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Code name Verity
Wein, Elizabeth
Only in wartime could a stalwart lass from Manchester rub shoulders with a Scottish aristocrat, one a pilot, the other a special operations executive. But then a vital mission goes wrong, and one of the friends has to bail out of a faulty plane over France. She is captured by the Gestapo and becomes a prisoner of war


The ask and the answer
Ness, Patrick, 
Fleeing before a relentless army, Todd has carried a desperately wounded Viola right into the hands of their worst enemy, Mayor Prentiss. Immediately separated from Viola and imprisoned, Todd is forced to learn the ways of the Mayor's new order. But what secrets are hiding just outside of town?



It's the end of the world as we know it
Lloyd, Saci
Welcome to a world controlled by a megalomaniac Lolcat. A world where data pirates, zombies and infobots on surfboards roam free. A world at war over cheese. When teenager Mikey Malone gets sucked through a wormhole into this parallel world, he discovers a power-crazed corporation is planning to use Earth as a dumping ground for an uncontrollable poisonous algae. It's a race against time for Mikey and his rebel friends to stop the ruthless tyrants from getting their way

Cinder
Meyer, Marissa
Cinder, a gifted mechanic in New Beijing, is also a cyborg. She's reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister's sudden illness. But when her life becomes entwined with the handsome Prince Kai's, she finds herself at the centre of a violent struggle between the desires of an evil queen - and a dangerous temptation


Counting by 7s
Sloan, Holly Goldberg
Willow Chance is a twelve-year-old genius, obsessed with nature and diagnosing medical medical conditions, who finds it comforting to count by 7s. Suddenly her world is challenged





The sweetness at the bottom of the pie
Bradley, C. Alan
Police are baffled by the discovery of a dead body in Colonel de Luce's cucumber patch. Then a dead snipe is deposited on the Colonel's doorstep with a rare stamp impaled on its beak. Only the Colonel's daughter, the precocious Flavia, has the ingenuity to follow the clues that reveal the victim's identity.


Find me
Bernard, Romily
A girl is dead. A killer's closing in. And two little words are the only clue: 'Find me'. These are the words that Wick Tate finds in Tessa Wayne's diary. And now Tessa has been found dead. Does someone out there really expect Wick to uncover the truth about her death? An expert computer hacker, Wick has the skills for the job, but with the threat of her ex-con dad returning, the detective hunting him sniffing around and new foster parents to keep happy, getting involved with a murder case is the last thing she wants to do. Until her little sister, Lily, is the next target.

Shoot to kill
Cole, Stephen
Lights. Camera. Murder. James is caught up in a sinister plot that goes way beyond any Hollywood movie, and now he must find a way out - or die trying.





Railhead
Reeve, Philip
Zen Starling is a petty thief. A nobody. Destined to ride the rails to nowhere special. That is until Raven, a strange and mysterious figure, enlists him for one small job. One small job that might just bring everything in this galaxy, and the next, to the end of the line.



The impossible clue
Rubin, Sarah
Maths-whizz Alice Jones has already solved a mystery or two. Persuaded by super-fan and wannabe sidekick, Sammy, to investigate a disappearing scientist, she's soon entangled in her trickiest case yet. Is whacky science really to blame for his vanishing? Or is something more sinister afoot?


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