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10 of the Best New Thrillers and Mysteries to Read This Fall
Autumn has finally rolled in, and we’re leaving the lighthearted reads of summer behind. It’s the perfect time of year to get under your...
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Ann Parker’s Silver Lies Series Is The Best Historical Fiction You Haven’t Read Yet
Ann Parker’s What Gold Buys came out last month, the fifth book in her captivating Silver Lies mystery series set in the high-altitude Old...
Maya’s Husband Is Dead—Or Is He?
Tension is the life force of a thriller, that mysterious power that makes you grip the pages a little tighter and keeps you awake reading the next line...
5 Authors Who Took Over the Family Business
These days we’re used to endless franchises—from James Bond to Star Wars, minor things like an author’s death aren’t enough to stop the...
Is Sue Grafton at Her Best
After 23 novels, Sue Grafton’s “Alphabet” series, featuring scrappy California private investigator Kinsey Millhone, is showing no signs of age....
Five Books that Broke Genre Barriers
There are a lot of different ways to measure the success of a novel. Sales, certainly. Lasting cultural impact counts. Influence on future writers is...
8 Female Sleuths to Add to Your Favorite Mystery Reader’s Stocking
There’s a slew of excellent mystery novels out this season featuring some of our favorite female detectives, from the whip-smart Agent O’Hare...
Hook Your Favorite Mystery Reader on a Series this Season
The only thing better than a great mystery book is a great mystery series. Following a detective through a whole set of adventures, seeing him or...
The Return of Hercule Poirot in Sophie Hannah’s
The Monogram Murders
Whether you realize it or not, we cured death not so long ago—at least when it comes to literary characters. Hercule Poirot, the diminutive and fussy...
5 Cop Books that Hit the Target
Ever wondered what it’s like to guard a crime scene? To chase a suspect down a dark alley, or have shots fired at you? Cops lead a...
Four Fantastic YA Murder Mysteries
In the grand tradition of Nancy Drew, Veronica Mars, and Scooby-Doo, some of the best teen characters are those who solve mysteries, and what better plot...
and the Tale of the Bookish Mystery
Bibliophiles rejoice! The man who brought you last year’s Shakespearean whodunnit, The Bookman’s Tale, has returned, and this time he’s...