Children's Mysteries & Detective Stories Books


Book 1 of 16 in the bestselling standalone middle grade mystery series!★★★★★ Over 4,000 five star series reviews/ratings on Amazon and Goodreads!Are you up for a thrilling adventure? When twelve year old Joe and his two younger sisters visit Smugglers Cove for the summer holidays, they get caught up in a thrilling adventure that is beyond their wildest imagination. Follow the children as they flee down a river, are chased by ferocious dogs, locked up in an old manor, get lost at sea, expose a spy, and more! This adventure novel is set in 1950's Britain and will suit anyone who enjoys Nancy Drew, the Hardy Boys or the Famous Five.Click "Buy Now" to read today!

Katie Watson and the Painter's Plot (Katie Watson Mysteries in Time Book 1)

***DOWNLOAD THE AUDIOBOOK FREE! See inside for details*** Sherlock Holmes meets Shakespeare in this time-travel murder mystery with a twist of magic. Eleven-year-old Katie is sure her summer is doomed. She’s stuck spending it with Nan and Pop whose idea of adventure is touring old houses. But Otterly Manor isn't just any old house...When Katie discovers a secret chamber with a magical painting, she falls - literally - into a perilous adventure beyond her imagination.Whisked back in time to the reign of James I, Katie makes an ally in Princess Sophia who helps her navigate the strange new world of superstitions, prim manners and very uncomfortable clothes! But Sophia and Katie’s fun soon plummets into danger when murder strikes at Otterly Manor. With the murderer on the loose and Sophia’s family threatened, can Katie prove her detective skills before life at Otterly Manor is ruined forever? Or could it cost her the chance of ever getting back home? This action-packed journey highlights the power of bravery and sacrifice when motivated by friendship. Readers of historical adventures, mysteries and horse stories will find delicious surprises in store. “For readers with an imagination, this is a perfect page turning book to snuggle up with." - Tamsyn Alston, aged 12 Who is this book for? Readers of mysteries such as Robin Stevenson's Murder Most Unladylike series, Katherine Woodfine's The Sinclair Mysteries, Sophie Cleverly's Scarlet & Ivy series, and Enid Blyton's classic Famous Five adventures will get their detective thinking caps on... Readers of historical adventures by Eva Ibbotson and Emma Carroll will fall in love with the rich but ever-so-strange world of the past... Lovers of Epic Adventures by the likes of Abi Elphinstone and Katherine Rundell will be holding on to their seats... And Horse and equestrian enthusiasts should saddle up and get ready for this emotional ride!

The Mean Girl Who Never Speaks (Detective Mya Dove Book 1)

When Mya Dove found mysteries to solve, they were too easy. Seeking a real challenge, she joined the top-secret Children's Police Force. They offered her exciting cases with five-day deadlines. Mya couldn’t wait to start!Her first investigation is into Libby Smith, the new girl at school. Libby won’t speak, smile or play with anyone. That’s why the Children's Police Force thinks she’s mean. But they can't tell anyone that. Not without real proof.Finding proof is Mya’s job, but it won’t be easy. Libby isn’t just mean. She’s sneaky, too. When Mya questions her, Libby fake cries for sympathy. It works, so now she has a teacher on her side. Who will Libby trick next? Mya won’t wait to find out. She must prove Libby is mean and warn everyone. Can she stop Libby before it’s too late? Or will this mean girl take over the school?This book is an expanded and revised edition of the previously published book The Mean Girl Who Never Speaks. The book has been changed from a short story into a novel.

Detective Trigger and the Ruby Collar: A Free Middle Grade Talking Dog Detective Mystery Great for Kids Ages 8-12, Teens, and Adults

He’s on the trail of crooked cats. Can a doggy detective make this crime their last meow?Canine private eye Trigger wishes someone would throw him a bone. Without a case to solve, the quick-witted Chihuahua is stuck digging for scraps in a city run by criminal cats. So he thinks his luck has changed when a classy purebred hires him to find her priceless stolen collar.With his client insisting that an infamous master thief took the jewel-studded accessory, Trigger sniffs around for clues. But what he digs up is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to take down the city’s wicked feline kingpin…Can Trigger restore law and order, or is he barking up the wrong tree?Detective Trigger and the Ruby Collar is the first book in an entertaining middle-grade mystery series. If you and your child like clever animals, stories about private eyes, and canine heroes, then you’ll both love M.A. Owens’ hairy whodunit.Download Detective Trigger and the Ruby Collar for FREE to put the cat back in the bag today!

