• Pages:112
  • Publisher:Orca Book Publishers
  • Themes:honesty, murder mystery, suspense, poker, family history
  • Pub Date:09/22/2020
  • Age Groups:Fiction Ages 12+
  • Fry Level:4.0
  • Lexile:HL650L
  • ATOS:4.0
  • Fountas & Pinnell Text Level Gradient:Y
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When his step-father Phil is shot dead in an apparent robbery, David becomes the prime suspect. Where was David that night, and what does he know about Phil?

"Fast-paced and edgy…Tell will satisfy any reader eager to solve a case…A clever, modern who-done-it. Highly Recommended."
– CM Magazine
"A well-written, compelling story to be enjoyed by [a] YA audience, especially male readers."
"A beautifully written book. [The author] can definitely keep the reader attached and interested. A great read!"
"Highly Recommended."
– Canadian Book Review Annual
"The short length, quick pace and elements of mystery combine to make this thriller another Orca Sounding title that will appeal to many readers."
– NMRLS Youth Services Book Review
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