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

The Secret Place (Dublin Murder Squad, #5)
The Girl from the Well
One Kick (Kick Lannigan, #1)
Forget Me
The Long Way Home (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #10)
Ghost House
One of Us
Dangerous Boys
Feral
The Mark of the Midnight Manzanilla (Pink Carnation, #11)
Amity
The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone
The Whispering Skull (Lockwood & Co., #2)
Windigo Island (Cork O'Connor, #14)
Breathe for Me

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    A Study in Scarlet  (Sherlock Holmes, #1)
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    Ambrose Bierce
    Redemption, n. Deliverance of sinners from the penalty of their sin through their murder of the deity against whom they sinned. The doctrine of Redemption is the fundamental mystery of our holy religions, and whoso believeth in it shall not perish, but have everlasting life in which to try to understand it.
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