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Acceleration by Graham McNamee
Stuck working in the Lost and Found of the Toronto Transit Authority for the summer, seventeen-year-old Duncan finds the diary of a serial killer and sets out to stop him.

The Angel of Death: a Forensic Mystery

The Angel of Death: a Forensic Mystery by Alane Ferguson
Seventeen-year-old high school senior Cameryn Mahoney uses skills learned as assistant to her coroner father to try to unravel the mystery of a local teacher's gruesome death, while also awaiting a possible reunion with her long-missing mother.

Blackthorn Winter

Blackthorn Winter by Kathryn Reiss
An idyllic seaside artists' colony in England is the scene of murder, and fifteen-year-old American-born Juliana Martin-Drake attempts to solve the crime while unraveling the mystery of her own past.

Black Mirror

Black Mirror by Nancy Werlin
Convinced her brother's death was murder rather than suicide, sixteen-year-old Frances begins her own investigation into suspicious student activities at her boarding school.

The Christopher Killer: a Forensic Mystery

The Christopher Killer: a Forensic Mystery by Alane Ferguson
On the payroll as an assistant to her coroner father, seventeen-year-old Cameryn Mahoney uses her knowledge of forensic medicine to catch the killer of a friend while putting herself in terrible danger.

Dead Connection

Dead Connection by Charlie Price
A loner who communes with the dead in the town cemetery hears the voice of a murdered cheerleader and tries to convince the adults that he knows what happened to her.

Dead Girls Don't Write Letters

Dead Girls Don't Write Letters by Gail Giles
Fourteen-year-old Sunny is stunned when a total stranger shows up at her house posing as her older sister Jazz, who supposedly died out of town in a fire months earlier.

Desert Crossing

Desert Crossing by Elise Broach
A summer trip across the New Mexico desert turns nightmarish for fourteen-year-old Lucy, her older brother Jamie, and his best friend Kit, as they become involved in the suspicious death of a young girl

Down the Rabbit Hole: an Echo Falls Mystery

Down the Rabbit Hole: an Echo Falls Mystery by Peter Abrahams
Like her idol Sherlock Holmes, eighth grader Ingrid Levin-Hill uses her intellect to solve a murder case in her home town of Echo Falls.

Echoes from the Macabre:  Selected Stories

Echoes from the Macabre: Selected Stories by Daphne Du Maurier
A collection of nine tales of suspense and quiet terror includes such du Maurier classics as The Birds, Don't Look Now, and Kiss Me Again, Stranger


Framed by Malcolm Rose
Sixteen year old forensic investigator Luke Harding and his robot sidekick Malc race to discover who is behind three student murders, only to find that the evidence points to Luke himself.

The Love Curse of the Rumbaughs

The Love Curse of the Rumbaughs by Jack Gantos
The curse: excessive love for one's mother can lead to strange and obsessive behavior in a small town outside of Chicago.

Lulu Dark and the Summer of the Fox:  a Mystery

Lulu Dark and the Summer of the Fox: A Mystery by Bennett Madison
When a mysterious person called the Fox begins to threaten young starlets, Lulu Dark investigates, even though she suspects that her own mother--an aging actress--might be behind it all.

Mrs. Pollifax on the China Station

Mrs. Pollifax on the China Station by Dorothy Gillman
One of a series with Mrs. Pollifax as the clever detective who appears to be a sweet old British lady doddering along.


Snatched by Pete Hautman
Too curious for her own good, Roni, crime reporter for her high school newspaper, teams up with Brian, freshman science geek, to investigate the beating and kidnapping of a classmate.

So Yesterday

So Yesterday by Scott Westerfeld
Hunter Braque, a New York City teenager who is paid by corporations to spot what is "cool," combines his analytical skills with girlfriend Jen's creative talents to find a missing person and thwart a conspiracy directed at the heart of consumer culture.

The Vanishing Act

The Vanishing Act by John Feinstein
Eighth-grade sports reporters Susan Carol and Stevie reunite at the U.S. Open tennis championships where they investigate the mysterious disappearance of a top Russian player.


The Devil in the White city

The Devil in the White City: murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America by Erik Larson


Mythbusters: the explosive truth behind 30 of the most perplexing urban legends of all time by Keith Zimmerman