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The Treasure Hunters Club

About The Book

A rollicking mystery about a secret society, nautical charts, cryptic clues, and a fabulous treasure to die for—perfect for fans of Richard Osman and Benjamin Stevenson.

For nearly a century, tourists have ventured to the idyllic seaside town of Maple Bay in search of a legendary lost pirate treasure, though locals know there’s more than just gold buried in the sand. As the paths of three strangers converge in Maple Bay, the truth is about to be blown wide open.

Peter Barnett is rapidly approaching forty with little to show for his life when a mysterious letter invites him to Maple Bay and the mansion his estranged family has called home for generations.

Seventeen-year-old Dandy Feltzen is isolated and adrift following the death of her beloved grandfather until a tantalizing clue sets her on a mission to solve the mystery he spent his entire life chasing.

Cass Jones has given up on her dream of being a successful author when an unexpected opportunity lands in her lap: a housesitting gig in remote Maple Bay, where she stumbles on the perfect subject matter for her breakout book—and the handsome sailor who might be just the person to help her research it.

Peter, Dandy, and Cass have never met, but they’re on a collision course with each other and the mystery that has defined Maple Bay for centuries. None of them are prepared for the shocking truths that may still be buried there, or the fresh bodies piling up.

About The Author

Tom Ryan is an award-winning author, screen writer, and producer. His YA mystery Keep This to Yourself was the winner of the 2020 ITW Thriller Award for Best Young Adult Novel, the 2020 Arthur Ellis Award for Best YA Crime Book, and the 2021 Ann Connor Brimer Award, and is currently being adapted for television. His follow-up YA mystery, I Hope You’re Listening, was the winner of the 2021 Lambda “Lammy” Award for Best LGBTQ Mystery. He was a 2017 Lambda Literary Fellow in Young Adult Fiction. Tom, his husband, and their dog live in Nova Scotia.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster (October 15, 2024)
  • Length: 320 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781668055236

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Raves and Reviews

“A lovingly crafted blend of classic tropes—Hidden treasure! Family secrets!—and modern thrills, including a twist that left me gobsmacked."
-- RILEY SAGER, New York Times bestselling author of Middle of the Night

“A compelling, satisfyingly queer mystery that explores human connection amid the pressures and pace of today’s news cycle.”
— Kirkus Reviews

“Compelling . . . a page-turner of a mystery with a strong lead character who is a member of the LGBTQ community make this book a winner.”
School Library Journal

“Award-winning Ryan, whose books have appeared on the ALA Rainbow List, has created a thrilling mystery for fans of Courtney Summers and Nancy Drew.”

“Intriguing clues keep readers engrossed... Ryan’s portrayal of the way a crime can create long-lasting impacts within a community is profound.”
Publishers Weekly

“A tightly plotted mystery with an unforgettably unnerving reveal.”
Kirkus (starred review)

“Keep This to Yourself delivers twists and turns aplenty, but its personal elements are just as thrilling and suspenseful, with stakes almost as high.”
Quill & Quire

“Tom Ryan’s Keep This to Yourself is a gripping murder mystery on the surface, but underneath, it is an exploration of identity and grief. Throw in some romance and an unexpected twist ending, and readers will plow through it in one sitting.”

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