In Mozart's Shadow: His Sister's Story

10 best books like In Mozart's Shadow: His Sister's Story (Carolyn Meyer): The Mystery at Lilac Inn, Book of a Thousand Days, Twelve Angry Men, Fawkes, Across Five Aprils, The Bungalow Mystery, The Door Within, The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood, The Great Good Thing, Hedwig and the Angry Inch

The Mystery at Lilac Inn
AuthorCarolyn Keene
There was certainly a lot of action and danger for Nancy in The Mystery at Lilac Inn. As usual, multi-talented Nancy has no problem solving the case all while conveniently and artfully dodging danger. It certainly helps that luck and fate sure seem to be on her side. She always seems to have the right tools,...
Book of a Thousand Days
AuthorShannon Hale
When Dashti, a maid, and Lady Saren, her mistress, are shut in a tower for seven years because of Saren's refusal to marry a man she despises, the two prepare for a very long and dark imprisonment.

As food runs low and the days go from broiling hot to freezing cold, it is all Dashti can do to keep them...
Twelve Angry Men
AuthorReginald Rose
A landmark American drama that inspired a classic film and a Broadway revival—featuring an introduction by David Mamet

A blistering character study and an examination of the American melting pot and the judicial system that keeps it in check, Twelve Angry Men holds at its core a deeply...
AuthorNadine Brandes
Thomas Fawkes is turning to stone, and the only cure to the Stone Plague is to join his father’s plot to assassinate the king of England.

Silent wars leave the most carnage. The wars that are never declared, but are carried out in dark alleys with masks and hidden knives. Wars where color power...
Across Five Aprils
AuthorIrene Hunt
Do they make kid's books like this sort anymore? Real and real painful. Across Five Aprils was required reading in 6th grade and it was as if the teacher's were saying "Life's a bitch, get used to it."

I remember this as eloquently rendered and high-minded, gut-wrenching drama when I read it way...
The Bungalow Mystery
AuthorCarolyn Keene
The book starts off with heart pounding action, as Nancy and her friend Helen are caught out on the lake in a thunderstorm. Will they reach the shore through the blowing winds and treacherous waves? Luckily, a young gal, Laura, hears Nancy's cries for help and rescues the two. After introductions are...
The Door Within
AuthorWayne Thomas Batson
There is an unseen world of good and evil where nightmares are fought and hope is reborn. Enter The Door Within.

Aidan Thomas is miserable. Within two weeks, Aidan’s life is completely uprooted as his parents move the family across the country to care for his ailing grandfather. The quiet...
The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood
AuthorHoward Pyle
The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood of Great Renown in Nottinghamshire is an 1883 novel by the American illustrator and writer Howard Pyle. Consisting of a series of episodes in the story of the English outlaw Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men, the novel compiles traditional material into a coherent...
AuthorRoderick Townley
Sylvie had an amazing life, but she didn't get to live it very often.

Sylvie has been a twelve-year-old princess for more than eighty years, ever since the book she lives in was first printed. She's the heroine, and her story is exciting -- but that's the trouble. Her story is always exciting in...
AuthorJohn Cameron Mitchell
On Valentine’s Day 1998, Hedwig and the Angry Inch opened off-Broadway to rave reviews, revitalizing the rock musical while engendering a die-hard cult following, and the phenomenon of Hedwig was born. In 2001, the mesmerizing film adaptation was released to equally glowing reviews.
AuthorWayne Thomas Batson
Brace yourself for a thrilling high-seas adventure and dare to set sail for the "Isle of Fire."

""A great explosion rocked the crowded harbor. Flaming debris screamed into the sky and then rained down into the burning water below. The ferocious blaze engulfed ship after ship expanding the...
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5)
AuthorAmerican Psychiatric Association
This new edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders, is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health. Their dedication and...
Fragile Lives: A Heart Surgeon’s Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table
AuthorStephen Westaby
An incredible memoir from one of the world’s most eminent heart surgeons and some of the most remarkable and poignant cases he’s worked on.Grim Reaper sits on the heart surgeon’s shoulder. A slip of the hand and life ebbs away.The balance between life and death is so delicate, and the heart surgeon...
The Secret of Red Gate Farm
AuthorCarolyn Keene
I don’t remember this one from my childhood, but I’m sure I must have read it. As an adult it is rather absurd, but as a kid looking for adventures, I’m sure it was exciting and suspenseful.

As an adult it is always easy to pick out features of children’s mystery books that help give away...
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