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FICTION: Mysteries

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You don't have a clue : Latino mystery stories for teens Teen Book You don't have a clue : Latino mystery stories for teens


An anthology of suspenseful short fiction by Latino authors for teenagers.

Bullet point Teen Book Bullet point

Abrahams, Peter, 1947-

The only thing seventeen-year-old Wyatt knew about his biological father was that he was serving a life sentence, but circumstances and a new girlfriend bring them together and soon Wyatt is working to prove his father's innocence.

Into the dark Teen Book Into the dark

Abrahams, Peter, 1947-

Thirteen-year-old Sherlock Holmes aficionado Ingrid Levin-Hill tries to clear her grandfather's name when he is accused of murdering an environmental activist found dead on his farm.

Through her eyes Teen Book Through her eyes

Archer, Jennifer, 1957-

Sixteen-year-old Tansy is used to moving every time her mother starts writing a new book, but in the small Texas town where her grandfather grew up, she is lured into the world of a troubled young man whose death sixty years earlier is shrouded in mystery.

Rat life Teen Book Rat life

Arnold, Tedd.

After developing an unusual friendship with a young Vietnam War veteran in 1972, fourteen-year-old Todd discovers his writing talent and solves a murder mystery.

Freeze frame Teen Book Freeze frame

Ayarbe, Heidi.

Wrestling his inner demons and reliving the horrible event day after day, Kyle believes he does not deserve to live after accidentally shooting and killing his best friend.

The twin's daughter Teen Book The twin's daughter

Baratz-Logsted, Lauren.

In Victorian London, Lucy's comfortable world with her loving parents begins to unravel on the day that a woman who looks exactly like her mother appears at their door.

You killed Wesley Payne Teen Book You killed Wesley Payne

Beaudoin, Sean.

When teen private investigator Dalton Rev transfers to Salt River High to solve the case of a dead student, he has his hands full trying to outwit the police, negotiate the school’s social hierarchy, and get paid.

The river Teen Book The river

Beaufrand, Mary Jane.

Teenage Ronnie's life is transformed by the murder of a ten-year-old neighbor for whom she babysat.

The last good place of Lily Odilon Teen Book The last good place of Lily Odilon

Beitia, Sara, 1977-

When Albert Morales becomes the main suspect in his girlfriend Lily's disappearance, he must deflect the worries of his parents, the suspicions of the police, and Lily's dangerous stepfather as he tries to find her.

The dark days of Hamburger Halpin Teen Book The dark days of Hamburger Halpin

Berk, Josh.

When Will Halpin transfers from his all-deaf school into a mainstream Pennsylvania high school, he faces discrimination and bullying, but still manages to solve a mystery surrounding the death of a classmate.

What I saw and how I lied Teen Book What I saw and how I lied

Blundell, Judy.

In 1947, teenage Evie, smitten by a handsome ex-GI who seems to have a secret hold on her stepfather, finds herself caught in a complicated web of lies whose devastating outcome changes her life and that of her family forever.

Shift Teen Book Shift

Bradbury, Jennifer.

When best friends Chris and Win go on a cross country bicycle trek the summer after graduating and only one returns, the FBI wants to know what happened.

The sweetness at the bottom of the pie book The sweetness at the bottom of the pie

Bradley, C. Alan, 1938-

Eleven-year-old Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a passion for poison, must exonerate her father of murder. Armed with more than enough knowledge to tie two distant deaths together and examine new suspects, she begins a search that will lead her all the way to the King of England himself.

The road of the dead Teen Book The road of the dead

Brooks, Kevin.

When their 19-year-old sister is savagely raped and killed, her two young brothers go on a journey to bring her body back home and, along the way, search for any and all clues that could lead them to her murderer.

Black Rabbit summer Teen Book Black Rabbit summer

Brooks, Kevin.

When two of sixteen-year-old Pete's childhood classmates disappear from a carnival the same night, he is a suspect, but his own investigation implicates other old friends he was with that evening--and a tough, knife-wielding enemy determined to keep him quiet.

The Da Vinci code : a novel book The Da Vinci code : a novel

Brown, Dan, 1964-

An American professor and a French codebreaker work to solve the murder of an elderly curator of the Louvre, a case which leads to clues hidden in the works of Da Vinci and a centuries-old secret society.

Liar's moon Teen Book Liar's moon

Bunce, Elizabeth C.

In a quest to prove her friend, Lord Durrel Decath, innocent of the murder of his wife, pickpocket Digger stumbles into a conspiracy with far-reaching consequences for the civil war raging in Lllyvraneth, while also finding herself falling in love.

Skeleton Creek Teen Book Skeleton Creek

Carman, Patrick.

Although housebound following an eerie accident, teenaged Ryan continues to investigate the strange occurrences in his hometown of Skeleton Creek, recording his findings in a journal and viewing email video clips sent by fellow detective Sarah. The reader may view Sarah's videos on a website by using links and passwords found in the text.

Shelter : a Mickey Bolitar novel Teen Book Shelter : a Mickey Bolitar novel

Coben, Harlan, 1962-

After tragic events tear Mickey Bolitar away from his parents, he is forced to live with his estranged Uncle Myron and switch high schools, where he finds both friends and enemies, but when his new girlfriend, Ashley, vanishes, he follows her trail into a seedy underworld that reveals she is not what she seems to be.

Always watching Teen Book Always watching

Collins, Brandilyn.

When a frightening murder occurs after one of her famous mother's rock concerts, sixteen-year-old Shaley tries to help the police find the killer and to determine whether her long-lost father has some connection to the crime.

Accomplice Teen Book Accomplice

Corrigan, Eireann, 1977-

High school juniors and best friends Finn and Chloe hatch a daring plot to fake Chloe's disappearance from their rural New Jersey town in order to have something compelling to put on their college applications, but unforeseen events complicate matters.

Nickel plated Teen Book Nickel plated

Davis, Aric.

Raised in abusive foster homes, Nickel escapes at the age of ten and pays his way by blackmailing online pedophiles, selling marijuana to high school students, and investigating crimes. When a beautiful high school girl named Arrow asks him to find her runaway sister Shelby, Nickel takes the case, but soon discovers that finding Shelby is one thing, surviving is another.

A northern light Teen Book A northern light

Donnelly, Jennifer.

In 1906, sixteen-year-old Mattie, determined to attend college and be a writer against the wishes of her father and fiance, takes a job at a summer inn where she discovers the truth about the death of a guest. Based on a true story.

The London Eye mystery Juvenile Book The London Eye mystery

Dowd, Siobhan.

When Ted and Kat's cousin Salim disappears from the London Eye ferris wheel, the two siblings must work together--Ted with his brain that is "wired differently" and impatient Kat--to try to solve the mystery of what happened to Salim.

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