Posts Tagged ‘Mystery’

Ruby Redfort
Look into my eyes
by Lauren Child

Just some good old fun and mystery for younger readers. Ruby is a code-cracking and daring detective. Together with her butler, Hitch, they work for a secret crime-busting organization called Spectrum. Lots of evil villains to meet and fend off.

The second book in the series won’t be published until 2013 but that is plenty of time to grab this one from your library.


Dead time
The murder notebooks
By Anne Cassidy

Rose Smith and Joshua Johnson spent three years living together as a family when their parents became involved with each other. One night the parents go out for tea but never return. Josh is sent to live with an uncle in Newcastle and Rose ends up living with her grandmother in London. They meet up again five years later. Josh is bent on finding their parents. Meanwhile, Rose is witness to the murder of a fellow school student. Days later, the boy’s girlfriend is also mysteriously murdered.
Murder, mystery and a bit of a thriller all mixed in make this a another to add to my long list of must reads.
Read more about this murder series on Anne Cassidy’s site.

The graveyard book

Posted: July 3, 2011 in Intermediate
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The graveyard book

by Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman writes some wonderful and very unique books. Here, Nobody Owens, is a young boy who has been raised in a graveyard by ghosts. A great read for intermediate up.