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9 Joseph Wambaugh Books That Take You Into the Lives of Law Enforcement

The bestselling author draws from his time with the LAPD to write thoughtful police procedurals and true crime accounts.

By Olivia Mason

The Kids Aren’t Alright: 9 Young Adult Mystery Books

Don't let the genre fool you! YA whodunits deliver plenty of grown-up twists and turns.

By Jessica Ferri

When It Comes to a Suspicious Murder-Suicide, It’ll Take Two to Solve the Crime

In Dead Calm, investigator Mattie Winston partners with her new husband to discover what really happened in a seedy motel.

By Catherine Phelan

8 Literary Suspense Books That'll Keep You on Edge

Tensions reach unbearable heights in these dark explorations of the human psyche, the inescapability of our pasts, and more.

By Early Bird Books

Susan Furlong’s Latest Mystery Will Chill You This Winter

Fractured Truth is the latest installment in the popular Bone Gap Travellers series.

By Sarah Mangiola

9 Gripping New Thrillers Coming in 2019

Your guide on what and who to read this year. 

By Olivia Mason

In Memory of Author Jane Langton, 1922-2018

The late Newbery winner was a beloved author of mystery novels and children's books.

By Hezra Martinez

Must-Read Crime Fiction: The Best Michael Connelly Books

The genius behind the Harry Bosch and Lincoln Lawyer novels is one of the biggest names in crime fiction today.

By Dave Adams

Poet of Apprehension: 12 Best Patricia Highsmith Books

Dive into the work of one of the most talented suspense writers of all time.

By Stephen Lovely

A Killer Countdown: 5 New Year’s Eve Mysteries

Holiday homicides, festive foul play, and snow-filled scandals that end your year with a bang.

By Nina Lassam

This Colorful Cozy Mystery Offers Both Entertainment and Intrigue

In The Coloring Crook, an immeasurably valuable coloring book leads to death.

By Catherine Phelan

The Most Famous Christmas Mystery You’ve Never Read

Find out how a little white lie turned into England's favorite holiday tale.

By Murder & Mayhem Staff

9 Best Mystery and Thriller Books of 2018

More chilling than a cold winter's night.  

By Jessica Ferri

9 Romantic Suspense Books That'll Convert You to the Genre

We'll take our thrills with a side of romance, please.

By Olivia Mason

Historical Mystery Master Cordelia Frances Biddle's Greatest Inspirations

Biddle's favorites have helped her shape characters and period in her beloved antebellum mysteries.

By Cordelia Frances Biddle

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