Bio: Liz Hill and Anne Wolfe have been collaborating over 2,500 miles for more than ten years. While burning up the phone and data lines between Colorado and New Jersey, they managed to publish young adult mysteries under the pseudonym Hillary Wolfe, including Dead Asleep, the first in their Great Swamp series. The series continues here with Hard Shell titles Web of Death and Raven's Blood. For readers who enjoy a good ghost story, Hard Shell will also offer their first young adult mystery, The Newfie Ghost. Liz has published short stories and feature articles in magazines, newspapers, and trade journals. A native New Yorker, she now lives in Denver, Colorado with her husband. When she's not writing novels or hiking in the Rockies, she works as a technical communicator.
At Cookie's Tea Room, the latest teen hangout, Nikki Zenas and her best friend Eden Fane meet Rosie, a genuine Romani gypsy and fortuneteller. But Rosie has more than fortunes to share with Nikki and Eden--she has trouble. The treasure her dead husband left her has disappeared. Then Rosie's handsome grandson, Steven, vanishes, and Cookie's is ransacked and defaced with an ancient Romani symbol. But when Rosie's best friend is murdered--and Rosie herself is poisoned--it's up to Nikki and Eden to ... more info>>
Lissa meets trouble head-on when she travels from her home in New Jersey to a lighthouse in Newfoundland for a reunion with her estranged father, Wolf, who is the lighthousekeeper on the tiny island of Baccalieu. As she puts some of the ghosts to rest from her parents' divorce, she encounters the real-life ghost of Alice Baldwin, a girl who died on the island 60 years ago. With the help of her new-found friend Patrick, as well as some assistance from a spirit guide, Lissa sets out to discover mo... more info>>
Nikki Zenas, Eden Fane, and Wack Leone have barely begun their senior year when Mr. Trout, their beloved computer teacher, is found in the swamp... with poisonous bite marks covering his dead body. Soon a second bite-ridden corpse surfaces. And this time, it's a Ridgeton High classmate named Jon. With the help of their science teacher, who is Mr. Trout's ex-girlfriend, Nikki and Eden learn that the lethal bites might have been made by a certain breed of spider. Then Wack is contacted by a myster... more info>>