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

A Slow Fire Burning
Velvet Was the Night
A Lesson in Vengeance
As Good As Dead (A Good Girl's Guide to Murder, #3)
Billy Summers
The Turnout
Rock Paper Scissors
Dark Roads
56 Days
The Perfect Ruin
We Were Never Here
How We Fall Apart (How We Fall Apart, #1)
The Perfect Family
Where the Truth Lies
The Madness of Crowds (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #17)
Forgotten in Death (In Death, #53)
The Madness of Crowds (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #17)
Billy Summers
We Were Never Here
Rock Paper Scissors
The Best of Friends
The Cellist (Gabriel Allon, #21)
The Thursday Murder Club (Thursday Murder Club, #1)
The Night She Disappeared
Survive the Night
A Familiar Sight (Dr. Gretchen White, #1)
If You Tell: A True Story of Murder, Family Secrets, and the Unbreakable Bond of Sisterhood
Local Woman Missing
The Therapist
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonThe Zombie Room by R.D. RonaldShutter Island by Dennis LehaneThe Elephant Tree by R.D. RonaldA Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
Best Modern Mystery, Crime fiction
1,334 books — 1,393 voters
Una Historia de Ayer by Sergio CoboMiss Mabel's School for Girls by Katie CrossMiller Avenue Murder by Nenny MayRun Rachael Run by Patricia ParisAlkarra Awakening by Katie Cross
Best self-published books on Amazon
682 books — 787 voters

Sempre by J.M. DarhowerBeautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuireBound by Honor by Cora ReillyMonster in His Eyes by J.M. DarhowerCrow's Row by Julie Hockley
Best Mafia/Mob Romance Books
904 books — 4,105 voters
Running with Scissors by Augusten BurroughsThe Long Hard Road Out of Hell by Marilyn MansonInto the Wild by Jon KrakauerThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankGirl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen
Unsettling Memoirs & Biographies
341 books — 291 voters

In Cold Blood by Truman CapoteHelter Skelter by Vincent BugliosiThe Stranger Beside Me by Ann RuleThe Devil in the White City by Erik LarsonMidnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt
True Crime
684 books — 640 voters

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

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