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Grifters and Swindlers and Cons, Oh My! 10 Riveting White Collar Crime Books

Whether they’re craven ghouls or weirdo hucksters you find yourself rooting for, these white collar crime books are decidedly fascinating.

Be Gay, Do Crime: 20 Must-Read LGBTQ+ Crime Novels

Check out these 20 LGBTQ crime novels in a range of genres that are full of elaborate plans, queer characters, and a whole lot of revenge!

8 Fun and Festive Christmas Murder Mystery Books

Christmas is a time for family, fun...and murder. Find the best festive Christmas murder mystery books to add to your stocking.

Barrels of Bad Apples: Copaganda in Crime Books

A look at the role of copaganda in crime books and the ways that different authors have challenged these representations of police.

How I Know the Mystery Genre Is Still Leaving Out Marginalized Voices

Though we've come a long way, there's still a long way to go: how the mystery genre is still leaving out marginalized voices.

9 Riveting Memoirs About Crime Families

Find some of the best memoirs about crime families, from mobs to cults to drug running, offering perspective on criminalization.

8 Crime Novels With a Dash of Romance

Come for the crime, stay for the will-they-won't-they subplots with these romantic crime novels that have a degree of romance.

Crime Novels Where Women Fight Back

Women fight back in these crime novels. One is blackmailed into dating her stalker, and one teams up with her clone against her husband.

A Family Affair: Crime Novels About Family

Serial killer sisters! Secret identities! Multi-generational heist squads! The crime in these novels is a family affair.

10 of the Most Unique Crime Reads

These unique crime books play with format, characters, tropes, and more for a surprising experience that will keep you turning page after page, like My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite.