Eleven-year-old James lives next door to Mrs Crabolli, also known as ‘Old Crabby’, a mysterious woman he believes may be up to no good.
Could she really be eating the neighbourhood pets?
Has she got a taste for … children?
Could she possibly be capable of … murder?
James and his friend Charlie are determined to find out. With nasty messages and all-out threats arriving almost every day, James is wondering why Old Crabby hates him so much. Does he know too much? Is he able to protect his little sister, Baby?
Will his mother finally listen to him? Who knows? Check out Mrs Crabolli and her curious casseroles – just what are they made from?