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While having breakfast at their favorite diner, two detectives, Bunny and Jack, solve a mystery that is not what it seems.
Crack a case with Club CSI: in this new middle-grade series about forensic science!Calling all kid crime-solvers: Forensic science isn't just for grown-ups anymore! Thanks to the popularity of shows like CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, forensic science has made its way into the classroom. This new middle-grade series stars a group of students whose forensic science class inspires them to form a "Club CSI:" to investigate crimes and capers at school. As Club CSI: collects clues, readers will love trying to put the pieces together to find out what really happened in this series that is part mystery, part detective story, and just plain fun!In Club CSI: Untitled #2, Ben, Corey, and Hannah will have to use all they've learned about forensic science--plus good old-fashioned detective work and a little bit of luck--to solve their next case! Inspired by the CSI franchise, Club CSI: is "required reading" for young scientists-in-training, or for anyone who loves a good mystery!
History, mystery, and science collide in a new series for middle-grade readers, perfect for fans of The Mysterious Benedict Society and Lemony Snicket! Jordan Stratford imagines an alternate 1826, where Ada Lovelace (the world's first computer programmer) and Mary Shelley (author of Frankenstein) meet as girls and form a secret detective agency! Lady Ada Byron, age eleven, is a genius. Isolated, awkward and a bit rude--but a genius. Mary Godwin, age fourteen, is a romantic. Adventurous, astute, and kind, Mary is to become Ada's first true friend. And together, the girls conspire to form the Wollstonecraft Detective Agency--a secret constabulary for the apprehension of clever criminals. Their first case involves a stolen heirloom, a false confession, and an array of fishy suspects. But it's no match for the deductive powers and bold hearts of Ada and Mary. Mystery fans will love this tween girl riff on Sherlock Holmes and John Watson. History buffs will be delighted to see all the real figures who play a role in this story and appreciate the extensive backmatter that helps separate truth from fiction. Parents and educators hoping to promote the STEM fields for girls will be thrilled to have a series where two girls use math, science, and creative analytical thinking to solve crimes. But most especially--emerging readers will love this series filled with humor, action, intrigue and wonderful artwork from Kelly Murphy.From the Hardcover edition.
Mary-Kate and Ashley couldn't wait to see the mummy exhibit at their at museum. But when they got there, the mummy was gone! Join the Trenchcoat Twins as they solve one of their most puzzling mysteries ever!
Meet Smiffy Blue, ace crime detective of Doober City. With his sidekick, Jeremy Joe, and his faithful dog, Dog, Smiffy Blue sniffs out clues that lead him all around town in search of crooks.
Logan Deverell has infuriated Kit Morris for the last time. She's had enough of her boss's temper, his ingratitude and, most of all, his complete oblivion to her feelings for him. But she certainly manages to get his attention when she quits and joins the Lassiter Agency as their newest detective. Once he gets over his initial anger, Logan feels lost and miserable without Kit. Realizing what he needs to do, Logan vows to get Kit back...but he'll have to offer a lot more than a job--he'll have to give her his heart.
Meet Vish Puri, India's most private investigator. Portly, persistent, and unmistakably Punjabi, he cuts a determined swath through modern India's swindlers, cheats, and murderers.
Previously published in the print anthology Poirot Investigates. When Violet Marsh's late uncle's first will seems to be a prank, she is desperate to find the second one.
Hank learns about a tool thief on the loose who uses a monkey to help him do his dirty work. And before long, Hank finds himself face-to face with the pilfering primate! Can Hank help to stop the criminals in their tracks, or will the crooks get away to continue their monkey business?
Hank the Cowdog Head of ranch security is on the case in his fiftieth mystery! And this is no ordinary, run-of-the-mill ranch intrigue. No sir, this is a real, honest-to-goodness archaeological adventure! when an old friend of Slim's starts an archaeological dig near the ranch, it doesn't take long before little Alfred gets caught up in the excitement. And once Alfred manages to get himself invited to the dig, it isn't long before Hank follows. once there, Hank finds himself face-to-face with the most ancient of bones a huge bison bone that Hank just knows has been aged to delicious perfection. Hank should be protecting the bone, but can he keep his doggie instincts at bay and uphold his position? or will the most ancient of bones get the best of him?
