The Ninth Street Mystery

The hardcover version is now here!

A chapter book for the younger advanced reader. Adults will love it too!

It’s the case of a missing baker, a cat with a diamond-encrusted collar, three sinister characters, a tub of butter, and a resolute mouse named Oliver. Oliver’s gratifying routined-life is snatched away without warning one April morning when his home is invaded. His only hope of getting his world back in synch is to enlist some clever and adventurous friends and solve the mystery on Ninth Street!

Illustrations by the talented, David R. Martinez

Reader Reviews

“The Ninth Street Mystery is a fun and upbeat read. The characters prove warm and endearing, especially Oliver. The reader will embark on a journey with some unexpected twists  and turns. At the close, the author does a fantastic job of tying in the havoc wreaking powers of jealousy and greed. Entertainment packed with important life lessons makes this story one you want your child to read!”
-Honey Crum, Communications Specialist
“A captivating tale of friends working together to do what is right.  I loved how Frank Saraco brought the story to life with his rich descriptions and rigorous vocabulary!” -Carla Stutts, Iredell-Statesville Schools

Available now on in paperback and Kindle versions