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.
An essay examining detective duos focusing on Sherlock Holmes and John Watson's relationship and how later authors played with that dyanmic.
With their tight plots and memorable cast of characters, here's why locked room murder mysteries excite me most.
"You’ll feel right at home among our fastidiously maintained gardens and horticulture, bustling local arts scene, and internationally renowned murder rate."
The Blue Carbuncle is as close as Conan Doyle ever came to a Sherlock Holmes Christmas special. Let's look at some of the best versions!
In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read a middle grade mystery.
If you're looking for page-turning reads that don't pull punches, add these heart-thumping gritty thrillers to your reading list.
These domestic thrillers are full of buried secrets and family relationships gone wrong, the perfect recipe for a thrilling read!
You've read Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys, but have you read these other books like Nancy Drew? Meet 8 classic teen sleuths.
Cold weather pairs so well with a chilling story. Start a fire, grab a hot drink, and pick up one of these snowy thrillers, including One by One by Ruth Ware.
Thrillers aren’t just for Halloween. Body horror, cults, hauntings and family secrets abound in these 12 YA thrillers for any time of year, including Plain Bad Heroines by Emily M. Danforth!
Keep those night lights on! From the bloody to the psychologically creepy, these books about serial killers may just keep you up at night.
Curl up with your plushest blanket, your favorite hot beverage, and, of course, murder. Get into the season and these cozy winter mysteries.
Loved ENOLA HOLMES on Netflix? Here are 12 books like Enola Holmes for middle grade, young adult, and adult readers.
Get to know the National Book Foundation award-winning author Walter Mosley, and his iconic hardboiled detective, Easy Rawlins.
Check out these taut and gripping mysteries and thrillers by Black authors, covering everything from gentrification to commentaries on family.