While dining at a restaurant after a grueling day, Perry Mason and his secretary, Della Street, find the proprietor angered by the sudden walkout of one of his waitresses. She leaves behind an old mink coat which ends up offering a number of clues to Perry in his next murder case.
Detective Masuto reopens an investigation into a murderous film star--with deadly consequencesOn the day that Eve Mackenzie murders her husband, Masao Masuto is on a plane to Japan. For years he and his wife, both American-born Japanese, have dreamed of visiting their homeland, and though the trip is a delight, the Zen Buddhist detective cannot help but check the international papers for news of murder on his home turf of Beverly Hills. Part of him regrets missing the sensational Mackenzie killing. Once a high-profile film star, Eve faded from the public eye after wedding a wealthy Scotsman--an unhappy marriage that ended in bloodshed. When Masuto returns home, Eve is headed toward an inevitable conviction. Why, then, does he reopen the case? The evidence against the Hollywood starlet is so airtight that Masuto suspects a frame-up. As he pries into the closed case, more blood spills. Eve Mackenzie may not have murdered her husband, but she is far from innocent. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Howard Fast including rare photos from the author's estate.
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
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!
How do you dust for fingerprints on a meat loaf? Club CSI: is on the case in this new middle-grade series about forensic science!Calling all kid crime-solvers: Forensic science isn't just for grown-ups anymore! Thanks to the popularity of shows like CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, forensic science has made its way into the classroom. This new middle-grade series stars a group of students whose forensic science class inspires them to form a "Club CSI:" to investigate crimes and capers at school. As Club CSI: collects clues, readers will love trying to put the pieces together to find out what really happened in this series that is part mystery, part detective story, and just plain fun!In The Case of the Mystery Meat Loaf, Ben, Corey, and Hannah's first case as Club CSI: begins when a bunch of students and the principal get food poisoning from the cafeteria's hot lunch. Everyone blames the new science teacher because she pushed the lunch lady to add her healthy "meatless meat loaf" recipe to the menu, but Club CSI: isn't pointing fingers until they evaluate the evidence. Can they find out who messed with the meat loaf before the science teacher gets in trouble or more people get sick? Club CSI: is on the case!
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.
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.
Detective Masuto investigates a string of strange Southern California crimes that lead all the way back to Nazi GermanyReturning from a funeral, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Briggs find their Beverly Hills mansion ransacked. As they wait for the police, they discover something unusual: Despite the chaos, nothing appears to be missing--a fact that greatly interests Beverly Hills police detective Masao Masuto. But the Zen detective only has a few minutes to ponder the strange break-in before a murder intervenes. The victim is Ivan Gaycheck, a stamp dealer whom Masuto remembers for his stout frame and unplaceable accent. A .22-caliber bullet killed Gaycheck, but--just like the Briggs's home invasion--nothing in the shop has been disturbed. Suspecting a connection between the two crimes, Masuto dives into the case, uncovering a strange conspiracy that stretches back to the darkest days of World War II. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Howard Fast including rare photos from the author's estate.
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....
Jigsaw's brothers love to play practical jokes. But Jigsaw does not have time for games. He has a big case to solve. Danika's kitty has been cat-napped. Can Jigsaw solve the mystery? Or will the cat burglar have the last laugh?
When eccentric millionaire Fremont Sabin is murdered in his mountain cabin, his talking parrot is replaced by a screaming imposter. Sabin's son, Charles, and his wife accuse each other. Charles hires attorney Perry Mason to find his father's killer. 1939.
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.
When Jazz's pet piglet gets sick and the veterinarian suspects it was poisoned, she and Milo use their detective skills to try to figure out who did it.
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