Pirates (The Magic Library Book 1)

A MAGICAL MYSTERY BOOK FOR CHILDREN AGED 9-12Myra and Kassy Cooper have discovered a magic library in their gran’s house. A wicked witch has cast a spell on the books and the characters inside are forgetting who they are. Myra and Kassy have to break the spell and save the characters before their stories are lost forever.Book 1 - PiratesA flying book leads Myra and Kassy to a beach where they find a message in a bottle. They soon discover a magic cave which takes them to a band of pirates. The pirates have been tricked by The Witch Of A Thousand Towers and are stranded on the island.Can Myra and Kassy help the pirates escape from the island?

Jack Dalton, Monster Hunter: Paranormal Federal Agent (Magical Division Book 1)

The first book in a new Federal Witch serial series. In 1914 the world as we know it changed. Races of creatures came to be known as Paranormals were found to be living side-by-side among regular humans. Magic is real an Vampires do exist.After four long years of grueling work, Cadet Jack Dalton is graduating from the FBI Academy. He unsuspectingly is called before not the superintendent of the school but J Edgar Hoover himself! His new Assignment? Take over and run the new Magical Division of the FBI. It sounds like a big job and major commitment. Too bad he only has one Agent under his command and that Agent is himself! Read the newest addition to the Federal Witch Universe of books. Jack Dalton, Monster Hunter.

The Green Stone (Book 1): Illustrated childrena??s book, age 7-12 (The adventures of Txano and Oscar)

Series of illustrated children’s books 7 y.o. or older.If you enjoy the first book, soon you can download the second one for FREE from the website of the series.Over 120 pages of entertainment, adventures, and mystery with color illustrations.Introduction:Hello! My name is Txano and my twin brother is called Oscar.Have you ever seen a meteorite crash to Earth? Well, we have!While on an excursion, at the beginning of summer, a huge ball of fire flew across the sky in front of our eyes and crashed into the forest!Yes, I know we should have run away in the opposite direction, but we didn’t and, instead, went searching for it.And we found it. It was a strange green stone. The mystery hiding behind its glow changed our lives forever. Why don’t you come with us to discover it?

Shadow Born (Shadow Born Trilogy Book 1)

5 Stars: "The Shadow Born Trilogy is a phenomenal futuristic fantasy..." -Amazon review4 Stars: "I really enjoyed this book... when the end of the book arrived I was surprised." -Goodreads review5 Stars: "A superb start to a wonderful trilogy..." -Amazon ReviewDescription: Discovered wandering alone in the woods at night. Taken to a secretive mansion. 12-year-old Gabriel Frost has amnesia. He has no clue where he came from, how he received the scars on his back, or where he learned the assassin-like skills he seems to possess. His entire life is a mystery.Gabriel is about to find out the world is nothing like he believed: assassins, monsters, and new super technologies bridge the gap between our world and the shadow world. But what other sinister secrets are his new guardians hiding? Who are the shadowfriends, and what do they want? Can anyone he knows be trusted? What if Gabriel has a few secrets of his own?Gabriel must unravel the mystery of his past before the monsters of the present destroy him.

