The Most Famous Christmas Mystery You’ve Never Read

    Find out how a little white lie turned into England's favorite holiday tale.

    by Murder & Mayhem Staff

    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

    A Young Woman is Haunted by a Childhood Disappearance in This Psychological Thriller 

    Sarah Meuleman’s debut novel, Find Me Gone, jumps between 1996 and 2014 to paint a devastating portrait of a woman confronted by her past. 

    by Sarah Mangiola

    One of the Best Mystery Novels of 2018 is Finally Here

    Stuart Turton's debut novel puts readers at the center of a murder mystery...with a twist.

    by Sarah Mangiola

    More Than a Scientist: The Lesser-Known Life of Sir Isaac Newton

    Taking the post of Warden of His Majesty’s Mint in 17th-century London, Newton came face-to-face with seedy criminals. 

    by The Archive

    Everyone's Favorite Pottery Thief Goes Back to School—And Gets a Lesson in Murder

    In the latest installment of J. Michael Orenduff's series, Hubie Schuze is suspected of killing one of his art students.

    by Olivia Mason

    Miss Maud Silver is Called to Investigate a Criminal Conspiracy in Grey Mask

    After being away for several years, Charles Moray finds that a deadly, shocking surprise awaits him in England.

    by Olivia Mason

    A Medical Examiner and a Criminal Psychologist Solve a Series of Murders in New Orleans 

    D.J. Donaldson’s detective mystery Cajun Nights dives into a string of gritty murder-suicides.  

    by Sarah Mangiola

    Nero Wolfe Takes On a Corrupt Organization and High-Profile Murder Case

    In the latest Nero Wolfe mystery, the famed detective must wade through old grudges, scorned lovers, and mob bosses to solve the murder of a political reformer.

    by Olivia Mason

    When a Young Girl Goes Missing, A Father Questions If His Son is Guilty of a Terrible Crime

    Teenager Keith Moore was the last person to see Amy Giordano before she went missing in this Edgar Award-nominated thriller from Thomas H. Cook. 

    by Sarah Mangiola

    Death Doesn't Strike the Same Place Twice—Right?

    In Charlotte MacLeod's The Withdrawing Room, Sarah Kelling fears that something sinister is targeting her boarding house.

    by Olivia Mason

    Unravel the Mystery in This Cold War Spy Thriller

    When two Norwegian operatives are murdered in the Soviet wilderness, those closest to them must discover what went wrong. 

    by Sarah Mangiola

    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.

    by Olivia Mason

    Ellery Queen: The Amateur Detective Solves Bizarre Crimes

    Readers won't be able to stop thinking about these twisted and thrilling tales.

    by Audrey Webster

    Catch the Killer Hunting Down Members of Parliament in Anne Perry's Beloved Mystery Series

    When a man is found dead on the Westminster Bridge, there’s only one crime-solving duo for the job.

    by Audrey Webster

    Seduction Turns Dangerous in Joyce Carol Oates’ Fair Maiden

    A teenager becomes hopelessly entangled with a man who may not be who he says he is.

    by Audrey Webster

    Albert Campion Hunts a Killer in Margery Allingham's The Beckoning Lady

    Detective Albert Campion questions the owner of a small but notorious estate after a corpse is found nearby...

    by Olivia Mason

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