8 Locked Room Mystery Books to Baffle and Confound a New Era of Readers

These clever books offer fresh takes on a classic genre. 

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Under Lock and Skeleton Key by Gigi Pandian

Under Lock & Skeleton Key: A Secret Staircase Mystery

By Gigi Pandian

The Honjin Murders

The Honjin Murders

By Seishi Yokomizo

Angel Killer

Angel Killer

By Andrew Mayne

meta mystery novels

The Decagon House Murders

By Yukito Ayatsuji, translated by Ho-Ling Wong

Nebula Award nominees Six Wakes

Six Wakes

By Mur Lafferty

Proof of Murder

Proof of Murder

By Lauren Elliott

Fortune Favors the Dead by Stephen Spotswood

Fortune Favors the Dead

By Stephen Spotswood

The Paradox Hotel by Rob Hart

The Paradox Hotel

By Rob Hart