Mystery

Mystery fiction is a loosely-defined term that is often used as a synonym of detective fiction — in other words a novel or short story in which a detective (either professional or amateur) solves a crime. The term "mystery fiction" may sometimes be limited to the subset of detective stories in which the emphasis is on the puzzle element and its logical solution (cf. whodunit), as a contrast to hardboiled detective stories which focus on action and gritty realism. However, in more general usage "mystery" may be used to describe any form of crime fiction, even if there is no mystery to be solved...more

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Flying Shoes: A Novel
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Rivals in the City (The Agency, #4)
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I Love You More
Eyes on You
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The Ways of the Dead: A Novel
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  • Anatomy of a Ponzi by Colleen Cross
    Anatomy of a Ponzi: Scams Past and Present
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    Release date: Jan 01, 2014
    Charles Ponzi lent the Ponzi scheme its name, but he is not the first—or the last—to dupe investors with this age-old con.

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    A love story for the Heart and Soul. Winner of the prestigious Premier's Book Awards in Western Australia.

    Inspired by the Upanishads ancient poems tha…more View Details »
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    Game Theory (Katerina Carter Fraud Thriller, #2)
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    Release date: Jan 01, 2014
    "Another gripping page-turner from Colleen Cross..."

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    Margo always loved mysteries. And in everything that came afterward, I could never stop thinking that maybe she loved mysteries so much that she became one.
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