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.
With new settings and subtext, cozy mysteries are increasingly diverse. And there’s a modern cozy for a wide range of moods and tastes, including Mango, Mambo, and Murder by Raquel V. Reyes.
The land is full of secrets, and these books are too! The environment and conservation are central to the plot of these nine murder mysteries.
Wondering where to start with historical suspense novels? Take a look at these eight thrilling recommendations.
Murder mystery enthusiasts like our mysteries and we like forensics. We talk to Medical Examiners about what mysteries get wrong (and right).
When did puns in cozy mystery titles take off?
Whether you’re in the mood for a quirky cozy or a some grim humor, these funny mystery books will have you laughing out loud in no time, including Dial A for Aunties by Jesse Q. Sutano.
if you love curling up with a chilling thriller in the heat of summer, you're not alone. And the thrillers coming out in summer 2021 do not disappoint.
With techno thriller books like Infomocracy by Malka Older, characters use a mix of brains and technology to solve problems, with heart-pounding action at the center of it all.
From locked-room mystery to small town drama, these new summer thrillers are guaranteed to keep you glued to the page until the final twist, including The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris.
How does being able to solve a mystery affect your enjoyment of mystery novels? It's probably a yes *and* no question.