Book List in Order:53 titles

  • Even if Kenzie's dog had somehow managed to escape from the family's fenced backyard, Kenzie knows the big, lovable chocolate Lab wouldn't have gone far. As they search for Clancy, Kenzie and his dad keep hearing stories about other dogs that have go...


  • When Alicia, a talented violinist at Riley Donovan's high school, is found bludgeoned to death in a field on the outskirts of town, suspicion immediately falls on Carrie, Alicia's musical rival. But Riley isn't convinced of Carrie's guilt, and even t...


  • When a football player from Riley Donovan's school falls to his death from the top of a recreation center, a hunch makes her wonder if he was pushed. But who would do such a thing, and why? Riley’s detective aunt tells Riley to leave it alone, but ...


  • This two-book set features Norah McClintock's Close to the Heel, from Seven (the series), and From The Dead (The Seven Sequels). In Close to the Heel, Rennie, who hardly knew his late grandfather, flies to Iceland to deliver a message from beyond the...


  • When Rennie's dad, the Major, goes overseas on assignment, he enlists his mother-in-law to babysit Rennie. Babysit! A guy who's about to turn fifteen! But Grandma is no surrogate drill sergeant. She has fun on her mind. That means ditching school and...


  • Riley Donovan is the new kid in a small town where her aunt (and guardian) has just started a job as a detective on the town’s police force. Riley is home alone when a neighbor’s barn catches on fire; when she realizes that he is trapped in the b...


  • Cady has always wanted to be a reporter, like her hero Nellie Bly, so after a fire burns down the orphanage she lives in, she's ready to leave small-town Ontario and make her mark as a newspaperwoman. A crumbling newspaper clipping leads her to Orren...


  • Truman's parents are out of town, and he has made plans with his girlfriend, Natalia. When she doesn't show up, he is angry. But when he finds out she has been murdered, Truman becomes the prime suspect. With no alibi, he must try to find the truth b...


  • In the depths of winter, a woman wanders off in the snow. She is a popular former teacher and wife of a local policeman. A full-blown search begins. Meanwhile, Derek is staying with his new girlfriend and her parents while his family is out of town. ...






  • Rennie is in Uruguay when his cousins discover a secret cache at their dead grandfather’s cottage. Thousands of dollars in foreign currencies. A mystifying notebook. Multiple passports, some obviously fake. A gun. A disguise. And a photo of some Na...


  • A shallow grave. Human remains. An unsolved murder from years ago. It looks like the past is coming back to wreak havoc on Mike's new life. What's making the usually unshakeable Riel so rattled, and what does a beautiful but manipulative girl have to...


  • Mike is stunned when his friend Sal is stabbed to death near the high school. Even though there were lots of kids nearby, nobody comes forward to explain what happened. When Mike starts asking questions, he finds out Sal was hanging around a girl who...


  • Fifteen-year-old Mike McGill has lived with his Uncle Billy since his mother's death. Only ten years older than Mike, Billy loves to party, and he doesn't pay much attention when Mike starts getting in trouble. But nothing gets by Mike's history teac...


  • Vin swears he had nothing to do with the robbery -- or the two people who were shot. But Sal saw Vin running from the scene. Even after Vin is arrested, Mike isn't sure who to believe. He's caught between his two friends -- and believing one might me...


  • Mike's lies are spinning out of control and now he's the prime suspect in a murder. He can't explain his bruised and skinned knuckles, and he can't explain why he was seen near the park where Robbie was killed. But he insists he's not a murderer. Sti...


  • Vin swears he had nothing to do with the robbery—or the two people who were shot. But Sal saw Vin running from the scene. Even after Vin is arrested, Mike isn't sure who to believe. He's caught between his two friends—and believing one might mean...


  • When quiet, shy Addie is lured into the woods, she is convinced she is going to die. She quickly finds out that there are worse things than terror -- things like betrayal at the hands of her best friend and public humiliation in front of the entire s...


  • Robyn just wants to spend time with her boyfriend, Nick, but he's always busy -- with work, with school, or with Danny, a girl from his past who could pass for a supermodel. Robyn's friend Morgan thinks James Derrick, a hot new transfer student, coul...


  • Robyn's best friend Billy has been a mess ever since her other best friend Morgan dumped him. To make matters worse, Morgan started dating hockey star Sean Sloane right afterward. Billy is a vegetarian and an animal rights activist -- he wouldn't hur...


  • Connie Suarez, downsized from her job as a legal secretary, is working as a maid. She's getting used to picking up after people and putting their lives in order. But she is not prepared for the mess that awaits her when she arrives at work one mornin...


  • No one is more surprised than Rennie to hear that his late grandfather, whom he hardly knew, has left a mission for him to fulfill. Rennie is to fly to Iceland and deliver a message from beyond the grave, but when he gets there, nothing is simple or ...


  • In a dark back alley, Boone and Andre witness a violent murder, and agree not to mention it. But the killers have different ideas and come after Boone and his friends, killing two of them. Boone is desperate to save himself but realizes to do so he w...


  • Robyn should be having the time of her life. She has a great summer job, and it's just a boat ride away from her friend Morgan's lakeside house. But she misses her boyfriend, Nick. Suddenly Nick appears in town--on a dangerous mission. He promised a ...


