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Bernard Schaffer: My Life as a Mystery Writer and Real-Life Criminal Investigator

The celebrated Blood Angel author shares the ways in which his real-life experiences as a cop inform his writing about humanity.

By Bernard Schaffer

9 Perplexing Locked Room Mysteries for the Sleuth at Heart

Do you have what it takes to solve a seemingly impossible crime?

By MacKenzie Stuart

11 Free Mystery Audiobooks on YouTube You Can Listen to Right Now

Sit back and immerse yourself in these exciting investigations.

By Kelsey McConnell

Nero Blanc: The Perfect Crossword Puzzle Mysteries to Keep Your Sleuthing Skills Sharp While Under Quarantine

These delightful crossword cozies are packed with word games that you can actually solve!

By Kelsey McConnell

Andrea Camilleri: Where to Begin with the Legendary Mystery Author Who Created Inspector Montalbano

With the arrival of the 25th Inspector Montalbano mystery, we’re looking back at Camilleri's brilliant career.

By Stephen Lovely

100 Years of Agatha Christie: Celebrating the Larger-Than-Life Mystery Author

The Queen of Crime’s first novel was published a century ago this year.

By MacKenzie Stuart

Rex Stout: Meet the Legendary Mystery Author Who Created Nero Wolfe

His larger-than-life sleuth left an indelible legacy on crime fiction.

By Orrin Grey

[CLOSED]: Enter to Win a Copy of Boris Akunin's Thrilling Historical Mystery She Lover of Death

Akunin's the undisputed champion of Russian crime fiction—and we're giving away 10 copies of his latest stateside release! This giveaway is closed.

By Matthew Thompson

In Memory of Mystery Author Peter Bowen, 1945-2020

His popular mystery books transported readers to the timeless western frontier.

By MacKenzie Stuart

11 New Mystery and Thriller Books We Can't Wait to Read This Spring

Spring has arrived, bringing the promise of warmer days—and suspenseful new releases.

By Kelly McClure

A Perry Mason Mystery: How Erle Stanley Gardner Created a Mystery Classic

As HBO's gritty new Perry Mason reboot thrills TV viewers, we're revisiting the author who created the legendary mystery series: Erle Stanley Gardner.

By Stephen Lovely

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