Mystery and crime

Mystery stories

Children’s mystery books and stories

12-18 years

Hate

Alan Gibbons

Hate

Eve's older sister, Rosie, was bright and alive and always loved being the centre of attention. Then one day, she is brutally murdered. Six months later, Eve meets Antony and discovers that he was there the night Rosie died ...

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7+ years

The Case of the Weeping Mermaid

Holly Webb, Marion Lindsay

The Case of the Weeping Mermaid

Maisie Hitchins longs to be a detective. She's sure there are lots of adventures to be had on the streets of Victorian London. And, together with her faithful puppy, Eddie, she is determined to follow even the slightest scent ...

£5.99

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12+ years

Riot

Sarah Mussi

Riot

England is struggling under a recession that has shown no sign of abating. Years of cuts has devastated Britain: banks are going under, businesses closing, prices soaring, unemployment rising, prisons overflowing. The authorities cannot cope. And the population has maxed ...

£6.99

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12+ years

Blood Ties

Sophie McKenzie

Blood Ties

When Theo discovers the father he thought died when he was a baby is still alive, he's determined to find him. The clues lead him to lonely Rachel, who has problems of her own, including parents who compare her ...

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Review: The City Bleeds Gold

10 march 2017

Review: The City Bleeds Gold

If you’ve already read Take Back the Skies and The Almost King, you will be familiar with the fantastical Tellus series. However, although each of these books are set in the same place, so there ...

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12+ years

Ancient Appetites

Oisin McGann

Ancient Appetites

Nate Wildenstern's brother has been killed, and the finger is pointed at him...After nearly two years, eighteen-year-old Nate returns home to the family empire ruled by his father - the ruthless Wildenstern Patriarch. But Nate's life is soon ...

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12+ years

Hunger

Michael Grant

Hunger

The clock is ticking for Sam Temple and the kids of Perdido Beach but it's not the big one-five that they face now; it's starvation that threatens the FAYZ. In an abandoned mine shaft a faceless animal lurks ...

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7+ years

The Case of the Blind Beetle

Holly Webb, Marion Lindsay

The Case of the Blind Beetle

Maisie Hitchins longs to be a detective. She's sure there are lots of adventures to be had on the streets of Victorian London. And, together with her faithful puppy, Eddie, she is determined to follow even the slightest scent ...

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12-16 years

Unspeakable

Abbie Rushton

Unspeakable

Megan doesn't speak. She hasn't spoken in months. Pushing away the people she cares about is just a small price to pay. Because there are things locked inside Megan's head - things that are screaming to be heard ...

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Lucy Saxon - becoming a writer

17 march 2017

Lucy Saxon - becoming a writer

I wrote Take Back the Skies at the age of sixteen for NaNoWriMo, and not once during the act of writing it did I expect it to actually get published. I’d written original fiction a few times ...

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5+ years

The Final Showdown: Match Six

Jim Eldridge, Jan Bielecki

The Final Showdown: Match Six

The Wrestling Trolls face their ultimate challenge - a fight for the troll kingdom! Lord Veto has been kidnapped and is being held at the dreaded Mount Doom. But now Jack knows the shocking truth - that his arch enemy is in ...

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