Booklist - Mysteries
Behind the Curtain: An Echo Falls Mystery by Peter Abrahams
It seems as if amateur sleuth
Levin-Hill is suddenly surrounded by secrets. Getting people in town to believe what's happening is not only
difficult, but also downright dangerous. Can she connect all the unusual events with all the usual suspects in her life? The mysteries and mayhem fly fast and furious in this plot-filled page-turner with a surprising twist.
Getting a scholarship to Our Lady of Sorrows, an exclusive Catholic girls' school, isn't exactly on the top of Gilda Joyce's wish list, especially since it would mean wearing uninspired uniforms. When she hears about the drowned girl, Dolores Lambert - and her ghost in the lake- everything changes. Gilda sets out to uncover the dark truth surrounding Dolores' demise, and in doing so, finds
a conspiracy that runs deeper than her psychic abilities could have predicted.
Vanishing Act by John Feinstein
Young sportswriters, Stevie Thomas and Susan Carol Anderson, are in New York to cover the U. S. Open, when a top ranked player, Nadia Symanova, is kidnapped. Their effort to uncover the plot behind the snatch reveals multiple suspects and motives, and gives readers a backstage pass to a premier event in professional tennis. Actual tennis stars and commentators weave their way in and out of this believable, suspenseful and intriguing mystery.
Quid Pro Quoby Vicki Grant
Cyril Floyd MacIntyre's Mom is more than a bit feisty. A single mom and ex-street kid, she's turned her life around by earning a law degree. And now she has mysteriously disappeared. Cyril knows he has to piece together the clues fast in order to save his mom's life.Fear, rage, greed, murder and humor all mix together in a legal thriller about a skateboarding kid on a ride full of criminal twists and death-defying turns.
Pull of the Ocean by Jean-Claude Mourlevat
What happened to Yann Doutreleau - the unusually undersized brother of three sets of twins - who disappears? Each chapter offers an
eyewitness account to the circumstances surrounding his disappearance, weaving together the mystery, while revealing the perilous plight of a band of seven maltreated brothers.