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?!









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







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)















Shakespeare's secret
by Elise Broach (2005)







Assassin
by Grace Cavendish (2004)
First book in the Lady Grace series

   
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







Charlotte sometimes
by Penelope Farmer (1969)
Third book in the Aviary Hall series
Can be read & loved without having read any previous books in this series







Smith
by Leon Garfield (1967)
   
Stormbreaker
by Anthony Horowitz (2000)
First book in the Alex Rider series
   
The star of Kazan
by Eva Ibbotson (2004)
   
Mondays are murder
by Tanya Landman (2009)
First book in the Poppy Fields mystery series
   
The thieves of Ostia
by Caroline Lawrence (2001)
First book in the Roman mysteries series
   
January
January
by Gabrielle Lord (2009)
First book in the Conspiracy 365 series







The apothecary
by Maile Meloy (2011)
First book in the Apothecary series
   
Trash
by Andy Mulligan (2010)
   
The ivory rose
by Belinda Murrell (2011)
   
I was a rat!
by Philip Pullman (1999)
   
The rose queen
by M.E. Rabb (2004)
First book in the Missing persons series








Smart
by Kim Slater (2014)







When you reach me
by Rebecca Stead (2009)








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







Missing Abby
by Lee Weatherly (2004)








   
Starry nights
by Judith Clarke (2001)


Number 8
by Anna Fienberg (2006)
   
The set-up
by Sophie McKenzie (2009)
First book in the Medusa project series
   
Girl in the attic
by Valerie Mendes (2002)
   
The billionaire's curse
by Richard Newsome (2009)
First book in the Billionaire series
   

13
by James Phelan (2013)
First book in The last thirteen series
   
Dead Man's Cove
by Lauren St John (2010)
First book in the Laura Marlin mysteries series