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Thrillers (Children's / Teenage)

See below for a selection of the latest books from Thrillers (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Thrillers (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Thrillers (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

The Magpie Society: One for Sorrow

The Magpie Society: One for Sorrow

Author: Amy McCulloch, Zoe Sugg Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/10/2020

The brand new series from Zoe Sugg and Amy McCulloch Illumen Hall is an elite boarding school. Tragedy strikes when the body of a student is discovered at their exclusive summer party - on her back is an elaborate tattoo of a magpie. When new girl Audrey arrives the following term, running from her own secrets back home in America, she is thrown into solving the case. Despite her best efforts to avoid any drama, her new roommate Ivy was close to the murdered girl, and the two of them can't help but get pulled in. The two can't stand each other, but as they are drawn deeper into the mystery of this strange and terrible murder, they will discover that something dangerous is at the heart of their superficially perfect school. Welcome to The Magpie Society. One for Sorrow will be told via the alternating first person perspectives of the lead characters Audrey - written by Amy - and Ivy - written by Zoe - with the narrative being jointly plotted by both authors.

The Infamous Frankie Lorde 1

The Infamous Frankie Lorde 1

Author: Brittany Geragotelis Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/10/2020

Happily and Madly

Happily and Madly

Author: Alexis Bass Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/10/2020

Nobody Knows But You

Nobody Knows But You

Author: Anica Mrose Rissi Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2020

The nail-bitingly intense story of a summer at camp that ends in a disturbing death-and depicts a powerful friendship that won't ever be forgotten. Perfect for fans of One of Us Is Lying and Broken Things. Kayla is still holding on to Lainie's secrets. After all, Lainie is Kayla's best friend. And despite Lainie's painful obsession with her on-again, off-again boyfriend, and the ways he has tried to come between them, friends don't spill each other's secrets. They don't betray each other's trust. The murder at the end of the summer doesn't change all that. Besides-Kayla knows that the truth is not the whole story.

Rebel

Rebel

Author: Marie Lu Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2020

*The book you've all been waiting for - the incredible conclusion to the Legend series* Respect the Legend. Idolize the Prodigy. Celebrate the Champion . . . But never underestimate the Rebel. Eden Wing may be a top student at his academy in Ross City, Antarctica, but most people still know him only as Daniel Wing's little brother. A decade ago, Daniel was known as Day, the boy from the streets who led a revolution that saved the Republic of America. But these days, he's all to ready to leave his past behind. As the two brothers struggle to accept who they've each become, a new danger creeps into the distance that's grown between them, and Eden soon finds himself drawn so far into Ross City's dark side, even his legendary brother can't save him. At least, not on his own . . . With unmatched suspense and her signature cinematic storytelling, #1 New York Times-bestselling author Marie Lu plunges readers back into the unforgettable world of Legend for a truly grand finale.

Storm Warning (gen:LOCK, Book 1)

Storm Warning (gen:LOCK, Book 1)

Author: Melissa Scott Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2020

The first-ever novel for gen:LOCK, the hit animated sci-fi series starring Michael B. Jordan, Dakota Fanning, David Tennant and Maisie Williams! The last few months have been a whirlwind for Cammie MacCloud. Ever since she agreed to join the gen:LOCK program to help fight the Union, an authoritarian force threatening the world, she's been struggling to find her place in the group. As a 17-year-old genius hacker, she doesn't really fit in among the other four recruits: She can't shoot, she isn't the most graceful in the field, and her brash style doesn't exactly jibe with Command. But Cammie notices things the others don't, and she has the skills to investigate when something feels off... like their latest mission, which finds them stranded at the centre of a deadly storm with a Union spy in their midst. Don't miss this epic, original novel from multiple award-winning author Melissa Scott and the gen:LOCK team!

Clifftoppers: The Frost Castle Adventure

Clifftoppers: The Frost Castle Adventure

Author: Fleur Hitchcock Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2020

For Aiden, Chloe, Ava and Josh, holidays at their grandparents' cottage mean wild beaches, no curfew, Bella the dog, and most of all - adventure! The lead actress in Frost Castle's winter play is sure she's cursed! A break-in, a car accident, and now her precious locket is missing. But the cousins suspect a ruthless thief. With a blizzard raging outside and a legendary ghost in the castle corridors, unmasking this villain will take all their bravery and skill... Fleur Hitchcock is famous for her excellent thrillers for beginners . This action-packed series takes 7+ readers on fantastic, realistic adventures. Cover illustration by Tom Clohosy Cole. Don't miss the other Clifftoppers adventures! The Arrowhead Moor AdventureThe Thorn Island AdventureThe Fire Bay Adventure Look out for Fleur Hitchcock's stories for older readers: Dear ScarlettSaving SophiaMurder In MidwinterMurder At TwilightThe Boy Who Flew

