mystery fiction

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mystery fiction

G force

Rising star Eddie Stewart is on the starting grid of the Indianapolis 500, but a mysterious series of dangerous crashes threatens to end Eddie's dream of winning at Indy before it even begins.

Eye of the storm

Jaden's summer visit with her meteorologist father, who has just returned from spending four years in Russia conducting weather experiments not permitted in the United States, fills her with apprehension and fear as she discovers that living at her father's planned community Placid Meadows is anything but placid.

The things she's seen

The ghost of a girl who recently died in an accident makes contact with her grieving father to help solve a mystery in a remote Australian town, where a girl who speaks entirely in riddles is the only witness to a fatal fire.

Finlay Donovan is killing it

Finlay Donovan is a struggling single mom of two who is trying to finish her next novel. But when Finlay is overheard discussing the plot of her new suspense novel with her agent over lunch, she is believed to be contract killer and approached with a job offer to get rid of a problem husband. Finlay agress, but one thing leads to another, and soon she finds her life is becoming more dangerous than the books she's written.

The gone dead

a novel
Billie James learns she has inherited her poet father's Mississippi Delta shack thirty years after he died. When she returns to remodel the shack into a rental, she learns from locals that she went missing the day he died, when she was only four years old. As she digs through her father's writings, she uncovers the truth of his death and her disappearance.

In the study with the wrench

After their headmaster is brutally murdered, the students of Blackbrook Academy are thrown into chaos, half of them not returning to campus. The ones who have--including Orchid McKee, Scarlett Mistry, Vaughn Green, Phineas Plum, Beth "Peacock" Picach, and Sam "Mustard" Maestor--have been titled the Murder Crew by the other students. Then, another staff member shows up dead, and everything comes to a boiling head at Tudor House.

Crime club

Sixteen-year-old Penny Capelli has just moved to a small town to live with her aunt Stella when Penny's dog digs up a human skeleton in the backyard that is over twenty years old. Penny, her cousin Simon, and his friends investigate the mystery and try to learn the skeleton's identity. However, they quickly learn that their efforts could provoke the killer again.

Overturned

Nikki Tate's father has been on death row for killing his best friend in a gambling dispute, but he has always maintained his innocence, and now his conviction has been overturned and he is back at the casino, where high school junior Nikki has been operating illegal poker games in the hopes of saving enough money to get out of Vegas after graduation--and now he is determined to find the real killer, and Nikki is inevitably drawn into his dangerous search for the truth.

Moving target

Twelve-year-old Cassie Arroyo is a student in Rome, but her life changes when a secret organization, the Hastati, shoots her father, and she learns that she is a member of an ancient bloodline that enables her to use the Spear of Destiny, a legendary object that can alter the future.

The Lie Tree

On an island off the south coast of Victorian England, fourteen-year-old Faith investigates the mysterious death of her father, who was involved in a scandal, and discovers a tree that feeds upon lies and gives those who eat its fruit visions of truth.

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