In this much-anticipated sequel to "e;The Big Splash,"e; junior high detective Matt Stevens is back on the case, bringing us another hilarious middle school noir.
When the star of the basketball team is blackmailed, it s up to Matt, the lone voice for justice in a morass of middle school corruption, to figure out who s behind the scheme. Is it eighth-grade crime lord Vinny Mr. Biggs Biggio, who has made his name peddling forged hall passes and leading a crew of social assassins who send enemies to the Outs with a humiliating squirt-gun blast below the belt? Or is it his lieutenant and Matt s former best friend, Kevin? Or a pair of scheming twins who sell Pixy Stix to sugar-addicted classmates? One thing s for sure: There won t be a quick fix for the trouble at this middle school.
Praise for "e;The Quick Fix"e;
"e;The quick-moving plot and interesting characters give this detective story plenty of reluctant-reader appeal."e;
"e;School Library Journal"e;
Winner - Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Fiction"e;
The Quick Fix
Crime & mystery fiction (Children's / Teenage)
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