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BKLYN BookMatch Surprises Suspense and Twists

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The murder of Roger Ackroyd

Agatha Christie. |

A murder in a small English village leads Hercule Poirot into a strange mystery involving a determined, curious spinster, the local doctor, and a wide range of suspects with possible motives and mysterious relationships.

We were liars

E. Lockhart. |

Spending the summers on her family's private island off the coast of Massachusetts with her cousins and a special boy named Gat, teenaged Cadence struggles to remember what happened during her fifteenth summer.

Liar

Justine Larbalestier. |

Micah is a liar, and she's always managed to stay one step ahead of her lies--until her boyfriend dies under mysterious circumstances. At first the truth comes easily, because it is a lie. The second truth is so unbelievable that it must be a lie. And the honest truth is buried deep in Micah's mind, where even she doesn't know if it's real.

The walls around us

Nova Ren Suma. |

Orianna and Violet are ballet dancers and best friends, but when the ballerinas who have been harassing Violet are murdered, Orianna is accused of the crime and sent to a juvenile detention center where she meets Amber and they experience supernatural events linking the girls together.

Bad monkeys

Matt Ruff. |

Confessing that she is a member of a secret organization dedicated to assassinating bad guys, murder suspect Jane Charlotte lands in a psychiatric hospital, where she recounts her increasingly bizarre life as a trained killer.

The maze runner

James Dashner. |

Sixteen-year-old Thomas wakes up with no memory in the middle of a maze and realizes he must work with the community in which he finds himself if he is to escape.

The adoration of Jenna Fox

Mary E. Pearson. |

In the not-so-distant future, when synthetic bodies and brains are possible but illegal, Jenna Fox, who is recovering from a serious accident and suffering from memory lapses, learns a startling secret about her existence.

Mortal engines

by Philip Reeve. |

In the distant future, when cities move about and consume smaller towns, a fifteen-year-old apprentice is pushed out of London by the man he most admires and must seek answers in the perilous Out-Country, aided by one girl and the memory of another.

Incarceron

Catherine Fisher. |

To free herself from an upcoming arranged marriage, Claudia, the daughter of the Warden of Incarceron, a futuristic prison with a mind of its own, decides to help a young prisoner escape.