We all know and love Ramona, Matilda, and Harriet the Spy. Now meet Ernestine.
Ernestine Montgomery is the kind of kid who gets things done. She's smart, prepared, and always knows just what to do. But there's big trouble brewing inside the walls of the rambling old mansion where she lives... and only Ernestine can decipher the clues that point in one direction - murder!
Can Ernestine solve the mystery before catastrophe strikes?
"A traditional mystery filled with laugh-out-loud funny moments make for a winning combination." (School Library Journal)
"Harriet the Spy meets Coraline...Wyatt has created a bright, determined, and emotionally complex protagonist to join the illustrious roster of young mystery-solvers and monster-slayers...A heroine to warm the heart and a mystery to chill the blood." (Kirkus)
"Wyatt's first novel reads like a middle-grade version of the movie Clue. Readers will enjoy this murder mystery." (Booklist)