The Kidnapped King: Someone has kidnapped the king and queen of Socotra. The Lucky Lottery: The lottery ticket that Lucky O'Leary's grandfather sends him turns out to be a million-dollar winner! The Missing Mummy: It's Mummy Monday at the museum, and Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are excited about the new Egyptian exhibit. The Ninth Nugget: Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are spending a week at a dude ranch. Everything is normal in a cowboy kind of way, until...
When Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose visit Washington, D.C., just before Christmas, they are inadvertently caught up in a kidnapping plot that was intended for the president's dog, but also involves the president's stepdaughter and her friend Marshall.