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Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective

Sugar And Spice And Not So Nice
Series: Mellow Summers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 50,630. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by Janet McNulty. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(4.00 from 1 review)
Mellow Summers just wanted to go to college and get her film degree. She moved into a furnished apartment with her friend Jackie only to find that it already had a tenant: the ghost of a girl who was murdered a year earlier. Now it is up to Mellow to not only discover who the murderer is, but to prove it as well. With the help of the ghost Rachel, Mellow sets out to solve the year old mystery. Sh
Good Enough: A Shay James Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 39,420. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Shay is a teenage foster child who wants nothing more than to belong and she believes she has found her place at a run down stable. Her sense of belonging is threatened when the stable-owner is hurt by a mysterious attacker and in the aftermath decides to sell his horses if the criminal isn't found. Shay and her two best friends determine to find the criminal - at the cost of their own safety.
The Mystery of the Scarlet Stiletto
Price: Free! Words: 37,870. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Tomkins Tap Detective Agency has more cases than it can handle. Someone has stolen all the Kongs and Greenies from the Petsville Store; Teddy has been accused of eating shoes - outrageous!; the food truck on 8th and A is under attack; the FoodFest in Brooklyn is being raided; the Scotties are in uproar; and there's a ghostly hound loose on the Hudson. It's all hands to the pump!!
Muko and the Secret
You set the price! Words: 19,710. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Educational
(5.00 from 1 review)
Four young math whizzes team up to solve a legendary puzzle in a fantasy school called Queen of Science Academy.
The Tree
Price: Free! Words: 5,220. Language: British English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(5.00 from 1 review)
A prequel to a new book coming out in March 2013 called Dreamweaver. The tree introduces you to the town of Stale and a character called David.
Three, Two, One
Price: Free! Words: 6,090. Language: British English. Published: December 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
Three school friends celebrate New Year's Eve at their favourite secret hangout - an abandoned Victorian mansion. But would the mysterious noises help them or give them away? A Short Story, Prequel to Light, Speed, Time.
Amanda Lester and the Pink Sugar Conspiracy
Series: Amanda Lester, Detective. Price: Free! Words: 117,030. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
When twelve-year-old Amanda Lester is forced to attend a secret English detective school, she must decide whether to follow her heart and rebel against the life her parents want for her or stop arch-villain Blixus Moriarty from succeeding at his biggest conspiracy yet.
The Preening Peacock - A Rosalinda Alameda Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(5.00 from 1 review)
Rosalinda Alameda adores zoos. When Massachusetts's summertime "Free Fridays" promotion features the Franklin Park Zoo in Boston, Rosalinda grabs her camera and heads east. A full day amongst lions and tigers is about the best outing she can possibly imagine. But something's wrong at the zoo, and it'll take a combination of her Puerto Rican common sense and her fifty years of wisdom to unravel...
Playing With Fire
Series: Geek Girl Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 65,850. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015 by Clean Teen Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
One brilliant young hacker. One experimental government aircraft. One chance to keep it all from going up in flames. Trouble is only a keystroke away in this new young adult series.
The Agitated Elocutionist: A Lizzie Borden, Girl Detective Mini-Mystery
Series: Lizzie Borden, Girl Detective Mini-Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 11,830. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Mrs. Arbuthnot, the Agitated Elocutionist of Fall River, reports the disappearance of her coveted Star of Swansea, Lizzie Borden the Girl Detective enters into a maze of secrets, lies and tongue twisters. Together with her loyal cousin Sarah Borden, Lizzie explores Victorian New England's dark side. You have met Lizzie Borden before, but never like this!
The Illusion of Smoke: The Prequel
Series: Sonnclere Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 49,990. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(5.00 from 1 review)
Smoke, drugs, chance encounters... The first of the Sonnclere Mysteries, THE ILLUSION OF SMOKE, is a fast-paced thriller with a twist. The heroine, Dr Neroli Sonnclere is a scientist born with an unusual sense of smell. Able to sniff out odours undetected by ordinary humans, she uses her gift, as well as scientific knowledge, to sift clues and solve problems unlike those she's ever faced before.
