If you weren’t able to make it to Live Clue last night, you can still enjoy some mystery in your life. While we did find out who killed Ms. Bawdy, maybe these mystery books will quench your need for a good “who dunnit.”
You can’t go wrong with a book involving Jack the Ripper. In the book, Ripper, adopted by famous Pinkerton Agency Detective Hawking in 1895 New York, fourteen-year-old Carver Young hopes to find his birth father, but when he becomes involved in the pursuit of notorious killer Jack the Ripper, Carver discovers that finding the truth can be worse than ignorance.
James Patterson writes great mysteries for adults, many series in fact. This is a collaboration between James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. In the first book of the Confessions series, Confessions of a Murder Suspect, focuses on Tandy Angel. On the night Malcolm and Maud Angel are murdered, their daughter Tandy knows just three things: 1) She was one of the last people to see her parents alive. 2) The suspect list only includes Tandy and her three siblings. 3) She can’t trust anyone–maybe not even herself. As Tandy sets out to clear the family name, she begins to recall flashes of experiences long buried in her vulnerable psyche. These memories shed light on her family’s dark secrets, and digging deeper into her powerful parents’ affairs proves to be a disturbing and dangerous game. Who knows what any of the Angels are truly capable of?
I Hunt Killers is the first book in the Jasper Dent series. Seventeen-year-old Jazz learned all about being a serial killer from his notorious “Dear Old Dad,” but believes he has a conscience that will help fight his own urges and right some of his father’s wrongs, so he secretly helps the police apprehend the town’s newest murderer, “The Impressionist.”