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And Then There Were None And Then There Were None (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.23 — 688,442 ratings — published 1939
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1) The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
by (shelved 628 times as mysteries)
avg rating 4.11 — 2,492,091 ratings — published 2005
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The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia de Luce, #1) The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia de Luce, #1)
by (shelved 542 times as mysteries)
avg rating 3.81 — 177,844 ratings — published 2009
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The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1) The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1)
by (shelved 534 times as mysteries)
avg rating 3.83 — 566,179 ratings — published 2013
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Still Life (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #1) Still Life (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #1)
by (shelved 509 times as mysteries)
avg rating 3.89 — 124,699 ratings — published 2005
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In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1) In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1)
by (shelved 499 times as mysteries)
avg rating 3.74 — 457,325 ratings — published 2007
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One for the Money (Stephanie Plum, #1) One for the Money (Stephanie Plum, #1)
by (shelved 465 times as mysteries)
avg rating 4.04 — 503,020 ratings — published 1994
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The Girl on the Train The Girl on the Train (Hardcover)
by (shelved 426 times as mysteries)
avg rating 3.87 — 1,772,989 ratings — published 2015
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Maisie Dobbs (Maisie Dobbs, #1) Maisie Dobbs (Maisie Dobbs, #1)
by (shelved 423 times as mysteries)
avg rating 3.91 — 96,415 ratings — published 2003
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The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2) The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
by (shelved 416 times as mysteries)
avg rating 4.22 — 759,614 ratings — published 2006
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The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2) The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2)
by (shelved 412 times as mysteries)
avg rating 3.79 — 1,795,964 ratings — published 2003
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The Beekeeper's Apprentice (Mary Russell, #1) The Beekeeper's Apprentice (Mary Russell, #1)
by (shelved 386 times as mysteries)
avg rating 4.09 — 88,737 ratings — published 1994
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The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike, #2) The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike, #2)
by (shelved 370 times as mysteries)
avg rating 4.02 — 220,013 ratings — published 2014
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A is for Alibi (Kinsey Millhone, #1) A is for Alibi (Kinsey Millhone, #1)
by (shelved 352 times as mysteries)
avg rating 3.83 — 171,262 ratings — published 1982
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Murder at the Vicarage (Miss Marple, #1) Murder at the Vicarage (Miss Marple, #1)
by (shelved 350 times as mysteries)
avg rating 4.04 — 162,810 ratings — published 1930
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Whose Body?  (Lord Peter Wimsey, #1) Whose Body? (Lord Peter Wimsey, #1)
by (shelved 340 times as mysteries)
avg rating 3.93 — 56,605 ratings — published 1923
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Death on the Nile (Hercule Poirot, #17) Death on the Nile (Hercule Poirot, #17)
by (shelved 330 times as mysteries)
avg rating 4.07 — 98,158 ratings — published 1937
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Death Comes to Pemberley Death Comes to Pemberley (Hardcover)
by (shelved 298 times as mysteries)
avg rating 3.23 — 132,495 ratings — published 2012
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The A.B.C. Murders (Hercule Poirot, #13) The A.B.C. Murders (Hercule Poirot, #13)
by (shelved 285 times as mysteries)
avg rating 3.98 — 77,587 ratings — published 1936
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Two for the Dough (Stephanie Plum, #2) Two for the Dough (Stephanie Plum, #2)
by (shelved 283 times as mysteries)
avg rating 4.12 — 156,532 ratings — published 1996
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The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag (Flavia de Luce, #2) The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag (Flavia de Luce, #2)
by (shelved 282 times as mysteries)
avg rating 3.99 — 49,886 ratings — published 2010
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A Study in Scarlet A Study in Scarlet (Paperback)
by (shelved 282 times as mysteries)
avg rating 4.17 — 308,283 ratings — published 1887
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Angels & Demons  (Robert Langdon, #1) Angels & Demons (Robert Langdon, #1)
by (shelved 271 times as mysteries)
avg rating 3.85 — 2,479,559 ratings — published 2000
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The Body in the Library (Miss Marple, #3) The Body in the Library (Miss Marple, #3)
by (shelved 261 times as mysteries)
avg rating 3.87 — 58,853 ratings — published 1942
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Faithful Place (Dublin Murder Squad, #3) Faithful Place (Dublin Murder Squad, #3)
by (shelved 259 times as mysteries)
avg rating 3.97 — 93,279 ratings — published 2010
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Three to Get Deadly (Stephanie Plum, #3) Three to Get Deadly (Stephanie Plum, #3)
by (shelved 256 times as mysteries)
avg rating 4.15 — 152,900 ratings — published 1997
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Career of Evil (Cormoran Strike, #3) Career of Evil (Cormoran Strike, #3)
by (shelved 254 times as mysteries)
avg rating 4.19 — 131,701 ratings — published 2015
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Strong Poison (Lord Peter Wimsey, #6) Strong Poison (Lord Peter Wimsey, #6)
by (shelved 253 times as mysteries)
avg rating 4.14 — 30,057 ratings — published 1930
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A Great Deliverance (Inspector Lynley, #1) A Great Deliverance (Inspector Lynley, #1)
by (shelved 244 times as mysteries)
avg rating 4.07 — 45,837 ratings — published 1988
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A Red Herring Without Mustard (Flavia de Luce, #3) A Red Herring Without Mustard (Flavia de Luce, #3)
by (shelved 240 times as mysteries)
avg rating 4.08 — 44,962 ratings — published 2011
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Birds of a Feather (Maisie Dobbs, #2) Birds of a Feather (Maisie Dobbs, #2)
by (shelved 238 times as mysteries)
avg rating 3.95 — 25,926 ratings — published 2004
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Four to Score (Stephanie Plum, #4) Four to Score (Stephanie Plum, #4)
by (shelved 237 times as mysteries)
avg rating 4.17 — 144,049 ratings — published 1998
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Her Royal Spyness (Her Royal Spyness Mysteries, #1) Her Royal Spyness (Her Royal Spyness Mysteries, #1)
by (shelved 228 times as mysteries)
avg rating 3.77 — 36,177 ratings — published 2007
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Broken Harbour (Dublin Murder Squad, #4) Broken Harbour (Dublin Murder Squad, #4)
by (shelved 227 times as mysteries)
avg rating 3.93 — 73,778 ratings — published 2012
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The Secret Adversary (Tommy and Tuppence #1) The Secret Adversary (Tommy and Tuppence #1)
by (shelved 226 times as mysteries)
avg rating 3.81 — 33,442 ratings — published 1922
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T.S. Eliot
“The detective story, as created by Poe, is something as specialised and as intellectual as a chess problem, whereas the best English detective fiction has relied less on the beauty of the mathematical problem and much more on the intangible human element. [...] In The Moonstone the mystery is finally solved, not altogether by human ingenuity, but largely by accident. Since Collins, the best heroes of English detective fiction have been, like Sergeant Cuff, fallible.”
T.S. Eliot, Selected Essays

Roman Payne
“The ‘Muse’ is not an artistic mystery, but a mathematical equation. The gift are those ideas you think of as you drift to sleep. The giver is that one you think of when you first awake.”
Roman Payne

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