Patricia (Pat) Canterbury is a native Sacramentan, world traveler, and political scientist. She has written numerous novels for children, mid-grade readers and adults. The Secret of Morton’s End is the second of her Poplar Cove Mysteries.
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When legendary racing cyclist Major Taylor comes to Poplar Cove, danger follows him. Taylor wants to spend a few days fishing before attending a cycling expedition in Japan, but someone is planning to prevent the famous cyclist from competing in that country.To honor Taylor, the small community of Poplar Cove organizes a bicycle race of their own.
Jamaica Wong, a bi-racial Tracer (Earth homicide detective) is assigned to the Galileo, an orbiting space satellite, to investigate the unusual deaths of the human and non-human dwellers. Are the deaths related? Is there a new disease? Is someone or something trying to start a war? Jamaica and her colleagues seek answers.
It's Christmas in the tiny colored town of Poplar Cove, California. Someone murders the town's barber, Mr. Peterson. Three 12-year-old best girl friends, nicknamed the Triplets, believe they know who has done the horrible deed and soon they are searching for possible missing gold and other mysteries near the edge of the forest as it falls over the cliffs leading to the Pacific Ocean.