#Mystery/Thriller

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.

Create Your Perfect Spring Day, and We’ll Tell You What Cozy Mystery to Read

Whether spring means cleaning, gardening, or still reading inside, this quiz will translate your perfect spring day into your next cozy mystery read.

8 Recent Diverse YA Mysteries To Add To Your TBR Right Now

From a competitive Scrabble murder mystery in Queen of the Tiles by Hanna Alkaf to a serial killer in 18th century Korea in The Red Palace by June Hur, these diverse YA mysteries have something for everyone.

The Best Mystery, Thriller, and True Crime Books Out In May

From a procedural with time travel to true crime at a National Park to a home reno cozy mystery called Renovated to Death, here are some of the best crime new releases this month.

The Most and Least Satisfying Endings of All of Agatha Christie’s Mysteries

Agatha Christie was the Queen of Crime and published 66 books, but they weren't all equal. Here are her best and worst endings.

Neither Saints Nor Monsters: The Depiction of Women in Contemporary Crime Fiction

While women were once only the victim in mystery novels, contemporary crime fiction gives female characters the complexity they deserve.

8 Thrillers Set in Eerie Apartment Buildings

These thrillers set in creepy apartment buildings are full of mystery, secrets, and, in some cases, some not-so-friendly neighbors, including The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley.

Cover Reveal and Excerpt: Killers of a Certain Age by Deanna Raybourn

Check out the exclusive cover reveal of Deanna Raybourn's KILLERS OF A CERTAIN AGE, and read an excerpt from this action-packed thriller!

April New Releases: Mystery/Thriller/True Crime

Dust off your magnifying glass and deductive abilities. April’s new releases in mystery, thriller, and true crime are here, like One-Shot Harry by Gary Phillips.

What Is Sunshine Noir? Plus 6 Sunshine Noir Books to Read

Get to know Nordic Noir's literary opposite: sunshine noir (plus five excellent sunshine noir books to read).

Enough Sherlock Holmes. Adapt These Detective Novels.

There's no shortage of Sherlock Holmes adaptations, but these detectives are just as worthy of the big screen or streaming treatment.