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

Ace of Spades
The Box in the Woods (Truly Devious, #4)
Dream Girl
Dead Dead Girls (Harlem Renaissance Mystery #1)
A Dark and Secret Place
Bath Haus
Darling
The Fiancée
What's Done in Darkness
I Don't Forgive You
That Weekend
Palace of the Drowned
The Bombay Prince (Perveen Mistry #3)
Castle Shade (Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes #17)
Dead by Dawn (Mike Bowditch #12)
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  • The Maidens
    Where the Crawdads Sing
    The Silent Patient
    Golden Girl
    The Guest List
    A Familiar Sight (Dr. Gretchen White, #1)
    The Lost Apothecary
    One of Us Is Lying (One of Us is Lying, #1)
    The Family Upstairs
    Later
    The Night Hawks (Ruth Galloway #13)
    Mrs. Rochester's Ghost
    The Hive
    Layla
    The Light Through the Leaves
    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonGone Girl by Gillian FlynnThe Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg LarssonThe Da Vinci Code by Dan BrownThe Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson
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    Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha ChristieChocolate Chip Cookie Murder by Joanne FlukeThe Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan BradleyThe No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall SmithThe Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
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    Una Historia de Ayer by Sergio CoboOperation Hail Storm by Brett ArquetteA Shade of Vampire by Bella ForrestThe Wronged Sons by John MarrsIsle of Winds by James Fahy
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    The Name of the Rose by Umberto EcoThe Alienist by Caleb CarrThe Historian by Elizabeth KostovaThe Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz ZafónMistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin
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    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonAnd Then There Were None by Agatha ChristieAngels & Demons by Dan BrownRebecca by Daphne du MaurierIn Cold Blood by Truman Capote
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    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 #1)
    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 (Hercule Poirot, #4)
    The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia de Luce, #1)
    The Hound of the Baskervilles (Sherlock Holmes, #5)

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