Historical Mystery Master Cordelia Frances Biddle's Greatest Inspirations

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

8 Essential Rex Stout Mystery Books

Discover the works of one of the genre's most influential writers.

9 Must-Read P.D. James Books for Any Mystery Fan

She's a master of the mystery genre. But where, exactly, does one begin with her work?

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.

“I’ve Murdered People in All Sorts of Ways”

Acclaimed author Jane Langton isn't as sweet as she seems.

Remembering Mystery Author Joan Hess

The Agatha Award-winning author of the Arly Hanks series recently passed away.

Means of Evil: Inside the Mind of Ruth Rendell

The celebrated scribe behind the Chief Inspector Wexford mysteries sits down for a revealing interview.

The Richest Crime & Mystery Authors

How much do your favorite writers make to keep you at the edge of your seat?