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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 1903 Spy Novel Became the Blueprint for Espionage Fiction

All about the "murderous renegade" who shaped the spy genre.

[CLOSED] Enter for a Chance to Win All 8 Novels in the Slough House Series

The Slough House novels inspired Slow Horses, the Apple Original Series from Apple TV+!

13 Cold War Thriller Books for the Spy in All of Us

For your eyes only: a baker’s dozen of thrilling titles from the age of paranoia.

An Iconic CIA Operative Returns in Condor: The Short Takes

James Grady, master of the espionage thriller, revisits his famous operative in this brand new collection.

Edgar Nominee Gabriel Cohen Shares His Crime Fiction Must-Reads

The author of the Jack Leightner crime series spills about the books that most inspire him.

11 Riveting Books for Fans of Mission: Impossible

Your mission, should you choose to accept it ...

What It’s Like to Be Followed

While living in Cold War-era Vienna as a student, writer J. Sydney Jones sensed a presence he couldn't explain.

8 Spies Who Wrote About Spies

These famous authors didn’t just write spy stories—they lived it.