The Tech Team is going to Mars! After winning a contest, the Tech Team has the chance to participate in a Mars colony simulation. Other science clubs are there, too. Including a rival club that's played dirty in the past. Now, only a day into the mission, the Tech Team's equipment is malfunctioning. Could it be sabotage? Faced with multiple suspects and the challenges of (simulated) space, Zoe, Jaden and Caleb will have to use their best science skills and investigative powers to figure out this red planet puzzler.
Melinda Metz is the author of more than sixty books for teens and kids, including the YA series Roswell High (basis of the TV show Roswell) and Echoes. Her middle-grade mystery Wright and Wong: Case of the Nana-Napper (co-authored by the fabulous Laura J. Burns) was a juvenile Edgar finalist. Melinda lives in Concord, North Carolina, with her dog, Scully, a pen-eater just like the dog who came before her.