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Falling from Grace by Kip, Annie, Grace, David, Ted. Five different people, one terrible night.There's a storm at Point Nepean, and the ocean has swept into the bay. Kip is in the wrong place at the wrong time. Annie is scared. David is looking. And Grace is gone.Enter Ted -- with his vintage guitars and wild ideas, he's unlike anyone Kip has ever met. As each day passes and a search is mounted, Kip cannot help asking questions -- of himself, of the people around him, of everything that happened on the night of the storm. But the biggest questions facing Kip are: Where is Grace?And who is Ted?
Call Number: F GOD
Publication Date: 2006
Missing by Maxine's parents have had to confirm the identity of her brother Derek's body by the clothes he was wearing when he disappeared. So the brother who was missing is now officially dead. But then Maxine receives a telephone call from somebody saying he is her brother. Has Derek come back from the dead? Or is somebody playing a sick joke? Who on earth would be that cruel?
Call Number: F MAC
Publication Date: 2009
Hannah's Winter by When her mother takes her to Japan, Hannah would much rather be back in Australia starting secondary school with her friends.But her stay turns out to be nothing like she'd imagined, and when Hannah and Miki find an ancient message in the stationery shop, they are drawn into solving a mysterious riddle.Why do the beans go berserk at the bean-throwing festival?Who is the evil-eyed woman at Sarumaru Shrine?Why is Hannah attacked by flying donuts on the stairs?Is the ocean boy trying to tell her something?Full of intriguing, vivid characters, here is a highly original, evocative debut novel that blends fact with fantasy in a style that is both funny and touching.
Call Number: STF F MEE
Publication Date: 2001
The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Caldecott Honor artist Brian Selznick's lavishly illustrated debut novel is a cinematic tour de force not to be missed! ORPHAN, CLOCK KEEPER, AND THIEF, Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlocks with an eccentric, bookish girl and a bitter old man who runs a toy booth in the station, Hugo's undercover life, and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy. A cryptic drawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen key, a mechanical man, and a hidden message from Hugo's dead father form the backbone of this intricate, tender, and spellbinding mystery.
Call Number: STF F SEL
Publication Date: 2007-03-01
Picture me gone by Mila has a gift. She can read a room, a person, a situation ― and tell if you're happy, or pregnant, or having an affair.When her father's best friend, Matthew, goes missing, Mila joins in the search. She sees clues no one else notices, facts everyone else overlooks.But the answers refuse to line up and Matthew refuses to be found.Is there something Mila has missed? Something closer to home than she ever imagined?Critical acclaim for Meg Rosoff:'A wonderful, captivating 5 ***** writer.' Daily Telegraphy'Readers won't just read this book, they will let it possess them.' Sunday Telegraph'Mordantly funny and seemingly well written.' The Times
Call Number: F ROS
Publication Date: 2013
What's Hector McKerrow Doing These Days? by Internet-themed novel for teenage readers. When 12-year-old fan Mercy Whetton tries to make contact with 1960s hearthrob Hector McKerrow, she sparks a worldwide Internet search that soon escalates into a fierce competition to find Hector. Award-winning author's previous books include 'The Inquisitor' and 'The Notary'.
Call Number: F JIN
Publication Date: 2000
The Ruby in the Smoke by Set in 1872, Sally Lockhart is sixteen and determined to discover the secrets behind her father's sudden death, even if it means putting her own life in danger as others try to stop her. As Sally searches for the answers she needs, her quest takes her from the grimy streets of London to a maharajah's Indian palace, to the opium dens of China and into a deep mystery whose heart is a priceless jewel soaked in blood.
Call Number: F PUL
Publication Date: 2006
The Tiger in the Well by Sally is 25, and somebody wants to destroy her. She receives divorce papers from a man she has never met, let alone married - yet this trap is so well laid that she is powerless to prove otherwise. When custody of her precious daughter is awarded to this evil stranger, it is the beginning of a terrifying struggle in which Sally will have to fight, with a gun if necessary, for the freedom of her family. The third instalment of the quartet.
Call Number: F PUL
Publication Date: 2007
Disappearing act by Matt Cooper is twelve, and spends quite a bit of his time honing his magic skills and tricks. He doesn't realise that his great-grandfather, Mattheus Coperneau, was a professional magician whose career came to a disastrous end when a trick he performed backfired spectacularly. What neither Matt nor Mattheus realise is that there's an even older story behind the failure of Mattheus's 'disappearing trick' and a tragic romance is at the bottom of it all. In 1889, Joachim Tannislaus is a young scientist with a stellar career in front of him and half the girls in the small principality of Montilagus pursuing him. But Joachim loves Princess Agneta, who is also studying at the university. When he and Agneta are caught in an embrace, he is thrown into prison to perish, but Agneta gives him a dose of the potion they have been working on in secret, little knowing that the elixir has given him the possibility of eternal life. When Matt and his family return to Montilagus to clear his great-grandfather's name, Matt discovers that there's more to magic than meets the eye
Call Number: STF F MOL
Publication Date: 2014
We Were Liars by y: Each summer the wealthy, seemingly perfect Sinclair family meets on their private island. Cadence, Johnny, Mirren, and Gat are a unit, especially during "summer 15," marking their fifteenth year on Beechwood-- the summer that Cady and Gat fall in love. Cady became involved in a mysterious accident, in which she sustained a blow to the head, and now suffers from debilitating migraines and memory loss. When she returns to Beechwood during summer 17 issues of guilt and blame, love and truth all come into play.
Call Number: F LOC
Publication Date: 2014-05-13
Smart by "I found Jean's friend dead in the river. His name was Colin Kirk. He was a homeless man, but he still wanted to live." There's been a murder, but the police don't care. It was only a homeless old man after all. Kieran cares. He's made a promise, and when you say something out loud, that means you're going to do it, for real. He's going to find out what really happened. To Colin. And to his grandma, who just stopped coming round one day. It's a good job Kieran's a master of observation, and knows all the detective tricks of the trade. But being a detective is difficult when you're Kieran Woods. When you're amazing at drawing but terrible at fitting in. And when there are dangerous secrets everywhere, not just outside, but under your own roof.
Call Number: STF F SLA
Publication Date: 2015-02-12
The Story of my life by Kenny Harris is about to begin the longest night of his life. The stakes are huge, not just for him, his family and his girlfriend, but also for the man whose fate lies in his hands. It all starts when he bumps into his brother's girlfriend on the tube platform. She is not the only person he meets that day - a chance meeting with Mack makes his life take a violent swerve in a completely unexpected direction that could destroy his whole world.
Call Number: F CASS
Publication Date: 2012
Death sets sail by Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong are in Egypt, taking a cruise along the Nile. They are hoping to see some ancient temples and a mummy or two; what they get, instead, is MURDER.
Call Number: STF F STE
Publication Date: 2020