Ah the lure of a mystery, the fascination with the unknown
and the adrenalin rush of discovering the truth regardless
of the risk. Danger?? What danger?!

Over sea, under stone
by Susan Cooper (1965)
First book in the Dark is rising series
Silent to the bone
by E.L. Konigsburg (2000)

The chicken dance
by Jacques Couvillon (2007)

Jimmy Coates: Killer
by Joe Craig (2005)
First book in the Jimmy Coates series
The London Eye mystery
by Siobhan Dowd (2007)
The city of Ember
by Jeanne Du Prau (2003)
First book in the Ember series

by Leon Garfield (1967)
by Anthony Horowitz (2000)
First book in the Alex Rider series
The thieves of Ostia
by Caroline Lawrence (2001)
First book in the Roman mysteries series
by Gabrielle Lord (2009)
First book in the Conspiracy 365 series

The apothecary
by Maile Meloy (2011)
First book in the Apothecary series

by Andy Mulligan (2010)
I was a rat!
by Philip Pullman (1999)
The Blackthorn key
by Kevin Sands (2015)
First book in The Blackthorn key series

by Kim Slater (2014)

The clockwork sparrow
by Katherine Woodfine (2015)
First book in The Sinclair's mysteries series

Number 8
by Anna Fienberg (2006)

The set-up
by Sophie McKenzie (2009)
First book in the Medusa project series

The billionaire's curse
by Richard Newsome (2009)
First book in the Billionaire series

by James Phelan (2013)
First book in The last thirteen series