Available: October 2019

Reading Level: 6 • Interest Level: 5-8
Torment and Trickery
Available: October 2019
Author: Poppy Inkwell
Specs: 5” x 7 3/4” • 312 pp • About the Author
HC ed.: 978-1-5383-8482-4 • $19.95 | $14.95
eBook: 978-1-5383-8484-8 • $19.95 | $14.95
Pbk. ed.: 978-1-5383-8483-1 • $12.90 | $10.95
Sassy, savvy sleuth Alana Oakley is at it again. There's school newbie, Flynn, and the Teen Expert, Dr. Gray, who's dating her mom, to investigate. But as Alana starts probing she gets more than she bargains for. Is Bad-Boy Flynn the serial arsonist setting schools on fire? Is Gray a modern Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde? Can Alana solve both mysteries before her birthday? And will her birthday be another Epic Fail? All will be revealed in another chaotic adventure Alana calls Life.

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About the Author:
Poppy Inkwell was born in the Philippines in 1970 and immigrated to Australia as a toddler. She spent a year as an exchange student in Japan, and graduated from the University of Sydney with a bachelor’s degree in Asian Studies. She has worked as a radio DJ, an interpreter, and as a public relations manager for rock bands and performance artists. Curious about Islam, she lived and taught in English in Brunei for nearly 15 years before becoming a writer. Poppy lives with her husband and two of her five children. She has sky-dived once.