Haven: A Stranger Magic: (A Fantasy Adventure Thriller, Brimming with Mystery, Action and Suspense) (Haven Series Book 1)

Is MAGIC real? Find out in this captivating BEST SELLING series that will intrigue your mind and bewitch your senses."Haven: A Stranger Magic is a fantastic introduction into an exciting new world full of action and adventure that will keep you turning pages till the very end. This short story is sewed together with all the right stuff like magic, mystery and lots of secrecy! Dare I say that some parts are even a little scary and a bit creepy, i.e., spiders!" - J.D. WardSam Dalcome thinks he is so completely average that no one ever notices him. Until he discovers a mysterious stranger outside his home. Bewildered, he tries to uncover the stranger's intentions. But Sam is sidetracked when he and his friend Travis discover a secret passageway deep in the town's quarry that leads to a hidden cavern. What they uncover next will not only change their lives forever, but will uncover the first clue to a deadly Dalcome family secret. Sam finds himself drawn into a world of mystery and magic he never knew existed, which brings him closer to a destiny he never knew was possible. What readers are saying about this spellbinding new novella."Quite an excellent book with a whole lot of twists and mysteries that drive me to turn the pages until I reached the end!" - chemist2writer"I have to say that I honestly recommend this book for anyone that loves the Harry Potter series as this just may be another wonderful series to make with it. You gotta read this one. I would also recommend this for preteens and maybe even younger teens. I'm 34 and love the book myself!" -Lia Burres"It really drew me in. I had to know what was going on with Sam and Sarah and who the stranger was outside Sam's window. I was trying to guess what was going on and how it all fit together. Once I started seeing it fit together I wanted more! When I came to the end I wanted more! I need book 2! What is going to happen next?" - sassyitalian41"I haven't read short stories in a long time, so to get a group of short stories to read, has been a pleasant change. The author is talented, because the story line is easy to follow, the characters are from everyone's reality, the magic isn't corny but well written." - Elizabeth Carr"What an absolutely amazing way to begin a series! Akers does a fantastic job of telling us the adventures that Sam, his sister Sarah, and his best friend Travis take as they step into the world of the supernatural and discover that there is more to the world they live in. This book is a great beginning to them discovering that even they possess more inside of them then they know." - Kris TuckerIs this the book for you?If you enjoy magic, mystery and intrigue wrapped in an action packed journey then this book is for you. Let yourself escape into a world where magic is real. Be swept away by descriptive writing and fall in love with real characters that struggle to understand the amazing new world they have just discovered.Who will like this this best seller?Kids 9-12 who like fantasy books as well and mystery books.Kids who like scary books.Teens who like fantasy books as well and mystery books.About The Haven SeriesKnown as a place of refuge, Haven is a sanctuary for those with supernatural abilities. Decades of peace between the Witches, Vampires, Goblins, Elves, and Orcs is coming to an end. Now the once tranquil world is shrouded in deception and corruption. Dark secrets tear at the very fabric of their alliance giving way to an evil that stirs in the shadows. Exhilarating and utterly gripping, the HAVEN series is an action-packed journey full of suspense, magic, mystery, and intrigue. Haven Fantasy Adventure Series eBook Categories:kids fantasy series free teen fantasy series free teen fantasy free free teen fantasy books kids fantasy books free kids fantasy books 9-12 free kids fantasy books ages 9-12 free free young adult fantasy book series middle grade fantasy adventure free middle grade books

The Wolf Keepers Chapter Sampler

Read a sneak peek of THE WOLF KEEPERS!Twelve-year-old Lizzie Durango and her dad have always had a zoo to call their home. Lizzie spends her days watching the animals and taking note of their various behaviors. Though the zoo makes for a unique home, it's a hard place for Lizzie to make lasting friends. But all this changes one afternoon when she finds Tyler Briggs, a runaway who has secretly made the zoo his makeshift home. The two become friends and, just as quickly, stumble into a covert investigation involving the zoo wolves who are suddenly dying. Little do they know, this mystery will draw them into a high-stakes historical adventure involving the legend of John Muir as they try to navigate safely while lost in Yosemite National Park.

The Mystery of the Black Birds : Free Middle Grade Books Mystery Adventure Middle School Great for Kids Ages 7-12, Children, Kids, Teens, Middle School, and Adults (The Mystery Quad Book 1)

Will Four Kids Save America from being under British Rule?The year is 1976, two hundred years after American Independence. Siblings Jack, Jim, and Rose Brown discover that the British want to steal America again and, before they can notify the authorities, they get kidnapped. With everything on the line, the trio escape and, in doing so, they meet a friend who joins them on their quest.Follow the siblings in this exciting mystery to find out what happens to the U.S.A.