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?!

A great and terrible beauty
by Libby Bray (2003)
First book in the Gemma Doyle series

And then there were none
by Agatha Christie (1939)

Tales of the unexpected
by Roald Dahl (Anthology 1979)
One for the money
by Janet Evanovich (1994)
First book in the Stephanie Plum series

The curious incident of the dog in the night-time
by Mark Haddon (2003)
The woman in black
by Susan Hill (1983)

The spy who came in from the cold
by John Le Carré (1963)

Set in stone
by Linda Newbery (2006)
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 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 girl in the  blue coat
by Monica Hesse (2016)

The moth diaries
by Rachel Klein (2002)

The Stepford wives
by Ira Levin (1972)
Roxy's baby
by Catherine Macphail (2005)

One of us is lying
by Karen M. McManus (2017)

The adoration of Jenna Fox
by Mary E. Pearson (2008)
First book in the Jenna Fox series
by Mal Peet (2005)
The messenger
by Markus Zusak (2002)

I'm not scared
by Niccolo Ammaniti (2003)

by Jennifer Donnelly (2010)

Across the universe
by Beth Revis (2011)
First book in the Across the universe series