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. ...more

As Good As Dead (A Good Girl's Guide to Murder, #3)
Where the Truth Lies
The Madness of Crowds (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #17)
A Familiar Sight (Dr. Gretchen White, #1)
Gone for Good (Detective Annalisa Vega, #1)
A Line To Kill (Hawthorne and Horowitz Mystery, #3)
Bloodless (Pendergast, #20)
The Coldest Case (Bruno, Chief of Police #14)
Her Deadly Touch (Detective Josie Quinn, #12)
Razorblade Tears
Not a Happy Family
The Night She Disappeared
The Bone Code (Temperance Brennan, #20)
Fallen (Kate Burkholder, #13)
A Good Day for Chardonnay (Sunshine Vicram, #2)
The Heron's Cry (Two Rivers, #2)
A Familiar Sight (Dr. Gretchen White, #1)
Mastermind (Theo Cray and Jessica Blackwood #1)
Bloodless (Pendergast, #20)
In Her Tracks (Tracy Crosswhite, #8)
Win (Windsor Horne Lockwood III, #1)
A Gambling Man (Archer #2)
21st Birthday (Women's Murder Club, #21)
Before She Disappeared (Frankie Elkin, #1)
Her Deadly Touch (Detective Josie Quinn, #12)
Drown Her Sorrows (Bree Taggert, #3)
Bring Them Home (Detective Karen Hart, #1)
The Sentinel (Jack Reacher, #25)
Daylight (Atlee Pine, #3)
The Night Hawks (Ruth Galloway #13)
Altered Carbon by Richard K. MorganTheocracide by James WymoreDo Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. DickThe Caves of Steel by Isaac AsimovLeviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey
Great Science Fiction Detective Stories
160 books — 76 voters
Complicated Moonlight by Lynessa LayneDon't Close Your Eyes by Lynessa LayneMad Love by Lynessa LayneTreating Murder by Gabrielle BlackThe Dollhouse Murders by Betty Ren Wright
298 books — 116 voters

I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You by Ally CarterHeist Society by Ally CarterCross My Heart and Hope to Spy by Ally CarterOnly the Good Spy Young by Ally CarterDon't Judge a Girl by Her Cover by Ally Carter
Best YA Spy/Mystery Novels
571 books — 1,971 voters
Pride and Prejudice by Jane AustenThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsThe Holy Bible by AnonymousGone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
Best Books That You Should Read
700 books — 523 voters

Murder Past Due by Miranda JamesThe Cat Who Could Read Backwards by Lilian Jackson BraunCuriosity Thrilled the Cat by Sofie KellyChocolate Chip Cookie Murder by Joanne FlukeDouble-Booked for Death by Ali Brandon
Cats and Mysteries
213 books — 51 voters

Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot, #10)
A Study in Scarlet (Sherlock Holmes, #1)
The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1)
The Hound of the Baskervilles (Sherlock Holmes, #5)
And Then There Were None
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock Holmes, #3)
The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Hercule Poirot)
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
The Sign of Four (Sherlock Holmes, #2)
The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike, #2)
Death on the Nile
The Big Sleep
The A.B.C. Murders
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1)

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Agatha Christie
At the small table, sitting very upright, was one of the ugliest old ladies he had ever seen. It was an ugliness of distinction - it fascinated rather than repelled.
Agatha Christie, Murder on the Orient Express

Agatha Christie
You surprise me, Hastings. Do you not know that all celebrated detectives have brothers who would be even more celebrated than they are were it not for constitutional indolence?
Agatha Christie, The Big Four

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