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For the book focused on Kirsten Larson, see The Runaway Friend.

The Runaway is a Historical Character Mystery that is part of Maryellen's books.


From the Central Series


Chapter By Chapter Summary

Chapter One: Scooter

Chapter Two: Too Quiet

Chapter Three: Follow That Truck!

Chapter Four: Vanishing Tracks

Chapter Five: Something Odd

Chapter Six: High Hopes

Chapter Seven: A Close Call

Chapter Eight: Dogs in Demand

Chapter Nine: Lost in Space?

Chapter Ten: Top Secret

Chapter Eleven: Friends to the Rescue

Chapter Twelve: A Frustrating Witness

Chapter Thirteen: Two Rings

Chapter Fourteen: Poodle in Peril

Chapter Fifteen: Proof Positive

Chapter Sixteen: Miss Hopkins

Chapter Seventeen: "We Want Scooter!"

Chapter Eighteen: Dog of Honor

Inside Maryellen's World


  1. It was a chilly January afternoon in Daytona Beach...