detective and mystery fiction

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When her friend mysteriously vanishes after drawing an unsettling tarot card called The Housekeeper, Maeve uses her deep connection with the cards to search for clues the police cannot find.

Rules for vanishing

"Once a year, a road appears in the forest. And at the end of it, the ghost of Lucy Gallows beckons. Lucy's game isn't for the faint of heart. If you win, you escape with your life. But if you lose . . . Sara's sister disappeared one year ago--and only Sara knows where she is. Becca went to find the ghost of Lucy Gallows and is trapped on the road that leads to her. In the sleepy town of Briar Glen, Lucy's road is nothing more than local lore. But Sara knows it's real, and she's going to find it. When Sara and her skeptical friends meet in the forest to search for Becca, the mysterious road unfurls before them. All they have to do is walk down it. But the path to Lucy is not of this world, and it has its own rules"--Provided by publisher.

Dead girls can't tell secrets

"Piper Sullivan was in a strange hiking accident last month and has been in a coma ever since. Her older sister, Savannah, can't pretend to be optimistic about it, things look bad. Piper will likely never wake up, and Savannah will never get any answers about what exactly happened. but then Savannah finds a note in Piper's locker inviting Piper to a meeting of their schools' wilderness club, at the very place and on the very day she fell. Which means there was a chance that Piper wasn't alone. Someone might have seen something. Worse, someone might have done something. But who would have wanted to hurt the perfect Piper Sullivan and why? To discover the truth, Savannah joins the club on their weekend-long camping trip on the same mountain where her sister fell. But she'd better be careful. Everyone in the club is a suspect, and everyone seems to be keeping secrets about that tragic day"--Provided by publisher.

Basil of Baker Street

"A mouse who lives in Sherlock Holmes' cellar evolves a daring plan to uncover the identity of a kidnapper"--OCLC.

Batman's mystery casebook

Readers can help the great detective Batman and his sidekicks solve riddles, analyze evidence, look for clues, and spot solutions to mysteries before he logs them into his casebook.

Real Pigeons peck punches

"With the Real Pigeons World Wild Network, more pigeons are fighting crime than ever before! But that doesn't mean the squad can rest. There are still thieves to catch and endangered birds to protect! But what will the Real Pigeons do when they find a traitor in their own nest?"--Provided by publisher.

The Boxcar children ghost-hunting special

"Wherever the Boxcar children go, they discover haunted havens, spooky sights, and mysterious old legends come to life! Here are three of their ghostliest adventures"--Back cover.

Under lock & skeleton key

"After an accident derails Tempest Raj's career, she heads back to her childhood home and begins working for her father's company. Secret Staircase Construction specializes in transforming clients' homes with sliding bookcases, intricate locks, backyard treehouses, and hidden reading nooks. When Tempest visits her dad's latest renovation project, her former stage double is discovered dead inside a wall. Fearing she was the intended victim, it's up to Tempest to solve this crime."--.

Like a sister

No one bats an eye when a Black reality TV star is found dead--except her estranged half-sister, whose refusal to believe the official story leads her on a dangerous search for the truth.

Citizen K-9

"The Paterson Police Department has created a cold case division, and they want to hire the private investigators known as the K Team to look into the crimes. Their first cold case hits home for the K Team. A decade ago, at Laurie's tenth high school reunion, two of their friends simply ... vanished. With no leads, the case went cold. As the team starts to delve deeper into the events leading up to that night--reopening old wounds along the way--the pieces start to come together. But someone wants to stop them from uncovering the truth behind the disappearance, by any means necessary"--.


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