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

Grist Mill Road
Two Girls Down
Truly Devious (Truly Devious, #1)
Anatomy of a Scandal
Before I Let Go
The Grave's a Fine and Private Place (Flavia de Luce, #9)
The English Wife
Keep Her Safe
A Treacherous Curse (Veronica Speedwell, #3)
The Widows of Malabar Hill (Perveen Mistry, #1)
Death Below Stairs (Kat Holloway Mysteries, #1)
Pretty Dead Girls
Into the Black Nowhere (UNSUB, #2)
Here We Lie
A Map of the Dark (The Searchers #1)

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    Linwood Barclay

    Author of No Time for Goodbye

    Linwood Barclay is the #1 internationally bestselling author of thirteen novels, including Trust Your Eyes, A Tap on the Window, No Time for Goodbye and that novel's followup, No Safe House.
    This summer, his thriller Broken Promise, the first of three linked novels about his fictional upstate New York town Promise Falls, will be released. Book two will come nine months later, and another nine months after that, the conclusion will be released.
    Over the years, several of Barclay's novels have been optioned for film and television. Most recently, No Time for Goodbye has been optioned for television in France, and in 2012, Trust Your Eyes was the object of a film rights bidding war between Universal and Warner Bros.

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