Great Mysteries At CA Library!

Who doesn’t love a good mystery? Whether it’s solving a crime, righting a wrong, or just trying to uncover the facts, a good mystery features intriguing characters, an intricate plot and the excitement of figuring out whodunnit?! Discover some of the best mysteries in the CA Library collection — also available as eBooks and audiobooks in the Sora digital reading app!

cover_imageThe Agathas by Kathleen Glasgow — Alice Ogilvie’s disappearance last summer is the biggest scandal at Castle Cove High School — until her ex-boyfriend is accused of murdering his new girlfriend, and Alice must pair up with her tutor Iris Adams to clear his name by relying on the wisdom of Agatha Christie. “A great title for readers who are hungry for thrillers featuring characters their own age” (Booklist). Get the eBook | Get the Audiobook

cover_imageBurn Our Bodies Down by Rory Power — Margot doesn’t know anything about her family, beyond her quiet life with her mother. But she wants more and when she finds a clue that leads her to a town called Phalene, she leaves to investigate. Only Phalene and her family history are full of secrets, some that may prove more dangerous and deadly than Margot ever could have bargained for. “Powers examines the sometimes claustrophobic relationships of mothers and daughters with a genre twist that makes for a riveting, often frightening read” (Publishers Weekly). Get the eBook | Get the Audiobook

cover_imageThe Cousins by Karen M. McManus — After receiving an invitation to spend the summer with their estranged grandmother, the Story cousins arrive at her house only to discover that she is not there, and the longer they stay on the island, the more they realize their mysterious family history has some deadly secrets. “Every twist is gasp-inducing, and the ending will satisfy some and make others yearn for a sequel. Another McManus novel worth pulling an all-nighter for” (Kirkus Reviews). Get the eBook | Get the Audiobook

cover_imageGhost Wood Song by Erica Waters — Shady Grove inherited her father’s ability to call ghosts from the grave with his fiddle, but she also knows the fiddle’s tunes bring nothing but trouble and darkness. But when her brother is accused of murder, she can’t let dead keep their secrets. “For readers with a penchant for eerie ghost stories, this lyrical tale will hit the spot” (Booklist). Get the eBook | Get the Audiobook

cover_imageI Know You Remember by Jennifer Donaldson — After moving back to Anchorage and discovering the mysterious disappearance of her best friend, high school senior Ruthie embarks on a search that reveals dark secrets. “Donaldson includes thoughtful commentary about the ways that characters’ races affect their treatments as victim and suspect. Gripping and unsettling” (Kirkus Reviews). Get the eBook | Get the Audiobook

cover_imageKilling November by Adriana Mather — November is trapped. At the mysterious Academy Absconditi, classes include everything from knife-throwing and poisons to the art of deception. And the other students? All children of the world’s most elite strategists, in training to become assassins, spies, and master manipulators. When another student is murdered, all eyes turn to November, who must figure out exactly how she fits in before she is found guilty of the crime…or becomes the killer’s next victim. “Between the boarding-school setting, the lessons in espionage, and the murder mystery, there’s plenty to grab readers, and with the door open for sequels, they’re bound to stay on the hook” (Booklist). Get the eBook | Get the Audiobook

cover_image(Coming Soon!) Nothing More To Tell by Karen M. McManus — Brynn Gallagher uses her internship at a new true crime show to investigate the unsolved murder of her favorite teacher, uncovering secrets about her school, her teacher, and her ex-best friend in the process. “This thrilling novel hits all the right spots, with red herrings and twists galore. An edge-of-your-seat page-turner; the strongest yet from a master of the genre” (Kirkus Reviews). Get the eBook | Get the Audiobook

cover_imageOne Of Is Lying by Karen M. McManus — When the creator of a high school gossip app mysteriously dies in front of four high-profile students all four become suspects. It’s up to them to solve the case. “A whodunit with a Breakfast Club twist…following four unique voices on a chase to find the killer, this one will keep you guessing until the very, very end” (PopCrush). Get the eBook | Get the Audiobook

cover_imageA Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro — Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson descendants, Charlotte and Jamie, students at a Connecticut boarding school, team up to solve a murder mystery. “Cavallaro’s crackling dialogue, well-drawn characters, and complicated relationships make this feel like a seamless and sharp renewal of Doyle’s series. An explosive mystery featuring a dynamic duo” (Kirkus Reviews). Get the eBook | Get the Audiobook

cover_imageThat Weekend by Kara Thomas — After Claire wakes up alone on a mountain with no memory of how she got there, she learns her best friend Kat and Kat’s boyfriend are missing and Kat’s past is full of secrets. “The twists and turns accelerate until the final page as readers learn not just how the teens disappeared, but why. Mystery fans will welcome another shocking missing teen case” (Kirkus Reviews). Get the eBook | Get the Audiobook

cover_imageTruly Devious (Book 1) by Maureen Johnson — New at Ellingham Academy, Stevie Bell tries to both solve a murder at campus and the cold case of a double kidnapping. “The versatile Johnson is no stranger to suspense, and this twisty thriller will leave plenty of readers anxious for more” (Booklist). Get the eBook | Get the Audiobook

cover_imageTwo Can Keep A Secret by Karen M. McManus — While true-crime afficionado Ellery and her twin brother are staying with their grandmother in a Vermont community known for murder, a new friend goes missing and Ellery may be next. “With complex characters and intricate plotting, McManus delivers a fast-paced, twisty whodunit” (Publishers Weekly). Get the eBook | Get the Audiobook

cover_imageYou’ll Be The Death Of Me by Karen M. McManus — Estranged friends Ivy, Mateo, and Cal witness a murder while skipping school, and the only way they can solve it is by revealing what they have been hiding from one another–and themselves. “With fast pacing and her signature flair for the dramatic, McManus weaves a masterful tale of secrets, lies, and twisted intentions that will be sure to keep readers guessing whodunit, from start to finish” (Booklist). Get the eBook | Get the Audiobook

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