A Sunshine State Young Readers Award nominee
"A suspenseful mystery romp with art appreciation and heartening trust in readers' intelligence." — Kirkus, starred review
Dan Brown meets Jason Bourne in this riveting middle-grade mystery thriller. When a young boy is discovered in Washington DC’s National Gallery without any recollection of who he is, so begins a high-stakes race to unravel the greatest mystery of all: his identity.
About the Author
As a lawyer, Deron R. Hicks investigates mysteries for a living. He is also the author of several books for young readers, including The Van Gogh Deception, which is part of the Lost Art Mysteries series. He lives in Warm Springs, Georgia, with his wife and children. To learn more, visit deronhicks.com.
"A suspenseful mystery romp with art appreciation and heartening trust in readers' intelligence." — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
"... A mash-up of high culture, high tech, mystery and action... readers ages 9-13 will relish every surprise turnabout." — Wall Street Journal
"Hicks deftly mixes details about art history and forgery into a fastpaced, nonstop-action mystery plot..." — Booklist