Children/Young Adult

Mystery Books
This list will bring back wonderful childhood memories of old favorites, and provide information about current authors and books of this genre.

Beyond Suspicion Review star
Angry at her step-father and mother because she has to babysit her brother instead of going to her best friend's birthday party, Shelby takes her brother to the park so he can play. While there someone in a white van grabs Josh and Shelby is blamed for his disappearance in this YA thriller.

Lafitte's Black Box Review star
Hair-raising adventure of a young teen whose dreams of pirates from two centuries ago threaten to interfer with modern day reality. Suitable for both middle school age and adults.

Nancy Drew Mystery Stories star
Nancy Drew mystery stories have thrilled children and teens for decades. Here is an historical overview of this phenomenal series.

The Hardy Boys star
The Hardy Boys were created in 1926 and became the most popular juvenile crime series in publishing history.

Trixie Belden star
The Trixie Belden mystery series thrilled young readers for many years. Considered the antithesis of Nancy Drew, Trixie and the Bob-Whites enjoyed a loyal following.

Virginia Review star
A teenager must make a series of decisions when her long-time neighbor and former best friend shares a secret that draws both girls into an extraordinary chain of events in this young adult psychological thriller.

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