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Amateur detectives, Group of friends, Elementary school, Summer mystery, Missing locket, Middle-grade, Mystery

The Long-Lost Locket
by David Gorman

Siblings Seth and Julia practically live at Waldameer, the local amusement park, during the summer. While showing their friends around the park, they find an old locket near the carousel.

How long has the locket been lost, and what’s the photograph inside it? Most importantly: whose locket is it? Their quest to find the locket’s owner unearths Waldameer history in the process.

Follow Seth, Julia, Tyren, and Anh as they search for clues, outsmart bullies, and make unexpected friendships in their very first Waldameer mystery!

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David Gorman’s family owns and operates Waldameer & Water World in Erie, Pennsylvania. The Long-Lost Locket is the first book in the Waldameer Mystery Files series.

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David Gorman grew up in Erie, Pennsylvania and always had his head in a book. His family owns and operates Waldameer & Water World. Similar to the two main characters in the series, Seth and Julia, he spent much of his childhood playing and working at Waldameer. David taught English as a Second Language in Vietnam and in the United States, which inspired the inclusion of multicultural characters in the series. David currently lives in Richmond, Virginia, where he works as a middle school counselor.

For updates on the Waldameer Mystery Files series, visit and Facebook/ Instagram (@waldameermysteryfiles).


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