Jasper Jones and Penny Gordon have stumbled onto a diabolical plot by professional assassins to get rid of their state's governor. When the two young people are forced to take matters into their own hands, they manage to thwart the evil scheme entirely and set a trap to capture the criminals. Their ingenious and heroic efforts win Jasper the nickname 'Sherlock Jones.' Enjoy reading about Sherlock and Penny's homespun crime-fighting and brilliant powers of deductive reasoning. Recommended for ages 9 to 12.