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“I’m totally convinced that I am a writer today because I loved books as a kid.”—Ron Roy

Ron Roy is the author of the popular A to Z Mysteries series, as well as the Capital Mysteries series, and several picture books. He lives in Connecticut.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

“When did you first know you wanted to be a writer?” I have been asked that question many times since my first book, A Thousand Pails of Water, was published in 1978. Now that I’ve had so many years to think of an answer, I guess I have to say that at age nine I had... Read More


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Favorite Series Starters Boxed Set
Written by J.C. Greenburg, Mary Pope Osborne, Barbara Park, Ron Roy and Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
Boxed Set

Let the adventures begin!

What do the Magic Tree House, Junie B. Jones, A to Z Mysteries, Andrew Lost, and Nate the Great series have in common? Not only are the main characters spunky and lovable kids whose exciting adventures have captivated readers for decades—they’re also all found in one place in... Read More
 





A to Z Mysteries: Collection #1
Written by Ron Roy
Illustrated by John Steven Gurney
Trade Paperback

Help Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose solve their first four mysteries!

A is for AUTHOR . . .
Dink writes to his favorite author, mystery writer Wallis Wallace, and invites him to visit Green Lawn. Wonder of wonders, Wallace says yes! In fact, the famous writer says that the only way he won't... Read More
 





A to Z Mysteries: The Absent Author
Written by Ron Roy
Illustrated by John Steven Gurney
Trade Paperback

Don’t miss A to Z Mysteries—alphabetic adventures that are full of thrills, chills, and cases to crack!
 
A is for Author...
 
In the first book of the A to Z Mysteries—an early chapter book mystery series featuring strong boy and girl characters—Dink writes to his favorite author, mystery writer Wallis Wallace, and invites...

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A to Z Mysteries: The Absent Author
Written by Ron Roy
Illustrated by John Steven Gurney
eBook

Don’t miss A to Z Mysteries—alphabetic adventures that are full of thrills, chills, and cases to crack!
 
A is for Author...
 
In the first book of the A to Z Mysteries—an early chapter book mystery series featuring strong boy and girl characters—Dink writes to his favorite author, mystery writer Wallis Wallace, and invites...

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Calendar Mysteries #4: April Adventure
Written by Ron Roy
Illustrated by John Steven Gurney
Trade Paperback

It's a mystery every month from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy!

April is for Adventure...

In the fourth book of the Calendar Mysteries - an early chapter book mystery series featuring the younger siblings of the A to Z Mysteries detectives - it's springtime in Green Lawn, and Bradley...

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Calendar Mysteries #4: April Adventure
Written by Ron Roy
Illustrated by John Steven Gurney
eBook

It's a mystery every month from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy!

April is for Adventure...

In the fourth book of the Calendar Mysteries - an early chapter book mystery series featuring the younger siblings of the A to Z Mysteries detectives - it's springtime in Green Lawn, and Bradley...

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Calendar Mysteries #4: April Adventure
Written by Ron Roy
Illustrated by John Steven Gurney
Hardcover Library Binding

It's a mystery every month from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy!

April is for Adventure...

In the fourth book of the Calendar Mysteries - an early chapter book mystery series featuring the younger siblings of the A to Z Mysteries detectives - it's springtime in Green Lawn, and Bradley...

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Calendar Mysteries #8: August Acrobat
Written by Ron Roy
Illustrated by John Steven Gurney
Trade Paperback

It's a mystery every month from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy!

August is for Acrobat...

In the eigth book of the Calendar Mysteries - an early chapter book mystery series featuring the younger siblings of the A to Z Mysteries detectives - something special is coming to Green Lawn - a...

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Calendar Mysteries #8: August Acrobat
Written by Ron Roy
Illustrated by John Steven Gurney
eBook

It's a mystery every month from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy!

August is for Acrobat...

In the eigth book of the Calendar Mysteries - an early chapter book mystery series featuring the younger siblings of the A to Z Mysteries detectives - something special is coming to Green Lawn - a...

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Calendar Mysteries #8: August Acrobat
Written by Ron Roy
Illustrated by John Steven Gurney
Hardcover Library Binding

It's a mystery every month from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy!

August is for Acrobat...

In the eigth book of the Calendar Mysteries - an early chapter book mystery series featuring the younger siblings of the A to Z Mysteries detectives - something special is coming to Green Lawn - a...

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A to Z Mysteries: The Bald Bandit
Written by Ron Roy
Illustrated by John Steven Gurney
Trade Paperback

Don’t miss A to Z Mysteries—alphabetic adventures that are full of thrills, chills, and cases to crack!
 
B is for Bandit...
 
In the second book of the A to Z Mysteries—an early chapter book mystery series featuring strong boy and girl characters—a bandit has robbed the Green Lawn Savings Bank! Dink and his...

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A to Z Mysteries: The Bald Bandit
Written by Ron Roy
eBook

Don’t miss A to Z Mysteries—alphabetic adventures that are full of thrills, chills, and cases to crack!
 
B is for Bandit...
 
In the second book of the A to Z Mysteries—an early chapter book mystery series featuring strong boy and girl characters—a bandit has robbed the Green Lawn Savings Bank! Dink and his...

