The Case of the Rising Star Ruby (A Daisy Diamond Detective Novel) by Cindy Vincent
Approx. 48,740 words.
Published on November 14, 2011.
Girl gumshoe, Daisy Diamond, and her best friend, girl scientist, Sally Sosmart, are off on their second novel-length adventure. This time a priceless Ruby has been stolen from the Pinecrest Museum under the cover of a very nasty thunderstorm. With the police stumped, it's up to Daisy and Sally, and Sally's cat, Mr. E, to find the famous stone. Before their beloved curator, Mrs. Marbles, is fired!