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!
When Colin accepts the job to clean up the graffiti in an upscale neighborhood he worries that he might be targeted by gangs. But he didn't expect to become a suspect in a series of robberies. Every time he is sent to clean up graffiti, the police are nearby investigating a crime. Colin knows he's done nothing wrong, but even he acknowledges his presence at the crime scenes looks suspicious. The only way he can clear his name is to figure out what is really going on.
Inspector Hopkins has called Sherlock Holmes to help solve a suspicious murder. Lady Brackenstall's account of a robbery gone wrong seems to add up--until the stolen silverware is found! Can Holmes put the clues together and solve the case? Follow the clues with Sherlock Holmes in the adventure of Abbey Grange.
Mr. Cubitt has been finding strange drawings of dancing men all around his estate. He would chalk it up to a prankster, if the drawings didn't upset his wife so much. Can Holmes solve the case before tragedy strikes? Follow the clues with Sherlock Holmes in the adventure of the dancing men!
For several years, Watson has believed his friend, Sherlock Holmes, is dead. Watson's done his best to help the police solve cases, but he doesn't have Holmes's talents and one case has him stumped. He's in for a surprise when Sherlock Holmes suddenly appears to solve the case! Follow the clues with Sherlock Holmes in the adventure of the empty house.
When Mr. McFarlane is accused of murder, he knows only Sherlock Holmes can prove his innocence. He tells Holmes, Watson, and Inspector Lestrade the story of his business with the Norwood builder in the hopes of clearing his name. Can Holmes prove that the Norwood builder isn't dead after all? Follow the clues with Sherlock Holmes in the adventure of the Norwood builder!
To Watson, Mr. Wilson's story seems to contain nothing more than an unusual position for a red-headed man. But to Holmes, there's a crime in action! Can Holmes solve the case and catch the crook before it is too late? Follow the clues with Sherlock Holmes in the adventure of the Red-Headed League!
When Ms. Stoner comes to Sherlock Holmes with a strange story that a mysterious whistle caused her sister's death, Holmes is ready to take on the case. After examining the clues, Watson is sure the gypsies are to blame. Can Holmes prove there is a more sinister plot in play? Follow the clues with Sherlock Holmes in the adventure of the speckled band!
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.