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

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To Catch a Killer
A Darkness Absolute (Casey Duncan, #2)
A Good Idea
Dreamland Burning
Amberlough
All That's Left to Tell
Garden of Lamentations  (Duncan Kincaid & Gemma James #17)
Banana Cream Pie Murder (Hannah Swensen, #21)
Death of a Ghost (Hamish Macbeth, #32)
The Devil Crept In
Beautiful Broken Girls
The Drifter
Racing the Devil (Inspector Ian Rutledge, #19)
What You Don't Know

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    Andrew Peterson is the internationally bestselling author of the Nathan McBride series. Born and raised in San Diego, California, he attended La Jolla High School before enrolling at the University of Oklahoma, where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Architecture.

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