The Secret of Creeping Desert and Other Mysteries for Boys is the latest short story collection from anthologizer Joe Wheeler. Joe has curated 12 of the best short mystery stories ever written for boys. These stories are sure to entertain, inform, and even raise an eyebrow or two. From super-sleuth Jimmy Govern and his search for a German spy to Bob Boland's against-all-odds search for a long-lost gold treasure, you will find yourself cheering on these young men of uncommon principles, valor and honor. The settings, centuries and situations may vary, but each time-tested story will keep you turning the pages in anticipation of secrets told, mysteries revealed, mistakes forgiven and hope restored.