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9 Mystery Books with Surprise Plot Twists

Even if you’re always one step ahead ... these books will still catch you off guard!

By Jessica Ferri

13 Mystery and Thriller Books That Inspired Films

These mysteries and thrillers are sure to get your heart racing—whether they're on the page or the screen.

By Aliza Polkes

Historical Mystery Master Cordelia Frances Biddle's Greatest Inspirations

Biddle's favorites have helped her shape characters and period in her beloved antebellum mysteries.

By Cordelia Frances Biddle

5 Most Underappreciated Crime Writers

The thrilling tales of these killer crime writers deserve a top spot on your must-read list.

By Otto Penzler

Mystery Author Janice Law on the 6 Books You Must Read

One of our favorite mystery writers shares the books that shaped her writing.

By Murder & Mayhem Staff

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.

By Rob Hart

A Covenant with Death: Who Killed Louise Talbot?

Everyone suspects the jilted husband ... but things are not always what they seem.

By Paola Crespo

9 Underrated Thriller Books

Looking for something new to keep you enthralled?

By Sarah Mangiola

No Beast So Fierce: The Book That Got a Man Released from Prison

Edward Bunker’s life of crime and incarceration strongly influenced both his writing and acting careers.

By Orrin Grey

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