14 Murder Mystery Books You Won't Be Able to Put Down

These mysterious reads will keep you guessing until the very last page.

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A Death in the Life

A Death in the Life

By Dorothy Salisbury Davis

A Deceptive Clarity

A Deceptive Clarity

By Aaron Elkins

A Child's Garden of Death

A Child's Garden of Death

By Richard Forrest

Acid Bath

Acid Bath

By Nancy Herndon

Beware the Young Stranger

Beware the Young Stranger

By Ellery Queen

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The Likeness

By Tana French

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Night Film

By Marisha Pessl

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The Shining Girls

By Lauren Beukes

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And Then There Were None

By Agatha Christie

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Postmortem

By Patricia Cornwall

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The Alienist

By Caleb Carr

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Mystic River

By Dennis Lehane

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The Dry

By Jane Harper

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Little Deaths

By Emma Flint