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Kids Books Genre: Suspense

Summary:
In the third heart-pounding installment of the award-winning series, Christopher, Tom and Sally face new codes, puzzles and traps as they race to find the hidden treasure before someone else is murdered.

January 2019

Black Moon Rising By D.J. McHale

Summary:
Middle-schoolers Marcus, Theo, and Lu return to the Library to help figure out, and fix, what is going wrong at a school in Massachusetts. Book 2 in the series.

September 2018

City of Ghosts By Victoria Schwab

Summary:
After surviving a near-fatal drowning that gives her the ability to enter the spirit world, Cassidy, the daughter of television ghost-hunters, visits Edinburgh where the encounters with the city's old ghosts reveals the dangers that come with her powers.

October 2016

Curse of the Boggin: The Library By D.J. Machale

Summary:
When supernatural phenomenon start following Marcus O'Mara around, he discovers a key that leads to The Library, a place where all the stories of the living and dead are kept that will help him and his friends solve a terrifying mystery.

July 2018

Dreaming Dangerous By Lauren DeStefano

Summary:
Four students at a school for orphans with supernatural powers unite in their dreams to go on thrilling quests until one of them receives a warning that they are in danger and another goes missing amid rumors about their school's dark agenda. By the author of The Internment Chronicles.

October 2017

Elizabeth and Zenobia By Jessica Miller

Summary:
When timid Elizabeth's father takes her and her fearless friend, Zenobia, to his family home, Zenobia becomes obsessed with finding a ghost there, and then Elizabeth learns she had an aunt who disappeared from the house years ago.

July 2018

Evangeline of the Bayou By Jan Eldridge

Summary:
Studying folk magic and practicing her monster-hunting skills to fight the supernatural beings throughout the Louisiana bayou, 12-year-old apprentice Evangeline anticipates her approval by the haunt huntress council only to uncover dark secrets during an unusual case in New Orleans

December 2016

Mark of the Plague By Kevin Sands

Summary:
As the plague decimates London in 1665 and an assassin threatens the apothecary's life, apprentice Christopher Rowe and his faithful friend Tom, following a trail of puzzles, riddles, and secrets, risk their lives to untangle the heart of a dark conspiracy.

September 2017

Monsterland By James Crowley

Summary:
Chased into the woods by bullies who are after his Halloween candy, Charlie Cooper finds his way into Vampyreishtat, and with the help of the Monster of all Monsters, he hopes he will find his cousin Billy who disappeared a year ago.

July 2017

One For Sorrow By Mary Downing Hahn

Summary:
Forging a short-lived friendship with a girl reputed to be a tattletale, liar and thief, new girl Annie joins other kids in teasing and tormenting the girl, who dies during the 1918 influenza epidemic before returning as a ghost to renew her ties of friendship with Annie and seek ghostly vengeance against those who bullied her.

December 2018

Oracle of Doom By D.J. MacHale

Summary:
Visiting an antique amusement park fortune-telling machine when its predictions start coming true, Theo receives a fortune predicting that life as he knows it will end on his 14th birthday.

September 2018

Running on Empty By S.E. Durrant

Summary:
But now, with Grandad's sudden passing and Aunt Joan about to have a baby, CJ knows it's up to him to make sure Mum and Dad are okay and to keep the household going. It would be a hard job for any adult, but for a kid who's also starting middle-school and trying to impress the gruff track coach . . . is staying afloat even possible?

August 2017

Spirit Hunters By Ellen Oh

Summary:
Feeling uncomfortable from the moment she arrives in her new home, Harper is dismayed by local rumors that her house is haunted and that every family that has ever lived there has suffered terrible tragedies, a situation that turns sinister when her cheerful little brother begins acting in alarming ways.

September 2018

The Art of the Swap By Kristine Asselin

Summary:
When twelve-year-olds Hannah and Maggie switch places, Hannah must prevent a famous art theft in 1905 and Maggie must cope with modern life until they can switch back.

October 2016

The Most Frightening Story Ever Told By Philip Kerr

Summary:
Scary-story enthusiast Billy Shivers helps out when the Haunted House of Books threatens to go out of business.