Young Adult Mysteries & Thrillers Books

The Lost Children Trilogy Complete Box Set: Forgotten, Remembered, Reborn (Books 1-3)

Follow Lena on her epic journey as she discovers her past, fights for her future, and finds an enduring love that defies all odds. This box set includes: Forgotten, Remembered, & Reborn. Over 950 pages of contemporary fantasy, intriguing mystery, and heart-wrenching romance. Sure to please mature YA* and adult readers alike.

Forgotten memories. Mysterious tattoos. Supernatural abilities.

Four months ago, Lena woke up in a dark alleyway with no recollection of who she is. The only clues to her past are a mysterious tattooed symbol and a supernatural power: the ability to see evil in people. While struggling to regain her memory, she follows a guiding instinct to a small Colorado town.

There she finds other young men and women with similar stories, similar tattoos, and a multitude of superhuman powers. Among them a man she's intensely attracted to, yet with no memories of him, she has no idea why.

As Lena and the others explore their powers and try to figure out who and what they are, they make a frightening discovery. Those who know the answers to their questions are hunting them. And if they find them, these superhumans may not survive.

Readers have called The Lost Children trilogy, "the best books I've read this year!" and Forgotten was heralded a, "most highly recommended" read by Readers' Favorite Book Reviews. Don't miss out on this epic series!



*YA Readers - please note these books contain MODERATE sexual content.

Visions: The Mystical Encounter Series: Volume 1

Book One of Thrilling Trilogy "Gifted or cursed? A yearning to be normal. And an unsolved murder refusing to be ignored. This is where the mysteries begin..." Heather Reiner isn't your typical teenager. Her abilities reach far beyond the norm, and she's just beginning to discover the possibilities. Growing up different from her peers hasn't been easy. Ridiculed by classmates, Heather moves to another state, but soon realizes she can't run from a problem that begins within. A guy from her new school, Barry, is captivated the first time he sees her. Determined to know her better, he learns her layers of complication run deep. With persistence, he chips away at her shield until each protective layer starts unveiling itself. Heather wants a chance to be normal, but secrets never stay hidden forever. They reveal themselves when least expected. Is normalcy obtainable, or will the mystery about herself be discovered? And if discovered, will Barry be like everyone else and turn away?

The Keatyn Chronicles: Books 1-4: A Prep School Romance

From USA Today bestselling author Jillian Dodd comes the addictive Keatyn Chronicles(R) series. Discover a breathless fairy-tale romance with swoon-worthy characters, suspense, and a glittering celebrity world. Fans of Gossip Girl, Pretty Little Liars, and reality TV will devour this pulse-pounding, sexy teen drama set against the backdrop of Hollywood and an East Coast boarding school.

Keatyn's crazy life comes together in one perfect script in this special combined edition of the first four books in the series.

Stalk Me: Keatyn's life is following the script she wrote for the perfect high school experience. She's popular, goes to the best parties, dates the hottest guy, and sits at the most-coveted lunch table. But she's thinking about giving it all up to date an adorable surfer. So she writes a new script. One where all the pieces of her life come together in perfect harmony. But little does she know, there's someone who will do anything to make sure that doesn't happen.

Kiss Me: Keatyn's always written scripts for her perfect life. But she never would have scripted this. She's now at a boarding school, where she has new challenges to face. Like tutoring a hottie god that tortures her with his smile. And having the most popular girl hate her because of a guy. So she's decided to stop trying to script her life and just live it. Because who knows how long she has left.

Date Me: Keatyn's giving up scripting her life. Sort of. She's done with the God of all Hotties. She's going to give her heart to the boy whose kisses are hotter than molten lava and who asked her to Homecoming in a big, crazy way. Because there's so much to look forward to. Parties at the Cave. Homecoming festivities. Drama Tryouts. Shopping trips to NY. But things aren't as perfect as they seem. She knows he's still out there and getting more desperate. And even though she wants to pretend she'll never see him again, she knows she will. And she's afraid that this time, she might not get away.

Love Me: Keatyn's mom says that you can't love someone until you learn to love yourself. So even though Vincent is getting more and more scary and doing a nationwide search for her, Keatyn vows to try to love herself and worry a little less about boys. But there are so many cute ones . . .

