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Mysteries & Suspense
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  Cover Art: What I Saw and How I Lied Blundell, Judy
What I Saw and How I Lied
When Evie's father returned home from World War II, the family fell back into its normal life pretty quickly. But when handsome Peter Coleridge shows up, Evie finds herself falling for him and ignoring the secrets that surround him, until a tragedy occurs that shatters her family and breaks her life in two.
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  Cover Art: Homeland Doctorow, Cory
Homeland
Ths sequel to Little Brother is set a few years after an economic collapse ends Marcus' college ambitions and leads to a much-needed job as a webmaster for a reformer politician. When Marcus' onetime girlfriend Masha gives him with a thumbdrive containing hard evidence of corporate and governmental perfidy, Marcus is reluctant to release it to the world. But then people begin to shadow Marcus - people who look like they’re used to inflicting pain until they get the answers they want.
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  Cover Art: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Doyle, Arthur Conan
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
This gripping collection includes many of the famous cases - and great strokes of brilliance - that made the legendary Sherlock Holmes one of fiction's most popular creations.
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  Cover Art: Last Shot: a Final Four Mystery Feinstein, John
Last Shot: a Final Four Mystery
After winning a basketball reporting contest, eighth graders Stevie and Susan Carol are sent to cover the Final Four tournament, where they discover that a talented player is being blackmailed into throwing the final game.[Edgar Award Winner]
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  Cover Art: Don't Turn Around Gagnon, Michelle
Don't Turn Around
16-year-old Noa is using her computer-hacking skills to stay out of foster care and live off the grid. But one day she wakes up on a table in an empty warehouse with an IV in her arm, a new scar on her chest and no memory of how she got there. Peter, a privileged kid who leads a computer hacktivist group, decides to poke around on his dad’s company’s server when his front door is kicked in by three armed men. Suddenly the two of them are on the run, chased by a powerful company willing to do anything to catch them and keep their secrets.
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  Cover Art: Paper Towns Green, John
Paper Towns
One month before graduating from his Central Florida high school, Quentin Q Jacobsen basks in the predictable boringness of his life until the beautiful and exciting Margo Roth Spiegelman, Q's neighbor and classmate, takes him on a midnight adventure and then mysteriously disappears. [Edgar Award Winner]
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  Cover Art: Flush Hiaasen, Carl
Flush
With their father jailed for sinking a river boat, Noah Underwood and his younger sister, Abbey, must gather evidence that the owner of this floating casino is emptying his bilge tanks into the protected waters around their Florida Keys home.
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  Cover Art: SilverFin Higson, Charles
SilverFin
Young James Bond, while attending boarding school at Eton in the 1930s, must battle an insane arms dealer who, by using killer eels, is attempting to create a race of indestructible soldiers on the eve of World War II.
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  Cover Art: The Name of the Star Johnson, Maureen
The Name of the Star
Louisiana teen Rory is spending a year at a London boarding school when she becomes the prime witness in a case involving a Jack the Ripper copycat. In this edge-of-your-seat thriller, full of suspense, humor, and romance, Rory learns the truth about the secret ghost police of London and discovers her own shocking abilities.
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  Cover Art: A Spy in the House Lee, Y. S.
A Spy in the House
Rescued from the gallows in 1850s London, 17-year-old orphan and thief Mary Quinn is offered a place at Miss Scrimshaw's Academy for Girls, where she is trained to be part of an all-female investigative unit called the Agency. Her mission: to infiltrate a rich merchant's home in hopes of tracing his missing cargo ships.
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  Cover Art: Crusher Leonard, Niall
Crusher
Seventeen-year-old Finn Maguire's life is dismal - he's a dyslexic dropout with a criminal record. After his father, a washed-up actor-turned-screenwriter, is murdered Finn becomes the prime suspect and has to scour the London underworld to find the true killer. A gripping thriller with a surprise ending.
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  Cover Art: Angel Patterson, James
Angel
Heartbroken after her best friend and soul mate, Fang, leaves her flock, Maximum Ride begins to believe the evil scientists trying to convince her she needs to save the world, and that Dylan, the newest member of her flock, is her perfect mate.
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  Cover Art: The Fox Inheritance Pearson, Mary
The Fox Inheritance
After a terrible accident destroyed their bodies, Jenna's, Locke's and Kara's minds were kept alive. Even in that disembodied state, they were still together. When Jenna disappeared, Locke and Kara went on without her. 260 years later, they have been released at last. Locke and Kara awaken to a world they know nothing about, where everyone they once knew and loved is long dead -- everyone except Jenna Fox.
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  Cover Art: Never Have I Ever Shepard, Sara
Never Have I Ever
When Emma Paxton steps into the life of her long-lost twin Sutton to solve her murder, she finds new suspects at every turn, while Sutton looks on from her afterlife.
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  Cover Art: Blood On My Hands Strasser, Todd
Blood On My Hands
When queen bee Katherine is found murdered at party, and her (former) friend Callie is found with a bloody knife in her hand, the evidence seems solid. Callie knows she didn't kill Katherine, but how will she prove it?
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  Cover Art: Double Valentine, Jenny
Double
When sixteen-year-old Chap is mistaken for a missing boy, he leaves the home where he has been living temporarily and takes on this new identity, not knowing that it is as dangerous and uncertain as the life he has left behind.
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  Cover Art: Code Name Verity Wein, Elizabeth.
Code Name Verity
Oct. 11th, 1943—A British spy plane crashes in Nazi-occupied France. Its pilot and passenger are best friends. One of the girls has a chance at survival. The other has lost the game before it's barely begun. A truly suspenseful tale full of surprising and dramatic twists.
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