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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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How Did Murder Become Cozy? 

The fascinating history of this paradoxical genre.

8 Cruise Ship Mystery Books That Make for a Chilling Summer

These luxurious vacations set out into dangerous waters.

[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: Win Four Summery Cozy Mysteries Plus a Cute Beach Tote!

Enter for a chance to win these four charming cozies and a delightful book tote!

Discover the World of Amateur Sleuth Henry Gamadge in Unexpected Night

The first in a series from Agatha Christie’s favorite American author.

The Best Mystery Books to Read for Mystery Month—and Beyond!

 A curated guide to the best books in the most beloved mystery subgenres.

Talking Murder and Pies with Misha Popp

"Sometimes you just need a little whimsy in your murder."

8 Mardi Gras Mystery Books to Let the Good Times Thrill

These reads are just as exciting as any New Orleans parade.

14 Charmingly Cozy Amish Mystery Books

Enjoy some wholesome mysteries in an Amish setting.

Mystery & Thriller Books Recommended by TikTok

It's all the rage—don't be the last to know about these pulse-pounding reads.

2022 Reading Challenges For Mystery and Crime Fans

These riveting reading challenges add a dash of fun and interactivity to your reading life.

What Makes a Mystery?

Take a peek behind the literary curtain, sleuth.

9 "New Beginnings" Murder Mysteries

These fictional characters feel the urge to start fresh.

Cozy Mysteries with Crafty Components

This cozy mystery roundup has sleuths that love to knit, quilt, scrapbook—when they're not solving crime. 

It Takes a Community: Writing Crime at the Midnight Hour

20 writers of color come together in this extraordinary anthology of crime fiction stories set at midnight.