In classic Biederman style, “Johnny’s Cafe” grips the reader from the first page. As Zoey Fletcher navigates her through approaching adolescence, the decision of some adults conflict with what she knows about right and wrong–good and evil. Tormented by her fifth grade teacher, Zoey befriends a cafe owner name Johnny, a charismatic young man with a mysterious past. When Johnny’s disappearance forces Zoey to make a choice, her decision is tied forever to the town and the adults she questions.
About “Sherry with the Bishop”
Mrs. Cunningham is dead; no one grieves. In fact, all the guests at the party where she met her timely demise are relieved. Their secrets safe, or so they think, they quietly collaborate to tamper with the only tangible evidence. They have not reckoned on the persistent Inspector Jake Dawson and the equally persistent Sergeant Bill Eggleton, who, lacking eye witnesses and fingerprints, move relentlessly to motives.