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Mystery Stories
Love to read a book that keeps you wondering what really happened? Try a good mystery!
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  Cover Art: Gilda Joyce Psychic Investigator : the Bones of the Holy Allison, Jennifer
Gilda Joyce Psychic Investigator : the Bones of the Holy
Psychic investigator Gilda Joyce is appalled that her mother plans to remarry. While they are in Florida making wedding arrangements, however, Gilda discovers that the city is full of ghosts and mysteries, including one involving her stepfather-to-be.
286 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book
Other formats available
  Cover Art: Edgar Allan's Official Crime Investigation Notebook Amato, Mary
Edgar Allan's Official Crime Investigation Notebook
When someone takes a pet goldfish, then other items from Ms. Herschel's classroom, each time leaving a clue in the form of a poem, student Edgar Allan competes with a classmate to be first to solve the mystery.
140 p. 2010
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Horton Halfpott or The Fiendish Mystery of Smugwick Manor or The Loosening of M'Lady Luggertuck's Corset Angleberger, Tom
Horton Halfpott or The Fiendish Mystery of Smugwick Manor or The Loosening of M'Lady Luggertuck's Corset
Horton, an upstanding kitchen boy in a castle in nineteenth-century England, becomes embroiled in a mystery surrounding a series of thefts, which is also connected to the pursuit of a very eligible and wealthy young lady's affections.
206 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: It Happened On a Train Barnett, Mac
It Happened On a Train
During a train trip down the California coast, seventh-grader Steve Brixton finds himself pulled back into sleuthing when he uncovers a mystery involving a fleet of priceless automobiles, an assassin, and a private rail car.
277 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: The Missing Heir Barrett, Tracy
The Missing Heir
Xena and Xander Holmes, an American brother and sister living in London, use clues from their ancestor Sherlock Holmes' casebook to help classmate Alice Banders. Alice went missing following the announcement that she will be crowned queen of Borogovia after her thirteenth birthday.
172 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Summer at Forsaken Lake Beil, Michael D.
Summer at Forsaken Lake
Twelve-year-old Nicholas and his ten-year-old twin sisters, Hetty and Haley, spend the summer with their Great-Uncle Nick at Forsaken Lake. While there, he and their new friend Charlie investigate the truth about an accident involving their families many years before.
330 p. 2012
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Madhattan Mystery Bonk, John J.
Madhattan Mystery
On her first day in New York City with her younger brother, Kevin, twelve-year-old Lexi overhears thieves discussing where to hide stolen jewels. Along with their aunt's neighbor, Kim Ling, Lexi and Kevin skip day camp to investigate "the crime of the century."
292 p. 2012
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Missing On Superstition Mountain Broach, Elise
Missing On Superstition Mountain
When brothers Simon, Henry, and Jack move with their parents to Arizona, they are irresistably drawn to explore the aptly named Superstition Mountain, in spite of warnings that it is dangerous.
262 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: The Council of Mirrors Buckley, Michael
The Council of Mirrors
Hoping to save their family and the citizens of Ferryport Landing from the evil plans of Mirror, Sabrina and Daphne Grimm seek counsel from the other magic mirrors. The mirrors advise them to join forces with the Scarlet Hand.
333 p. 2012
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Vanished Chari, Sheela
Vanished
Eleven-year-old Neela dreams of being a famous musician, performing for admiring crowds on her traditional Indian stringed instrument. Her particular instrument was a gift from her grandmother—intricately carved with a mysterious-looking dragon. When this special family heirloom vanishes from a local church, strange clues surface: a tea kettle ornamented with a familiar pointy-faced dragon, a threatening note, a connection to a famous dead musician, and even a legendary curse. The clues point all the way to India, where it seems that Neela’s instrument has a long history of vanishing and reappearing.
318 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Ruby Redfort Look into My Eyes Child, Lauren
Ruby Redfort Look into My Eyes
Thirteen-year-old Ruby, a genius code-cracker and daring detective, gets an anonymous call setting down a challenge. This leads her to the spy headquarters of Spectrum, a highly secret anti-crime agency that needs her help to crack a code. Ruby is soon playing a game of cat and mouse with criminals and her fellow agents.
