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(DOWNLOAD) ⚡ The Vanishing Stair ⚸ Praise for TRULY DEVIOUS Jumping between past and present, Johnsons novel is deliciously atmospheric, with a sprawling cast of complex suspects potential victims, surprising twists, and a dash of romance Johnson remains a master at combining jittery tension with sharp, laugh out loud observations Publishers Weekly starred review Johnson deftly twists two mysteries togetherStevies investigation is interspersed with case files and recollections from the Ellington kidnappingand the result is a suspenseful, attention grabbing mystery with no clear solution The versatile Johnson is no stranger to suspense, and this twisty thriller will leave plenty of readers anxious forBooklist The story raisesquestions than answers, leaving readers hoping Johnson has another entry up her clever sleeves A classic mystery that would make Dame Agatha proud Kirkus Reviews Stevie Bell is a dyed in the wool true crime buff There is a lot to love hereFans of puzzles, boarding school stories, and true crime will tear through this book and love every minute School Library Journal Told in alternating chapters, Johnsons finely tuned plot effectively employs classical mystery tropes while maintaining a thoroughly modern sensibility Stevies quirky, ragtag bunch of new friends crosses sexuality and class lines, providing teen readers with a wealth of characters to connect with Horn Book Magazine Johnson quickly sets the game afoot, skillfully introducing a Clue like set of characters, laying out various motives, and hinting at long held secrets Theres a delicious slow burn element to the locked room mystery in Stevies present, while the chapters on the kidnappings read like a true crime novel Bulletin of the Center for Childrens Books An intricately plotted, compulsively readable novel that explores not only fascinating crimes but also the mysteries of anxiety, the creative process, contemporary fame, and so much else John Green, author ofIn New York Times bestselling author Maureen Johnsons second novel in the Truly Devious series, there aretwists and turns than Stevie Bell can imagine No answer is given freely, and someone will pay for the truth with their life The Truly Devious casean unsolved kidnapping and triple murder that rocked Ellingham Academy in has consumed Stevie for years Its the very reason she came to the academy But then her classmate was murdered, and her parents quickly pull her out of school For her safety, they say She must move past this obsession with crimeStevies willing to do anything to get back to Ellingham, be back with her friends, and solve the Truly Devious case Even if it means making a deal with the despicable Senator Edward King And when Stevie finally returns, she also returns to David the guy she kissed, and the guy who lied about his identityEdward Kings sonBut larger issues are at play Where did the murderer hide Whats the meaning of the riddle Albert Ellingham left behind And what, exactly, is at stake in the Truly Devious affair The Ellingham case isnt just a piece of historyits a live wire into the present Praise for Book One The Agatha Christie like ecosystem pairs with lacerating contemporary wit, and alternating past and present scenes makes for a multilayered, modern detective story New York Times Book ReviewRemember the first time reading Harry Potter and knowing it was special Theres that same sense of magic in the introduction of teen Sherlock in training Stevie Bell USA Today four stars Be still, my Agatha Christie loving beating heart Bustle