Maureen Johnson is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of several YA novels, including 13 Little Blue Envelopes, Suite Scarlett, The Name of the Star, and Truly Devious. She has also done collaborative works, such as Let It Snow (with John Green and Lauren Myracle), and The Bane Chronicles (with Cassandra Clare and Sarah Rees Brennan). Her work has appeared in publications such as The New York Times, Buzzfeed, and The Guardian, and she has also served as a scriptwriter for EA Games. She has an MFA in Writing from Columbia University and lives in New York City.
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While a standalone mystery is great when you're in the mood for a one-and-done, sometimes it’s all about feeding the craving for a mystery book series—knowing you’ll have a world and characters that you can keep coming back to while solving a winding mystery. And with audiobooks, you get the added bonus of sinking deeper into the world as it’s read for you. From murder mysteries to detective novels, these series are even better in audio.