Seattle Picks: Teen - Mystery

Bullet Point
Bullet Point By Abrahams, Peter, 1947- Book - 2010

Annotation:When Wyatt moves to the town where his father is serving time in prison, strange questions begin to pile up.

What She Left Behind
What She Left Behind By Bilen, Tracy Book - 2012

Annotation:Sara's mother is missing, and now it's up to Sara to bring her back.

The Diviners
The Diviners By Bray, Libba Book - 2012

Annotation:New York, 1926. A rash of occult-based murders thrusts Evie and her uncle into the middle of the investigation.

Look Into My Eyes
Look Into My Eyes By Child, Lauren Book - 2012

Annotation:Thirteen-year-old Ruby is a detective and code-cracker - which is why she is hired by a secret intelligence service. MS

The Butterfly Clues
The Butterfly Clues By Ellison, Kate Book - 2012

Annotation:Lo has obsessive behaviors - and now they've led her to the scene of a murder.

Under the Egg
Under the Egg By Fitzgerald, Laura Marx Book - 2014

Annotation:A mystery involving a valuable hidden painting, museums, and WWII history. MS

The Clockwork Scarab
The Clockwork Scarab By Gleason, Colleen Book - 2013

Annotation:As young women start turning up dead in 1889 London, Evaline and Mina are called to investigate. First in a series.

Cross My Heart
Cross My Heart By Gould, Sasha Book - 2012

Annotation:In 16th century Venice, Laura has never left the convent where she grew up. But when her sister dies, she ventures out to learn the truth about what happened.

Paper Towns
Paper Towns By Green, John, 1977- Book - 2009

Annotation:Q has always been in love with Margo, the girl next door. Then, after one crazy night together, she disappears.

Burning Blue
Burning Blue By Griffin, Paul, 1966- Book - 2014

Annotation:After Nicole’s face is splashed with acid, Jay uses his hacking skills to investigate – but nearly everyone becomes a suspect, putting Jay in danger.

Deadly Cool
Deadly Cool By Halliday, Gemma Book - 2011

Annotation:Hartley just found the girl her boyfriend may have been cheating with - strangled to death by her own earbuds.

Minders By Jaffe, Michele Book - 2014

Annotation:Sadie is a Minder – she can enter the mind of another person. But can she remain objective as an observer in the head of Ford, a troubled and possibly criminal boy?

The Name of the Star
The Name of the Star By Johnson, Maureen, 1973- Book - 2011

Annotation:Rory moves from Louisiana to a London boarding school, only to find herself in the midst of a string of murders similar to those of Jack the Ripper. MS

Death Cloud
Death Cloud By Lane, Andy Book - 2011

Annotation:Sherlock Holmes, 14, was expecting a quiet summer, but instead finds himself in the center of a murder mystery. MS

The Traitor in the Tunnel
The Traitor in the Tunnel By Lee, Y. S., 1974- Book - 2012

Annotation:In the final volume of The Agency trilogy, Mary poses as a maid in Buckingham Palace to catch a thief – but things get more complicated when a murder occurs that may involve someone close to her.

I Hunt Killers
I Hunt Killers By Lyga, Barry Book - 2012

Annotation:Jazz is on the hunt for a serial killer. He's an expert - his father is a serial killer, and he fears he may have the potential to become one himself.

The Silence of Murder
The Silence of Murder By Mackall, Dandi Daley Book - 2011

Annotation:Hope is the only person who believes her brother did not murder a popular coach, but he hasn't spoken in nine years, so she must find the murderer herself.

Envy An Empty Coffin Novel By Olsen, Gregg Book - 2011

Annotation:Katelyn was found electrocuted in the bathtub, but twins Hayley and Taylor think her death may not have been an accident.

Ripper By Petrucha, Stefan Book - 2012

Annotation:Carver, a detective's apprentice in 1895 New York, wonders if a series of murders may be the result of Jack the Ripper crossing the Atlantic. MS

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children By Riggs, Ransom Book - 2011

Annotation:In an abandoned orphanage on an island off the coast of Wales, Jacob discovers disturbing facts about the children who lived there.

Picture Me Gone
Picture Me Gone By Rosoff, Meg Book - 2013

Annotation:Mila goes to New York to help find her father's best friend, who has gone missing, and learns more than she intended.

The Lying Game
The Lying Game By Shepard, Sara, 1977- Book - 2010

Annotation:Emma never knew she had an identical twin - until she saw a video of a girl with her own face being choked to death.

Code Name Verity
Code Name Verity By Wein, Elizabeth Book - 2012

Annotation:1943, WWII, female air pilots, friendship, survival, espionage. First in the series.

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