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?!


















The invention of Hugo Cabret
by Brian Selznick (2007)















Gilda Joyce - Investigator
by Jennifer Allison (2005)
First book in the Gilda Joyce series








The curse of the blue figurine
by John Bellairs (1983)
First book in the Johnny Dixon series
   
The demon headmaster
by Gillian Cross (1982)
First book in the Demon headmaster series







Small change for Stuart
by Lissa Evans (2011)
First book in the Stuart series
   

Inkheart
by Cornelia Funke (2003)
First book in the Inkheart series
   

Dear Scarlett
by Fleur Hitchcock (2013)







The Thornthwaite inheritance
by Gareth P. Jones (2009)
First book in the Thornthwaite series
   
From the mixed-up files of Mrs Basil E. Frankweiler
by E.L. Konigsburg (1967)


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


Open for business
by Moya Simons (2008)
First book in the Walk Right In Detective Agency series




Liar and spy
by Rebecca Stead (2012)








Murder most unladylike
by Robin Stevens (2014)
First book in the Wells and Wong mystery series
   
Marianne dreamsMarianne dreams
by Catherine Storr (1958)
First book in the Marianne series







The last wild
by Piers Torday (2013)
First book in the Last wild 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





Five on a treasure island
by Enid Blyton (1942)
First book in the Famous five series

The truth about Verity Sparks
by Susan Green (2011)
First book in the Truth about Verity Sparks series








Saving Sophia
by Fleur Hitchcock (2014)









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



The curse of the poltergoose
by Michael Lawrence (1999)
First book in the Jiggy McCue series








Rooftoppers
by Katherine Rundell (2013)









Wonderstruck
by Brian Selznick (2011)


The Egypt game
by Zilpha Keatley Snyder (1967)
First book in the Game series
   

The silver spoon of Solomon Snow
by Kaye Umansky (2004)
First book in the Solomon Snow series