Police procedurals, cozy mysteries, psychological thrillers, true crime: whatever your mystery 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. Now go crack those cases!

8 Twisty Thrillers that Fictionalize Real Events

Thrillers and mysteries can sometimes seem too far-fetched to be believable, but many are based on true events.

Look Again: 10 Great 2023 Mysteries You May Have Missed

Check out these 2023 mysteries and thriller novels that may not have crossed your path and find out why they're great!

14 New Mysteries, Thrillers, True Crime For October 2023 Sleuthing

From an archeologist investigator in Blood Sisters to a baroness detective in the 1800s in Murder in Drury Lane, here are the best new mysteries and thrillers out October 2023!

20 Must Read Mystery Books as Recommended by Mystery Writers

After you've finished reading your faves' series, get into some of the books they've loved with this must reads list. Start with Without Prejudice by Nicola Williams.

You Know Who Did it, But How? 8 “Howdunnit” Mystery Novels

Unlike the classic whodunnit, in these howdunnit mystery novels, you already know the culprit. But how did they do it? And why?

Thrillers About Cursed Movie Sets

We've all heard the allegations about cursed movies. For anyone who loves those urban legends, here are 12 thrillers about cursed movie sets.

Faux Forensics: 14 Novels Written Like True Crime

These novels written like true crime make sharp commentary on the endeavor of the genre and the underlying slippery nature of the truth, including The Aosawa Murders by Riku Onda.

The Game is Afoot: 10 Mysteries and Thrillers Based Around Games

This rundown of the best mysteries and thrillers based around games includes Hannah Alkaf's Queen of the Tiles.

Fall Into These 17 New Mystery, Thrillers, True Crime for September 2023

There are so many excellent new mysteries, thrillers, and true crime books out September 2023! Here are 17 of the most exciting new releases, including Perfectly Nice Neighbors by Kia Abdullah.

Stay Out of the Forest: 10 of the Best Horror and Mystery Novels Set in the Woods

Follow us into the forest with some of the best horror and mystery novels set in the woods, including Forest of Souls by Lori M. Lee. Just be careful and stick to the path...