A Killer Countdown: 16 New Year’s Eve Mysteries to End Your Year with a Bang

From holiday homicides to festive foul play, these thrilling mysteries are the perfect antidote to your end-of-year hangover.

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Bones and Silence

Bones and Silence

By Reginald Hill

Bad Tidings

Bad Tidings

By Nick Oldham

Let Dead Enough Alone

Let Dead Enough Alone

By Frances Lockridge and Richard Lockridge

The Right Murder

The Right Murder

By Craig Rice

This City Is Ours

This City Is Ours

By Denis Pitts

Stress

Stress

By Loren D. Estleman

The Case of the Headless Jesuit

The Case of the Headless Jesuit

By George Bellairs

The Clock Strikes Twelve

The Clock Strikes Twelve

By Patricia Wentworth

Fountain of Death

Fountain of Death

By Jane Haddam

The Nine Tailors

The Nine Tailors

By Dorothy L. Sayers

A Crossworder's Gift

A Crossworder's Gift

By Nero Blanc

Calamity Town

Calamity Town

By Ellery Queen

New Year's Eve Murder

New Year's Eve Murder

By Leslie Meier

The Devil's Teardrop

The Devil's Teardrop

By Jeffery Deaver

A Catered New Year's Eve

A Catered New Year's Eve

By Isis Crawford

A Toast to Murder

A Toast to Murder

By Allyson K. Abbott