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"I'm the lawyer, and you're the client. My advice to you is to bury this and not tell a soul. Never. Got it?"
Theodore Boone, courtroom hero and the only kid lawyer in town, is facing a tough week at school with his exams. But things take a turn for the worse when a huge scandal is revealed - by none other than his best friend, April. And when April makes a decision that Theodore advises against, the scandal suddenly blows up and is all over the news. Their futures are on the line and April's running scared.
Can Theodore find a way to reverse the damage and save several lives from ruin?
Late summer on Whidbey Island. After nine weeks of no rain the fire season has arrived ...along with a fire starter who soon begins tormenting the residents of this peaceful Pacific Northwest idyll with fires that escalate in intensity. Becca King and her friends Jenn and Derric are with her at the county fair when the third fire starts in a shed housing animals. The shed is destroyed, some of the animals are killed, and Becca hears from the nearby forest the 'whispers' of the fire starter who has remained to watch the havoc. More fires ensue and the situation escalates until someone dies. Becca thinks she knows who's behind it all, but only with the help of her friends and the development of her own incipient psychic talents can the perpetrator be brought to justice.
Cecelia Ahern's Flawed meets Never Let Me Go in the pulse-pounding YA thriller from the Top Ten Sunday Times bestselling author of The Escape. "You have to help me. We're not being reformed. We're being brainwashed." All sixteen year old Drew Finch wants is to be left alone. She's not interested in spending time with her mum and stepdad and when her disruptive fifteen year old brother Mason is expelled from school for the third time and sent to a residential reform academy she's almost relieved. Everything changes when she's followed home from school by the mysterious Dr Cobey, who claims to have a message from Mason. There is something sinister about the `treatment' he is undergoing. The school is changing people. Determined to help her brother, Drew must infiltrate the Academy and unearth its deepest, darkest secrets. Before it's too late.
He was supposed to be having fun with his friends, not playing detective and stalking a serial killer.Theodore Boone - teenage lawyer and courtroom hero - is on a class trip seeing the sights of the capital city. But he hadn't counted on seeing the most wanted man in the history of his home town, Strattenberg.Suddenly Theo is caught in the hunt for an accused murderer, alongside the FBI. Theo knows he's getting in deep - and things could become even more dangerous. Because if this case goes back to court, it will be down to him. Will justice finally be done...or will the killer's criminal allies be out for revenge?
Ella Black seems to live the life most other seventeen-year-olds would kill for. Until one day, telling her nothing, her parents whisk her off to Rio de Janeiro.
Determined to find out why, Ella takes her chance and searches through their things. And realises her life has been a lie. Her mother and father aren't hers at all. Unable to comprehend the truth, Ella runs away, to the one place they'll never think to look - the favelas.
But there she learns a terrible secret - the truth about her real parents and their past. And the truth about a mother, desperate for a daughter taken from her seventeen years ago . . .
Die dorp word bedreig. Vreemde goed gebeur in die middel van die nag. Kinders sit slapenstyd ’n tand vir die tandfeetjie onder hulle kussing, en soggens word hulle wakker en kry … ’n dooie slak, ’n lewendige spinnekop, honderde oorkruipers wat onder hulle kussings kriewel en krioel.
Daar is bose magte aan die werk. Maar wie of wat sit daaragter?
Darkus and his friends continue their unforgettable adventure in this final instalment of the Beetle trilogy. Arch-villainess Lucretia Cutter has a secret Biome hidden in the Amazon rainforest: can Darkus and his friends, human and beetle alike, find it before it's too late? If they can't stop Lucretia, she will release her hoard of giant Frankenstein beetles, and the planet will never be the same again ...
Hannes Joubert en sy Melkbosmaats word betrek by 'n permeloenstroopsindikaat op hulle dorp. Hannes en Zander lei 'n sorgelose longboard-lewe van surf en elke Vrydag milkshakes drink by Goofies, waar hulle vriendin Luna na skool waitress. Zander en Hannes merk een middag 'n paneelwa sonder nommerplate op. Hannes se speurinstink skop in en hulle volg die kar tot by die see, waar verdagte mans uitklim met staalmesse en nette. Die volgende oomblik is hulle vasgebind agterin die paneelwa!
Wanneer Eddie twee mans hoor praat oor ’n rooftog jare gelede tydens die Boendoesbaai Derby, is hy vasberade om die geheim te ontrafel. Kon so iets skokkends ooit in hulle klein kusdorpie gebeur? Maryna Cloete, pal met haar neus in ander se sake, meng natuurlik dadelik in met sy planne. Hulle pad kruis ook met die Von Dempter-neefs, Hein en Roelof, wat in die woonwapark kamp vir die vakansie. En gou word dit duidelik dat vraagtekens soos coat hangers die dorp vol hang.
Geluide in geheimsinnige donker gange, monsters, mummies, moordenaar-onderwysers en vreemde wesens... skoolgaan is beslis nie vir bangbroeke nie. En wie sal tog omgee oor kwaai onnies en huiswerk as hulle nog met toordokters, spoke en reusagtige spinnekoppe ook moet rekening hou? Hierdie 20 grillekker stories sal jou nekhare laat regop staan en jou laat wens dat die skoolklok vir huis-toe-gaan-tyd wil lui ...
