.'Show more
Molly's up against the undead-and the fate of Manhattan is in her hands-in the third and final book of the Dead City trilogy, which Hunger Games author Suzanne Collins says 'breathes new life into the zombie genre.' Molly and the Omegas fight to contain the storm unleashed by Operation Blue Moon. As they do, Molly's personal life is thrown into turmoil when she discovers that one of her closest friends has joined the ranks of the undead, a development that threatens the Omegas as well as Molly's relationship with her mother. As Molly and her friends battle the Dead Squad (a special NYPD task force made up entirely of zombies), they discover that the world's largest gold reserve is kept in a vault eighty feet below the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. They find a photograph of the vault's construction in the 1920s and realize that the construction crew was led by none other than the leader of the undead, Marek Blackwell. Could this explain the source of all his money? And if so, what is he planning to do with it? Is he rebuilding Dead City . . . or is he building an undead army?Show more
Molly is ready for more nonstop, undead action in this follow-up to Dead City, which Kirkus Reviews described as 'a fast-paced read for those who like their zombies with just a little fright.' When Molly Bigelow discovered that zombies shared New York with humans, she didn't think life could get more shocking. Then she learned that her mother was once one of the greatest zombie killers ever-and she discovered that her dead mother is not technically dead after all (although she isn't alive, either). Molly's efforts to keep these secrets and to help her Omega team track down the identity of the original thirteen zombies will take her from the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade to New Year's Eve in Times Square. Her loyalties to friends and family will be put to the test. And her life will be changed in ways she never could have imagined.Show more
A tween takes on undead New Yorkers in this paranormal action-adventure that 'breathes new life into the zombie genre' (Suzanne Collins, author of The Hunger Games). Most kids have enough to deal with between school, homework, extracurricular activities, and friends, but Molly Bigelow isn't your typical tween. By day, Molly attends MIST-the Metropolitan Institute of Science and Technology-but it's what she's learning outside of school that sets her apart from her classmates. Molly is a zombie hunter, just like her mother. This, however, is news to Molly. Now she must come to terms with not only the idea that zombies exist, but also that they're everywhere, and it's her job to help police them and keep the peace. Sure, she'd like to be a regular kid, but 'regular' just isn't possible when it turns out the most revered (or feared, depending on your perspective) zombie hunter in the history of New York City is your mother. It seems Molly's got some legendary footsteps to follow . . .Show more
Florian Bates-the only kid on the FBI Director's speed dial and several international criminals' most wanted lists-must save his friend from being framed for a crime he didn't commit in this hilarious third novel in the Framed! series. Middle school is hard. Solving cases for the FBI is even harder. Doing both at the same time, well that's just crazy. But that doesn't stop Florian Bates! Along with his best friend, and Watson to his Sherlock, Margaret, Florian's making the case that kids can do anything. When Florian and Margaret's FBI supervisor, Marcus Rivers, is accused of a crime, it's up to this mystery solving duo to jump into action and clear his name, because Marcus is more than their boss-he's family. The case involves one of Marcus's first investigations for the FBI and a Russian spy ring. However, when the spy they are chasing learns what they're up to, the tables are turned, and Marcus finds himself implicated in a variety of crimes, including theft, corruption, and espionage. For Florian and Margaret, it just got personal. They're going to catch the spy and clear Marcus's name . . . even if they have to break into (and out of) the Library of Congress to do it.Show more
Get to know the only kid on the FBI Director's speed dial and several international criminals' most wanted lists all because of his Theory of All Small Things in this hilarious start to a brand-new middle grade mystery series. So you're only halfway through your homework and the Director of the FBI keeps texting you for help . . . What do you do? Save your grade? Or save the country? If you're Florian Bates, you figure out a way to do both. Florian is twelve years old and has just moved to Washington. He's learning his way around using TOAST, which stands for the Theory of All Small Things. It's a technique he invented to solve life's little mysteries such as: where to sit on the on the first day of school, or which Chinese restaurant has the best eggrolls. But when he teaches it to his new friend Margaret, they uncover a mystery that isn't little. In fact, it's huge, and it involves the National Gallery, the FBI, and a notorious crime syndicate known as EEL. Can Florian decipher the clues and finish his homework in time to help the FBI solve the case?Show more
Middle school is hard. Solving cases for the FBI is even harder. Doing both at the same time-well that's just crazy. But that doesn't stop Florian Bates! After helping the FBI solve an art theft at the National Gallery and uncovering a DC spy ring, Florian's finding life at Alice Deal Middle School a little boring. But that's all about to change! His FBI handler, Marcus, has a job for him! Is it a bank robbery? Counterfeit ring? International espionage? Actually it's middle school pranks . . . Sounds pretty ordinary except that the pranks are happening at a prestigious private school attended by the President's daughter who may-or may not-be involved. So Florian and Margaret are going undercover to see if they can use their TOAST skills to figure out what's going on before the media gets hold of the story. However, once the crime-solving pair arrive at the school, they discover that there's a lot more than a few pranks going on and the conspiracy of silence reaches all the way to the top. Then a student vanishes in the middle of a concert at the Kennedy Center and things take a sinister turn! Can Florian and Margaret save the day? Or are they about to get toasted?Show more
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