《天才神秘會社 》川頓‧李‧史都華Trenton Lee Stewart 力作
天生喜歡冒險的男孩Reuben和媽媽，母子倆相依為命，媽媽為了支撐家庭，兼了2份工作。他們居住在有點神秘但犯罪率極高的社區。這社區的地頭蛇--The Smoke掌握社區一切，不僅在居民的小生意上抽頭，收取保護費，其勢力更大到連警察也拿他們沒轍，只能睜一隻眼閉一隻眼。 某天，喜歡四處探探走走的的Reuben撿到一只手錶，意外發現這只錶可以讓他隱形15分鐘！Reuben 幻想著可以從中得到一筆財富，解決經濟困難，並帶媽媽遠離社區，但沒想到 The Smoke也在找這只手錶。這只手錶有什麼祕密呢？Reuben和夥伴 Penny、孔武有力的Jack、智慧的 Mrs. Genevieve將要如何解救他們的社區呢？知道一件秘密是好事的開始還是惡運的開端呢？
Now available in paperback, this heart-pounding mystery adventure, by the author of the New York Times bestselling series The Mysterious Benedict Society, is laced with magic and humor
A magical watch
A string of secrets
A race against time
When Reuben discovers an extraordinary antique watch, he soon learns it has a secret power and his life takes an intriguing turn. At first he is thrilled with his new treasure, but as one secret leads to another, Reuben finds himself torn between his innately honest nature and the lure to be a hero.
Now he is on a dangerous adventure--full of curious characters, treacherous traps, and hairsbreadth escapes--as he races to solve the mystery before it is too late. Even with fearless Penny, mighty Jack, and the wise Mrs. Genevieve on his side, can Reuben outwit and outmaneuver the sly villain called The Smoke and his devious defenders the Directions and save the city from a terrible fate?
In this ingeniously crafted novel, acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Trenton Lee Stewart invites readers to join the adventure, decipher the clues, and ask themselves the question: Is knowing a secret a gift or a curse?