G.B. Gurland, appears in the East Hampton Library Children’s Book Fair
G.B. Gurland, the author of ‘The Secret Files of Phineas Foster’, participated in the East Hampton Library Children’s Book Fair on 13th August, 2017. Her marvellous mystery book received due praise from middle grade readers and their parents.
The book is a page turner and uses a slow burn of suspense like you would not believe! It casts a thirteen years old boy, Gabe, whose life is a total struggle but he is determined to prove himself.
He arrives in New York City for his annual summer visit with his attorney father, who finds himself caught up in the mystery surrounding the murder of one of his clients. The story takes a momentum when this young boy, finds himself compelled to solve the murder case.
He encounters various players in the unravelling enigma, learns to trust the friendship of eleven-year-old Alex, and that of the renowned, but now discredited, Professor Phineas Foster. Twists and turns and seeming coincidences reveal previously unknown family history and harrowing choices for him.
Will the children solve the murder? Will their determination lead to the truth? Will the professor be vindicated? Will the scoundrels who sought to corrupt the professor's lifelong work be brought to justice?
The gripping story and characters will keep you glued from the very first page, making it hard to put it down.