Death, Diamonds, And Dirty Socks Series: Cheating Death: Book 3
Even though their butler Brindly offers his help with decoding the books, Jarod and Tommy begin to doubt who they can trust at all any longer. Friends, family and foes all start to look suspicious as the appraisers come with their offers and buyers, and kidnappers come for their ransom. With nowhere else to turn, Jarod and Tommy must rely on each other and their own skills to protect Grandpa's items.
And maybe even their lives..
There is more character development as well-- Frederick sees the error of his ways after his kidnapping, Jarod's parents are starting to see that the important legacy from the grandfather is not necessarily monetary, and Brindley is discovered to have a lot of hidden depths.
Death, Diamonds and Dirty Socks is a series that may appeal to reluctant teen readers who are attracted to short books that have older characters in them. The mix of kidnappers, magic shoes, and a huge mansion filled with expensive inherited objects is an unusual one.
"Cathleen C. Spitzenberger on August 3, 2016
I have read book #1- #2- #3 - it's a wonderful series - for people of all ages - great characters to follow on in a wonderful adventure -"