Author: Kim (K.A) Harrington

Kim Harrington is the author of Clarity, Perception, The Dead and Buried, and Forget Me for teens and the Sleuth or Dare series for kids. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and son. When not writing, she's most likely reading, watching one of her favorite TV shows, or fantasizing about her next vacation. Her first book, Clarity, received a starred review from Publisher's Weekly, was a 2012 ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers, sold to nine countries, and was optioned for television by Warner Brothers.

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Forget Me

Forget Me
  • Number: 9780399165290
  • Release: 2014-08-07
  • Author: Kim (K.A) Harrington
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, Romantic Elements, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
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Two names. One face. A dangerous secret exposed.

Morgan never minded her boyfriend Flynn’s dark and private nature. She found it mysterious and alluring. But now he’s dead, and she can’t move on. She feels much like her dying town, River’s End, with its overgrown amusement park and abandoned houses: once happy . . . now fading away.

Hoping for some closure, Morgan uploads her only picture of Flynn to the social media site FriendShare along with a note to say good-bye. But she’s shocked when the facial recognition software suggests she tag him as Evan Murphy. She’s never heard of Evan. A quick search reveals that he lives in a nearby town and looks exactly like Flynn. Same eyes, nose, jawline. Only this boy is very much alive. Digging through layers of secrets, Morgan questions everything she thought she knew about her town, her boyfriend, and even her parents’ involvement in this massive web of lies.

Forget Me is a heart-pounding novel that draws you in and keeps you guessing until the very end.

Age Range: 12 and up / Grade Level: 7 and up


The Dead and Buried

The Dead and Buried
  • Number: B00AHJOCPI
  • Release: 2013-01-01
  • Author: Kim (K.A) Harrington
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, Horror, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Scholastic Press
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A haunted house, a buried mystery, and a very angry ghost make this one unforgettable thriller.

Jade loves the house she's just moved into with her family. She doesn't even mind being the new girl at the high school: It's a fresh start, and there's that one guy with the dreamy blue eyes. . . .

But then things begin happening. Strange, otherworldly things.

Jade's little brother claims to see a glimmering girl in his room. Jade's jewelry gets moved around, as if by an invisible hand. Kids at school whisper behind her back like they know something she doesn't.

Soon, Jade must face an impossible fact: that her perfect house . . . is haunted.

Haunted by a ghost who's seeking not just vengeance, but the truth. The ghost of a girl who ruled Jade's school -- until her untimely death last year. It's up to Jade to put the pieces together before her own life is at stake. As Jade investigates the mystery, she discovers that her new friends in town have more than a few deep, dark secrets.

But is one of them a murderer?


Framed & Dangerous - Sleuth or Dare #3

Framed & Dangerous
  • Number: B0080K3AHC
  • Release: 2012-07-01
  • Author: Kim (K.A) Harrington
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Kids: Children's, Suspense: Mystery, Kids: Middle Grade
  • Publisher: Scholastic Press
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Who's the culprit?

Norah and Darcy are still in a fight, but crime doesn't stop just because the girls aren't speaking. Someone has set fire to their school's brand-new field house. And the prime suspect is Zane Munro, the cute boy Norah can't help crushing on.

When Zane asks Partners in Crime for help, Norah and Darcy must band together to investigate. Norah knows Zane is innocent, but the clues are not in his favor. Can she and Darcy mend their friendship, crack the case, and clear Zane's name before it's too late?

Age Level: 8 - 12 | Grade Level: 3 - 7


Sleepover Stakeout - Sleuth or Dare #2

Sleepover Stakeout
  • Number: B0080K3A7W
  • Release: 2012-06-01
  • Author: Kim (K.A) Harrington
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Kids: Children's, Suspense: Mystery, Kids: Middle Grade
  • Publisher: Scholastic Press
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WHO'S OUT THERE?

Norah and Darcy's detective agency, Partners in Crime, is taking on new and chilling case. The girls' classmate, Maya, is hearing strange, crackling voices coming over the baby monitor while she's babysitting late at night. Maya is worried someone might be in danger.

To help investigate, Norah and Darcy join her for a sleepover stakeout. In between eating snacks and watching TV, the girls are on high alert for anything suspicious. Soon, they stumble upon a mysterious secret they never could have imagined - but Norah and Darcy clash over how to interpret the new clues.

Can the girls get past their differences to see their way to the truth?

Age Level: 8 - 12 | Grade Level: 3 - 7


Partners in Crime - Sleuth or Dare #1

Partners in Crime
  • Number: B007VWT5NI
  • Release: 2012-05-01
  • Author: Kim (K.A) Harrington
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Kids: Children's, Suspense: Mystery, Kids: Middle Grade
  • Publisher: Scholastic Press
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Whodunit?

When best friends Darcy and Norah have to create a fake business for a school assignment, they come up with a great idea: a detective agency! Darcy loves mysteries, and Norah likes helping people, so it's a perfect fit.

But then their pretend agency gets a real case. Someone is missing, and it's up to Darcy and Norah to take on the search. Unfortunately, there's someone else out there who doesn't want the two detectives stirring up any trouble. . . .

With the help of hidden clues, spy gadgets, and trusted friends, can Darcy and Norah crack the case in time?

Age Level: 8 - 12 | Grade Level: 3 - 7


Perception - A Clarity Novel, #2

Perception
  • Number: B007BHMR5G
  • Release: 2012-03-01
  • Author: Kim (K.A) Harrington
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, Supernatural, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Point
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When you can see things others can't, what happens when someone is watching you?

Everybody knows about Clarity "Clare" Fern. She's the psychic girl in school, the one who can place her hands on something and see hidden visions from the past.

Only, Clare would rather not be a celebrity. She prefers hanging back, observing. Her gift is not a game to her.

But then someone starts playing with her head and heart. Messages and gifts from a secret admirer crop up everywhere Clare turns. Could they be from Gabriel, the gorgeous boy who gets Clare's pulse racing? Or from Justin, Clare's hopeful ex-boyfriend who'd do anything to win her back?

One thing is certain. Clare needs to solve this mystery, and soon. Because the messages are becoming sinister, and a girl in town has suddenly disappeared. Clare needs to see her way to the truth -- before it's much too late.


Clarity - Clarity Novel, #1

Clarity
  • Number: 9780545230513
  • Release: 2012-02-01
  • Author: Kim (K.A) Harrington
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, Supernatural, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Point
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Don't close your eyes. Except when the truth is too dark to bear.

Clarity "Clare" Fern sees things. Things no one else can see. Things like stolen kisses and long-buried secrets. All she has to do is touch a certain object, and the visions come to her. It's a gift.

And a curse.

When a teenage girl is found murdered, Clare's ex-boyfriend wants her to help solve the case -- but Clare is still furious at the cheating jerk. Then Clare's brother -- who has supernatural gifts of his own -- becomes the prime suspect, and Clare can no longer look away. Teaming up with Gabriel, the smoldering son of the new detective, Clare must venture into the depths of fear, revenge, and lust in order to track the killer. But will her sight fail her just when she needs it most?


Book Library

  • Forget Me Forget Me
  • The Dead and Buried The Dead and Buried
  • Framed & Dangerous Framed & Dangerous
  • Sleepover Stakeout Sleepover Stakeout
  • Partners in Crime Partners in Crime
  • Perception Perception
  • Clarity Clarity