The Paradise Beach Mysteries: Whitehaven Beach: Volume 1

Megan and Marcus can't wait for the summer holidays to begin at Bexhill-on-Sea, where their own incredible beach hut, Parry, doubles as a high-powered rocket ship. Before long, they are heading for Australia on a thrilling mission. As secret agents, they must confront a dangerous gang to try and save a beautiful beach from certain environmental ruin. When they spot a massive crocodile mysteriously devouring all the famous white soft sand on Whitehaven Beach, things start to go seriously wrong. Marcus sees Megan being swallowed by the reptile and does not hesitate to plan a daring rescue operation. Skilfully, he helps her to escape, but as they are planning how to recover the stolen sand, the thieves return and the two young agents find themselves in great danger. Will Whitehaven Beach be lost forever? Secret agents everywhere are invited to step inside the amazing Bexhill-On-Sea beach hut of The Paradise Beach Mysteries and join Marcus and Megan Morgan, as they travel at the speed of light to far-away top-rated world beaches, in a quest to save them from environmental ruin.

Covert Affairs

In this Special Limited Edition duet, you'll meet two bold young women, lives derailed by destiny, determined to find justice.

False Truth, by award winning NYT and USA Today Bestselling author Diane Capri, rookie TV reporter Jordan Fox gets only one chance to stop the killers who murdered her mother before they return to finish what they started.

Spy Girl, by USA Today Bestselling author Jillian Dodd, Huntley Bond is removed from Spy Academy and tasked with her first mission: protect the Prince of a sovereign country and hone her spy craft skills to exact revenge on her mother's assassin.

A Hairy Tail (The Hairy Tail Series Book 1)

Hannah needed a project to get her through the long summer. Signing up at the local animal shelter, she finds exactly what she needs in the sad, lost dog Basil.

She sets her sights on finding his owner, promising him he would be reunited with his family. What she didn't anticipate was being distracted by her gorgeous co-volunteer, Harry.

Overcoming her inner shyness, Hannah needs to reel in Harry the hottie, find Basil's owner, and try to be a normal teenager for her mother. And do all this before the summer ends.

Love, paws, and fur balls abound in this fun short story that is bound to make your tail wag.

Also in the Hairy Tail Series:

A Hairy Tail

A Hairy Tail 2

A Hairy Tail 3

A Hairy Tail 4

A Hairy Tail Collection (All 4 stories in one place)

Another Hairy Tail

Another Hairy Tail 2

Another Hairy Tail 3

Another Hairy Tail 4

Another Hairy Tail Collection (All 4 stories in one place)

Heist: Volume 1

Can one decision change the past? Jack Brodie has a sixth sense that someone has been watching him. Following him. One night he travels back in time to one of the world's largest art heists, the Gardner Museum Heist. Why that one moment in time? And what does it mean for Jack? When he returns, his world is different. His best friend is rougher, meaner. His dad hasn't been around in years. And then there's Jetta. The girl who took over his heart the moment she stepped into his life. No one is safe. Each time Jack goes back to the heist to fix his mistakes, he returns to face the fallout. Disaster strikes in the present until Jack must make a choice. His family and his own happiness. Or the girl he loves. Except, he learns that his sixth sense was right. Someone has been watching him and wants him dead.

Detective Riker - Night of the Vampire: A crime to solve (The Vampire Trilogy Book 1)

Detective Harry Riker, London's most infamous gumshoe, is getting long in the tooth and going heavy on the booze, and his chances to snag that dream case and cash out to an early island retirement are just about over.

Until the vampires show up.

Out of nowhere, police begin finding victims whose bodies have been massacred who've been entirely drained of blood. When the government gets involved in the case, Riker sees his chance for a once-in-a-lifetime payday.

Can the overweight, out-of-shape, private detective, Riker lead government agents to take on a rogue vampire splinter cell before they murder the royal family and take over the country?

Despite himself, this aging, over-the-hill detective might be just the hero his nation needs.

Enjoy this humorous free novella and join the crazy ride as London's finest Private detective, Harry Riker, is hot on the heels of the deathly vampires, and also hot on the heels of a vampire romance with the stunning Jane. With his unique brand of wit, bravado, brilliant use of dialogue and genuine likeable anti-hero roguish charm, Riker leads you through the edgy underbelly of London. This free novella will have you laughing out loud as you join in with the action, romance and mystery leaving you wanting more of the great private detective, Harry Riker.

