#mystery

9 of the Best Witch Mystery Books

If you love the magic of a witchy world, but also crave a little mystery, this list has the best witch mystery books, like Witchmark by C.L. Polk

How Are Smartphones Used in Mystery Novels?

Smartphones have solved a lot of logistics problems in real life - and caused problems for mystery writers by being an instant solution.

The Most and Least Satisfying Endings of All of Agatha Christie’s Mysteries

Agatha Christie was the Queen of Crime and published 66 books, but they weren't all equal. Here are her best and worst endings.

Are Mysteries and Thrillers Less Enjoyable the More You Read in the Genre?

Are mysteries and thrillers less enjoyable the more you read? One Rioter dives into reading widely in this genre.

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.