John Watson has barely settled into his new school, Baker Street Academy, when his teacher Ms De Rossi announces a trip to one of London's top museums, home to the Alpine Star, the world's most famous jewel. But the gem has been stolen - from right under their noses! The police are soon on the trail and the whole of the country is talking about the crime. When police catch the thief along with the stolen gem, it seems the case is closed. But Sherlock Holmes has other ideas. With John and Martha at his side, can he uncover the mystery behind this extraordinary gem? Told through Watson's blog, detective notes, school assignments, media reports, and energetic comic-strip illustrations, this introduction to Arthur Conan Doyle's classic characters will have every young super-sleuth hooked!
Die Jasper-jeugreeks is die eerste keer uitgegee in 1959 en daar was verskeie herdrukke van die gewilde reeks. Hierdie is die vierde titel in die Jasper-reeks. Vir enige kind sal dit ure se genot verskaf, want dit is 'n boek om te lees en te herlees. Saam met die Viermanskap is die leser bly oor die sukses wat behaal word en saam met die vriende word daar getreur oor die brandende sitvlakke! Leliesvlei se boere word deur skaapdiewe geteiken en die polisie sukkel om die skuldiges vas te trek. Jasper besluit dis die ideale geleentheid om sy speursin op die proef te stel – hy wou tog nog altyd ’n bobaasspeurder word. Kan hy die nodige inligting vir die polisie in die hande kry? En kan hy die speurder-sersant en sy vrou uit die kloue van die boewe red? Kom deel in die avonture van Jasper!
Cruel beetle fashionista, Lucretia Cutter, is at large with her yellow ladybird spies. When Darkus, Virginia and Bertolt discover further evidence of her evil, they're determined to stop her. But the three friends are in trouble. Darkus' dad has forbidden them to investigate any further - and disgusting crooks Humphrey and Pickering are out of prison. Hope rests on Novak, Lucretia's daughter and a Hollywood actress, but the beetle diva is always one scuttle ahead ...
A miracle energy source, Lumite, has been discovered on the moon. The dark days of future Earth - torn apart by war and energy crisis - finally appear to be over. Aggie is the violet-eyed poster girl for the mining company, Lunar Inc, persuaded to campaign for a hopeful new future. But a chance meeting with one of the prisoner-miners, the darkly attractive Danny, changes her mind about everything she knows about her world ...
n Bosveld- en wildtuinvakansie hou vir die Uile onverwagte avonture in... Philip, Hennie, Berrie, Vaatjie en Jorsie, die vyf vriende bekend as die Uile, reken die grootste vakansieavonture wag vir hulle op 'n bosveldplaas. Toe Philip, die Groot Uil, 'n luiperd uit 'n boom plattrek, dink hulle die vakansie kan nou net rustiger raak. Maar toe besluit die vyf om Krugerwildtuin toe te gaan. En daar skuil groter uitdagings, want Josie kom per ongeluk op die spoor van drie uitgeslape skelms vir wie die sukses van hulle smokkelstreke belangriker lyk as die lewe van vyf jong seuns.
There’s a new girl at Rookwood School, and new mystery for Scarlet and Ivy to solve.
It’s a brand-new term for Scarlet and Ivy, and the girls are intrigued by a fascinating new girl, Ebony. She’s as enchanting as she is mysterious, and she’s began to gather quite the following – in fact, most of the younger girls appear to be under her spell.
But rumours swirl like ghosts around Ebony, and not all of them are nice. And when a prank on All Hallow’s Eve goes horribly wrong, it’s Ebony who gets the blame.
Ivy and Scarlet aren’t so sure. There might be more to Ebony than meets the eye, but surely she’s not dangerous? But if it’s not Ebony, then who or what is to blame?
This spooky treat is the fifth book in the SCARLET AND IVY series, perfect for fans of MURDER MOST UNLADYLIKE.
The Breakfast Club meets Pretty Little Liars, One of Us Is Lying is the story of what happens when five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive. Everyone is a suspect, and everyone has something to hide. Pay close attention and you might solve this.
On Monday afternoon, five students at Bayview High walk into detention. Bronwyn, the brain, is Yale-bound and never breaks a rule. Addy, the beauty, is the picture-perfect homecoming princess. Nate, the criminal, is already on probation for dealing. Cooper, the athlete, is the all-star baseball pitcher. And Simon, the outcast, is the creator of Bayview High s notorious gossip app.
Only, Simon never makes it out of that classroom. Before the end of detention Simon's dead. And according to investigators, his death wasn t an accident. On Monday, he died. But on Tuesday, he d planned to post juicy reveals about all four of his high-profile classmates, which makes all four of them suspects in his murder. Or are they the perfect patsies for a killer who s still on the loose?
Everyone has secrets, right? What really matters is how far you would go to protect them.
When a mysterious runaway van crashes into St Smithen's on the first day of the new school year, Poppy knows it's going to be an action-packed term! But when accidents continue to happen at St Smithen's, Poppy can't shake the feeling that her every move is being watched. With the Christmas holidays looming, secrets lurking in every corner and rumours of a dangerous beast on the loose, Poppy must unravel her biggest mystery yet. Can Poppy unmask the hidden spy before someone gets hurt?
Dot, her best friend Beans and her dog McClusky all love sniffing out a good mystery and together they will solve the case and save the day . . .
Dotty is sporty, funny, creative, clever and FEARLESS: She is great with codes and puzzles and most of all – if there’s a mystery to solve – she’s your girl. This time round her trusty sidekick, Beans and TOP DOG, McClusky are keeping secrets from Dotty – will she like their surprise?
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