Thursday, March 5, 2009

The Dark Stairs by Betsy Byars

Reviewed by Mrs. Bruno at Arongen

Herculeah Jones is facinated with solving crimes. When a mysterious stranger appears one day asking her detective mother for help, things start getting bizarre. Who is this man who appears at her home and looks scary, like a creature from a horror film? Herculeah believes the clues for solving the mystery are hidden in the abandoned house called "Dead Oaks." With the help of her best friend Meat as the look-out, Herculeah enters the dark and mysterious house, only to find that she is being followed and it isn't Meat who lurks beind her. Will Herculeah get more than she bargains for on the dark stairs?

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