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An Interview with Award-Winning Mystery Author Tracy Clark

The author of What You Don't See discusses crime fiction set in Chicago, recommends a few of her favorite mystery authors, and shares what makes her PI protagonist Cass Raines tick.

By Matthew Thompson

Andrea Camilleri: Where to Begin with the Legendary Mystery Author Who Created Inspector Montalbano

With the arrival of the 25th Inspector Montalbano mystery, we’re looking back at Camilleri's brilliant career.

By Stephen Lovely

Friends and Traitors: 12 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

12 Best Edna Buchanan Books for Crime Aficionados

From gripping thrillers to riveting nonfiction, this Pulitzer Prize–winning author knows her crime.

By Stephen Lovely

13 Best Ken Bruen Books for Crime Fiction Fans

An Irish master of crime fiction, Ken Bruen writes novels with serious grit and characters with serious flaws.

By Orrin Grey

11 Contemporary Detective Novels You Need to Read

Say goodbye to Sherlock and hello to Kurt Wallander, Guido Brunetti, and more.

By MacKenzie Stuart

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

Splinter the Silence: 11 Gripping Val McDermid Books

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

By Dave Adams

8 Heart-Stopping Anthony Bruno Books

The veteran crime writer knew how to get your pulse racing.

By MacKenzie Stuart

10 Thrilling Sherlock Holmes Books

Dive into the greatest cases of literature’s most beloved detective.

By Xavier Piedra

8 Essential Ngaio Marsh Books

Don’t miss out on these gems from one of the original Queens of Crime.

By MacKenzie Stuart

8 Must-Read Crime Thriller Books

These twists and turns exist outside of the law. 

By Sarah Mangiola

9 Joseph Wambaugh Books That Take You Into the Lives of Law Enforcement

The bestselling author draws from his time with the LAPD to write thoughtful police procedurals and true crime accounts.

By Olivia Mason

Must-Read Crime Fiction: The Best Michael Connelly Books

The genius behind the Harry Bosch and Lincoln Lawyer novels is one of the biggest names in crime fiction today.

By Dave Adams

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