RU Level: 5th Grade
Elizabeth comes home from school to find a locked house and a letter, a bus ticket, and three dollars taped to the front door from her uncaring aunt and uncle with directions to spend the winter holidays at a resort: Winterhouse. She finds Winterhouse to be wonderful but full of puzzling secrets and mysteries which she determines to solve. She finds a magical book in the library with puzzles and answers only she can see and is surprised to discover other unknown abilities. As the clues come together she discovers that she is connected to the mystery and the only one who can save the hotel and the people she has grown to love.
Suspenseful, full of charm, puzzles and word play and set in a place one wishes to visit. This is the first book in a trilogy so there will be more fun to come!