This week I am reading The Super Spies and the Pied Piper by Lisa Orchard. Here is her specific author interview:
What inspired you to write mysteries?
When I was a teen I wanted to be a detective and actually formed my own detective squad with my friends. We even investigated an act of vandalism that occurred in my neighborhood. We didn’t solve the mystery, but that summer is one of my favorite memories.
Murder, bombing, finding their parents, what will Lacey and Sarah experience next?
I’ve got the idea for the fourth Super Spies book and I’ll be starting it soon! I really like this idea and I don’t want to spill the beans about it until I get the first draft down. But the idea is awesome and it’ll be just as good as the first three! 🙂
Why did you include drugs in this book?
I wanted to illustrate to readers that you have to be careful what you put into your body. Even over the counter drugs and prescription drugs can be harmful and I wanted to show that to my readers.
Why was the housekeeper so focused on capturing Sarah?
Because he was very loyal to his employer and he viewed her as a threat to their elaborate plan.
Why was he so secretive about it?
Because he wanted to protect his employer, remember no one knew where Sarah’s parents were. And his employer didn’t know that the Cole’s (Sarah’s parents) had any children. So when Sarah and Lacey showed up in town searching for their parents, he panicked.
How much time passes between books?
Between “The Super Spies and the Cat Lady Killer” (Book One) and “The Super Spies and the High School Bomber” (Book Two)…about three months.
Between “The Super Spies and the High School Bomber” and “The Super Spies and the Pied Piper” (Book Three) …about a week.
Here’s the blurb:
Sarah Cole and her sister Lacey are at it once again when they learn their missing parents’ cell phone has been traced to Alden, Michigan. When the FBI declines to continue the investigation, Sarah takes matters into her own hands. She calls upon the Super Spies and they delve into the situation. Suddenly, the teens find themselves immersed in small town intrigue and mystery involving a menacing stranger, who Sarah dubs “The Stalker.” But when Sarah learns he’s connected to her parents’ disappearance, she’s determined to find out what that connection is. The Super Spies embark on a journey that leads them into a web of corporate corruption at its highest level that leaves innocent victims in its wake. Can they find the proof they need to stop the greedy corporation before it’s too late?
Here’s the cover: