C.A. Hartnell, author
New and revised, author approved edition. Surf's up! Make the summer scene for friendship, fun, adventure, and mystery that fill the pages of Sinister Summer: Cars, Cruisers, and Close Calls, the second volume in a four book series. Join two eleven-year-old, All-American, Southern California kids, Pete and Carol Ann, as they set off fireworks on the Fourth of July, learn to surf at Huntington Beach, and cruise "flat out" with teenagers on Route 66. These two friends, and a beagle puppy, search for safety and peace in their 1950s world of bullies, crime, and other close calls that turn their summer vacation into an outrageous and risky adventure. Like wow! Ages eight and up will enjoy this fast-paced, historical-fiction chapter book that shares the excitement of a sensational summer.