  • Robyn has sworn that she's over her ex, Nick. After all, he ditched town without a word to her. But when she hears he needs help, she's too curious about why he went missing to say no. Nick has been arrested -- again -- and the evidence doesn't lean ...


  • After a homeless man dies during a cold winter night, Robyn and her friends work to uncover who the man was before his time on the streets. They have only two clues to guide them: a class ring and an old photograph that the man left behind. Robyn jus...


  • I looked at Ms. Denholm. Her face had turned milk-white. Is there a note in there? she said. I looked into the box again. It contained a dozen red roses. Nestled among them was a baby doll, splattered with what looked like blood but was probably red ...


  • In the midst of the Irish famine, Johanna flees one disaster - only to land in another. After a massive potato famine strikes Ireland, thirteen-year-old Johanna Leary flees to Canada with her family. But typhus and other illnesses plague the "coffin ...


  • Finn watches in horror as his stepmother is gunned down in front of his house. His father reacts and kills the gunman. When Finn learns that the killer is the same man who admitted to killing his birth mother years before, he is shocked and wants to ...


  • Riding the wrong way up a one-way street, Kenzie takes his eyes off the road and hits a pedestrian. And not just any pedestrian. It's his ex-girlfriend, Stassi. Was this a freak accident? Or something more sinister? And when the police come to talk t...






  • Robyn's scared of dogs―like, really scared. But she agrees to spend her summer working at an animal shelter anyway. (It's a long story.) Robyn soon discovers that many juvenile offenders also volunteer at the shelter―including Nick D'Angelo, a bo...


  • Robyn is excited to hang out with her sorta-boyfriend Nick after weeks apart. Nick has a dark history, but Robyn's sure he has reformed―until she notices suspicious behavior during their trip to Chinatown. Turns out Nick's been doing favors for dan...


  • Trisha Hanover has run away from home before. But this time, she hasn't come back. To make matters worse, Robyn blew up at Trisha the same morning she disappeared. Now Robyn feels responsible, and she sets out to track Trisha down. As Robyn follows T...


  • Tegan was in the backseat when her two best friends were gunned down in front of her. Was it an argument over drugs? An ongoing feud? Or something more random? Tegan says she didn't see who did it. Or know why. Nobody will believe her. Not the police...




  • John Spray Mystery Award finalist -- 2011 Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novel for Juveniles finalist - 2011 In her third novel about the intense and difficult life of seventeen-year-old Ryan Dooley, Norah McClintock doesn't let up on the chall...


  • When Daniel enters a convenience store on a secret mission, he doesn't expect to run into anyone he knows. That would ruin everything. And when Rosie enters the same store to see what her father wants, she's hoping to make a quick getaway with her wa...




  •   In this sequel to Norah McClintock’s gritty mystery Dooley Takes the Fall, Ryan Dooley continues to struggle against circumstances that would defeat most teenagers, let alone kids who have been in serious trouble with the law. Dooley (as he pref...


  • Ethan lives in a foster home, struggling to put his life on the right track. Involved in a photography program for at-risk kids, he finds himself threatened again and again by someone who wants his camera. What does Ethan know? And what is on his cam...


  • Two girls have recently disappeared near the town where Stephanie lives. She is concerned but is sure that it could never happen to her. But then it does. Tied up and alone far from home, she manages to escape her captor and run for her life. But she...


  • Jojo's back, released from jail, and people are tense and afraid all over again. They wonder if his friends will start showing up again. They wonder if they'll be walking down the street one day and they'll run into Jojo and Jojo will give them attit...


  • At first Kaz intends to help the old lady who's fallen in the park. But then he starts thinking about how he never gets what he wants. The next thing he knows, he's running away with her purse. The purse contains only five dollars and a battered watc...


  • When Colin accepts the job to clean up the graffiti in an upscale neighborhood he worries that he might be targeted by gangs. But he didn't expect to become a suspect in a series of robberies. Every time he is sent to clean up graffiti, the police ar...


  • White Pine nominee, 2009 Spinetingler Magazine Award Nominee, 2009 Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice, 2009 A boy maybe twelve years old, on a bike, stopped next to Dooley, looked at the kid sprawled on the pavement and said, "Is he dead?...


  • Remy has just been released from juvenile detention and is back in his old neighborhood. He went away because he severely assaulted a guy who insulted his girlfriend—Asia. As a white boy dating an immigrant, Remy has had to take a lot of the inbred...


  • Quentin and JD have been friends forever. Even after JD gets in trouble Quentin stands by him. Hanging out together Quentin learns JD has a gun and when they are caught in a robbery JD uses the gun—with deadly results. Trying to cover up the crime ...


  • When his step-father Phil is shot dead in an apparent robbery, David becomes the prime suspect. Where was David that night, and what does he know about Phil? David has figured out the truth about his step-father, and the day his kid-brother died. Wha...






  • Josh had been living in a group home after being ratted out by Scott, his one-time best friend. Now he has moved in with his brother and overbearing sister-in-law and has been sent to a class designed to teach him to deal with his anger. When an old ...



  • Three very different half-sisters--responsible oldest sister Brynn, troublesome middle child Chloe, and young, insecure Phoebe--band together against a common enemy when their mother brings home a new husband...