The Tracks is a 2023 Readers' Favorite Bronze Medal Winner in the Young Adult-Mystery genre
“A suspenseful and engaging story that will keep readers guessing.” --Kirkus Reviews
“The author sprinkles tantalizing clues throughout the gripping story.” --Kirkus Reviews
"I love it when a story crosses the boundaries between genres, and Sally Royer-Derr manages to do just that. The Tracks is a thrilling mystery with a bit of adventure, romance, and horror thrown into the mix, with unexpected twists and turns that are sure to keep readers guessing." --Readers' Favorite
New house, new town, and still reeling from her father’s recent death, Emily finds solace from her loneliness by the train tracks in the woods behind her house. She finds a kindred soul in Tommy, who also hangs out by the tracks, and they develop a friendship, needed by both.
As spring moves into summer, Emily enjoys spending time with Tommy and the adventures they have, but wonders about the secrets he keeps from her. He’s the best friend she’s ever had, but why can’t she completely trust him?