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Unlock mystery's best with Murder & Mayhem.

Welcome to your new favorite hideout. We are constantly on the hunt for the best in mystery and thriller media—from books to movies and television shows, to mystery games—and everything in between. Whether it’s forgotten masterpieces from the Golden Age of detective fiction or a heart-pounding new domestic thriller, we’re here to clue you into what’s fantastic to read and watch.

On the hunt for a political thriller? Investigating which British crime show to binge next? Craving a charming cozy to curl up with? Whether you’re into Miss Marple or Sherlock Holmes, Hannibal Lecter or James Bond, we’ve unlocked the mystery for you. All you’ve got to do is peruse the stories below—you’re sure to find a killer lead.

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9 Quintessential Short Stories Every Mystery Fan Needs to Read 

These classic short mystery stories will keep you guessing while introducing you to beloved authors.

Explore the World of Reluctant Smuggler Francis Andrews in The Man Within

The novel is Graham Greene's first on a journey to literary acclaim and widespread popularity.

The Best Mystery Books to Read for Mystery Month—and Beyond!

 A curated guide to the best books in the most beloved mystery subgenres.

8 Must-Read Classic Crime Books

Check out the best of classic crime fiction!

10 Classic Mystery Novels Everyone Should Read

These tried and true mystery books are sure to become new favorites.

Shifty Eyes: 9 Mysteries Told From Multiple Points-of-View

Having more than one narrator makes these mysteries even tougher to solve.

Mystery Books That Pay Homage to Edgar Allan Poe

The 19th-century author of the macabre exerts enormous influence over the detective fiction we know today.

The Best Nero Wolfe Mysteries by Robert Goldsborough

The award-winning crime writer breathes new life into a beloved character.

The Dutchman and the Chinese Detectives

An eccentric diplomat from the Netherlands exposed the West to Chinese detective fiction—some of the oldest in the world.

HIDDEN GEMS: The Case Is Closed by Patricia Wentworth

It's a great time to revisit this classic British mystery