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

When No One is Watching
Grown
The Inheritance Games (The Inheritance Games, #1)
And Now She's Gone
Even If We Break
The Orphan of Cemetery Hill
White Fox
None Shall Sleep
These Vengeful Hearts
Throwaway Girls
Before She Was Helen
The Ghost Tree
The Deadly Hours
Nobody Knows but You
No Place for Monsters
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    The Cipher (Nina Guerrera, #1)
    Troubles in Paradise (Paradise, #3)
    The Haunting of Brynn Wilder
    My Sister, the Serial Killer
    The Return
    Girls of Brackenhill
    All the Devils Are Here (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #16)
    When We Believed in Mermaids
    Fatal Fraud (Fatal, #16)
    The Family Upstairs
    See Her Die (Bree Taggert, #2)
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