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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

A Spot of Folly: A Tense Game of Cat and Mouse in the Streets of Paris

In the titular story of Ruth Rendell's collection, Sandy Vaughan's rendezvous with a stranger takes a startling turn.

By Olivia Mason

Edgar Nominee Gabriel Cohen Shares His Crime Fiction Must-Reads

The author of the Jack Leightner crime series spills about the books that most inspire him.

By The Lineup Staff

The Essential Crime Fiction of Ross Macdonald

Macdonald's novels married exquisite character work with engaging mysteries.

By Dave Adams

Daughter of Time: A Mystery Lover's Guide to Josephine Tey

The Scottish author's masterful plots left an indelible mark on the mystery genre.

By Jessica Ferri

4 Thrilling Western Mysteries to Add to Your Streaming Round-Up

Western thriller author Jeff Gulvin shares the movies and shows you need to start streaming immediately.

By The Lineup Staff

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