When Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose visit Washington, D.C., just before Christmas, they are inadvertently caught up in a kidnapping plot that was intended for the president's dog, but also involves the president's stepdaughter and her friend Marshall.
Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are enjoying Halloween fun in Sleepy Hollow, New York, but when unplanned spooky things start happening, they invevestigate whether a real headless horseman might be to blame.
Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are enjoying a visit to San Francisco when Holden, their college-age tour guide, is accused of abducting Miss Chinatown from the Chinese New Year parade and stealing her valuable crown.
"Mr. Paskey, owner of the Book Nook, plays an April Fools' Day prank on Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose. They hatch a plan to get back at him, but then the bookstore is robbed--no joke! Can the kids track down the crook? Or will this April Fools' be an April fail?"--