Author: Paul Aertker
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1537792067
Release Date: 2016-09-15

What's more valuable than priceless? #1 New Release in Children's Europe Books - THE UNBELIEVABLE CONCLUSION TO THE CRIME TRAVELERS MYSTERY SERIES - ALSO AVAILABLE: BOOK 1 - BRAINWASHED, BOOK 2 - DIAMONDS ARE FOR NEVER - Age Level: 8 - 14 - US Grade Level: 2nd - 8th - NOW WITH ILLUSTRATIVE WORLD MAPS "If it's opposite day, it could already be opposite of opposite, which would be confusing." If you find this line puzzling then you might understand why the kids of the New Resistance are able to rattle the Good Company yet again in Priceless. Lucas Benes faces his greatest challenge yet when he finds a secret message from his mother hidden inside a sunken cargo container. In a near-death scuba diving experience, Lucas and the New Resistance kids learn that Good Company CEO Siba Gunerro-along with her newest and most beautiful Curukians-is planning a massive art heist. Lucas and friends scour the Spanish countryside looking for clues. But to unravel the mysteries of both the robbery and the cryptic message, Lucas must first discover the only thing that is worth more than priceless. This humorous and exciting middle grade series with short chapters is perfect for middle school reading lists, holiday gifts, and travel guides for children. Parents, teachers, and librarians will appreciate the action-adventure, the worldwide geography, and appropriate language for ages 9 - 14. If your children love excitement, don't miss this action-packed read! Collect all three!"


Author: Paul Aertker
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1503337758
Release Date: 2015-04-05

While sleeping on the roof of his father's hotel, thirteen-year-old Lucas Benes finds a baby alone and learns that the Good Company has restarted its profitable kidnapping business. Brainwashed (Crime Travelers #1) tracks the secret urban adventures of the New Resistance, a network of international teenage spies. Lucas leads a group of friends through the hotspots of Paris-from the catacombs to the Eiffel tower-in an all-out effort to sabotage a brainwashing ceremony that could potentially turn them all into "Good" kids.

Double Vision

Author: Fiona Brand
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 9781460304501
Release Date: 2012-10-15
Genre: Fiction

In the forgotten corners of Rina's mind there is a very valuable secret... One that the Chavez family will kill for. Almost two decades ago a car accident thrust Rina Morell's life into darkness. Unable to deal with the traumatic loss of her mother, Rina's young mind erected a wall that blocked her vision and her memories of the event. Years later Rina still suffers from psychosomatic blindness--unable to see the danger that lies next to her. Until a series of "accidents" restores her physical sight, and a mysterious second vision... When she discovers that her husband is the head of the infamous Chavez family, a drug cartel with powerful political and terrorist connections, and that he's responsible for her mother's death, Rina is terrified. With the help of CIA agent JT Wyatt, she escapes into the Witness Security Program. But even anonymity can't protect her from the knowledge locked inside her head...or the fact that her ex-husband, a cold-blooded killer, is still on the loose.

Diamonds Are for Never

Author: Paul Aertker
ISBN: 194013725X
Release Date: 2015-04-08
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Lucas has spent an exciting time in Paris preventing dirty deeds by Siba Gunerro and the Good Company. Now he is now on a mission to learn more about his mother and speeds to Rome with his friends. They stow away on a cargo ship carrying diamonds that may hold the secret of his past and could destroy the evil Good Company.

Medieval Madness

Author: Paul Johnson-Jovanovic
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1979903581
Release Date: 2017-11-19

Magic. Mayhem. And Nerf crossbows. If you like wizards, dragons, knights and magical adventures, you'll love this ... Welcome to Medieval Madness. Thomas Tinkler is ten years old. He's too mature for a trip to the soft play centre, in his opinion. He's adamant that he won't go. But his parents insist he goes anyway, because his younger brother, Finlay, needs to burn off some energy. When they arrive, they see that the play centre is no longer called Tumble Kids. It's been taken over by a mysterious man, who's rebranded the place as MEDIEVAL MADNESS. Once inside, the boys meet some new friends, Brady and Ella, who help them explore. They enjoy playing together. They chase each other down padded aisles. They race down slides and muck about in the ball pool. They even have a friendly contest, trying to knock each other off a balance beam with foam axes. All is going well - until Thomas discovers a door that leads to another part of the centre. And that's when the real adventure begins ...

