Author – Anne Cassidy
Age – 12+
This is the 1st in a series.
When Rose was twelve, her mother and stepfather went out for dinner and never came back. Now seventeen, she lives with her grandmother and goes to school in London. She’s always wondered about her stepbrother, Joshua, whom she left behind. When Rose and Joshua meet again, she learns that Joshua has been searching for information regarding their parent’s disappearance. Rose is uncomfortable with this – wanting to believe what the police told her and the pain to stay away. But when Rose witnesses a murder, she is drawn into Joshua’s search.
This is the first in The Murder Notebooks series, which takes the reader on a four book ride of mystery and intrigue. Why did their parents disappear? Are the police telling the truth?