Abrahams, Peter. Down the Rabbit Hole: An Echo Falls Mystery
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.
Feinburg, Anna. Number 8
While hiding out from the mob in the suburbs with his mother, a singer, Jackson uses his fascination with math and numbers to make friends, but strange phone calls and even greater threats endanger not only Jackson and his mother, but his new girlfriend, as well.
Ferguson, Alane. The Christopher Killer
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.
Giles, Gail. Dead Girls Don’t Write Letters
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.
Hautman, Pete and Mary Logue. Snatched
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.
Hiaasen, Carl. Hoot
Roy, who is new to his small Florida community, becomes involved in another boy’s attempt to save a colony of burrowing owls from a proposed construction site.
Klass, David. Dark Angel
When his older brother is released from prison, seventeen-year-old Jeff’s family secret is revealed, causing upheaval in his home, school and love life.
Madison, Bennett. Lulu Dark Can See Through Walls
When someone steals her purse and her identity, high-school junior and reluctant girl sleuth Lulu Dark investigates..
Pullman, Phillip. The Ruby in the Smoke
In nineteenth-century London, sixteen-year-old Sally, a recent orphan, becomes involved in a deadly search for a mysterious ruby.
Werlin, Nancy. Double Helix
Eighteen-year-old Eli discovers a shocking secret about his life and his family while working for a Nobel Prize-winning scientist whose specialty is genetic engineering