Much bloggy business to catch up on. The book list, the slipper pattern, and also people requested the bomb recipe, which should bring me some curious visitors from Google. I'll post all these separately so people wishing to download don't get irrelevant stuff.
Here is the compiled list of everyone's suggestions for crime/mystery authors for young adults. Again, a big thank you to everyone!
Authors of crime and/or mystery stories suitable for young adults.
Nancy Farmer ‘House of the Scorpion’
Kerry Greenwood (‘Phrynne Fisher’ series)
Charlie Higson (‘Silver Fin’)
Laurie King (‘Holmes/Mary Russell’ series)
Dorothy L Sayers
Georges Simenon (‘Maigret’)
Arthur Upfield (‘Bony’ series)