Individual Author Record
Name: John V. MadormoPen Name: None Genre: Fiction Born: Sites:
Illinois ConnectionMadormo lives in Naperville.
Biographical and Professional InformationMadormo, a Chicago area screenwriter, author, and college professor.
- Charlie Collier, Snoop for Hire Series
- The Homemade Stuffing Caper: Book 1 , Puffin, 2013
- The Camp Phoenix Caper: Book 2, Puffin, 2013
- The Copycat Caper: Book 3 , Puffin, 2013
Titles At Your Library
The Homemade Stuffing Caper: Book 1 (Charlie Collier, Snoop for Hire)
ISBN: 0142423807 Puffin Books. 2013 He's got a knack for puzzling out the most twisted mysteries…
Charlie Collier is a whiz when it comes to brain teasers and word problems. He's also the go-to guy when friends and teachers find themselves in a pickle, but lately Charlie finds himself yearning for a big score. So he puts up signs around the school and waits in his parents' garage to see what mysteries stumble in. And one does! Soon Charlie finds himself hot on the trail of an evildoer and realizes he'll need more than smarts to solve this case. With the help of his trusty sidekick Henry, new client Scarlett, and code-cracking grandmother Charlie puts his reasoning skills to the ultimate test. But will that be enough to unravel this dangerous caper?
The Camp Phoenix Caper: Book 2 (Charlie Collier, Snoop for Hire)
ISBN: 0142427624 Puffin Books. 2013 He’s got a talent for unraveling the most tangled mysteries…
Charlie Collier is back solving mysteries out of his parents' garage, and this one's a doozy! Charlie’s friend Sherman’s brother is missing and it’s up to Charlie to track him down. And then there's a series of robberies in town involving masked teenagers. Could they be related? Charlie has to get himself in a heap of trouble—like getting thrown in juvie!— to figure out what's going on.
The Copycat Caper: Book 3 (Charlie Collier, Snoop for Hire)
ISBN: 0399162569 Philomel Books. 2013 The third inacontemporary series just likeEncyclopedia Brown, but with a little more brawn, and a lot more brainteasers!
...”—David A. Adler, author of the Cam Jansen mysteries
“The Homemade Stuffing Caper is an exciting mystery, full of jokes and puns, as well as brainteasers and lots of detective work. This may be the first mystery you don’t want the detective to solve, because you won’t want it to end!”—Bookpage
“Brisk and absorbing, author John Madormo’s debut tips its fedora to hard-boiled classics with its ‘sixth-grader meets Sam Spade’ narration.”—FamilyFun Magazine
“With mysteries to solve, codes to decrypt, and an extended cast of colorful characters in tow, this first in a new series offers lots of mystery fans to chew on and will leave them hungry for the next installment.”—Booklist
A Bookpage Top Ten Summer Reading Selection for 2012