Thursday, November 12, 2009

Susan Runholt - Rescuing Seneca Crane


by Susan Runholt

Viking Children’s Books

ISBN-10: 067006291X
ISBN-13: 978-0670062911

When Kari and Lucas first see Seneca Crane up on stage, playing the piano in front of hundreds of people, they are in awe. She is beautiful. She is amazingly talented. And she is only thirteen! But then they get to know her at the Edinburgh Arts Festival and realize that she envies them. Soon the three are becoming friends . . .until Seneca disappears. There’s no stopping Kari and Lucas from jumping on the trail and tracking her down. Even when it leads to the heart of the Scottish highlands!

Following in the spine-tingling tracks of The Mystery of the Third Lucretia, Susan Runholt’s second book featuring super sleuths Kari and Lucas is just as smart and fast-paced as the first!

Susan Runholt shares her teenage heroines' love of art and travel and commitment to feminism. She has traveled extensively in Europe, Asia and Africa, and lived in Amsterdam and Paris, working as a bank clerk and an au pair. She's also been a waitress, a maid, a motel desk clerk, a laundress, a caterer, and director of programming for South Dakota Public Television.

For the past two decades she has lived in Saint Paul, Minnesota, where she serves as a fundraising consultant for social service and arts organizations. She was named runner-up for the Debut Dagger Award by the Crime Writers' Association of Great Britain for The Mystery of the Third Lucretia.

The Mystery of the Third Lucretia



Sunday, November 15, 10:00-11:15 am

Workshop presentation
Writing Suspense for Kids
Loft Mystery Festival
Open Book
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Friday, November 20, 4:00 pm
Benefit reading and signing for
St. David's Center
Barnes and Noble
Minnetonka, Minnesota

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