The Math Inspectors

Author: Daniel Kenney
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 150313699X
Release Date: 2014-12-05
Genre: Detective and mystery stories

A kid's detective agency uses mathematics to solve problems.

Seeds of Terror

Author: Gretchen Peters
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 9781851688913
Release Date: 2011-01-09
Genre: Political Science

Seeds of Terror will reshape the way you think about the West’s enemies, revealing them less as ideologues and more as criminals who earn billions of pounds every year off the opium trade. With the breakneck pace of a thriller, author Gretchen Peters traces their illicit activities from the vast poppy fields of southern Afghanistan to heroin labs run by Taliban commanders, from drug convoys armed with Stinger missiles to the money launderers of Karachi and Dubai. Based on hundreds of interviews with Taliban fighters, smugglers, and law enforcement and intelligence agents, Peters makes the case that we must cut terrorists off from their drug earnings if we ever hope to beat them.

Spy School

Author: Stuart Gibbs
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781442421844
Release Date: 2012-03-06
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Can an undercover nerd become a superstar agent? Ben Ripley sure hopes so—and his life may depend on it! Ben Ripley may only be in middle school, but he’s already pegged his dream job: C.I.A. or bust. Unfortunately for him, his personality doesn’t exactly scream “secret agent.” In fact, Ben is so awkward, he can barely get to school and back without a mishap. Because of his innate nerdiness, Ben is not surprised when he is recruited for a magnet school with a focus on science—but he’s entirely shocked to discover that the school is actually a front for a junior C.I.A. academy. Could the C.I.A. really want him? Actually, no. There’s been a case of mistaken identity—but that doesn’t stop Ben from trying to morph into a supercool undercover agent, the kind that always gets the girl. And through a series of hilarious misadventures, Ben realizes he might actually be a halfway decent spy…if he can survive all the attempts being made on his life!

School for Spies Book 2 Thicker Than Water

Author: Bruce Hale
Publisher: Disney Electronic Content
ISBN: 9781423187868
Release Date: 2014-07-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Just when Max Segredo learned that his father is still alive, he also learned that Simon Segredo was working for LOTUS, an evil spy operation that wants to take down the Merry Sunshine Orphanage (a.k.a. the School for S.P.I.E.S.) and take over the world. Now Simon is on the run from LOTUS, and Max's surrogate family at the orphange is being threatened from without and within. LOTUS is trying to drive the school out of business, while the Ministry of Health is investigating an anonymous complaint about the orphanage.To top it all off, the trainee spies are riddled by fear and squabbling among themselves. Into this chaos strolls a mysterious billionaire who hires S.P.I.E.S. to steal a powerful mind control device. The fee for the job will help save the school, but there's a catch: they've got just three days to pilfer the device from an ultra-secure facility before LOTUS steals it first. Can the S.P.I.E.S beat their rivals to the prize before the orphanage doors close for good? In this action-packed sequel to PLAYING WITH FIRE, it is impossible not to root for Max, a spy-in-training with mad skills, a spunky attitude, a way with the ladies (well, okay, maybe not so much), and a big heart.

Shadow Jumper

Author: J M Forster
Publisher: Scribblepad Press
ISBN: 0993070906
Release Date: 2014-10-20
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Shadow Jumper is winner of the Gold Award in the Wishing Shelf Book Awards 2014. A thrilling mystery adventure with contemporary themes, for children aged 10 and above. The truth is out there somewhere . . . but how far will Jack jump to find it? Jack Phillips's allergy to sunshine confines him to the shadows, leaving him lonely and at risk of life-threatening burns every time he steps into the light. Shadow jumping on the rooftops at dusk makes him feel alive. And free. But Jack's condition is suddenly worse than ever and only his missing scientist dad can save him. As Jack and his new friend, Beth, begin their frantic search and delve into his dad's past for clues, they have no idea what they are about to uncover. Shocking rumours and dark secrets bombard them at every turn. Shadow Jumping takes courage. But when it comes to the truth, will Jack be brave enough to face it?

