9 Must-Read Biographies About Classic Mystery Writers

Their lives are a mystery no more.

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biographies about writers

Agatha Christie’s Secret Notebooks

By John Curran

best biographies about mystery writers

The Letters of Dorothy L. Sayers: 1937-1943, From Novelist to Playwright

By Barbara Reynolds

best biographies of mystery writers

Dashiell Hammett: Man of Mystery

By Sally Cline

best biographies of mystery writers

A Mysterious Something in the Light

By Tom Williams

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Had She But Known

By Charlotte MacLeod

best biographies of mystery writers

The Man Who Created Sherlock Holmes

By Andrew Lycett

best biographies of mystery writers

The Life of Ian Fleming

By John Pearson

best biographies by mystery writers

Beautiful Shadow: A Life of Patricia Highsmith

By Andrew Wilson

best biographies of mystery writers

Ngaio Marsh: Her Life in Crime

By Joanne Drayton