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By Charlie Donlea. 2017
Nicole Cutty and Megan McDonald are both high school seniors in the small town of Emerson Bay, North Carolina. When… they disappear from a beach party one warm summer night, police launch a massive search. No clues are found, and hope is almost lost until Megan miraculously surfaces after escaping from a bunker deep in the woods. 2017.
By Pamela Wechsler. 2017
Things are looking good for Abby: she's top pick to be the next District Attorney, and her musician boyfriend Ty… has moved in, despite her upper crust family's objections. But a serial killer is on the loose, and with two college-aged girls dead and another missing, time is running out. When the sons of a prominent government official are linked to the murders, Abby pushes back, stopping at nothing to find justice for the girls. This time, the killer could be right under her nose, and she may be the next victim. Sequel to "Mission Hill". 2017.
By Barnabas Miller. 2016
With no memory of a long ago traumatic night, a seventeen-year-old aspiring documentary maker uses her camera to keep the… world at a safe distance, but her latest subject, a forlorn and mysterious boy, sends her into a perilous, mind-bending journey. For senior high readers. 2016.
By Emily Brightwell. 2015
Inspector Witherspoon always triumphs... but how does he do it? Even the inspector himself doesn't know - because his secret… weapon is as ladylike as she is clever. She's Mrs. Jeffries, the determined, delightful detective, who is also Inspector Witherspoon's housekeeper. While death is unpredictable, the murder of Mrs. Hodges was foreseen at a spooky seance. Mrs. Jeffries may not be able to see the future in a crystal ball, but she can look into the past and put things in order to solve this haunting crime, with the help of the staff at Upper Edmonton Gardens. Sequel to "Mrs. Jeffries dusts for clues", followed by "Mrs. Jeffries on the ball". 2015.
By Esme Kerr. 2015
At Knight's Haddon, a remote all-girls boarding school, feisty orphan Edie is assigned to spy on fragile, exotic Anastasia. Instead,… the two become best friends--and discover a sinister mystery. Grades 4-7. Followed by "Mischief at midnight". 2015.
By Lawrence Block. 2015
Cashed out from the NYPD after 24 years, Doak Miller operates as a private eye in steamy small-town Florida, doing… jobs for the local police. Like posing as a hit man and wearing a wire to incriminate a local wife who’s looking to get rid of her husband. But when he sees the wife, when he looks into her deep blue eyes, he falls – and falls hard. Soon he’s working with her, against his employer, plotting a devious plan that could get her free from her husband and put millions in her bank account. But can they do it without landing in jail? 2015.
By Todd Moss. 2014
The Golden Hour: in international politics, the hundred hours following a coup, when there is still a chance that diplomacy,… a secret back channel, military action - something - might reverse the chain of events. When Judd Ryker is appointed director of the new State Department Crisis Reaction Unit, he figures he has a mandate to help the United States respond more quickly to foreign crises, but he hasn't reckoned with the intense State, Defense, Pentagon, White House, and CIA infighting and turf battles he would face. Then comes the coup in Mali. It is his chance to prove that his theory of the Golden Hour actually works - but in the real world, those hours move very, very quickly indeed, and include things he'd never even imagined. 2014.
By James Patterson, Mark T Sullivan. 2016
Also published as "Private Rio". Two years ago Jack Morgan - the head of the renowned worldwide investigation firm Private… - was in charge of security for the World Cup in Bazil. During the championship final, the action nearly spilled from the field into the stands. Fortunately, Jack and his team averted disaster on football's biggest stage. Now he has returned to Rio to secure the Olympics. But before the torch is lit, the threats come fast and furious as Jack discovers that someone is trying to sabotage the games. A lethal plan put in motion during the World Cup is set to decimate Rio, and turn the Olympics from a worldwide celebration into a horrifying spectacle. Bestseller. 2016.
By A. R Torre. 2014
What if you hid yourself away because all you could think of was killing? And what if one girl's life… depends on you venturing into society? Followed by "Do not disturb". 2014.
