M. M. Plott grew up in the 1960’s just like her Abby character. She lives in beautiful Boise, Idaho with her husband. Her daughter is the graphic designer of her book covers. As M. M. Plott was growing up, she loved reading mysteries and enjoyed solving a few along with her friends. After sharing her childhood stories with her daughter, she was encouraged to share them with other mystery lovers. She previously, volunteered and taught at a literacy program in Boise. She taught at the local school district and worked as community reporter for several newspapers’ in her community. While writing she enjoys sitting on her front porch and listening to the water fountain, birds and squirrels play in the yard.
Thirteen-year old Abby Douglas, is mystified by what is happening to her peaceful community. Someone is mailing troublesome letters to her neighbors, causing them to point accusatory fingers at each other. Join Abby and her friends as they try to unravel the Valentine Day mystery.
During their first school field trip, six-year old Abby Douglas, her best friend Linda, and Bully Butch are in trouble again. Wandering off from their classmates, they stumble onto an organized crime ring.
In 1972, twenty-year old Abby Douglas and her friends attend a mystery weekend, on deserted Alcatraz Island. After a disturbing prediction at a group seance, the guests begin to disappear. Abby needs to investigate if Al Capone's treasure or the villainous host are the cause of their disappearance.
Eighteen year old Abby Douglas is attending a theater class at Rockford University. Dangerous pranks and accidents are frightening the students. Is the theater really haunted by an opera ghost, or is it the Macbeth curse? Follow Abby as she unravels mysteries involving Freemasons, blizzards, and phantoms.
Fifteen year old, Abby Douglas and her best friend Linda, babysit for an Amish family. Even without a phone or television, they soon realize that the Amish way of life is far from boring. At dusk a stranger appears on the property. Abby has no choice but to go for help. Get ready to take on another new adventure with Abby, as she experiences some exciting and scary moments.
Abby is competing in the National Spelling Bee, in Washington D.C. As usual things don’t go as planned. Witness how Abby faces the stresses of a Spelling Bee Challenge. Abby and Andy’s new Jewish friend needs Abby’s help. Even in the 1960's bullying and prejudice were very serious issues.
The summer of 1964, Abby and Linda make new friends with the Titanic museum curator's children. Abby learns about the Titanic disaster and becomes entangled in mysteries involving smugglers and old sea captains.
Everyone experiences premonitions. A feeling as if you know something is going to happen. Ten-year old Abby Douglas learns how to use her special gift to help a friend in danger. Meet Abby and her friends and join them in their adventures.