The Hand on the Wall

The Hand on the Wall

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Ellingham Academy must be cursed. Three people are now dead. One, a victim of either a prank gone wrong or a murder. Another, dead by misadventure. And now, an accident in Burlington has claimed another life. All three in the wrong place at the wrong time. All at the exact moment of Stevie’s greatest triumph . . .

She knows who Truly Devious is. She’s solved it. The greatest case of the century.

At least, she thinks she has. With this latest tragedy, it’s hard to concentrate on the past. Not only has someone died in town, but David disappeared of his own free will and is up to something. Stevie is sure that somehow—somehow—all these things connect. The three deaths in the present. The deaths in the past. The missing Alice Ellingham and the missing David Eastman. Somewhere in this place of riddles and puzzles there must be answers.

Then another accident occurs as a massive storm heads toward Vermont. This is too much for the parents and administrators. Ellingham Academy is evacuated. Obviously, it’s time for Stevie to do something stupid. It’s time to stay on the mountain and face the storm—and a murderer.

In the tantalizing finale to the Truly Devious trilogy, New York Times bestselling author Maureen Johnson expertly tangles her dual narrative threads and ignites an explosive end for all who’ve walked through Ellingham Academy.

New York Times bestselling author Maureen Johnson delivers the witty and pulse-pounding conclusion to the Truly Devious series as Stevie Bell solves the mystery that has haunted Ellingham Academy for over 75 years.

Title:The Hand on the Wall
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780062338112
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    The Hand on the Wall Reviews

  • daph pink ?

    Truly devious:- ⭐⭐.15/5 Read review here Vanishing stair :- ⭐.75/5 Read review here Hand on wall :- ⭐⭐.5/5 *Spoiler ahead*So with infinite Sherlock Holmes , 12 Agatha Christie , 1 Nancy d...

  • emma

    i know this book was disappointing to me. i know that.and yet here i am, rereading it enthusiastically and with high expectations.i love to fail.update: i am keeping this same review but dropping the ...

  • Nilufer Ozmekik

    They say: “Third time is a charm” and when I agree: because third book of the series is the BEST WRITTEN, RIVETING, EXCITING, ENTERTAINING, A GREAT TRIBUTE TO AGATHA CHRISTIE BOOKS!The weakest thi...

  • jessica

    im definitely in the minority with my feelings on this conclusion, but after my reaction to ‘the vanishing stair,’ i could see this coming. this was okay. not the worst, but i didnt do a reread of...

  • TheYALibrarian

    I was warned The Vanishing Stair ended on a cliffhanger. Did it stop me from finishing it in a few days? NO AND I REGRET NOTHING AND REGRET EVERYTHING AT THE SAME TIME!!!! FFFFFFFUUUUUCCCCCKKKKKK!!!!!...

  • Camile Souza (This Chamber of Books)

    At the end of The Vanishing Stair it says this book will apparently be called The Hand on the Wall??Whatever the name is, I'm bitter that I have to wait till next year to read it after yet another...

  • hyacinth

    maureen could’ve put all these in one book 🤦‍♀️...

  • Reading_ Tamishly

    Here's my 5 🌟 parts of the trilogy:✨The 2nd half of the 1st book✨The whole of the 2nd book (minus David, of course)✨The first half of the 3rd bookWell, it's worth binge reading! And it's so i...

  • Theresa

    How could they mess up this premise this much. How.This book (and as a result, the series as a whole) is aimless, meandering and lacks any shred of tension or suspense. The mystery is wrapped up in me...

  • Ashley Nuckles

    I’m curling into a ball and dying inside now that this murder mystery is cracked wide open and there is nothing left to solve. No but for real this book was AMAZING. I did happen to guess whodunit f...