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11 Contemporary Detective Novels You Need to Read

Say goodbye to Sherlock and hello to Kurt Wallander, Guido Brunetti, and more.

By MacKenzie Stuart

8 Pulse-Racing Mysteries by Ruth Rendell

The three-time Edgar Award winner introduced psychological thrills to the mystery genre.

By Orrin Grey

A Spot of Folly: A Tense Game of Cat and Mouse in the Streets of Paris

In the titular story of Ruth Rendell's collection, Sandy Vaughan's rendezvous with a stranger takes a startling turn.

By Olivia Mason

Means of Evil: Inside the Mind of Ruth Rendell

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

By Diana Cooper-Clark

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