Alba Arango

Biography

Alba Arango writes mysteries and spy stories that are “imaginative and a lot of fun to sleuth around with.” (Readers’ Favorite). Her two series, the Decoders and JJ Bennett: Junior Spy, are both fast-paced adventures loved by both boys and girls. She currently lives in Las Vegas, Nevada, where she is a retired high school teacher turned full-time author. She loves coffee and chocolate (especially together…white chocolate mocha is the best!).

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Books

Danger in Dublin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,410. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Soon after arriving in the city of Dublin, JJ and his fellow K-CIA agents discover the ominous presence of P-KGB agents and finally learn the nature of the mysterious force known as The Restoration.
The Miner's Gold
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,060. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Steve, Matt, and Jenny are invited to hunt for a hidden treasure left behind by a mysterious forty-niner over a hundred and fifty years ago. As they begin to unravel the miner’s cryptic note, they realize they are not alone in the hunt for the gold. Determined to beat the competition, the three detectives up their game only to come face-to-face with their main competitor—the ghost himself!
The Statue of Anubis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,450. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
When Steve, Matt, and Jenny learn about a long-lost Egyptian statue hidden somewhere near the city of Beachdale, they jump at the chance of solving another mystery. But as their investigation deepens, they discover a couple of very disturbing details: first, the statue is supposedly haunted; and second, two rather large gun-toting foreigners are also interested in the treasure.
The Mysterious Music Box
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,550. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Steve, Matt, and Jenny thought their new case would be a cinch. They were wrong. What starts out as a search for a stolen music box quickly turns into a dangerous hunt when the three detectives discover the dark and mysterious history of the music box and a secret that could lead them to a fortune of long-lost gold from World War II.
The Sleepwalking Vampire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,760. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
12-year-old detectives Steve, Matt, and Jenny agree to help their friend Tyrone with a unique problem –his niece thinks she’s a vampire. Believing the girl has an over-active imagination, the trio spends the night at her home. But when the young girl vanishes and a bat turns up in her place, the three friends find themselves facing something they never thought possible –a real vampire.
The Lady Ghost
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,380. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Steve, Matt, and Jenny thought their detective skills would be given a rest when they agreed to be movie extras. Arriving at the movie site, the trio learns that someone has been causing damage around the set in an effort to shut down production. Determined to find the saboteur, the detectives begin their investigation and come face to face with the last thing in the world they expected—a ghost!
The Magic Sapphire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,720. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Steve, Matt, and Jenny always dreamed of becoming detectives. One day, their dreams become reality when they discover an ancient treasure map written by a pirate named Elias Darby over three hundred years ago. According to legend, the dying pirate hid a magical stone with mysterious powers somewhere in the Northern California hills, with only a poem titled El Alma de Dios as the key to locating it
Bedlam in Berlin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,830. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
After twelve-year-old JJ Bennett lands in Berlin, he’s sure something is wrong. His secret organization of kid spies, the K-CIA, hasn’t had to deal with any problems in a while. When his fellow agent and best friend Maggie convinces him they should relax and go to the movies with their new friend William, JJ finally decides he’s been stressing for nothing and everything is fine. He is wrong.
Jeopardy in Geneva
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,240. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Soon after arriving in Geneva, Switzerland, K-CIA agents JJ and Maggie discover a gold smuggling operation involving not only P-KGB spies, but also the Russian mob and a most unlikely group of smugglers--alien spaceships!
Problems in Prague
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,550. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
"My name is Jeremiah Ethan Bennett, Jr., also known as JJ. I'm twelve years old and a spy for the CIA, only they don't exactly know it." JJ Bennett has never been shot at by Russian spies, broken into a thousand-year-old crypt, or dangled by a piece of rope two hundred feet in the air. But all that is about to change.

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