Contest giveaway!

All you have to do is like my author page to enter to win a free autographed copy of Skylar Robbins: The Mystery of Shadow Hills. Click here: Facebook, then send me a private message with your email address so I can contact you if you win. That’s it! The winner will be announced on Facebook on March first. Endorsed by moms, teachers, and librarians, SKYLAR ROBBINS: THE MYSTERY OF SHADOW HILLS (Teen Mystery Press, 2013) will teach your kids higher-order thinking skills, how to stand up to bullies, and that being smart is cool.

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Random Clue from The Mystery of the Hidden Jewels

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Skylar Robbins will discover this clue in The Mystery of the Hidden Jewels. She needs her Secret Agents’ help to decipher the clues in this upcoming adventure. Please post your guesses in the comments using your secret code name and secret agent number.

Moms: Skylar Robbins will Teach Your Kids that Being Smart is Cool!

Bibliohphilia+PleaseGuest post on Bibliophelia, Please: Skylar Robbins: The Mystery of Shadow Hills, by Carrie Cross

Skylar Robbins: The Mystery of Shadow Hills was written for the bullied kid in school, and the strong girl who protected her. The intelligent student who is misinterpreted as a nerd. The creative one who isn’t afraid to appear weird and different. And everyone who is afraid to take a risk—but is glad in the end that they had the courage. Read the rest of the interview here.

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Skylar replies to her readers

In a recent interview, 5 Skylar readers who became her secret agents (to participate interactively in the next book, THE MYSTERY OF THE HIDDEN JEWELS) answered several questions. One was, “If you could ask Skylar a personal question, what would it be?”
3 of her fans answered:
Does she ever wear dresses?
How many adventures in total have you solved?
Will she be my friend?

Here is how Skylar replied:
Does she ever wear dresses?
Yes! When I go to a party, a dance, or out to dinner I almost always wear a dress, or a skirt and a cute matching top. But when hunting for clues, I usually wear jeans. You can get pretty dirty searching a dusty attic or a forgotten garden for evidence. Black fingerprinting powder gets all over your hands and can really mess up your clothes. So casual is best when you’re working a case.

How many adventures in total have you solved?
I’ve been working on cases since I was a little kid, helping my Grampa. He was a cop before he went undercover, and he taught me everything I know about solving crimes. So my adventures are really too many to count. But stay tuned. After the Mystery of the Hidden Jewels, I get tangled up in the Mystery of the Missing Heiress, which–believe it or not–is even more dangerous! After that, it’s the Curse of Koma Island. I almost don’t get off of the island alive.

Will she be my friend?
Of course I will. Anyone who enjoys mysteries, adventure, hunting for clues, and solving crimes is a definite friend of mine. And if you filled out the S.A.A.F. (Secret Agent Application Form) and have a code name, you have already proven that you have mad detective skills and have my back. Get ready for our next case. It’s going to be a wild ride!
Love, Skylar