A small child wanders across a busy Arizona highway! In a hair-raising rescue, sixteen-year old twins Tom and Suzanne Jackson save the little girl from almost certain death. Soon, the brother and sister team up with best friends Kathy and Pete Brunelli on a perilous search for the child’s past. The mystery deepens as one becomes two, forcing the deployment of secretive technology tools along Apache Canyon Drive. The danger level ramps up with the action, and the “mystery searchers” are born.
A mysterious “ghost” bypasses the security system of Yavapai Courthouse Museum and makes off with four of the museum’s most precious Native American relics. The mystery searchers, at the invitation of curator Dr. William Wasson, jump into the case and deploy a range of technology tools to discover the ghost’s secrets. If the ghost strikes again, the museum’s very future is in doubt. A dangerous game of cat and mouse ensues.
Heidi Hoover, a good friend and newspaper reporter for The Daily Pilot, introduces the mystery searchers to a mysterious mansion in the forest—at midnight! The mansion is under siege from unknown “hunters.” Who are they? What are they searching for? Good, old-fashioned detective work and a couple of technology tools ultimately reveal the truth. A desperate race ensues, but time is running out.
There’s a dead man walking and it’s up to the mystery searchers to figure out “why.” That’s the challenge from Mrs. Leslie McPherson, a successful but eccentric Prescott businesswoman. The mystery searchers team up with their favorite detective and utilize technology to spy on high-tech criminals at Cemetery Hill. It’s a perilous game with heart-stopping moments.
Suzanne discovers a map hidden in the pages of a classic old book at the thrift store. It’s titled “My Treasure Map” and leads past Skull Valley, twenty miles west of Prescott and into the high desert country—to an unexpected, shocking and elusive treasure. “Please help,” the note begs. The mystery searchers utilize the power and reach of the Internet to trace the movement of people and events. . . half a century earlier.
A text message to Kathy sets off a race into the unknown. “There are pirates operating out here and they’re dangerous. I can’t prove it but I need your help.” Who sent the message? Out where? Pirates! How weird is that? The mystery searchers dive in, but it might be too late. The man has vanished into thin air.
A stray dog saves the twins from a dangerous predator on the hiking trail at Watson Lake. In a surprising twist, the dog leads the mystery searchers to the suspicious death of Hilda Wyndham, and a crime lost in time. They join the Sheriff’s Office of Yavapai County and Heidi Hoover, the star reporter of The Daily Pilot, in a search for an unknown perpetrator.
Wait a sec. I mean, how could that even happen? Who told the gang about the money? And those Bronx accents, that’s another thing. Did the men really come all the way to little old Prescott… from New York City… to execute a perfect kidnapping? Then there’s the mystery man who arrives late to the party. Who is he and what’s his role? Is he the elusive mastermind, or is it someone else? (Just the idea of it gives Kathy a headache.) Is he the one responsible for such an elaborate plan? If so, he must be one very smart individual, indeed – he manages to fool the FBI and Detective Ryan.
On their last, delicious day of horseback riding at the Flying W Dude Ranch, the mystery searchers spot soaring turkey vultures – nature’s garbagemen – in the distance, slowly descending. “It’s dinnertime!” Kathy quips as the foursome races over to check out a deep ravine. Little do they know that they’re about to step into a century-old legend – the Legend of Rattler Mine – that’s far more perilous than it first appears. Does it really exist? If it does, where has it hidden for a century and a half? Who is the man lying at the bottom of the ravine, barely hanging on to life? How did he get there? Not to mention the mysterious individual wiling to risk everything for a shot at Rattler Mine… no matter the cost.
It’s the Chief’s birthday party, and the Jackson/Brunelli families gather to celebrate at his favorite restaurant – the Peacock Room at Prescott’s Hassayampa Inn. Little does anyone realize that they are about to cross paths with the charming Mrs. Roberta Robertson, who will introduce the mystery searchers to their most puzzling case yet. One Wainrich Manor, a mansion abandoned for sixty years, is haunted. Who – or what – is doing the haunting? The mansion is locked up tighter than Fort Knox. How could anyone gain access? And why? The mystery searchers deploy their most incredible technology ever in a hunt for the wandering, elusive intruder.
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