Mysteries

Gallagher Girls Series by Ally Carter

I’d Tell You I Love You, But Then I’d Have to Kill You
Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy
Don’t Judge a Girl by her Cover
Only the Good Spy Young

 

 

Heist Society by Ally Carter
YA Carter

A group of teenagers uses their combined talents to re-steal several priceless paintings and save fifteen-year-old Kat Bishop’s father, himself an international art thief, from a vengeful collector.
Sequel: Uncommon Criminals

 

Bad Kitty by Michele Jaffe
Sequel: Kitty Kitty

While vacationing with her family in Las Vegas, seventeen-year-old Jasmine stumbles upon a murder mystery that she attempts to solve with the help of her friends, recently arrived from California.

 

 

Bullet Point by Peter Abrahams
YA Abrahams

The only thing seventeen-year-old Wyatt knew about his biological father was that he was serving a life sentence, but circumstances and a new girlfriend bring them together and soon Wyatt is working to prove his father’s innocence.

 

Reality Check by Peter Abrahams
YA Abrahams

After a knee injury destroys sixteen-year-old Cody’s college hopes, he drops out of high school and gets a job in his small Montana town, but when his ex-girlfriend disappears from her Vermont boarding school, Cody travels cross-country to join the search.

 

Cryer’s Cross by Lisa McMann
YA McMann

Seventeen-year-old Kendall, who suffers from obsessive-compulsive disorder, lives with her parents on a potato farm in a tiny community in Montana, where two teenagers go missing within months of each other, with no explanation.

 

Alex Rider Series by Anthony Horowitz

Stormbreaker Crocodile Tears
Point Blank Scorpia Rising
Skeleton Key
Eagle Strike
Scorpia
Ark Angel
Snakehead

 

Trash by Andy Mulligan
YA Mulligan

Fourteen-year-olds Raphael and Gardo team up with a younger boy, Rat, to figure out the mysteries surrounding a bag Raphael finds during their daily life of sorting through trash in a third-world country’s dump.

 

 

The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd
YA Dowd
*great for middle school

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.

 

Paper Towns by John Green
YA Green

One month before graduating from his Central Florida high school, Quentin “Q” Jacobsen basks in the predictable boringness of his life until the beautiful and exciting Margo Roth Spiegelman, Q’s neighbor and classmate, takes him on a midnight adventure and then mysteriously disappears.

 

Please Ignore Vera Dietz by A.S. King
YA King

When her best friend, whom she secretly loves, betrays her and then dies under mysterious circumstances, high school senior Vera Dietz struggles with secrets that could help clear his name.

 

 

The Last Good Place of Lily Odilon by Sara Beitia
YA Beitia

When seventeen-year-old Albert Morales’s girlfriend Lily goes missing and he is the main suspect in her disappearance, he must deflect the worries of his angry parents, the suspicions of the police, and Lily’s dangerous stepfather as Albert desperately tries to find her, with her sister as his only ally.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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