5 award-winning mystery novels for young adults

Here are five great mystery novels aimed at teenage readers.

2. 'Shelter,' by Harlan Coben

Bestselling thriller author Harlan Coben turns to young adult novels, giving a second outing and a starring role to protagonist Mickey Bolitar (first introduced in Coben's 2011 adult novel "Live Wire"). Mickey, who witnessed the death of his mother and saw his mother sent to rehab, now lives with his uncle, Myron and must attend a different school. The new school might be better than he thought, decides Mickey, when he starts dating a girl named Ashley. But when Ashley disappears, Mickey stumbles into a dark conspiracy.

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