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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The Job (Fox and O'Hare, #3)
The Silence of Six
Killer Instinct (The Naturals, #2)
The Cinderella Murder (Under Suspicion #1)
The Forgers
Snow White Red-Handed (Fairy Tale Fatal Mystery, #1)
How We Fall
The Unhappening of Genesis Lee
Missing Reels
Lovely Wild
In the Company of Sherlock Holmes: Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon
The Laws of Murder (Charles Lenox Mysteries, #8)
By Cook or by Crook (A Five-Ingredient Mystery, #1)
On Borrowed Time (Library Lover's Mystery #5)

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