Detective fiction is a sub-genre of crime and mystery fiction in which an investigator (often a detective), either professional or amateur, investigates a crime, often murder.

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Robert B. Parker's Old Black Magic (Spenser, #46)
The Craftsman
What You Want To See (Roxane Weary, #2)
Lock Nut (The Plumber's Mate Mysteries, #5)
Head On (Lock In, #2)
Deadly Secrets (Detective Erika Foster, #6)
The Woman in the Woods (Charlie Parker, #16)
Why Kill the Innocent (Sebastian St. Cyr, #13)
The Next Girl (Detective Gina Harte, #1)
Greeks Bearing Gifts (Bernie Gunther, #13)
Murder Takes the High Road
Turn a Blind Eye (DI Maya Rahman, #1)
The Fallen (Amos Decker, #4)
The Summer Children (The Collector, #3)
Twisted Prey (Lucas Davenport #28)
Brief Cases (The Dresden Files, #15.1)
The 17th Suspect (Women’s Murder Club, #17)
Her Last Goodbye (Morgan Dane #2)
Roses of May (The Collector, #2)
Two Kinds of Truth (Harry Bosch, #20; Harry Bosch Universe, #30)
Don't Let Go
I've Got My Eyes on You
As The Crow Flies (DI Nick Dixon #1)
The Last Move
A Merciful Death (Mercy Kilpatrick #1)
The Fix (Amos Decker, #3)
Red Alert (NYPD Red, #5)
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Best YA Spy/Mystery Novels
522 books — 1,448 voters
In the Company of Cheerful Ladies by Alexander McCall SmithThe Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan BradleyThe Curse of the Pharaohs by Elizabeth PetersMedicus by Ruth DownieThe Snowman by Jo Nesbø
Great Mystery Series of the 00's
66 books — 45 voters

Pretty Little Liars by Sara ShepardThe Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle HodkinI Was A Bitch by Emily RubenThe Naturals by Jennifer Lynn BarnesNearly Gone by Elle Cosimano
60 books — 41 voters
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie FordThe Hummingbird by Stephen P. KiernanWhere'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria SempleThe Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth SteinSnow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson
Northwest Coast
60 books — 20 voters

The Secret in the Old Attic by Carolyn KeeneThe Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonThe Bungalow Mystery by Carolyn KeeneWish You Were Here by Rita Mae BrownGoddess of the Moon by Polly Iyer
Lady detectives
147 books — 13 voters
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonThe Big Sleep by Raymond ChandlerThe Maltese Falcon by Dashiell HammettMurder on the Orient Express by Agatha ChristieThe Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
Detective Fiction
980 books — 977 voters

A Study in Scarlet
The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1)
The Hound of the Baskervilles
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
The Sign of Four
And Then There Were None
The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Hercule Poirot #1)
The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike, #2)
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Hercule Poirot #4)
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
The Big Sleep (Philip Marlowe, #1)
Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1)
Death on the Nile (Hercule Poirot #17)
The A.B.C. Murders (Hercule Poirot #13)
Career of Evil (Cormoran Strike, #3)

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