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Confessions of a Murder Suspect Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen must prove she didn't kill parents in taut thriller.
By James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
(2012)
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Shadowlands Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Serial killer stalks teen girl in spooky thriller.
By Kate Brian
(2013)
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And Then There Were None Book Poster Image
age 14+
Masterful murder mystery takes dark view of justice.
By Agatha Christie
(1939)
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Mojo Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Slick but lopsided tale of teen trying to solve a murder.
By Tim Tharp
(2013)
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Truth or Dare Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Popular, rich girls star in shallow, sexy series starter.
By Jacqueline Green
(2013)
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The Clockwork Scarab Book Poster Image
age 14+
Steampunk murder mystery with teen girls intriguing, gory.
By Colleen Gleason
(2013)
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Confessions: The Private School Murders Book Poster Image
age 14+
Romance and snakes add to intrigue in imaginative sequel.
By James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
(2013)
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As Red as Blood Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Top-notch Finnish murder mystery has great female heroine.
By Salla Simukka
(2014)
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The Good Girls: The Perfectionists, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Twists, turns, loads of drama in high school murder mystery.
By Sara Shepard
(2015)
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Dangerous Lies Book Poster Image
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age 14+
So-so teen romance-thriller has addiction themes.
By Becca Fitzpatrick
(2015)
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Shade Me Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Hard-edged Hollywood whodunit has sex, drugs, violence.
By Jennifer Brown
(2016)
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A Study in Charlotte: Charlotte Holmes, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Drugs, rape, murder in tense, edgy Holmes-Watson update.
By Brittany Cavallaro
(2016)
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The Last of August: Charlotte Holmes, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Art heists, tortured romance in Holmes-Watson teen tale.
By Brittany Cavallaro
(2017)
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Before I Let Go Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen investigates friend's death in spine-tingling mystery.
By Marieke Nijkamp
(2018)
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People Like Us Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Surprise twists and turns in sharp boarding-school thriller.
By Dana Mele
(2018)
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The Case for Jamie: Charlotte Holmes, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Edgy, thrilling, complex "finale" leaves doors open.
By Brittany Cavallaro
(2018)
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The Vanishing Stair: Truly Devious, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Hip mystery sequel is expertly paced and absorbing.
By Maureen Johnson
(2019)
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We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World Book Poster Image
age 14+
Powerful first-person accounts put faces to refugee crisis.
By Malala Yousafzai
(2019)
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A Question of Holmes: Charlotte Holmes, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen sleuths' summer in Oxford makes for satisfying finale.
By Brittany Cavallaro
(2019)
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The Hand on the Wall: Truly Devious, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Boarding school mystery finale is a twisty paget-turner.
By Maureen Johnson
(2020)
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