As a lawyer, Deron Hicks investigates mysteries for a living. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in painting and from Mercer Law School. He lives in Warm Springs, Georgia, with his wife children.
1:45 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
State Library, Second Floor Meeting Room
“Clued In” to Middle Grade Mysteries
2:45 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Barnes & Noble Bookselling Tent
The Van Gogh Deception
A Sunshine State Young Readers Award nominee
"A suspenseful mystery romp with art appreciation and heartening trust in readers' intelligence." — Kirkus, starred review
Dan Brown meets Jason Bourne in this riveting middle-grade mystery thriller. When a young boy is discovered in Washington DC’s National Gallery without any recollection of who he is, so begins a high-stakes race to unravel the greatest mystery of all: his identity.
As the stakes continue to rise, the boy must piece together the disjointed clues of his origins while using his limited knowledge to stop one of the greatest art frauds ever attempted. Digitally interactive, this breathtaking museum mystery offers QR codes woven throughout the book that bring renowned paintings to readers’ fingertips.
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