Murderers, burglars, gangsters, thieves and kidnappers.
People doing horrible things to each other and trying to
get away with it. Why can't we just be nice to each other?

Black cats and butlers
by Janine Beacham (2017)
First book in the Rose Raventhorpe investigates series

Dear Scarlett
by Fleur Hitchcock (2013)

The Thornthwaite inheritance
by Gareth P. Jones (2009)
First book in the Thornthwaite series
Emil and the detectives
by Erich Kastner (1929)
First book in the Emil and the detectives series

by Gabrielle Lord (2009)
First book in the Conspiracy 365 series

The impossible clue
by Sarah Rubin (2016)
First book in the Alice Jones series

The Blackthorn key
by Kevin Sands (2015)
First book in The Blackthorn key series

Murder most unladylike
by Robin Stevens (2014)
First book in the Wells and Wong mystery series

Harry and the Wrinklies
by Alan Temperley (1997)
First book in the Harry series

Three times lucky
by Sheila Turnage (2012)
First book in the Mo LoBeau series
Sammy Keyes and the hotel thief
by Wendelin Van Draanen (1998)
First book in the Sammy Keyes series

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

Saving Sophia
by Fleur Hitchcock (2014)

45 + 47 Stella Street and everything that happened
by Elizabeth Honey (1995)

Little Darlings
by Sam Llewellyn (2004)
First book in the Darlings series
Gangsta granny
by David Walliams (2011)