Mystery Books

True crime books, murder mysteries, mystery thriller books — whatever your favorite, our lists of the best mystery books will keep you on the edge of your seat and guessing until the very end.

"Punny" Mysteries

6 Great Environmental Mysteries

The Benni Harper Mysteries

The Best Crime Fiction of 2009

The Best of Crime Fiction: About Women. By Women.

Books Narrated By Killers

The Chocolate and Peanut Butter of Noir and Speculative Fiction

Cold Weather Mysteries

Era by Era, Firsts in Historical Mystery Series

First of the Best: American Female P.I. Novels

First of the Best: British Police Detective Series

Halloween Mysteries: 6 Great Mystery Books Set on All Hallows’ Eve

Kate Ross's "Julian Kestrel" Mysteries

Keystone Mysteries: The Best Mystery Books Set in Pennsylvania

Literary Thrillers for the Book Lover

My Favorite Locked Door Mysteries

Mysteries Solved by Clergy. Really.

Mystery Books Set At Reservoirs

Nominees for the 2011 Dilys Award from the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association

Nordic Noir

Orchid Mysteries

Thanksgiving Mysteries

Undertaker and Funeral Home Mysteries

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