9 Crime Books for Teens Crime and Punishment and all the stuff that comes inbetween Crime is wrong, as we all know. But it makes for books that are so right. 1. The Road of the Dead Kevin Brooks 2. The Knife That Killed Me Anthony McGowan 3. Dead Boy Talking Linda Strachan 4. Grass Cathy MacPhail 5. Soul Beach Kate Harrison 6. Roxy's Baby Cathy MacPhail 7. Crossing the Line Gillian Philip 8. Malarkey Keith Gray 9. Looking for JJ Anne Cassidy Tags: crime View the discussion thread.