THE ABSENT AUTHOR Dink writes to his favourite mystery author, Wallis Wallace, and asks him to come and visit Green Lawn. To his surprise, Wallis Wallace says yes, and the only thing that will stop him is if he's kidnapped! So, when the big day arrives and there's no sign of Wallis Wallace, Dink just can't help wondering. . . Hmmm. . . sounds like a mystery for Dink and his two best friends, Josh and Ruth Rose, to uncover!