About the author: Mixing genres as only he can, London novelist Steven Loton's latest book on the misadventures of everyone's favorite private eye is a tour de force tornado of old-school noir fiction and today's best supernatural thrillers, mixed with brilliant comedy, wit, this novella is a thrilling action packed ride.

The author of the groundbreaking Kai-Me-Rah and Jungle Shark, Loton injects his gift for observation and razor-sharp action into the latest misadventures of Riker - who could be the city's best detective, if only he could get out of his own way.

In Too Deep (#Hackers)

One talented hacker. One dead body. One explosive secret. When one reckless night leads Farris Barnett to the dead body of a classmate, she's as willing as everyone else to write it off as a suicide. That is, until cryptic messages start coming in from someone who knows the truth, and they want Farris on the case. Putting her hacker skills to work, she begins to unravel the life of a victim who might just have been the guiltiest of them all. Her personal life in turmoil, Farris turns to the only person she can trust to help her get to the bottom of things-a friend on the verge of becoming much more. Together, they confront a killer with a secret not even she could have decoded. The biggest bombs, the ones that do the most damage, are the ones you never see coming.

Gone

Olivia Shapiro's case is just the elixir Detective David Orlando needs to turn his career around. As fate would have it, Olivia's husband, James is a missing person. The key objective is that he must be found. Or so it seems.

Detective Orlando soon realizes this simple case is not so simple after all. Just when he thinks the kidnapping mystery is solved...a new twist enters the mix. Questions and answers swirl within a web of deceit, it's his job to decipher who is telling the truth and what is a ghost-chase. As he moves deeper into a family's past, Orlando finds himself entrapped in a much larger conspiracy than he ever dreamt he'd investigate. He is given the option to save only one person he truly cares for. Racing against the clock, he cannot help but feel as if he chose the wrong option. He finds himself having to make a life altering decision, and everything around him seems to be falling apart. While he is battling with his demons, another is battling her own.

Olivia Shapiro has finally found out the truth about Carlisle Castro, a man she was convinced had killed her mother. Giving the evidence to Mr. Orlando, she waits to see what can be done, but as time passes her husband is found dead. Soon she is fueled by anger, and she is seeking vengeance for the man she lost - the man she loves.

At long last, everything seems to be going Orlando's way. Those who had used Carlisle Castro to cover up were finally punished for their crimes.

A short while later, young Meghan Malone is abducted from her apartment. No one knows how much time she has left before her captors get what they want.

Attempting to find out the truth when there are only secrets is a difficult and dangerous task for PI David Orlando. He is working alone this time, attempting to solve the abduction mystery, find the missing person and clear the names of those wrongly accused.

David's partner Emily Awret is working on her own to solve the case of the abduction of her godson, and her emotions are running rampant... for more than one reason.

Will David and Emily succeed in finding the missing persons and solve the abduction mysteries? Are they willing to pay the price for their decisions? Who can they really trust?

A Spy Like Me: Volume 1 (Circle of Spies)

Games can be deadly. Eighteen-year-old Savvy Bent expects fireworks on her first date with Malcolm - in Paris! Except over a picnic of sparkling cider and strawberry tarts, a sniper shoots at them. That's only the beginning. From the top of the Eiffel Tower to the depths of the catacombs, Savvy must sneak, deceive, and spy to save her family and friends and figure out whether Malcolm is one of the bad guys before she completely falls for him.

Kota: Meeting Sang #1 - The Academy Ghost Bird Series

From the USA TODAY bestselling The Academy: Ghost Bird series, comes a different look at the very beginning. Read Introductions with a whole new perspective--the boys'.

Kota Lee has been trying for weeks to get the girl up the street to notice him. She's beautiful and intriguing, but seems incredibly shy. Too shy. Every time he tries to get close, she dodges him, like a skittish little bird, flittering away out of his reach.

Troubled by her haunted looks, he's tried to give her some space, respect her need for solitude. Still, he can't forget those eyes that are haunted and--he thinks--maybe hiding secrets.

One dark night as thunderclouds are rolling in, he's driving home late and spots her standing in the road. It's too late for her to be out for a walk and the pack on her back tells him what she's doing: she's about to run away.

She could get hurt, or worse, disappear forever. He can't let her go; he'd never forgive himself if he did.

Touch of Mischief: A Ghost Bird Series Halloween Short Story (The Ghost Bird Series Book 7)

With Homecoming and everything else that's been going on in their world, everyone is on edge. But what better time to take in a few Halloween traditions like watching scary movies and carving pumpkins? Maybe kissing can be a new Halloween tradition now that Sang has joined the crew...



