Everyone loves Veronica MarsNamed a Best Show of the Year by Time magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Salon.com, and Television Week “Nancy Drew meets Philip Marlowe, and the result is pure nitro.” —Stephen King, bestselling author “Sharp wits, steely nerves, and a wicked sense of humor . . . this is one TV case we don’t want to see closed.”—USA Today“It’s what lies deeper that not only makes the show remarkable but what defines it. Mysteries are its central metaphor; Veronica solves little puzzles because she, like all of us, cannot unravel the bigger ones . . . the show is filled with deft, glorious wit.”—Entertainment Weekly Critically-acclaimed TV show Veronica Mars is smart noir for teens, the perfect springboard for an original YA mystery seriesNow entering its third season as a cornerstone of a brand-new network, the cult hit Veronica Mars has won over viewers and critics across the country with its snappy wit, gritty storytelling, and kick-ass teen detective. This series of original mysteries, inspired by the show, gets inside Veronica’s head as she investigates more strange happenings at trouble-plagued Neptune High. Veronica Mars isn’t your average teenager. Ever since her best friend was murdered and her dad lost his job as sheriff, she’s been an outcast. But her detective skills are still in high demand, and when she’s not helping her dad at his private investigation business or looking into her own personal mysteries, she takes on her classmates’ cases. Each novel will feature a new, original mystery that will call upon all of Veronica’s considerable brains and determination to solve as she navigates the intricate social hierarchy of high school. Told in Veronica’s voice, and through her case notes, e-mails, IMs, and Web sites, this series will show fans and new readers the world as Veronica sees it: sometimes treacherous and painful, often hilarious, and full of cases to crack. Fans of the show will welcome more time with their favorite detective, while new readers will be introduced to an unforgettable—and unstoppable—teen heroine.