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by Scott ShepherdAiden devoted thirty years of his life to the NYPD wherein he worked aggressively as a street cop and homicide detective. Friends and colleagues affectionately dubbed him ‘The Hammer’. His retirement from the NYPD was a bittersweet turning point in his life. In 2015, Aiden decided to retire and live a quiet life with his wife, Alexis, in the fictional small town of Hill Valley, Tennessee. What began as a quiet and seemingly perfect retirement quickly turns into a world filled with rage and grief... more
by Philip JonesReaders are transported to the historical town of Shrewsbury. The Lion Hotel provides the setting for a story in which a detective’s daughter is wrongly accused of a crime. One might have expected her father, Inspector Horace no less, to have easily been able to prove her innocence, but things never quite work out that way when you are a teenager. Fortunately, Florence is quite capable of remaining one step ahead of her father and the hotel staff. Florence’s predicament begins, in her mind, when... more
by Walter ReidA psychological thriller set against the ambivalent values of occupied France. Alec Ross, a withdrawn and reserved young man who had avoided entanglements, finds himself drawn into the world of spying and resistance. The book explores the nature and ambiguities of commitment against a gripping personal drama.
by Christopher Webster
Kids call it The Compound - an endless wilderness enclave where teens rule and everyday is a fight for survival. A world out-of-time where an elaborate youth culture has arisen out of violence and scarcity, and all live under the thumb of unseen masters who have ultimate control.
15 year-old Marcus Riley is the Compound’s latest enrollment. A delinquent, kidnapped from his inner-city apartment, he awakens alone in the wilderness. Left with nothing but the clothes on his back and a... more
by Christopher Webster
The compound is in chaos! Following the victory against Talon’s vicious clan, a wounded Adam struggles to lead his united tribe of loners and control New Horizons. But as rumor and paranoia sweep through the ranks, threatening to end his short reign, a mysterious message arrives that puts everyone’s loyalty to the test.
Meanwhile, Marcus, Elle and Scab struggle to adjust to the outside world in the wake of their daring escape. Who can they trust as they work to discover more... more
by Sherrill JosephWorld-famous Egyptologist Dr. Winston Thornsley died suddenly two months ago in disgrace. His widow, Ida Thornsley, remains convinced her husband was falsely accused of stealing an ancient burial urn he discovered in Egypt last summer, but local and federal law enforcement officers are stumped. Mrs. Thornsley, desperate for answers, calls in her thirteen-year-old neighbors, the Botanic Hill Detectives—twins Lanny and Lexi Wyatt, Moki Kalani, and Rani Kumar. Their exciting mission? To find the... more
by Fred RexroadHow did a Jasper Springs Library book end up on the streets in a big city far away? That is only one of the mysteries confronting Whiz and Joey as they begin what should be a normal vacation in New York City. Amid all the exploration of the city sights and the tasting of new food, Whiz and Joey find themselves involved in a mysterious countdown. But what happens when the countdown reaches zero? The Tanner-Dent Detective Agency heads back to Jasper Springs to do what they do best--solve the myste... more
by Fred RexroadIt's Spring. It's Saturday. School is out in two weeks. Life is good. Joey Dent and his best friend Whiz Tanner are on a leisurely bike ride down Hyde Drive when they find an injured bird flapping in the grass beside a tree. The bird just so happens to be a carrier pigeon--wounded--by shotgun pellets. The pigeon is also carrying a mysterious coded message! The Tanner-Dent Detective Agency is in full gear, with another case to solve. Can Agents M and K handle it, or will this case prove to be ... more
by Fred RexroadWhiz and Joey witness an apparent breaking and entering. They instantly assume the roles of Agent M and Agent K of the Tanner-Dent Detective Agency. The victim doesn't want them investigating, which makes them more curious. They uncover spies, secret identities and the plans for a terrible crime. But nothing is as it appears as they ride for their lives up roads, through woods and cow pastures, until they find themselves on a wobbly swinging bridge. How do all their clues fit together? Can Whiz ... more
by Fred RexroadWhiz and Joey involve the Tanner-Dent Detective Agency in a bid to settle a bet. Is there a time-traveling DeLorean sitting in Farmer Zimmer's old barn? But, it's not so easy to find out--the barn sits in the middle of a BULL pasture! Our heroes learn quickly that bulls are the least of their worries, as this simple task gets them trapped in a secret tunnel and eyeball deep in a mystery involving an abandoned US Air Force Radar Station and stolen military Top Secrets.
by Fred RexroadWhiz and Joey take a trip down memory lane when they try to get back into the magic business. Right away they are pulled back into detective mode--but it looks like magic has taken place. How could a diamond disappear without anyone near it? And this is only the beginning! As they close in on solving the crime, it takes a drastic turn for the worse. Will the perpetrator figure out they know too much and try to eliminate the Tanner-Dent Detective Agency? They must take that chance and follow the... more
by Fred RexroadIn the small town of Jasper Springs, two typical kids, Whiz Tanner and Joey Dent, go from model rockets to magic to sports as many kids do. However, things are much different when they form the Tanner-Dent Detective Agency. This agency is not just kid's play. Whiz and Joey solve real-life crimes. In their first big-time encounter they find themselves caught up in an art world mystery--complete with lost masterpieces and forgeries. Will they live to solve the crime? They are not so sure.
by Fred RexroadWhiz and Joey (AKA Agent M and Agent K) get snowed in during a winter vacation at the local ski resort. The slopes are closed until the snow stops and the crews can make them safe. So what do our young heroes do to pass the time? They team up with a sister and her brother to solve a crime, of course. This Olympic-sized investigation takes them all over Marsh River Mountain and nearly ends their careers. Can Madi and Wyatt help them before the culprit makes his final escape?
by D.Z. Mah
When a priceless artifact disappears, a play-date becomes an investigation. You and Pippa are at your friend, Robert’s, manor house when his family discovers that an antique quill pen is missing. Robert’s great-great-great grandfather cut the quill himself and presented it to your great-great-great grandfather, his loyal game warden. You, Pippa, and Robert are all heartbroken at its loss.
But Pippa’s on the case, and she needs your help. Will you question witnesses fir... more
by Shay HerbordMarkus Creed is confronted by a boy who ends up getting himself tangled within the Mafia's business. He has always been an ace detective, but he isn't used to working with a new partner. Throughout the investigation, Markus and his partner, Louie, will face rival gangs, mobsters, and the case itself!
by L.L. LewinAccording to the zodiac, the planet Neptune represents illusions, mystery, and the unconscious mind. Aries Dade is a teenage medium who has the ability to look inside those illusions and speak to the afterworld. But for some reason she can’t communicate with her recently deceased mother. With the help of a few spirits, she tries to discover the truth behind her mother’s death. But can she trust the spirits?