The truth: Berk Porter is reported missing from the small town of Willow Creek, after vanishing mysteriously, leaving no trace of what happened. Theories about how he disappeared become wilder and wilder. Some say unexplained electrical storms would erupt from the Porter House. Nearly a year after his disappearance, he is acknowledged as the most eccentric inventor of his day.
The rumor: Berk Porter has a laboratory concealed in his house. All his secret formulas are hidden within its walls—the most incredible formulas that have ever existed.
Sometimes rumors are true. And Henry and Sarina Stickel are about to find themselves in the middle of the most mysterious rumor in Willow Creek.