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?

Down the rabbit hole
by Peter Abrahams (2005)
First book in the Echo Falls series

by Eleanor Updale (2003)
First book in the Montmorency series

by Leon Garfield (1967)

by Anthony Horowitz (2000)
First book in the Alex Rider series
Mondays are murder
by Tanya Landman (2009)
First book in the Poppy Fields mystery series
by Gabrielle Lord (2009)
First book in the Conspiracy 365 series
by Andy Mulligan (2010)

by Kim Slater (2014)

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

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


Artemis Fowl
by Eoin Colfer (2001)
First book in the Artemis Fowl series

Mama's babies
by Gary Crew (1998)
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
Dead Man's Cove
by Lauren St John (2010)
First book in the Laura Marlin mysteries series