The Chocolate Spy

Author: Shannon L. Brown
ISBN: 1945527129
Release Date: 2017-11-22
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Will they find the spy-- or will the spy find them first? When twelve-year-old cousins Sophie and Jessica take a class at a chocolate factory, they don't expect to see bad guys in such a sweet place. Strange happenings make them wonder if they've uncovered another mystery, and they're soon in danger. Can they find The Chocolate Spy in time? The Chocolate Spy is the third book in the Crime-Solving Cousins Mysteries. If you (or the eight- to ten-year-olds in your life) like Nancy Drew, Theodore Boone, or the Hardy Boys, then you'll love Shannon L. Brown's fun, fast-paced books for kids. Buy The Chocolate Spy and go undercover with Sophie and Jessica today!

The Temple Dancer

Author: John Speed
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312325495
Release Date: 2007-07-24
Genre: Fiction

An epic account set in seventeenth-century India traces the journey of Maya, a high-priced dancer who has been bought by one of the most powerful men in Bijapur and who faces dangerous obstacles across the Mogul Empire while in the company of settlement men, a eunuch, and a spoiled Portuguese woman. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.


Author: Steven Whibley
Publisher: Steven Whibley Books
ISBN: 1927905036
Release Date: 2014-02-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

After nearly destroying his school, fourteen-year-old prankster Matt is sent to Camp Friendship. Within minutes of arriving, Matt is nearly killed -- twice. What sort of summer camp has programs in forging passports, endless fight training and weapons drills? And what about the hidden rooms? Matt starts to think his parents have enrolled him in some kind of freakish, elite spy school. But Camp Friendship's purpose is far more sinister. Matt begins to understand he has two choices -- pull the prank of a lifetime to escape ... or die trying.

Spy Factory 1

Author: Steven Stickler
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1490355103
Release Date: 2013-06-04
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sixth-grader Nate Fischer never wanted to be a spy. But when a mysterious phone call lands him at a new school, he realizes that he doesn't have a choice: his new school is a spy factory. He barely has time to learn his locker combination before his first mission plunges him into danger. A sinister organization is trying to destroy his school and take over the world, and Nate has only a few hours to stop the evil plot.With just a backpack full of spy gadgets, a bit of spy training, and their own cunning to guide them, Nate and his partner Lucy follow a trail of secret messages in pursuit of the one thing that can save their school from destruction. As they are chased through subway tunnels and across rooftops, Nate and Lucy must race to complete their mission before it is too late. Cracking secret codes, evading capture, and battling enemy agents—sixth grade wasn't supposed to be like this!

The North Hollywood Detective Club in the Case of the Hollywood Art Heist

Author: Mike Mains
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1533126410
Release Date: 2016-07-07

"You've got to help me," Marisol cried. "My brother is innocent!" With those words, the North Hollywood Detective Club officially begins as teen super-sleuths Jeffrey Jones and Pablo Reyes set out to prove the innocence of Marisol's brother and rescue him from jail. Their search for a stolen painting leads them to a mysterious pawn shop, a glamorous television star, and a 20-year-old unsolved murder! This is the first book in a new teen and middle grade mystery series, starring a pair of 14-year-old boys who start their own detective club. If you're the type who loves origin stories, then this is the book for you. (When I was a kid reading comic books, I always wanted to read the origin stories of all my favorite super heroes!) How are YOUR detective and mystery-solving skills? Check out Amazon's Look Inside feature for this book. When their teacher's apartment is broken into and the police can't solve the crime, Jeffrey Jones and Pablo Reyes take up the challenge! Can you solve the story's first mystery before our young detectives do? REVIEWS: "This is a fantastic read for young adults, teens, or anyone who wants to look back to our teenage years looking for a good mystery to solve." - Amazon Reviewer "This is a fun exciting read!" - Amazon Reviewer A PERSONAL NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR: I designed this mystery book series for teens, middle-grade and young adult readers. These are intelligent, well-written mystery and suspense stories, starring a pair of real teen heroes. The clues are laid out as challenges for the reader to solve, and each book is grounded in morality. Originally, I thought they would be good mystery books for boys, but I was pleasantly surprised to discover how much girls also liked them. I hope you enjoy reading these stories as much as I enjoyed writing them. If so, please leave a review, or shoot me an email. I always love hearing from my readers. [email protected] Book Two in this mystery and suspense series for young readers - "The Case of the Dead Man's Treasure" - is now available on Amazon. Middle grade adventure books, middle grade mystery books, teen books, teen fiction, teen mystery books, teen mystery books for boys, ya and young adult mystery books.