#Murder mystery

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?

What Murder Mysteries Get Wrong (and Right) about Wills

Mysteries often center around wills. But how do these depictions hold up in reality? This essay explores three areas about wills in the law.

True Crime vs. Murder Mysteries: Two Sides of the Same Coin, or Mutually Exclusive?

Do readers of murder mysteries read true crime and vice versa? I talked to both readers and writers of both genres about their choices.

What Are the Key Elements of a Murder Mystery?

A murder mystery aficionado explores the five key elements of a good murder mystery, including the need for clues and suspects.

What Murder Mysteries Get Wrong About The Law

A brief look at what murder mysteries books, films, and television shows get wrong about the legal system in the US.

8 High-Tech Mysteries for When Social Media Turns Deadly

We tend to think of English manors and quaint villages for murder mysteries, but this list shows murder can be high-tech.

9 Mysteries With Environment and Conservation Themes

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.

What Murder Mysteries Get Wrong About Forensic Sciences

Murder mystery enthusiasts like our mysteries and we like forensics. We talk to Medical Examiners about what mysteries get wrong (and right).

7 Exciting New Murder Mysteries

Here are some exciting new murder mystery books from 2020 and 2021, including a Caribbean cooking expert, a flower shop, and a talking cat.

6 Murder Mysteries with Classical Music

Music and mystery are great duo. Here is a list of six murder mysteries with classical music central to the plot and the characters, such as Murder in G Major by Alexia Gordon.