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Joey Pignattano made a Halloween bet. He is going to eat a worm for a dollar. The only problem is, someone stole the worm. And the number one suspect is a mummy! It's going to take two top detectives like Jigsaw and Mila to unwrap this mystery.
Jason and the new friends he and his sister have made during their summer in Newport, Rhode Island, try to figure out the coded messages he has been getting from a mysterious stranger.
Twelve-year-old amateur sleuths, and best friends, Hawkeye Collins and Amy Adams love to solve cases. They invite readers to follow the clues and sketches to solve crimes in their hometown of Lakewood Hills. All of the books in the "Can You Solve the Mystery" series contain 9-10 short mysteries. Readers are given written clues as well as visual clues to help them solve the crime. The answers and a brief wrap-up are given in the back of the book.The Case of the Imperfect Crime; The Case of the Mysterious Dognapper; The Mystery of the Moody Medallion; The Case of the Stashed Cash; The Mystery of the Double-Crossed Inheritance; The Secret in the Stands; The Case of the Reptile Rip-Off; The Mystery of the Musical Phone Call; The Secret of the Smuggler's Car; The Secret of the Ancient Treasure. Part 4: The Treasure Trove
In this set of short, illustrated mysteries, members of the Clue Club take young sleuths on lots of fun adventures.
Strange things are happening at Pine Grove Middle School. The door to Ms. Balian's darkened room clicked. From her hiding place, Nicki drew in her breath suddenly Someone had slipped into the room! A dark figure moved quietly through the rows of desks and stood in front of the dresses, waiting . . . . Strange things are happening at Pine Grove Middle School--vandalism, dog-napping, stolen papers, and threatening notes. Is there a connection between the unusual girl and the mysterious mark that keeps appearing whenever something goes wrong? Nicki Holland and her best friends want to find out before something terrible happens to one of them!
There she was, swimming naked toward Alder Island, and Perry Mason just happened to be paddling a canoe on the bay. But when he rescues her, Mason is rather surprised to find himself also having to defend her. At first the charge against Dorothy Fenner is theft, but now it's murder, and Mason has some explaining to do, too.
Perry Mason is hired by a woman whose husband is having an affair to wreck it, then defends her on a murder charge.
When their friend Miranda wins the role of Clara in the school's ballet performance of "The Nutcracker," Mary-Kate and Ashley soon have a mystery when Miranda's lucky ballet slippers are stolen.
Tuerto the Killer Stud Horse breaks free and it's up to Hank to protect Little Alfred's cousins.
A moving statue, a suddenly empty swimming pool, a terrifying painted dragon-all clues proclaim this the most difficult and dangerous case Barclay ("Brains") Benton and Jimmy ("Operative Three") Carson have ever handled. The young detectives and their friend Mikko soon discover that the villains are the deadly variety, who will stop at nothing to get what they want. The 6th book in the Brains Benton Mystery Series
When her maid asks Miss Marple to intervene in the delicate problem of her rather opinionated cousin Gladys, she doesn't think much can be done. Poor Gladys has been accused of stealing a precious brooch belonging to her employers, the reserved Misses Skinner. While one sister malingers with mysterious ailments, the other attends to her every need, and they've both decided that Gladys must go. But, one day there appears a paragon to replace her, the perfect maid, or so they think....
River heights is the site of the International High School Track and Field Games, and the rivalry between world-class athletes has drawn Nancy into a world-class mystery. America's Cheryl Pierce and East Germany's Marta Schmidt are the two top sprinters--but when the competition heats up, somebody's bound to get burned. Sabotage threatens to destroy the games, and the race is on to find out who's behind it. Cheryl and Marta are running for the gold, and Nancy's running out of time: one misstep and they could all end up in a dead heat with disaster.
A vivid series of trials from America's earliest days
A young woman asks Perry Mason to find her sister--but what does she really want? And did the corpse sail the yacht away after he was shot? Last of the Perry Mason mysteries.
[From the back cover:] There can be only three in the Freaky Joe Club Those are the rules, set down by Freaky Joe himself in the big red book, slightly chewed on one corner and wrapped in a locked bicycle chain. The newest chapter of the Freaky Joe Club consists of Conor, Timmy, and Jack, and their mission is to solve crimes and fight evil in Ship's Cove, Texas -- if they can only convince anyone that there is evil in Ship's Cove. The members of the Freaky Joe Club are back in school, but somehting strange is going on at the Edith R. Hammerrocker Elementary School. Why does the new principal hate the school's nickname? What is a Hammerrocker Hamster anyway? And what are those strange, brown creatures doing in the gym? For that matter, who was Edith R. Hammerrocker? And most of all. . . WHO IS FREAKY JOE?" Look for the other hilarious adventures of the Freaky Joe Club including #1 The Mystery of the Swimming Gorilla, #2 The Case of the Smiling Shark and #3 The Mystery of the Morphing Hockey Stick, with more on the way.
PSYCHICS CAN SEE THE DEEPEST OF SECRETS... There's a new family in Bayport: psychics with visions of the past, present, and future. While lots of people are curious about the psychics, Frank and Joe Hardy are skeptical. Is this psychic family for real? When Colin, one member of the family, makes an extremely accurate prediction about a future event, the Hardys are shocked. And when Colin starts "seeing" truths buried in a classmate's past, Frank and Joe find themselves hunting for clues. Had Colin not arrived, this mystery would surely have been left unsolved. With help from a boy who can see things no one else can, the Hardys learn firsthand that things aren't always as they seem....
Bunny and Jack investigate the disappearance of a trombone from Mr. Riley's music store.
Jigsaw is in big-time trouble! For a dollar a day, Jigsaw and Mila make problems go away. But now Jigsaw has a problem of his own. He lost his grandfather's watch. And he has to track it down before his dad finds out it's missing. The clock is ticking! Can Jigsaw and Mila find the watch before time runs out?
Perry Mason gets involved in a case of slander when an art dealer says a painting by Phellipe Feteet is a forgery. When Perry Mason goes to the apartment of the main witness, all he finds is a very dead body.
Evelyn Bagby said she was innocent but she had been seen stealing from the suitcase, the diamond necklace was found in her room, she had the best of motives for killing the two-timing actor, the victim's head was covered by a pillow slip from her bed, and the murder weapon was in her possession. One of Perry Mason's toughest cases!
Nancy, Bess, and George are in Chicago for the Mystery Lovers convention--and two of the two stars scheduled to appear have been kidnapped! Some think it's just a ratings ploy, but Nancy uncovers the truth. Can she save the missing stars before someone in the TV ratings war makes a killing?
Crank it up! Ashley and I were in a rock band! We were practicing for our first concert--and we were jammin'! We couldn't wait to blow the crowd away! But then weird stuff started happening. Someone replaced our singer's shampoo with black hair dye. A huge explosion went off outside our dress rehearsal. And all our instruments disappeared--right before the concert! Who was trying to stop the music? We had to find out--fast!
When a snow-white vintage Rolls-Royce chases Jimmy Carson down the driveway of the Willoughby estate all by itself--well, as Jimmy would say, "Creeps!" But that's only the beginning: A strange hit-and-run accident, two quarts of sour cream, and a missing moustache start the incomparable Brains Benton and his partner Jimmy off on a truly international mystery as a kingdom hangs in the balance.