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The crime of murder is inherently terrifying, which makes these stories part horror fiction and part puzzle. You can feel the danger of murder looming in the background while also having the satisfaction of solving the crime in the foreground of the story. The reader knows that in the end, whether or not he or she is caught, the murderer will at least be identified.
The following young adult mystery books are no exception—from Lois Duncan's eerie thrill-ride to chilling whodunits by vibrant new voices. With propulsive plots, interesting characters, and blindsiding curveballs, they'll have you rescheduling your plans so you can stay in and read the night away. His ex-boyfriend wants to "talk," and his sister, April, is really in over her head.
These mystery and suspense books are new to our shelves in the last 30 days most recent on top. You may also be interested in what we have On Order in this category. Skip to content. When Agatha Lapp's brother and sister-in-law are tragically killed in a buggy accident, Agatha relocates to the new Amish community in Hunt Texas, nestled in the Texas Hill Country.
When speaking of novels and literature a bookworm looks for art, action, fiction, narration, suspense; and mystery is the genre that covers it all. A mystery novel would include riddles, secrets, unsolved problems, crime, suspense, murder, death, morbidity and puzzles. The Whistler by John Grisham.
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I've always been a huge reader. From novels to comic books to non-fiction, heck, I'd even settle for reading a cereal box if there was nothing else available! However, it took a while for me to embrace what is now easily one of my favorite genres: the mystery.
Two of my favourite kinds of books are young adult and mystery. So obviously when the two are combined, you have my attention. But, just like the adult mystery genre, young adult mysteries are varied and diverse.
These days young adult fiction is everywhere, in a revolution sparked by sparkly vampires, young adult fiction is enjoyed by teenagers and adults alike oftentimes more by adults. YA Mysteries are, ostensibly books aimed at the Young Adult often called YA fiction market which includes books targeting readers between the ages of 13 to The themes and characters usually deal along the lines with those faced by teenagers becoming adults.
If you were a regular Harriet the Spy as a kid, dust off your trusty notebook, polish up the old magnifying glass, and get back in the game with the best mystery books for adults. We've found you a solid selection of classics, a few you may have seen on the big screenas well as a few newer books. Whether you tend toward the Stephen King-esque thriller novel side of the shelf, or prefer your crime books with a little girl powerthere's bound to be something on this list to tip off your inner investigator.