383 p. 2012
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: 13 Hangmen Corriveau, Art
13 Hangmen
Some people won't believe any of this story. You might be one of them. But every single word is true. Tony DiMarco does catch a murderer, solve a mystery, and find a treasure--all in the first few days after he moves, unexpectedly, to 13 Hangmen's Court in Boston. The fact that he also turns thirteen at the same time is not a coincidence." So begins the story of Tony and his friends--five 13-year-old boys, all of whom are living in the same house in the same attic bedroom but at different times in history! None are ghosts, all are flesh and blood, and somehow all have come together in the attic room, visible only to one another. And all are somehow linked to a murder, a mystery, and a treasure.
342 p. 2012
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Trouble with Chickens : a J.J. Tully Mystery Cronin, Doreen
The Trouble with Chickens : a J.J. Tully Mystery
A hard-bitten former search-and-rescue dog helps solve a complicated missing chicken case.
119 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: The Bell Bandit Davies, Jacqueline
The Bell Bandit
Brother and sister Evan and Jessie must solve the mystery of a missing cherished family treasure. At the same time, they are dealing with the realization that their grandmother, just home from the hospital, doesn't always recognize them.
174 p. 2012
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: The London Eye Mystery Dowd, Siobhan
The London Eye Mystery
When Ted and Kat's cousin Salim disappears from the London Eye ferris wheel, the two siblings must work together -- Ted with his brain that is wired differently and impatient Kat -- to try to solve the mystery of what happened to Salim.
322 p. 2008
Children's Fiction Book DOWD
  Cover Art: Horten's Miraculous Mechanisms : Magic Mystery & a Very Strange Adventure Evans, Lissa
Horten's Miraculous Mechanisms : Magic Mystery & a Very Strange Adventure
As if being small and having S. Horten as his name isn't bad enough, now 10-year-old Stuart is forced to move far away from all his friends. But on his very first day in his new home, Stuart's swept up in an extraordinary adventure. Horten's on a quest to find his great-uncle Tony--a famous magician who literally disappeared off the face of the earth--and Tony's marvelous, long-lost workshop.
270 p. 2012
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Rush for the Gold : Mystery at the Olympics Feinstein, John
Rush for the Gold : Mystery at the Olympics
Susan Carol isn't a reporter now—she's an Olympian, competing as a swimmer at her first Olympic games. Fellow sportswriter Stevie is both proud and envious of her athletic prowess. And he's worried by the agents and sponsors and media all wanting to get up close and personal with Susan Carol. But the more disturbing question becomes—how far might they go to ensure that America's newest Olympic darling wins gold?
314 p. 2012
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Mastermind Plot Frazier, Angie
The Mastermind Plot
In 1904, eleven-year-old Suzanna is delighted with her grandmother's invitation to spend time in Boston. She discovers that her famous uncle is investigating a series of arsons, and is thrilled to be able to help him. She is not pleased at all, however, to be enrolled in Miss Lydia Doucette's Academy for Young Ladies!
231 p. 2012
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Partners in Crime Harrington, Kim
Partners in Crime
When best friends Darcy and Norah have to create a fake business for a school assignment, they come up with a great idea: a detective agency! Darcy loves mysteries, and Norah likes helping people, so it's a perfect fit. But then their pretend agency gets a real case. Someone is missing, and it's up to Darcy and Norah to take on the search. Unfortunately, there's someone else out there who doesn't want the two detectives stirring up any trouble. . . .
179 p. 2012
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Mr. and Mrs. Bunny-- Detectives Extraordinaire Horvath, Polly
Mr. and Mrs. Bunny-- Detectives Extraordinaire
Middle-schooler Madeline's hippy parents have been kidnapped by foxes from Hornby Island in Canada. Madeline, upon discovering that she can understand animal languages, hires two rabbit detectives to find them.
248 p. 2012
Children's Fiction Book
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