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Teens Read Mysteries

The River
The River By Beaufrand, Mary Jane (Book - 2010 ) / FICTION BEAUFRA MARY Available in some locations

Annotation:215p. (Gr. 8-12) Ronnie discovers a body in the river one day and is shocked to realize that it’s Karen, the little girl she’s babysat and become friends with. Unable to save her, Ronnie seeks to find the truth behind her death.

What I Saw and How I Lied
What I Saw and How I Lied By Blundell, Judy (Book - 2008 ) / FICTION BLUNDEL JUDY Available in some locations

Annotation:284p. (Gr 9 - 12) Evie is charmed by a handsome ex-GI after WWII, but his mysterious connection to her stepfather has devastating consequences.

Dirty Laundry
Dirty Laundry By Ehrenhaft, Daniel (Book - 2009 ) / FICTION EHRENH DANIEL Available in some locations

Annotation:229p. (Gr 9-12) Preparing for a television role, Carli Gemz goes undercover at a scandalous New England prep school and discovers that a student has disappeared. Carli meets up with the show director’s son, Fun, and before long they find themselves engrossed in uncovering the truth behind the mysterious disappearance.

The Morgue and Me
The Morgue and Me By Ford, John C. (Book - 2009 ) / M FORD JOHN Available in some locations

Annotation:313 pages (Gr. 9-12) 18 year old Christopher, an aspiring spy, works as a janitor in the morgue. When he first encounters a corpse on the job he suspects murder and this leads him to deal with bribery, blackmail, revenge and a deep plot that could threaten his life.

Something Wicked
Something Wicked By Gratz, Alan (Book - 2008 ) / M GRATZ ALAN Available in some locations

Annotation:265p. (Gr 9 -12) Celts and kilts collide when murder and mayhem strike the Scottish Highland Fair in this modern mystery based on Shakespeare’s Macbeth.

All Unquiet Things
All Unquiet Things By Jarzab, Anna (Book - 2010 ) / M JARZAB ANNA Available in some locations

Annotation:339p. (Gr. 9-12) Neily can’t get over the murder of his ex-girlfriend Carly. Her cousin Audrey asks him to help find the killer, but is she just trying to clear her father, who’s been accused of the crime?

The Entomological Tales of Augustus T. Percival
The Entomological Tales of Augustus T. Percival Petronella Saves Nearly Everyone By Low, Dene (Book - 2009 ) J FICTION LOW DENE Available in some locations

Annotation:196 pages (Gr. 7-9) Mysteries abound at Petronella Arbuthnot’s 16th birthday party in Edwardian England. Two important guests are kidnapped and her uncle becomes obsessed with eating insects. Petronella and her friends tie all the loose ends together

The Season
The Season By MacLean, Sarah (Book - 2009 ) / FICTION MACLEAN SARAH Available in some locations

Annotation:343p. (Gr 9-12) Glittering balls, gorgeous gowns and eligible gentlemen…the London Season holds little interest for Alexandra Strafford, who rather spend time with her best friends Ella and Vivi. But, when Lord Blackmoor appears on the scene and a murder mystery looms, the Season beings to look quite promising.

Blackthorn Winter
Blackthorn Winter By Reiss, Kathryn (Book - 2006 ) / PB REISS Available in some locations

Annotation:335p. (Gr 7 -12) When Juliana moved from sunny California to Blackthorn, England she expected to find gloom but what she discovered was murder.

Framed! By Rose, Malcolm (Book - 2007 ) J/ FICTION ROSE MALCOLM Available in some locations

Annotation:223p. (Gr 7 - 12) Luke, the youngest Forensic Investigator ever, needs to call on all of his training when a fellow student is murdered.

Killer Cruise
Killer Cruise By Shaw, Jennifer (Book - 2008 ) / PB SHAW Available in some locations

Annotation:In celebration of her 16th birthday, Ashley Bishop sets off on a cruise to the Bahamas where she immediately falls for a ship’s crewmember. After breaking up with her boyfriend, she is soon involved in several near-fatal accidents. Ashley has to figure out who is trying to kill her, or must share the fate of a girl that mysteriously disappeared the year before.

Lily Dale
Lily Dale Awakening By Staub, Wendy Corsi (Book - 2007 ) / PB STAUB Available in some locations

Annotation:228p. (Gr 8-10) After her mom dies in a sudden and freak accident, Calla is sent to live with her grandmother in Lily Dale, a town that is filled with psychics. Calla soon discovers she may also have psychic abilities, which could hold the key to finding a missing girl as well as uncovering the circumstances surrounding the death of her mother.

Deadly Little Secret
Deadly Little Secret A Touch Novel By Stolarz, Laurie Faria (Book - 2008 ) / FICTION STOLARZ LAURIE Available in some locations

Annotation:252p. (Gr 9-12) Ben is the new boy in school and Camelia can’t help but be drawn to him. Unfortunately he has been falsely accused of killing his last girlfriend, and when Camelia attracts a stalker, the fingers start pointing to Ben. Can they work together to find out who the real stalker is, before it’s too late?

The Monstrumologist
The Monstrumologist By Yancey, Richard (Book - 2009 ) / FICTION YANCEY RICHARD Available in some locations

Annotation:432p. (Gr 9-12) When his parents die, Will Henry is taken in by Dr. Winthrop, a Monstrumologist. A grave robber comes to the doctor with news of a monster found in a grave, beginning an intriguing and very gruesome story. Where did this monster come from, who brought it here, and most importantly, how can they stop it from killing people?

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