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Unlock mystery's best with Murder & Mayhem.

Welcome to your new favorite hideout. We are constantly on the hunt for the best in mystery and thriller media—from books to movies and television shows, to mystery games—and everything in between. Whether it’s forgotten masterpieces from the Golden Age of detective fiction or a heart-pounding new domestic thriller, we’re here to clue you into what’s fantastic to read and watch.

On the hunt for a political thriller? Investigating which British crime show to binge next? Craving a charming cozy to curl up with? Whether you’re into Miss Marple or Sherlock Holmes, Hannibal Lecter or James Bond, we’ve unlocked the mystery for you. All you’ve got to do is peruse the stories below—you’re sure to find a killer lead.

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This Colorful Cozy Mystery Offers Both Entertainment and Intrigue

In The Coloring Crook, an immeasurably valuable coloring book leads to death.

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.

A Young Woman is Haunted by a Childhood Disappearance in This Psychological Thriller 

Sarah Meuleman’s debut novel, Find Me Gone, jumps between 1996 and 2014 to paint a devastating portrait of a woman confronted by her past. 

One of the Best Mystery Novels of 2018 is Finally Here

Stuart Turton's debut novel puts readers at the center of a murder mystery...with a twist.

More Than a Scientist: The Lesser-Known Life of Sir Isaac Newton

Taking the post of Warden of His Majesty’s Mint in 17th-century London, Newton came face-to-face with seedy criminals. 

EXCERPT: The Pot Thief Who Studied Edward Abbey, by J. Michael Orenduff

In the latest Hubie Schuze mystery, the sleuth-slash-treasure hunter is suspected of killing one of his art students.

Everyone's Favorite Pottery Thief Goes Back to School—And Gets a Lesson in Murder

In the latest installment of J. Michael Orenduff's series, Hubie Schuze is suspected of killing one of his art students.

Miss Maud Silver is Called to Investigate a Criminal Conspiracy in Grey Mask

After being away for several years, Charles Moray finds that a deadly, shocking surprise awaits him in England.

A Medical Examiner and a Criminal Psychologist Solve a Series of Murders in New Orleans 

D.J. Donaldson’s detective mystery Cajun Nights dives into a string of gritty murder-suicides.  

Nero Wolfe Takes On a Corrupt Organization and High-Profile Murder Case

In the latest Nero Wolfe mystery, the famed detective must wade through old grudges, scorned lovers, and mob bosses to solve the murder of a political reformer.

When a Young Girl Goes Missing, A Father Questions If His Son is Guilty of a Terrible Crime

Teenager Keith Moore was the last person to see Amy Giordano before she went missing in this Edgar Award-nominated thriller from Thomas H. Cook. 

Death Doesn't Strike the Same Place Twice—Right?

In Charlotte MacLeod's The Withdrawing Room, Sarah Kelling fears that something sinister is targeting her boarding house.

Unravel the Mystery in This Cold War Spy Thriller

When two Norwegian operatives are murdered in the Soviet wilderness, those closest to them must discover what went wrong. 

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.

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.

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.

Albert Campion Hunts a Killer in Margery Allingham's The Beckoning Lady

Detective Albert Campion questions the owner of a small but notorious estate after a corpse is found nearby...

A Man Can’t Escape His Past in This Riveting Thriller

Jason Harrow’s life is about to become unhinged…