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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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The Fascinating Life of Mary Roberts Rinehart: The 'American Agatha Christie'

Learn about Rineheart's literary legacy—and books filled with women as tenacious as she was.

California Fever is a Capricious Adventure in the SoCal Surf Scene 

John J. Jacobson's latest is an entertaining mashup of surf culture, mystery, and quirky characters.

5 Thrilling New Australian Crime Book Releases

These exciting novels will shake you out of any reading slump.

2022 Reading Challenges For Mystery and Crime Fans

These riveting reading challenges add a dash of fun and interactivity to your reading life.

It Takes a Community: Writing Crime at the Midnight Hour

20 writers of color come together in this extraordinary anthology of crime fiction stories set at midnight.

An Interview with Zoë Sharp

We spoke to the British crime writer about her Charlie Fox series. 

An Interview With Detroit Crime Writer Stephen Mack Jones

His latest, Dead of Winter, continues the adventures of August Snow. 

The Crime Fiction Books of Alan Parks

Gritty works of Tartan noir set in the 70s.

An Interview With Glasgow Crime Fiction Writer Alan Parks 

Spring will see a couple new things from the celebrated author. 

The Best Tana French Books for Every Kind of Suspense Addict

Take on a thrilling case from the First Lady of Irish Crime. 

Murder & Mayhem Pick: Death Wish, by Brian Garfield

There's so much more to Garfield's original crime thriller than what you see on the big screen.