Most Read This Week In 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

Most Read This Week Tagged "Mystery"

Where the Crawdads Sing
All the Devils Are Here (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #16)
The Silent Patient
Honeysuckle Season
See Her Die (Bree Taggert, #2)
When We Believed in Mermaids
The Lost Girls of Devon
The Silence (Columbia River #2, Callahan & McLane, #5)
Camino Winds (Camino Island #2)
Girl Gone Mad
The Family Upstairs
My Sister, the Serial Killer
The Darkest Evening (Vera Stanhope, #9)
Piranesi
The Last Story of Mina Lee
Brave Girl, Quiet Girl
One of Us Is Lying (One of Us is Lying, #1)
Murder by Other Means (The Dispatcher, #2)
The Couple Next Door
Gators and Garters (Miss Fortune Mystery #18)
Behind Closed Doors
The Best of Friends
The Nidderdale Murders
The Midwife Murders
Legacy of Lies (Bocephus Haynes, #1)
Evil Love
One of Us Is Next (One of Us Is Lying, #2)
Origin (Robert Langdon, #5)
The Other Girl
Deadly Waters
If She Knew (Kate Wise #1)
Robert B. Parker's Fool's Paradise (A Jesse Stone Novel Book 19)
Spring House
Every Missing Thing
The Day She Came Back
A Keeper
Brimstone Bound (Firebrand, #1)
A Better Man (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #15)
The Whistler (The Whistler, #1)
The Crossing (Detective Louise Blackwell #1)
Save Her Soul (Detective Josie Quinn, #9)
White Out (Badlands Thriller, #1)
The Apartment
An Unwanted Guest
Near Dark (Scot Harvath #19)
The House by the Sea
The Unraveling of Cassidy Holmes
True to Me (By the Sea)
Holy Island (DCI Ryan Mysteries, #1)
A Private Cathedral (Dave Robicheaux #23)
Elevation
Postcards From a Stranger
Bedlam (Alexander Gregory Thrillers, #3)
The Descent (Detective Louise Blackwell #2)
The Outsider
Atomic Love
Sucker Punch (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #27)
Buried (Hush collection)
Murder at Merisham Lodge (Miss Hart and Miss Hunter Investigate, #1)
The Guest: A psychological thriller with a shocking twist
Psychic Dreams (Glimmer Lake, #3)
The Quartet Murders (Yorkshire Murder Mysteries, #2)
The House Guest
The Dispatcher
An Anonymous Girl
Bred in the Bone (Widow's Island #4)
Hysteria (Alexander Gregory Thrillers, #2)
The Comeback
Seeking the Sheriff (Masterson County, #1)
Sisters
The Shrine (DCI Ryan Mysteries, #16)
Hard Target (Jon Reznick, #8)
Deadlock
Into the Water
Saving Meadow (The Next Generation #1)
The Royal Baths Murder (Yorkshire Murder Mysteries, #4)
A Simple Country Killing (Helen Lightholder #5)
Choppy Water (Stone Barrington, #54)
The Gift (Hush collection)
Empire High Untouchables (Empire High, #1)
Cajun Justice
Chaos
Treasure (Hush collection)
The Late Show (Renée Ballard, #1; Harry Bosch Universe, #29)
The Secrets of Strangers
Long Range (Joe Pickett #20)
Drift (Rachel Hatch #1)
After the End
Three Perfect Liars
The Catch
Little White Secrets
The Patient Man (DI Jackman & DS Evans, #6)
Career of Evil (Cormoran Strike, #3)
The Murder at Redmire Hall (Yorkshire Murder Mysteries, #3)
Down Among the Dead (DI Nick Dixon Crime #10)
Phantom Limb
Sycamore Gap (DCI Ryan Mysteries, #2)
After the Silence
The Chalk Man
Happy & You Know It

R.A. Salvatore
No, I would not want to live in a world without dragons, as I would not want to live in a world without magic, for that is a world without mystery, and that is a world without faith.
R.A. Salvatore, Streams of Silver

Albert Einstein
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existence. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery each day. —"Old Man's Advice to Youth: 'Never Lose a Holy Curiosity.'" LIFE Magazine (2 May 1955) p. 64
Albert Einstein

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