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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Velvet Was the Night
A Lesson in Vengeance
As Good As Dead (A Good Girl's Guide to Murder, #3)
Billy Summers
The Dead and the Dark
The Turnout
My Heart Is a Chainsaw
Rock Paper Scissors
All's Well
Dark Roads
56 Days
Did I Say You Could Go
The Perfect Ruin
We Were Never Here
  • Silent Parade by Keigo Higashino
    Silent Parade (Detective Galileo, #4)

    Release date: Dec 14, 2021
    Detective Galileo, Keigo Higashino’s best loved character from The Devotion of Suspect X, returns in a complex and challenging mystery—several murders ...more
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  • Dark Horse by Gregg Andrew Hurwitz
    Dark Horse (Orphan X, #7)
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    Release date: Feb 08, 2022
    “…That the main villain is a fully rounded character is unexpectedly moving. The action strikes like lightning." --Luis Urrea, Pulitzer Prize finalist ...more
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  • Double Take by Elizabeth Breck
    Double Take: A Madison Kelly Mystery
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    Release date: Oct 12, 2021
    "This is mystery/thriller writing of the highest order, as riveting as it is relentless."

    —Jon Land, USA Today bestselling author, on Anonymous
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    Where the Crawdads Sing
    The Guest List
    The Maidens
    The Lost Apothecary
    What's Left Unsaid
    One of Us Is Lying (One of Us is Lying, #1)
    Falling
    Layla
    Survive the Night
    Mexican Gothic
    The Loneliest Cottage (Alaskan Hearts #1)
    The Family Upstairs
    Later
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    And Then There Were None by Agatha ChristieThe Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan DoyleMurder on the Orient Express by Agatha ChristieOne for the Money by Janet EvanovichThe Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
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    2,048 books — 2,427 voters

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    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonThe Da Vinci Code by Dan BrownAngels & Demons by Dan BrownThe Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg LarssonThe Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson
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    To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Help by Kathryn StockettThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsPride and Prejudice by Jane AustenGone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
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    Best Action-Adventure Novels
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    And Then There Were None
    Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot, #10)
    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
    Gone Girl
    The Girl on the Train
    The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2)
    The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1)
    Angels & Demons (Robert Langdon, #1)
    The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Hercule Poirot)
    In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1)
    The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
    A Study in Scarlet (Sherlock Holmes, #1)
    The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
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