Book #1 in The Botanic Hill Detectives Mystery Series:

World-famous Egyptologist Dr. Winston Thornsley died suddenly two months ago in disgrace. His widow, Ida Thornsley, knows her husband was falsely accused of stealing an ancient burial urn he discovered in Egypt last summer, but local and federal law enforcement officers are stumped. Mrs. Thornsley hires thirteen-year-old neighbors, the Botanic Hill Detectives—Lanny, Lexi, Moki, and Rani. A roomful of venomous snakes, the poisoned Egyptian pond, and Dragon Pit Man await the four tech-savvy teens. As the detectives begin to unravel the sinister plot, the mystery takes more dangerous turns!