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Mystery/Thriller

  • Betrayal in Black

    by Mark M. Bello
    Pulled over in America? When you're white, you might get a ticket. When you're black, you might end up dead. In a fictional Michigan town, a man is pulled over by the local police. The driver wonders: “What did I do wrong?” The officer asks for I.D.; the driver casually mentions he legally carries a gun. The officer panics—confusion reigns—shots ring out—an innocent man lays bleeding to death and the incident is captured on video. The shooting becomes the national headline—the dead man is ... more
  • Missing Uncle Izzy

    by Wendy Milton
    Where is Ben Faversham's uncle? What happened to the students who vanished whilst treasure hunting at Farewell Manor? Can Ben solve the mystery of what happened to the manor's owner, Alfie Henderson, who disappeared without a trace in 1983?
  • Finding Cathcart: Book Five of Zach's Story

    by Wendy Milton
    Zach visits Shady Glades Rest Home and meets the mysterious Mr Cathcart, who's suffering from amnesia. Who is he? Can Zach and his friends unlock the secrets of this old man's past? What dangers may lurk there?
  • Will's Adventure to the Candy Mountain

    by Dr. Gerry Haller
    Will's Grandmother has told him about the Candy Mountain since he was small child; One night Will is awakened by the conductor of a train, He is told to hurry and get ready to catch the train. What train? The train to the Candy Mountain of course.On the train he meets a boy named Quin, and the decide to go on the adventure together, Will can hardly believe he is going to the Candy Mountain. Together there are many decisions to make. Each one is more mysterious then the last What wi... more
  • Inside Out

    by Natalie Hibberd
    In a divisive world of mistrust and murder, there's only one thing that matters growing up: you're either in The Inside or The Outside. While the Insiders appear pampered and privileged, the Outsiders know only harsh realities. Believing themselves to be needlessly deprived of everything the Insiders have, the younger generation channel their rage into a terrorist group called The Freedom Fighters, a group intent on overthrowing the Inside at any cost. Now the Insiders must watch as the world... more
  • Will's Adventure to the Candy Mountain

    by Dr.Gerry Haller
    Will’s Grandmother has told Will about the Candy Mountain since he was a small child. One night, Will is awakened by the Conductor of a train. He is told to hurry to catch the train. “What train?” “The train to the Candy Mountain, of course.” On the train, he meets a boy named Quinn and they decide to go on the adventure together. He can hardly believe he is going to The Candy Mountain. Together, there are many decisions to make. Each one more mysterious than the other. What will they find? Wha... more
  • Truths Untruths

    by Payal Sinha
    Gazal shifts with her family to a developing mountain town only to fall in love with a quaint hilltop house. The house is beautiful but full of secrets. At first Gazal thinks that she is losing her mind, but some incidents jolt her back to reality and she sets about seeking the truths only to be confronted with the biggest truth of her life.
  • Secrets in the City

    by Rayna Arora

    "Keep singing," she yelled at her friends as everyone watched aghast. The pop stars obeyed her and continued the song. Holly grabbed Sorrel's guitar and broke into chorus.

    The Roberts family led totally normal lives in the most luxurious city in the country until they met Sorrel, one of the most famous pop stars in the city who seems to have gained superpowers. When things start going wrong, it looks like the city is in massive trouble and may fall apart. Numerous kidnappi... more

  • The Illusion of a Girl

    by LeeAnn Werner
    Perception is king, especially in a small Ohio town. Jessie Taylor seems like a normal 15-year-old girl, but she’s an illusion of what people expect her to be: a good girl, a smart girl, and most importantly, a girl from a respectable family. Her family may appear ordinary, even wholesome, but behind closed doors it’s an alcohol-soaked nightmare without reprieve. Jessie and her brother Brian, struggle bravely together as they fight to survive their violent father. Even the excitement of falli... more
  • Good Evil

    by David Crawford
    Byron Jones, teacher and industrial chemist, has been recently widowed but having taken time-off to look after his dying wife, he's trying to get back into the workforce. However his attempts at restarting his careerer have him wandering down strange paths, mixing with strange people. In Australia Byron encounters those who claim to be CIA but the links with that organisation are at best tenuous. A chicken farm turns out to be a cover for a depot of chemical and biological weapons. Mercenary ... more
  • I THINK MR PRESIDENT LIKES ME

    by NAIMA NURREIN MWATSAHU
    Ara, a young beautiful freshman in college has an unlikely and strange encounter with the President of Panamala Falls one night. Several days later, the paparazzi, the media and all social media platforms are on high pursuit of her with the wild accusations of being the President's mistress. It does not end there. She soon discovers she bears an uncanny resemblance to a mysterious and devastatingly attractive woman (Eliza) held behind bars for sixteen years for allegedly killing the president's... more
  • My Dad, The Earth Warrior

    by Gary Haq

    ** SHORTLISTED The Times/Chicken House Children's Fiction Competiton 2019**

    **GOLD MEDAL WINNER - Wishing Shelf Indpendent Book Awards 2018**

    ** BOOK OF THE MONTH - Readingzone.com (School Zone) July 2018 ***

    Dad wakes up from a bump to head claiming to be an Earth Warrior sent to protect Mother Earth - and is soon up against a ruthless energy tycoon. Hero is forced to go along with Dad's new persona. And when Gran mysteriously disappears, Hero and Dad embark on a da... more

  • Voices of Yesterday

    by M.E. HEMBROFF

    In part one Kate is confused and overwhelmed about her parents' divorce. Her teacher gives the class an assignment to research and write aobut a historical event, person or place in Riverdale. Kate chooses the Franklin Manor where she lives with her Mom. Her classmate Rose finds information about a fire that left Kate's Gran an orphan. Kate sets this information aside until she has completed her assignment. As Kate continues her research, she finds her Great Aunt Rebecca's journal... more

  • The Boogieman

    by David Mellon

    This is a story of a make believe creature to capture the attention of a young audience. The

    story is made to be full of suspense to keep them reading and their imagination open. This book

    is fun for all ages to enjoy a great scare.

    Should you dare to read, the Boogieman might just get you.

    • The Apple

      by Devashish Sardana
      History's greatest mystery. Mankind's greatest theft. For 6000 years, they’ve protected Eden’s mysteries. Now someone is about to commit history’s most daring theft. Queen Azura would sacrifice her life to fulfill her ancestors’ sacred mission. For thousands of years the Sentinels have safeguarded Eden and the Tree of Immortality. But one fateful night she awakens to find a man with a bullet wound in his head and an empty branch where the apple once hung. He has no memories, not even h... more
    • The Mystery of the Old Purse

      by Richard Read
      Calista Snipe and her good friend, Skyler McCray, take a short cut home one day after school. They hope to get home before a nasty spring storm strikes. Their shortcut takes them through the spooky unkept areas of a local park. They do not escape the storm, but on their journey they make two unusual discoveries. These two discoveries soon lead the children on new adventures that will test their creativity, their imagination, and their courage. In solving the mystery of the old pur... more

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