Matt Cresson, a 16 year old with learning disabilities, has learned a lot from reading mysteries. He meets Robert Burnside, a famous author. Together, this unlikely pair set out to solve a murder.
Set in 1963 in Sag Harbor, a small town near the Hamptons on Long Island, the novel is aimed at young adults but is suitable for adults as well.
Matt not only learns from Burnside how to find a killer but how to deal with adults, including Matt’s first feelings of love.