Secrets of Shakepeare's Grave is a fun mystery for book-loving tweens. Main character Colophon is a smart and responsible twelve-year-old who loves her family's publishing business. While Shakespeare is a prominent element of the story, it is not necessary for the reader to know too much about him, other than the fact that he is a famous playwright who lived long ago. Colophon has a strained relationship with her fifteen-year-old brother, but the two develop mutual respect as they work together to help save their father's job. As the suspense builds, the story is also peppered with humorous moments. Fans can continue to follow Colophon's quest to find the Letterford family treasure in book two of The Letterford Mysteries.