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The Most Famous Christmas Mystery You’ve Never Read

Discover how Frederick Forsyth's The Shepherd became one of England's most cherished holiday tales.

By Murder & Mayhem Staff

A Killer Countdown: 12 New Year’s Eve Mysteries to End Your Year with a Bang

From holiday homicides to festive foul play, these thrilling mysteries are the perfect antidote to your end-of-year hangover.

By Nina Lassam & Kelsey McConnell

Merry Mischief: The 13 Best Christmas Mystery Books

There’s more to investigate than what’s under the tree.

By Kelsey McConnell

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.

By Stephen Lovely

Friends and Traitors: 11 Thrilling John Lawton Books That Will Make Your Pulse Race

From Blitz-stricken London to Cold War-era Berlin, our love of Lawton's thrilling narratives is no mystery.

By Stephen Lovely

11 New Cozy Mysteries to Crack Open This Fall

Just in time for sweater weather—cozy up with these mysterious new reads!

By MacKenzie Stuart

Dead Before Dying: 12 Pulse-Pounding Deon Meyer Books

Dive headfirst into the South African writer’s dizzying thrillers.

By Orrin Grey

This Haunting New Psychological Thriller Will Be Your Next Obsession

A curse plagues an isolated boarding school in Sara Faring’s The Tenth Girl.

By MacKenzie Stuart

A Killing Kindness: 13 Gritty Mysteries By Dagger Award-Winning Author Reginald Hill

Hill "raised the classical British mystery to new heights" with his thrilling crime tales. Here's a baker's dozen of his best.

By Stephen Lovely

Murder in the White House: 11 Gripping Margaret Truman Books

When it comes to crime stories set in Washington, D.C., this former First Daughter is unmatched.

By Stephen Lovely

The Eagle Has Landed: 13 Riveting Jack Higgins Books

The British author’s political thrillers will take you on a wild ride around the globe.

By Dave Adams

Splinter the Silence: 11 Gripping Val McDermid Books

Harrowing tales by the award-winning master of Tartan Noir.

By Dave Adams

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