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Wayfaring Stranger: The Thrilling Fiction of James Lee Burke

The Edgar-winning author sets his sights on the American Dream in a powerful thriller of epic proportions.

By Otto Penzler

G Is for (Sue) Grafton

Get to know the famed mystery author and creator of the Kinsey Millhone series, who delights readers as she writes her way through the alphabet.

By Bruce Taylor

A Case for Detective Short Stories

John Dickson Carr believes the short story is the natural format for a detective story. Mystery expert Otto Penzler agrees–and names a few of his favorites.

By Otto Penzler

15 Killer Mysteries & Thrillers You Need to Read This Summer

From classics to contemporary crime, we've got the reads worth your cloud space.

By Deanna Janes

10 Forgotten Mystery Masterpieces

These lost tales of deadly plots, locked rooms, and serial killers on the loose deserve a top spot on your must-read list.

By Otto Penzler

[CLOSED] Win the NEW Jason Bourne Novel – Plus, 9 Other Books in the Series!

We're kicking off the launch of Murder & Mayhem with a thrilling giveaway.

By Murder & Mayhem Staff

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