Twelve-year-old Sharita Dell lands in the thick of another mystery. Neela Englewhite, the former owner of Groomer's Grocery is missing. Why would a man be wearing a ski mask in June Does he have something to do with Mrs. Englewhite's disappearance Who are Rooty-Moody and Cooty-Tooty Are these crazy phone calls truly doing anyone some good Sharita wakes up in the middle of the night with a sense of urgency. She instinctively knows that Mrs. Englewhite is in grave danger! Sharita does not know the address where the woman is being held, but she knows she can lead her father to the house, and they should leave now. Her father's partner, Sherman Stone, is already there; he may be in trouble too! Garrett Dell has been surrounded by mysticals all of his life. On Sharita's hunch, he grabs his gun and follows her out the door. This is the first time he has gone on a stake-out with a twelve-year-old partner who is wearing Minnie Mouse pajamas and pink bunny slippers that flop on the sidewalk!