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A to Z Mysteries: The Bald Bandit
Written by Ron Roy
Hardcover Library Binding

B is for Bandit... The Green Lawn Savings Bank has been robbed! When a private detective comes to Dink's door looking for the kid who videotaped the crime, Dink and his friends volunteer to find him. After all, there's a reward! But tracking down one red-headed kid isn't so easy, especially... Read More
 





A to Z Mysteries: The Canary Caper
Written by Ron Roy
Illustrated by John Steven Gurney
Trade Paperback

Don’t miss A to Z Mysteries—alphabetic adventures that are full of thrills, chills, and cases to crack!
 
C is for Canary...
 
In the third book of the A to Z Mysteries—an early chapter book mystery series featuring strong boy and girl characters—Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose get an urgent call from Mrs. Davis. Her canary...

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A to Z Mysteries: The Canary Caper
Written by Ron Roy
eBook

Don’t miss A to Z Mysteries—alphabetic adventures that are full of thrills, chills, and cases to crack!
 
C is for Canary...
 
In the third book of the A to Z Mysteries—an early chapter book mystery series featuring strong boy and girl characters—Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose get an urgent call from Mrs. Davis. Her canary...

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A to Z Mysteries: The Canary Caper
Written by Ron Roy
Hardcover Library Binding

  

C is for Canary...Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose get an urgent call from Mrs. Davis. Her canary is missing! The little bird has vanished without a trace, and he's not the only one. Two other pets are missing. The kids suspect a pet-napper, and now that Ruth Rose's cat, Tiger, has... Read More
 





A to Z Mysteries Super Edition #6: The Castle Crime
Written by Ron Roy
Illustrated by John Steven Gurney
eBook

Don’t miss A to Z Mysteries—alphabetic adventures that are full of thrills, chills, and cases to crack!

Super Edition #6:
Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose go to London! The kids see Big Ben, ride the London Eye, and tour Madame Tussauds wax museum. Then big news hits—someone has stolen Queen Elizabeth's jewels right... Read More
 





A to Z Mysteries Super Edition #6: The Castle Crime
Written by Ron Roy
Illustrated by John Steven Gurney
Hardcover Library Binding

Don’t miss A to Z Mysteries—alphabetic adventures that are full of thrills, chills, and cases to crack!

Super Edition #6:
Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose go to London! The kids see Big Ben, ride the London Eye, and tour Madame Tussauds wax museum. Then big news hits—someone has stolen Queen Elizabeth's jewels right... Read More
 





A to Z Mysteries: The Deadly Dungeon
Written by Ron Roy
eBook

Don’t miss A to Z Mysteries—alphabetic adventures that are full of thrills, chills, and cases to crack!
 
D is for Deadly...
 
In the fourth book of the A to Z Mysteries—an early chapter book mystery series featuring strong boy and girl characters—Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are having a sleepover - in a...

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A to Z Mysteries: The Deadly Dungeon
Written by Ron Roy
Illustrated by John Steven Gurney
Trade Paperback

Don’t miss A to Z Mysteries—alphabetic adventures that are full of thrills, chills, and cases to crack!
 
D is for Deadly...
 
In the fourth book of the A to Z Mysteries—an early chapter book mystery series featuring strong boy and girl characters—Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are having a sleepover - in a...

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A to Z Mysteries Super Edition 1: Detective Camp
Written by Ron Roy
Illustrated by John Steven Gurney
Trade Paperback

Don’t miss A to Z Mysteries—alphabetic adventures that are full of thrills, chills, and cases to crack!
 
Super Edition #1: Detective Camp
 
In the twenty-seventh book of the A to Z Mysteries—an early chapter book mystery series featuring strong boy and girl characters—Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are off to summer camp! And this...

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A to Z Mysteries Super Edition 1: Detective Camp
Written by Ron Roy
eBook

Don’t miss A to Z Mysteries—alphabetic adventures that are full of thrills, chills, and cases to crack!
 
Super Edition #1: Detective Camp
 
In the twenty-seventh book of the A to Z Mysteries—an early chapter book mystery series featuring strong boy and girl characters—Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are off to summer camp! And this...

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Capital Mysteries #10: The Election-Day Disaster
Written by Ron Roy
Illustrated by Timothy Bush
eBook

It’s a red, white, and blue mystery from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy!
 
The Election Day Disaster 
 
In the tenth book of the Capital Mysteries—an early chapter book mystery series featuring fun facts and famous sites from Washington, D.C.—KC and her best friend, Marshall, wake up to a trick not a...

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Capital Mysteries #10: The Election-Day Disaster
Written by Ron Roy
Illustrated by Timothy Bush
Trade Paperback

It’s a red, white, and blue mystery from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy!
 
The Election Day Disaster 
 
In the tenth book of the Capital Mysteries—an early chapter book mystery series featuring fun facts and famous sites from Washington, D.C.—KC and her best friend, Marshall, wake up to a trick not a...

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A to Z Mysteries: The Empty Envelope
Written by Ron Roy
eBook

Don’t miss A to Z Mysteries—alphabetic adventures that are full of thrills, chills, and cases to crack!
 
E is for Envelope...
 
In the fifth book of the A to Z Mysteries—an early chapter book mystery series featuring strong boy and girl characters—Dink keeps getting letters addressed to "D. Duncan." But when he opens them...

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