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  • Bibliography:
    5 Books (1 Series)
  • First Book:
    May 2012
  • Latest Book:
    September 2022
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Full Series List in Order

A Mo & Dale Mystery

1 - Three Times Lucky (May-2012)
2 - The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing (Feb-2014)
3 - The Odds of Getting Even (Oct-2015)
4 - The Law of Finders Keepers (Sep-2018)

Book List in Order: 5 titles



  • Meet Miss Moses LoBeau -- rising sixth grader, natural born detective, borderline straight-A student, and goddess of free enterprise. Mo washed ashore in Tupelo Landing, North Carolina, eleven years ago during one of the meanest hurricanes in history...



  • Small towns have rules. One is, you got to stay who you are -- no matter how many murders you solve. When Miss Lana makes an Accidental Bid at the Tupelo auction and winds up the mortified owner of an old inn, she doesn't realize there's a ghost i...



  • The trial of the century has come to Tupelo Landing, NC. Mo and Dale, aka Desperado Detectives, head to court as star witnesses against Dale's daddy--confessed kidnapper Macon Johnson. Dale's nerves are jangled, but Mo, who doesn't mind getting even ...



  • The heart-warming conclusion to the beloved Mo & Dale Mysteries by Newbery Honor author Sheila Turnage featuring the most shocking case yet! Pirate fever sweeps through the town after an opportunistic treasure hunter shows up looking to lay claim ...



  • "The Dime Novel Kids are spunky, spirited, smart, sassy -- and so is Sheila Turnage‚Äôs writing. It sizzles and sparkles." -- Lauren Wolk, author of Newbery Honor Book Wolf Hollow From the Newbery Honor-winning author of Three Times Lucky comes...




Award-Winning Books by Sheila Turnage

Three Times Lucky
2013 Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize -- Young Adult
2013 SIBA Book Award -- Young Adult
2014 Keystone to Reading Book Award -- Middle School


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Sheila Turnage has published 5 books.

Sheila Turnage does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Island of Spies, was published in September 2022.

The first book by Sheila Turnage, Three Times Lucky, was published in May 2012.

Yes. Sheila Turnage has 1 series.