Winston Breen loves solving puzzles and stumping others with them. When his sister Katie finds some mysterious strips of wood in an old wooden box, Winston can't help himself. He must get involved. Soon it becomes clear that others with impure motives are interested in these wooden strips. Will Winston solve the puzzles ahead of the villains?
I also read the second book in this series. Winston and his friends spend a weekend at a famous piano player's mansion. The pianist sets up puzzle weekends to entertain his friends. Soon, Winston is faced with a real mystery when items begin to disappear.
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