Follow Sang and Kota, Victor, Silas, Nathan, Gabriel, Luke and North in this short slice of life story leading up to the homecoming dance.



The Academy, Eerily Spooky



Warning - if you haven't yet read House of Korba, this story will give away mild spoilers - read at your own peril!

Sound of Snowfall: A Ghost Bird Series Winter Short Story (The Academy Ghost Bird Series)

From USA TODAY Bestselling Author, C.

L. Stone.Sang and the boys share in a delightful winter morning in this slice of life story from the popular Academy Ghost Bird series.

This short story is an inside look at Sang as she enjoys a day off with Kota, Victor, Silas, Nathan, Gabriel, Luke and North.

The Academy, Playful

The Disturbing Case of: Rain: Wee, Wicked Whispers: Collected Short Stories 2007 - 2008

Lately, too many dead children have been found floating in the rivers and bayous that course through Houston, Texas. One man has followed their stories and drawn a frightful conclusion, but will anyone believe him? Can he save the next victim, before Space-town's torrential rains once more flood the land?

He comes with rain, sleek as shadows and deadly as a swirling draw. In his wake, heartbreak and unending sorrow.

Captive: Volume 1 (Behind the Stars)

Teen Adventures (Book 1) - Lost Parents

Called into his Headmaster's office, young Jake is told his parents have gone to hospital because they might have caught Ebola. Refusing to go home with a teacher he dislikes, Jake escapes and tries to track down his Mum and Dad with the help of his best mate Skirrmish and his kid sister. But they aren't in hospital. So where are they? Where have the Thornton children's parents gone?

This is an easy to read teen adventure. Many current teen books are a lot to wade through, being popular with adult readers too. This is a lighter, fast moving story, written from the viewpoint of two young teenage boys and one girl on the point of becoming a teenager. It is written for kindle and kindle fire with a few colour illustrations to enjoy.

Everyone Keeps Secrets

Losing Charley: Volume 1 (Full Circle)

After a horrific breakup with Dylan Sloan, the bad boy of the Dixon High Swim team, Charley Rice loses the confident swimmer she once was. Her best friend, Cash Montgomery is the only one who truly knows what happened that night and is a constant source of strength. After a summer of questioning who she wants to be, Charley decides to put the past behind and leave the small town of Grassy Pond to stand on her own two feet again. While Charley is living her life to the fullest at college she meets Joe Olsen and falls head over heels. But one letter is about to change everything and this time Cash isn't there to help her. Will she be able to escape her past and on her own? Will she run home to Cash? Or will she find comfort in the arms of Joe?

A Chance for Retribution

Alec Kerley and the Terror of Bigfoot: Volume 1 (The Monster Hunters)

Is the legendary Bigfoot real? Twelve year-old Alec Kerley finds out, in an adventure he'll never forget! Alec's mom died six months ago, and his world is upside down. Now, it's just Alec and his dad, alone, together but apart. Making matters worse, Alec has discovered that his dad works for a secret government agency that investigates monsters - real, living, breathing monsters! When Alec joined his dad and the Gonzalezes, longtime family friends of the Kerleys, on what he thought was a short getaway to the Branson, Missouri area, he and his best friend Ken Gonzalez - along with Ken's sister Sarah and her pretty friend Emily - expected to stay in cabins with a swimming pool and a Jacuzzi. What they got instead was a close encounter with a wiggly kid named Ethan Elvis Edgar, who breaks wind whenever he gets scared, and a terrifying attack by a group of the fabled Bigfoots, who are not happy the vacationers are there. And what Alec learns through his experience is that faith and hope and healing can be found in the most unexpected places - even in the midst of the Terror of Bigfoot. Alec Kerley and the Terror of Bigfoot is an upper middle grade/young adult action-adventure monster story for ages 12 and up. 22 chapters, 50,000 words.

Missing (Alaska Mysteries #1)

Haunted (Alaska Mysteries #2)

Stolen (Alaska Mysteries #4)

Jane and Anna The Third Adventure

After an adventurous holiday in their new town of Riverside, Jane and Anna are ready to start at their new school. The term is filled with tricks and adventure when a stolen necklace appears on Joe's desk. Will the children be able to prove that he has been framed for the crime? Join Jane and Anna as they set about to solve another mystery in the small town of Riverside.