The crime genre includes the broad selection of books on criminals and the court system, but the most common focus is investigations and sleuthing. Mystery novels are usually placed into this category, although there is a separate division for "crime". Hard Case Crime is one example. ...more

Murder Your Employer: The McMasters Guide to Homicide
The Angel Maker
On the Savage Side
Murder at an Irish Bakery
The Last Remains (Ruth Galloway, #15)
Device Free Weekend
The Shamshine Blind
Cold Blooded Liar (Romantic Suspense #27; San Diego #1)
Desperate Acts (Pike, Wisconsin, #4)
Old God's Time
Black Wolf
The Only Suspect
The Maltese Iguana (Serge A. Storms #26)
The Murder Game
The Dead of Winter
The Housemaid's Secret (The Housemaid, #2)
The Perfect Marriage
The Inmate
The Maid's Diary
Storm Watch (Joe Pickett #23)
All He Has Left
The Maid
The Guest List
I Will Find You
One For the Ages (DCI Logan#16)
Lady's Well: A DCI Ryan Mystery (The DCI Ryan Mysteries Book 20)
Local Woman Missing
Want to Know a Secret?
Good Girl, Bad Blood (A Good Girl's Guide to Murder, #2)
The Doctor’s Wife
Animal Farm by George OrwellCoraline by Neil GaimanThe Metamorphosis by Franz KafkaStrange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis StevensonThe Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
Best Knock-out Novelettes - Novellas
328 books — 352 voters
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonDeath Leaves a Shadow by Gabriel F.W. KochThe Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan DoyleAnd Then There Were None by Agatha ChristieMurder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
Ten Best Crime/Mystery/Thrillers
1,009 books — 591 voters

Sempre by J.M. DarhowerBound by Honor by Cora ReillyBeautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuireMonster in His Eyes by J.M. DarhowerCrow's Row by Julie Hockley
Best Mafia/Mob Romance Books
1,044 books — 4,253 voters
The Name of the Rose by Umberto EcoRomeo and Juliet by William ShakespeareThe Divine Comedy by Dante AlighieriIf on a Winter's Night a Traveler by Italo CalvinoThe Leopard by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
919 books — 490 voters

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
And Then There Were None
The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
Gone Girl
Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot, #10)
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Millennium, #3)
The Girl on the Train
In Cold Blood
The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1)
A Study in Scarlet (Sherlock Holmes, #1)
Sharp Objects
In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1)
The Godfather (The Godfather, #1)
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Hercule Poirot, #4)
The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike, #2)

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Rodney Dangerfield
I came from a real tough neighborhood. Once a guy pulled a knife on me. I knew he wasn't a professional, the knife had butter on it. ...more
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Behcet Kaya
You piece of shit, you need a wife; a woman’s touch in your life.’ But who would marry someone like me? Being a PI isn’t exactly the best profession to be in to attract a wife. I’ve read about too many investigators and policemen who end up divorced and I certainly fall into that category.
Behcet Kaya, Treacherous Estate: Crime Story

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