Mystery and crime

Mystery stories

Children’s mystery books and stories

12-18 years

Hate

Alan Gibbons

Hate

Eve's older sister, Rosie, was bright and alive and always loved being the centre of attention. Then one day, she is brutally murdered. Six months later, Eve meets Antony and discovers that he was there the night Rosie died ...

£7.99

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7+ years

The Case of the Weeping Mermaid

Holly Webb, Marion Lindsay

The Case of the Weeping Mermaid

Maisie Hitchins longs to be a detective. She's sure there are lots of adventures to be had on the streets of Victorian London. And, together with her faithful puppy, Eddie, she is determined to follow even the slightest scent ...

£5.99

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12+ years

Riot

Sarah Mussi

Riot

England is struggling under a recession that has shown no sign of abating. Years of cuts has devastated Britain: banks are going under, businesses closing, prices soaring, unemployment rising, prisons overflowing. The authorities cannot cope. And the population has maxed ...

£6.99

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12+ years

Blood Ties

Sophie McKenzie

Blood Ties

When Theo discovers the father he thought died when he was a baby is still alive, he's determined to find him. The clues lead him to lonely Rachel, who has problems of her own, including parents who compare her ...

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Our Favourite Halloween Books For Kids

31 october 2017

Our Favourite Halloween Books For Kids

Are you looking for the perfect spooky story? Well, read on (if you dare!) – we’ve rated all these Halloween books for kids on a BOO scale, so you can find what’s right for your little ones! 

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12+ years

Hunger

Michael Grant

Hunger

The clock is ticking for Sam Temple and the kids of Perdido Beach but it's not the big one-five that they face now; it's starvation that threatens the FAYZ. In an abandoned mine shaft a faceless animal lurks ...

£7.99

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12+ years

Ancient Appetites

Oisin McGann

Ancient Appetites

Nate Wildenstern's brother has been killed, and the finger is pointed at him...After nearly two years, eighteen-year-old Nate returns home to the family empire ruled by his father - the ruthless Wildenstern Patriarch. But Nate's life is soon ...

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7+ years

The Case of the Blind Beetle

Holly Webb, Marion Lindsay

The Case of the Blind Beetle

Maisie Hitchins longs to be a detective. She's sure there are lots of adventures to be had on the streets of Victorian London. And, together with her faithful puppy, Eddie, she is determined to follow even the slightest scent ...

£5.99

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11+ years

Inheritance

Malinda Lo

Inheritance

David's fingers squeezed hers, and through the connection that opened between them when they touched, Reese felt his emotions echoing her own. They both had that jittery, butterflies-in-the-stomach feeling that said: You're about to do something that could ...

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7+ years

Bleach: 54

Tite Kubo

Bleach: 54

After a long struggle, Ichigo finally regains his soul reaper powers thanks to Rukia. But as the battle against Kugo Ginjo heats up, Ichigo learns a shocking secret behind his role as a deputy soul reaper. With the truth finally ...

£6.99

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