Police procedurals, cozy mysteries, psychological thrillers: whatever your mystery fiction flavor, we’ve got recommendations on the best mystery books out there, from diverse authors writing in every mystery sub-genre. Get your whodunit (orwhatdunit, if you like a supernatural mystery) fix with posts from our mystery/thriller-reading contributors.

Sue Grafton’s Alphabet Series Coming to TV, Contradicting Author’s Wishes

Sue Grafton's alphabet series is coming to TV . . . but that's in direct contradiction to the author's wishes for it.

Great Books Featuring Female Sleuths

Get your thrills with these excellent cozy and conventional mysteries featuring female sleuths.

I Can’t Believe No One’s Dunit: A Cozy Mystery Setting Wishlist

What's your dream cozy mystery setting? I've compiled a list of places I'd love to see a cozy set in, from theme parks to a whole other world.

9 of the Best LGBTQ Thrillers

These LGBTQ thrillers are perfect for staying up past your bedtime glued to a book: they're compelling, twisty, and gloriously queer.

Domestic Thrillers That Will Make You Look Over Your Shoulder

Read your way into these captivating domestic thrillers. . . and don't forget to look behind you.

Clue Attitude: Agatha Christie in Contemporary Literature and Pop Culture

Hey mystery lovers, check out all these great mentions of the Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie, in contemporary literature and pop culture!

Agatha Christie’s CROOKED HOUSE and The Thrill of Guessing The Killer

Do you find yourself itching to solve the mystery along with the detective? Musings on the thrill of guessing the killer.

10 Chilling Historical Thrillers

Journey to 5 cities across 4 centuries with these chilling historical thrillers, featuring protagonists with unusual skill sets, unseen motivations, and an unrelenting drive for answers.

Barrels of Bad Apples: Copaganda in Crime Books

A look at the role of copaganda in crime books and the ways that different authors have challenged these representations of police.

9 Books Like VERITY by Colleen Hoover

Here are nine of the best dark and twisty books like Verity by Colleen Hoover to help get you over your post-Verity book hangover, including Untamed Shore.