Freddy Paine has disappeared! Suspecting foul play, two of his roommates begin to investigate. Why will no one help them? The manager of their boarding house brushes off the boys' questions. Others just seem disinterested, until they find the body!
The beach town of Wreckers Cove is rugged, beautiful and just a little spooky the perfect place for a luxury resort. The town's Museum of the Macabre features a chilling new exhibit of human bones and skeletons. The owner claims they're all fake but journalist Wilma Roberts believes otherwise.
Nick's new college roommate, Darryl, needs some help. At first glance, Nick thinks he's a real dork. And what's with the briefcase? But Darryl's problem is literally "out of this world." If his enemies catch up with him, his race is doomed!
Tanner Brice has always resented his stepfather. But is that any reason to suspect the man of murder? When Tanner asks a powerful man to help him investigate his father's death, he quickly finds out that appearances can be deceiving.
Millionaire Dempsey believes that his son, Colin, is up to no good. He wants his new employee, Nikki, to investigate. But the feeble and pathetic man Nikki meets couldn't possibly be responsible for the crimes his father accuses him of. Maybe his half-brother Dylan is setting him up?
The Marin family has been looking forward to a pleasant week of camping at Owl Lake. Luckily, they found a prime campsite right next to the lake. Who could guess that a hulking creature was waiting for them in the woods? Or that their peaceful campsite might be a favorite landing place for UFOs?
The manager of the High Chalets is depending on Nina Blake to discover who is harassing the guests in Chalet 17. But after hearing about a murder in the cabin years ago, Nina isn’t convinced that young vandals are respon-sible. Was it possible the chalet was haunted?
Anson Ledyard, a computer multi-millionaire has vanished! Is his young wife responsible? Or maybe his eldest son was afraid he would lose his inheritance? Ledyard’s luxury car turns up in a crocodile-infested swamp. Bob Pasquale of the Drake Detective Agency sets out to investigate.
High school baseball star, Greg Naylor, gets on the wrong side of his co-worker, Adam Lewis. Then some bad things start to happen. Is Adam the one who’s causing all the trouble? Or is it the ex-con who burglarized the Naylors’ house ten years ago?
The pretty high school junior seems to have everything going for her—until she mysteriously disappears. Has she run away from home? Was she kidnapped? And why is the missing girl’s father blaming first-year teacher, Cathy North?
Home from college for the summer, Jean and Jared find disturbing changes in the tiny community of Warm Springs. Something suspicious is going on in HybriGene’s top-secret laboratory. The twins make it their business to solve the mystery.
All of the vehicles on Cole's Island seem to have minds of their own, and they want to kill. The class clown and the town punk make an unlikely team. Can they stop fighting long enough to outwit the alien invaders?
It sounds like the founder of MiraMed needs a detective and not a young psychic who specializes in finding missing persons. But is Greg Dixon really missing? Sandy suspects that her newest client isn't really looking for his business partner. He's looking for money!
First Vivi Calderon finds old letters hidden in some library books while doing research. Then an odd-looking man starts stalking her. Are these strange events related? The letters seem to hold clues to an unsolved homicide. Did Vivi's stalker get away with murder?
Terrell decides to expose the secret ritual that injured a new football player, Dylan, in spite of threats from Booth.
This novel, a sequel to “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”, told using the first-person voice of Huck Finn follows the adventures of Tom Sawyer while trying to solve a mysterious murder.
The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins is considered one of the first detective novels. A case of forbidden love, identity theft and unjust imprisonment, The Woman in White has been called one greatest 100 novels of all time.
Sherlock Holmes and Professor Watson are warned that someone named John Douglas is in grave danger and could be murdered at any time. The unfortunate event happens before Holmes can stop it and now he has to solve yet another daunting crime. He arrives at the crime scene - an old manor with a moat and a drawbridge - but very few pieces fall into place. For example, how did the murderer get inside?
The Sign of the Four is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's second novel featuring Sherlock Holmes. In this story, Sherlock must unravel a plot involving a missing British officer and stolen treasure.
Baroness Orczy isn’t only known for the famous adventure novel The Scarlet Pimpernel. She also gave life to one of the most nonconformist passive detectives you’ll ever find in literature. The Old Man in the Corner isn’t your average Sherlock Holmes; he is a nameless protagonist who sits in the corner of a London tea shop talking to a journalist about murder cases. He doesn’t trust the English police and their ways to solving a crime. Instead, he relies on logic and human behavioral patterns to identify to true killer.
In The Passenger from Calais by Arthur Griffiths, Colonel Basil Annesley discovers that he is the only passenger traveling on the Engadine Express. When a mysterious woman shows up last minute with a servant and an infant Colonel Basil can only wonder what she is running from and where she might be headed.
The door is locked and the windows are barred--how did the attacker escape? In The Yellow Room by Gaston Leroux, a template for detective novels in the last hundred years was established. This novel is a fun mystery read that is sure to surprise and delight fans of whodunit fiction
The Mystery of the Sea by Bram Stoker contains the same compelling elements as “Dracula”. It’s a mixture of adventure, romance, mystery, and fantasy.
In The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow, a teenage girl is discovered dead with an arrow through her heart in a museum. The museum is closed and all the visitors are locked while the case is being investigated. Can you solve it first? For fans of Agatha Christie and other cozy mysteries
For many years uninhabited, the remote Cloomber Hall becomes the residence of General Heatherstone and his family. Surprisingly, the General avoids any human interactions and forbids his family to leave their new home. What is he hiding?