Secret Keepers by Trenton Lee Stewart
Reuben discovers an extraordinary antique watch, he soon learns it has
a secret power and his life takes an intriguing turn. At first he is
thrilled with his new treasure, but as one secret leads to another,
Reuben finds himself torn between his innately honest nature and the
lure to be a hero.
he is on a dangerous adventure--full of curious characters, treacherous
traps, and hairsbreadth escapes--as he races to solve the mystery
before it is too late. Even with fearless Penny, mighty Jack, and the
wise Mrs. Genevieve on his side, can Reuben outwit and outmaneuver the
sly villain called The Smoke and his devious defenders the Directions
and save the city from a terrible fate?
this ingeniously crafted novel, acclaimed New
York Times bestselling
author Trenton Lee Stewart invites readers to join the adventure,
decipher the clues, and ask themselves the question: Is knowing a
secret a gift or a curse?
of Saints and Thieves by Natalie C. Anderson
The Girl with the
Dragon Tattoo meets Gone Girl in this
enthralling YA murder mystery set in Kenya.
shadows of Sangui City, there lives a girl who doesn't exist. After
fleeing the Congo as refugees, Tina and her mother arrived in Kenya
looking for the chance to build a new life and home. Her mother quickly
found work as a maid for a prominent family, headed by Roland Greyhill,
one of the city’s most respected business leaders. But Tina soon learns
that the Greyhill fortune was made from a life of corruption and crime.
So when her mother is found shot to death in Mr.
Greyhill's personal study, she knows exactly who’s behind it.
revenge always on her mind, Tina spends the next four years surviving
on the streets alone, working as a master thief for the Goondas, Sangui
City’s local gang. It’s a job for the Goondas that finally brings Tina
back to the Greyhill estate, giving her the chance for vengeance she’s
been waiting for. But as soon as she steps inside the lavish home,
she’s overtaken by the pain of old wounds and the pull of past
friendships, setting into motion a dangerous cascade of events that
could, at any moment, cost Tina her life. But finally uncovering the
incredible truth about who killed her mother—and why—keeps her holding
on in this fast-paced nail-biting thriller.
Never by James Patteron
Sydney police department sex crimes detective Harriet Blue is called
into her boss’s office, she never imagined it would be to tell her that
her brother is the prime suspect in the brutal murders of three women.
Shocked and in denial,
Harry is transferred
to Perth to avoid the media exposure this case will attract. Harry is
sent into the outback – the never never – to investigate the
disappearance of mine worker Danny Carter. The mining town is a seedy
place, full of money and immoral ways to spend it. As Harry delves
deeper into the murky lives of these miners, she finds that Danny isn’t
the first to go missing.