Stone Cold Dead: An Ellie Stone Mystery

October 28, 2016|
Stone Cold Dead: An Ellie Stone Mystery by James W. Ziskin
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December 21, 1960, the shortest day of the year: Fifteen-year-old Darleen Hicks slips away from her school bus as it idles in the junior-high parking lot, waiting to depart. Moments later the bus rumbles away without her, and she is never seen again. New Year’s Eve, 1960: The small upstate town of New Holland, New York, is in the grips of a severe cold snap, when Ellie Stone receives a late-night caller—Irene Metzger, the grieving mother of Darleen Hicks. She tells Ellie that the local police won’t help her, that they believe Darleen has run off with some older boy and will return when she is ready. Irene has read Ellie’s stories in the paper on an earlier murder case and believes Ellie is her last hope. Ellie Stone is on a chilling journey to a place of uncertainty, loss, teenage passion, and vulnerability—where Ellie’s questions are unwanted and her life is in danger.
James W. Ziskin is the author of the Ellie Stone mysteries. Winner of the Anthony® Award for Best Paperback Original and the Macavity Award for Best Historical Novel (Sue Feder Memorial), his books have also been finalists for the Edgar®, Barry, and Lefty awards.
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Title:Stone Cold Dead: An Ellie Stone MysteryFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:317 pages, 8.19 X 5.49 X 0.84 inShipping dimensions:317 pages, 8.19 X 5.49 X 0.84 inPublished:October 28, 2016Publisher:PROMETHEUS BOOKSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1633880486

ISBN - 13:9781633880481

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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