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Discover your next streaming obsession, from killer crime dramas and binge-worthy mystery shows to the best thriller movies you need to see.

8 Essential Louise Penny Books for Any Mystery Lover

Get to know the beloved Chief Inspector Armand Gamache.

8 Dashiell Hammett Short Stories That Will Get Your Heart Pounding 

The Continental Op means business in Hammett's short story collections.

How Mary Roberts Rinehart Got Her Start—and Invented a New Kind of Mystery

The so-called "American Agatha Christie" revolutionized the mystery genre with her 1908 novel, The Circular Staircase.

Amelia Peabody Investigates a Cursed Mummy in The Deeds of the Disturber

Is a human criminal responsible for the strange happenings at the British Museum—or is an ancient curse truly to blame?

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8 Books for Fans of Enola Holmes Mysteries

Sherlock's little sister would take any of these sleuths as her Watson.

Ellery Queen: The Amateur Detective Solves Bizarre Crimes

Readers won't be able to stop thinking about these twisted and thrilling tales.

Catch the Killer Hunting Down Members of Parliament in Anne Perry's Beloved Mystery Series

When a man is found dead on the Westminster Bridge, there’s only one crime-solving duo for the job.

Murder & Mayhem Pick: Death Wish, by Brian Garfield

There's so much more to Garfield's original crime thriller than what you see on the big screen.

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

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

Death Wish: An Ordinary Man Becomes A Vigilante When He Takes Justice Into His Own Hands

After muggers attack Paul Benjamin’s wife and daughter, the New York City CPA decides to get even in Brian Garfield's "Death Wish."

Seduction Turns Dangerous in Joyce Carol Oates’ Fair Maiden

A teenager becomes hopelessly entangled with a man who may not be who he says he is.

Good Evening, Peepers, Prowlers, and Punks!

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

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Nero Wolfe returns to assist in a case that sidelines Inspector Lionel Cramer.

Your Pulpy Vacation Read: McNally's Secret, by Lawrence Sanders

The author's bestselling, sun-drenched Archy McNally series will make you want to bid winter farewell.

6 Meccas for Mystery Lovers

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

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These are the books you won't be able to stop thinking about – even after the final page.

8 Must-Read Books by Andrew Klavan

As the author of more than 30 suspense novels, Klavan certainly brings the thrills.

A Sherlock Holmes Novel Without Sherlock

Author Anthony Horowitz's novel, "Moriarty", puts Holmes's greatest nemesis under the magnifying glass.