Sara M.’s review:
In the 1930’s, an eccentric millionaire builds a school for gifted teens in a secluded mountainside in Vermont. Shortly thereafter his family is kidnapped and murdered and another student goes missing as well. This crime goes unsolved for decades. Fast forward to the present where a new student, Stevie, arrives at this school as an exceptional budding detective, aiming to solve this decades old crime. Suddenly a student dies under mysterious circumstances and it is up to Stevie to put the clues together in time. This book is perfect for fans of a good, old-fashioned murder mystery series. This story is filled with riddles, suspicion and thrills around every corner. You will want to follow Stevie through all of the school’s mysterious tunnels and secret doors to finally solve the mysteries of Ellingham Academy.