It was Professor Plum in the billiard room with the revolver. No, no, no, it was the Butler in the kitchen with the rope! This week’s Monday Poll about our favorite teen detectives got me thinking about my favorite YA mysteries. And it was the Castle marathon I’ve been having this summer and a friend’s social media commentary on her Veronica Mars re-watch that got me thinking about my favorite YA murder mysteries.
Much like Ms. Mars’s first season attempting to solve her best friend’s murder, here are some of my favorite murder mysteries and the protagonists who attempted to solve them.