Kidnap on the California Comet (Adventures on Trains Series, Book 2)
In this second book of the middle-grade Adventures onTrains series, amateur sleuth Hal Beck travels to the U.S. with hisuncle to ride a famous train—the California Comet—and stumbles on anew mystery to solve, in M.G. Leonard and Sam Sedgman's Kidnap onthe California Comet...After his adventure on the Highland Falcon, amateur sleuth HalBeck is excited to embark on another journey with his journalistuncle. This time, they're set to ride the historic California Cometfrom Chicago to San Francisco.Hal mostly keeps to himself on the trip, feeling homesick and outof place in America. But he soon finds himself drawn into anothermystery when the young daughter of a billionaire tech entrepreneurgoes missing!Along with new friends—spunky 13-year-old Mason and his youngersister, Hadley—Hal races against the clock to find the missing girlbefore the California Comet reaches its final destination.