Running Girl by Simon Mason: “Running Girl” is an intriguing and suspenseful young adult mystery that introduces readers to the sharp-witted and irreverent teenage detective, Garvie Smith. When a local high school girl is found dead, Garvie, with his high IQ and a penchant for trouble, finds himself drawn into the investigation. Simon Mason crafts a complex and compelling story that combines a gripping whodunit with the challenges and realities of teenage life. As Garvie delves deeper into the mystery, he navigates a web of secrets and lies, demonstrating that things are rarely as straightforward as they seem. “Running Girl” is perfect for readers who love a smart, fast-paced mystery with a unique and memorable protagonist.