In the Mysteries ofMiddlefield series, readers will be immersed into exciting mysteries andauthentic Amish culture.With a twin brother and five younger brothers, Mary BethMullet's house is in constant chaos. Her parents don't seem to mind the noise,but she needs a break from all the pestering and babysitting.It's the summer before eighth grade, and Mary Beth plans toescape to her secret place as much as possible. The old barn in the neighboringfield is dangerous, and her parents have forbidden her to go there, but sheescapes to it as often as she can. Mary Beth soon discovers she is not alone in the barn. Someone is living there; someone who needs help. Can Mary Beth help thestranger without losing her secret place? And what if the barn is as dangerousas her parents say it is?Readers will identify with Mary Beth's struggles for peaceand independence and be engrossed in the excitement and danger of A Summer Secret.