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

And then there were none
by Agatha Christie (1939)

Tales of the unexpected
by Roald Dahl (Anthology 1979)
The red necklace
by Sally Gardner (2007)
First book in the French Revolution series
Silent to the bone
by E.L. Konigsburg (2000)
The killer's cousin
by Nancy Werlin (1998)

The sweetness at the bottom of the pie
by Alan Bradley (2009)
First book in the Flavia de Luce series

The gathering
by Isobelle Carmody (1993)

Looking for JJ
by Anne Cassidy (2004)
First book in the Looking for JJ series
The Medici curse
by Matt Chamings (2007)

Jimmy Coates: Killer
by Joe Craig (2005)
First book in the Jimmy Coates series
The hound of the Baskervilles
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1902)
Fifth book in the Sherlock Holmes series
Can be read & loved without having read any previous books in this series

The girl is murder
by Kathryn Miller Haines (2011)
First book in the Iris Anderson series

The falconer's knot
by Mary Hoffman (2007)
by Anthony Horowitz (2000)
First book in the Alex Rider series
The star of Kazan
by Eva Ibbotson (2004)

by Gabrielle Lord (2009)
First book in the Conspiracy 365 series
by Catherine MacPhail (2000)
by Andy Mulligan (2010)

The adoration of Jenna Fox
by Mary E. Pearson (2008)
First book in the Jenna Fox series
The ruby in the smoke
by Philip Pullman (1985)
First book in the Sally Lockhart series
Finding Violet Park
by Jenny Valentine (2007)
Missing Abby
by Lee Weatherly (2004)

The haunting of Lily Frost
by Nova Weetman (2014)

by Jullie Bertagna (2002)
First book in the Exodus/Raging earth series

Starry nights
by Judith Clarke (2001)

by Louise Cooper (2005)

The maze runner
by James Dashner (2009)
First book in the Maze runner series

Blood ties
by Sophie McKenzie (2008)
First book in the Blood series

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

Girl in the attic
by Valerie Mendes (2002)

She is not invisible
by Marcus Sedgwick (2013)