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Tabletop Gaming Takes A Bloody Turn in Kristin McFarland’s No Saving Throw

Read an excerpt from Kristin McFarland’s much-anticipated nerdy murder mystery novel.

By Xavier Piedra

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.

By MacKenzie Stuart

A Chilling Book Comes to Life in This Gothic Mystery by Elly Griffiths 

When a high school English teacher is haunted by her own subject matter in real life, who can she trust? 

By Sarah Mangiola

Fixer Joe DeMarco is Holding Out for a Hero(ine) in the Latest Mike Lawson Thriller

Accused of murdering the House Majority Whip, Joe DeMarco must call upon Emma, a friend and former agent, to prove his innocence.

By Olivia Mason

When It Comes to a Suspicious Murder-Suicide, It’ll Take Two to Solve the Crime

In Dead Calm, investigator Mattie Winston partners with her new husband to discover what really happened in a seedy motel.

By Catherine Phelan

This Colorful Cozy Mystery Offers Both Entertainment and Intrigue

In The Coloring Crook, an immeasurably valuable coloring book leads to death.

By Catherine Phelan

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

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