Police procedurals, cozy mysteries, psychological thrillers: whatever your mystery fiction flavor, we’ve got recommendations on the best mystery books out there, from diverse authors writing in every mystery sub-genre. Get your whodunit (orwhatdunit, if you like a supernatural mystery) fix with posts from our mystery/thriller-reading contributors.
"You’ll feel right at home among our fastidiously maintained gardens and horticulture, bustling local arts scene, and internationally renowned murder rate."
Maybe it's mood, or debate, or wit--each of these crime novels focuses not so much on the crime, but on other themes and aspects of storytelling.
How the intersecting systems of mental health, social services, and criminal justice have failed Lisbeth Salander from Stieg Larsson's Millennium series.
If you are as excited as I to watch The Woman in the Window this next May, these titles are what you're looking for. They will haunt your dreams!
Each of the books in this political thriller quiz is packed with intrigue and ripped-from-the-headlines relevance to meet this moment.
If you love to learn about obscure parts of history, or just like to be at the edge of your seat, these are the best crime thriller books of 2020!
From fiction to nonfiction, across time periods and throughout the world, here are nine great books about female spies that you must read!
New and backlist mystery and thriller books to add to your must-read TBR!
Discover the tense, twisty mysteries of Keigo Higashino, one of Japan's most popular mystery writers, with these three recommended books.
An unscientific ranking of the best true crime authors whose work shaped, or is currently shaping, the ever-evolving genre.
THE HAPPY HOLLISTERS was a popular series in its day. Does it still hold up? A reader looks back at this long-running series of children's mystery books.
Trying to find intensely thrilling books with provocative crimes and compelling characters? Here are 11 mystery and suspense authors like Gillian Flynn.
New and backlist mystery & thriller books to add to your must-read TBR!
Enjoy the intrigue and atmosphere of Scotland, and solve some crimes from the comfort of your couch, with these mystery books set in Scotland.
A look at the life and legacy of Mary Higgins Clark, who died on Friday, January 31 at age 92.