By David Rotenberg. 2014
Decker Roberts was born with a gift: he always knows when you’re telling the truth. Over time, however, that gift… has become a burden. Struggling to find his way, Decker has retreated into isolation in Namibia. But a man like Decker can only live off the grid for so long before someone comes looking. When Decker’s estranged son, Seth, is kidnapped, it sets in motion a chain of events as unstoppable as it is mysterious. Yslan Hicks of the NSA desperately needs to find Seth and Decker, so he turns to Decker’s old friends for help. Soon they find themselves confronting an ancient conspiracy as they are inescapably drawn towards a conclusion that will change both themselves and the world around them. Sequel to "A murder of crows". 2014.
By Corban Addison. 2014
A young American lawyer and a Zambian police officer work together to uncover the identity of a young Zambian girl… who has been brutally assaulted, and find out the person who is behind the crime. 2014.
By Keith McCafferty. 2013
When two graves are found on the mysterious Sphinx Mountain, the local sheriff suspects murder and calls on fly-fishing PI… Sean Stranahan to join the case. Then a vintage Gray Ghost lure from a riverside cabin disappears, and Stranahan begins to suspect that a deeper mystery is lurking just beneath the surface. Sequel to "The Royal Wulff murders", followed by "Dean man's fancy". 2013.
By Andrea Kane. 2011
Forensic Instincts - a team of independent maverick investigators comprised of a techie-genius, a former Navy SEAL/FBI agent, a psychic,… and a retired FBI dog - must rescue a kidnapped five-year-old girl. But with so many people who could have benefited from the girl's abduction, tracking down the culprit will push the team to the limit. 2011.
By Melodie Campbell. 2013
When jewellery-store owner Gina Gallo and her boyfriend Pete take a week's vacation, she leaves the store in the hands… of her cousin from New York. After all, cousin Carmine is a certified gemologist—but Carmine is also in the Mob. When Gina gets back, she discovers that her cousin has spent his time switching real gems for fakes in the jewellery of some of her best customers. With her reputation on the line, what's a Mob goddaughter to do? Sequel to "The goddaughter". 2013.
By H. J Hutchins. 2013
The summer is off to a lousy start when Levi's bike is stolen from outside the corner store. But when… his best friend Riley's locked bike is stolen the very next day, the boys are determined to get both bikes back. Upon discovering there have been a string of bike thefts in the area, the friends hatch several plans to find the culprit. There are so many potential suspects - Steve Morrow and his gang, the tattooed guy who sits at the bus stop, the owners of the secondhand bike store. There's also Emily Grimshaw, Levi's childhood nemesis, who keeps popping up and showing a peculiar interest in the thefts. Does she really want to help or is she involved somehow? Grades 2-4. 2013.
While Sherlock Holmes tries to find medical attention for his wounded long-lost son Damian, his wife Mary Russell flees with… Damian’s three-year-old daughter. They are all on the run from both the law and the religious fanatic who shot Damian and wants the little girl. 2010.
By Laurie R King. 2004
1924. Sherlock Holmes and his wife, Mary Russell, visit India to investigate the disappearance of Kimball O’Hara, a spy for… England and the inspiration for Rudyard Kipling’s famed Kim. Traveling incognito, the couple encounter life-threatening dangers. 2004.
By Herbert H Lieberman. 1997
Mark Manship, curator of European art at the Metropolitan Museum in New York, is preparing a major show of the… works of Sandro Botticelli. Standing in his way is Count Ludovico Borghini who is bent on recapturing all Italian art treasures or, failing that, destroying them. 1997.
By Alexander McCall Smith. 2007
Precious Ramotswe's husband, J.L.B. Matekoni plans to do something special for their adopted daughter, but when his plans hit some… snags he's happy to be married to resourceful and understanding Precious. 2007.
By Michael Connelly. 2013
Defense attorney Mickey Haller learns that a former client - a prostitute he thought he had put on the straight… and narrow path - had returned to her old life in L.A. when she was murdered. Haller blames himself for her death. Bestseller. 2013.