Historical Mystery Master Cordelia Frances Biddle's Greatest Inspirations

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

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    5 Most Underappreciated Crime Writers

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

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    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

    Mystery Author Janice Law on the 6 Books You Must Read

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

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    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

    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

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