cover image The Bones in the Cliff

The Bones in the Cliff

James Stevenson. Laurel Leaf Library, $3.99 (0pp) ISBN 978-0-440-22032-9

An 11-year-old boy on a New England island tries to shield his alcoholic father from the anticipated arrival of a dangerous pursuer. PW's starred review of this ""utterly gripping"" story praised the ""deftly crafted moments of suspense [that] will keep even reluctant readers rapt."" Ages 10-up. (Dec.)