Clown in a Cornfield

Clown in a Cornfield

Author: Adam Cesare Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/09/2020

In Adam Cesare's terrifying young adult debut, Quinn Maybrook finds herself caught in a battle between old and new, tradition and progress-that just may cost her life. Quinn Maybrook and her father have moved to tiny, boring Kettle Springs, to find a fresh start. But what they don't know is that ever since the Baypen Corn Syrup Factory shut down, Kettle Springs has cracked in half. On one side are the adults, who are desperate to make Kettle Springs great again, and on the other are the kids, who want to have fun, make prank videos, and get out of Kettle Springs as quick as they can. Kettle Springs is caught in a battle between old and new, tradition and progress. It's a fight that looks like it will destroy the town. Until Frendo, the Baypen mascot, a creepy clown in a pork-pie hat, goes homicidal and decides that the only way for Kettle Springs to grow back is to cull the rotten crop of kids who live there now.

Even If We Break

Even If We Break

Author: Marieke Nijkamp Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/09/2020

I Killed Zoe Spanos

I Killed Zoe Spanos

Author: Kit Frick Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/09/2020

A People Best Book of Summer 2020 A Parade Best Book of Summer 2020 The YA thriller of the summer. -Bustle First print edition includes blue sprayed edges! For fans of Sadie and Serial, this gripping thriller follows two teens whose lives become inextricably linked when one confesses to murder and the other becomes determined to uncover the real truth no matter the cost. What happened to Zoe won't stay buried... When Anna Cicconi arrives to the small Hamptons village of Herron Mills for a summer nanny gig, she has high hopes for a fresh start. What she finds instead is a community on edge after the disappearance of Zoe Spanos, a local girl who has been missing since New Year's Eve. Anna bears an eerie resemblance to Zoe, and her mere presence in town stirs up still-raw feelings about the unsolved case. As Anna delves deeper into the mystery, stepping further and further into Zoe's life, she becomes increasingly convinced that she and Zoe are connected-and that she knows what happened to her. Two months later, Zoe's body is found in a nearby lake, and Anna is charged with manslaughter. But Anna's confession is riddled with holes, and Martina Green, teen host of the Missing Zoe podcast, isn't satisfied. Did Anna really kill Zoe? And if not, can Martina's podcast uncover the truth? Inspired by Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca, Kit Frick weaves a thrilling story of psychological suspense that twists and turns until the final page.

The Inheritance Games

The Inheritance Games

Author: Jennifer Lynn Barnes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2020

An utterly addictive and twisty thriller, full of dark family secrets and deadly stakes. Perfect for fans of One of Us is Lying and Knives Out. She came from nothing. Avery has a plan: keep her head down, work hard for a better future. Then an eccentric billionaire dies, leaving her almost his entire fortune. And no one, least of all Avery, knows why. They had everything. Now she must move into the mansion she's inherited. It's filled with secrets and codes, and the old man's surviving relatives - a family hell-bent on discovering why Avery got 'their' money. Now there's only one rule: winner takes all. Soon she is caught in a deadly game that everyone in this strange family is playing. But just how far will they go to keep their fortune? 'A fantastic rollercoaster of a book! We Were Liars meets The Da Vinci Code. I loved it!' Kat Ellis, author of Harrow Lake 'A thrilling blend of family secrets, illicit romance and a high-stakes treasure hunt . . . The nonstop twists kept me guessing until the very last page!' Katharine McGee, New York Times bestselling author of American Royals

The Cheerleaders

The Cheerleaders

Author: Kara Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2020

'Sharp, brilliantly plotted, and totally engrossing' - Karen McManus, New York Times-bestselling author of One of Us Is Lying There are no more cheerleaders in the town of Sunnybrook. First there was the car accident - two girls dead after hitting a tree on a rainy night. Then the murders happened - two girls were killed by the man next door. The police shot him, so no one will ever know why he did it. Monica's sister was the last cheerleader to die. After her suicide, Sunnybrook High disbanded the cheer squad. No one wanted to be reminded of the girls they'd lost. That was five years ago. Now the faculty and students at Sunnybrook High want to remember the lost cheerleaders. But for Monica, it's not that easy. Her world is starting to unravel. After she discovers the letters in her stepdad's desk, unearths an ancient phone, and meets a strange new friend at school, Monica can't just move on. Whatever happened five years ago isn't over. People know more than they're letting on and somehow, Monica is at the center of it all. There are no more cheerleaders in Sunnybrook, but that doesn't mean anyone else is safe.