YOUNG ADULT FICTION
An invisible nighttime threat is terrorizing the neighborhood dogs. Cell phones aren’t working. Valuable jewelry is disappearing from homes. Fenton Pareto, a mysterious private investigator, enlists his daughters, eleven-year-old Charlie and fifteen-year-old Clarke, to help piece together the puzzle.
The Pareto sisters discover the perpetrator is orchestrating these events behind the scenes. This same dark adversary has pinned a crime on the girls. To discover the truth, the sisters must overcome dangerous mechanical insects, high-voltage booby traps, weaponized music, and malicious QR codes before time runs out.
Get ready for a wild ride through an affluent San Francisco Bay Area enclave inhabited by eccentrics, pampered dogs, intrusive parents, and donut lovers.
THE Z AXIS
The Z-Axis: A Pareto Sisters Mystery : The ghosts of recently deceased residents are haunting the town. Someone has stolen money from bank accounts. A secret society is having nighttime rituals to conquer death. It’s up to the Pareto sisters to figure out how these events are connected and who is behind a sinister scheme.
The Shadow: A Pareto Sisters Mystery: Fenton, the girls’ father, is missing. A notorious gambler is consistently winning at the racetrack. The Pareto sisters confront an apparition that has traveled through space and time. Can the girls piece together the mystery in time to save their father? The answer can be found in this exciting climax to the sisters’ adventures.