The Adventures of Young Elizabeth and Rollo, the Wondercat* (*Who thought he was a dog?)
Price: Free! Words: 70,050. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate
(5.00 from 1 review)
YE&R is the story of a 15 year-old girl and her friends in the summer before her sophomore year in high school – and, four years later, when she's a freshman in college. It's a story about self-awareness, courage, creativity – about the power of dreams, a ballpoint pen and a spiral notebook, with a surprise ending you'll never anticipate. Except for a few details, it's a true story.
Vanish (Book One)
Series: Vanish, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 31,680. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(5.00 from 1 review)
Scarlett Summers has had a rough few months. She just got out of Meadowbrook mental hospital for a crime she had nothing to do with—her best friend Grace’s disappearance. No matter how hard she tries she can’t get that night out of her head, at least the parts she remembers.
A Reunion Story
Price: Free! Words: 12,680. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(5.00 from 1 review)
A Reunion Story follows Sam Lancey as he returns home for his 10-year high school reunion. He finds a mysterious list of "to-dos" that remind him who he used to be, and point him in the direction of who he is today.
Losing Charley
Series: Full Circle Series. Price: Free! Words: 83,650. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After a horrific breakup with Dylan Sloan, the bad boy of the Dixon High Swim team, Charley Rice loses the confident swimmer she once was. Her best friend, Cash Montgomery is the only one who truly knows what happened that night and is a constant source of strength. After a summer of questioning who she wants to be, Charley decides to put the past behind and leave her small town behind.
The Purloined Curio: A Lizzie Borden, Girl Detective Mini-Mystery
Series: Lizzie Borden, Girl Detective Mini-Mysteries, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(4.00 from 1 review)
When Elizabeth Wingate, a fraudulent spiritualist, comes to Fall River to exploit the grief of a bereaved widow, Lizzie Borden the Girl Detective joins forces with her cousin Sarah Borden and Homer Thesinger the Boy Inventor to protect the widow and expose a dark secret. The Purloined Curio is the third mystery in the Lizzie Borden Girl Detective Mini-Mystery series.
Killer Climate
Series: Campervan Bushman Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 49,770. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2016 by Pyjama Writer Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(4.00 from 1 review)
A light cosy mystery… With an enviable campervan-surfie lifestyle & a handful of bush skills under his belt, Aussie Scott Chevalier heads to England to film the Campervan Bushman TV show. When things hit rock bottom & the director dies, no one suspects it could be anything but an accident. But as the evidence begins to mount, Scott realises the cold English climate isn't the only killer around.
Shirley Link & The Safe Case
Series: Shirley Link, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(4.00 from 1 review)
Shirley Link's kickoff adventure pits her wits against a thief who's stolen thirty thousand dollars from her school's safe. Usually, she'd wrap that kind of case up before The Big Bang Theory. But there's one intriguing detail. The half-ton safe disappeared too! Shirley must find the culprit quickly or her beloved principal, Mr. Reese, will lose his job.
Promise You Won't Tell?
Price: Free! Words: 48,130. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
“I think something might have happened to me Saturday night. Something bad.” Private Investigator Dani Ripper’s client list is nuttier than the Looney Tunes conga line, but she diligently solves one crazy case after another, waiting for a game-changer. Enter Riley Freeman, 17-year-old honor student. Coincidence or crime? Dani agrees to investigate. And the roller coaster ride begins.
Finding Cassia Lutherans
Price: Free! Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Pixie is an ordinary girl but with two boys begging for her love, the school player and the childhood sweetheart who broke her heart, which boy will she choose? When Cassia goes missing even more drama is added to pixie's life and finding Cassia Lutherans proves difficult. A romantic mystery with a hint of sadness.

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