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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.

Mysteries and Thrillers Starring Musicians

Mysteries and thrillers starring musicians are not exactly a dime a dozen, but the quality of these eight novels makes up for the quantity.

Agatha Christie’s CROOKED HOUSE and The Thrill of Guessing The Killer

Do you find yourself itching to solve the mystery along with the detective? Musings on the thrill of guessing the killer.

Why Locked Room Murder Mysteries Are the Best

With their tight plots and memorable cast of characters, here's why locked room murder mysteries excite me most.

15 Detective Books for Young Sleuths

Adults aren’t the only ones who love s good “whodunit.” Get those young sleuths on the case with these detective books for kids, like Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson.

Getting Gritty: 11 Authors like David Baldacci

Need more reading material and have exhausted your Baldacci backlist? These excellent thriller authors like David Baldacci write in a similar style.

Legendary Mystery Writer Mary Higgins Clark Has Died at 92

A look at the life and legacy of Mary Higgins Clark, who died on Friday, January 31 at age 92.

CAIN’S JAWBONE, or How to Solve a Puzzle Novel

A reader considers puzzle novels--one in particular, CAIN'S JAWBONE, is a thing of legend and has been given new life by a crowdfunded book in cards.

7 Books Like THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR That Will Have You Side-Eyeing Your Neighbors

For Your Consideration…Mystery Books on One Anthony Awards Ballot