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The Odds of Getting Even
by Sheila Turnage




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Humor and action abound in the next Mo & Dale Mystery--follow-up to the Newbery Honor winner and New York Times bestseller Three Times Lucky

The trial of the century has come to Tupelo Landing, NC. Mo and Dale, aka Desperado Detectives, head to court as star witnesses against Dale's daddy--confessed kidnapper Macon Johnson. Dale's nerves are jangled, but Mo, who doesn't mind getting even with Mr. Macon for hurting her loved ones, looks forward to a slam dunk conviction--if everything goes as expected. Of course nothing goes as expected. Macon Johnson sees to that. In no time flat, Macon's on the run, Tupelo Landing's in lockdown, and Dale's brother's life hangs in the balance. With Harm Crenshaw, newly appointed intern, Desperado Detectives are on the case. But it means they have to take on a tough client--one they'd never want in a million years.

Look for all the Mo & Dale Mysteries: Three Times Lucky, The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing, and The Law of Finders Keepers

* "As always, Turnage's tale is full of heart and perfect for reading on a front porch." - Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* "Another rewarding adventure . . .The writing lulls you with laughter, then occasionally blindsides you with unexpected tenderness."--Booklist, starred review

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Overview

Humor and action abound in the next Mo & Dale Mystery--follow-up to the Newbery Honor winner and New York Times bestseller Three Times Lucky

The trial of the century has come to Tupelo Landing, NC. Mo and Dale, aka Desperado Detectives, head to court as star witnesses against Dale's daddy--confessed kidnapper Macon Johnson. Dale's nerves are jangled, but Mo, who doesn't mind getting even with Mr. Macon for hurting her loved ones, looks forward to a slam dunk conviction--if everything goes as expected. Of course nothing goes as expected. Macon Johnson sees to that. In no time flat, Macon's on the run, Tupelo Landing's in lockdown, and Dale's brother's life hangs in the balance. With Harm Crenshaw, newly appointed intern, Desperado Detectives are on the case. But it means they have to take on a tough client--one they'd never want in a million years.

Look for all the Mo & Dale Mysteries: Three Times Lucky, The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing, and The Law of Finders Keepers

* "As always, Turnage's tale is full of heart and perfect for reading on a front porch." - Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* "Another rewarding adventure . . .The writing lulls you with laughter, then occasionally blindsides you with unexpected tenderness."--Booklist, starred review

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780142426166
  • ISBN-10: 0142426164
  • Publisher: Puffin Books
  • Publish Date: April 2017
  • Page Count: 368
  • Reading Level: Ages 10-UP
  • Dimensions: 7.6 x 5.1 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.6 pounds

Series: Mo & Dale Mysteries

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