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6 Twisty Tales That Thrilled Alan Jacobson

Our favorite mystery and thriller writers share the books that have stuck with them through the years.

5 Mysteries Set in Italy’s Strangest Locales

Where there's history, there's mystery.

Read Like Nero Wolfe with Robert Goldsborough’s Favorite Books

Author and creative heir to the Nero Wolfe Mystery series shares the books that have inspired him throughout the years.

Alfred and Alma Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho

Go behind the scenes of Psycho–and the marriage of minds that created this masterpiece.

Mobster Suspense Author Michael Mayo Shares the Books That Stuck with Him

The man behind Jimmy the Stick can't shake these thrilling reads.

Mystery Author Janice Law on the 6 Books You Must Read

One of our favorite mystery writers shares the books that shaped her writing.

Mystery on the Rocks: 8 Delicious Cocktail Recipes Inspired by Our Favorite Fictional Detectives

From Marlowe's Gimlet to Sherlock's black tea toddy, these mystery-inspired cocktails are sure to put you in the sleuthing mood.

“I’ve Murdered People in All Sorts of Ways”

Acclaimed author Jane Langton isn't as sweet as she seems.

Good Evening, Peepers, Prowlers, and Punks!

Get up close and personal with author James Ellroy–the demon dog of American crime fiction.

6 Meccas for Mystery Lovers

These indie mystery bookstores across the country invite you to snoop through their shelves and unleash your inner sleuth.

The Crime Fiction Kings Behind Ellery Queen

Two boys from Brooklyn create one of the toughest sleuths of crime fiction's Golden Age.

11 Authors Like Agatha Christie

What comes after the Queen of Crime?