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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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13 of the Best Neo-Noir Films You Can't Miss

Enjoy these new takes on the classic style.

Trouble Is What I Do: 11 Best Walter Mosley Books

The crime novelist tackles prejudice and other injustices in his bestselling mysteries.

Scotland’s Finest: Explore the Thrilling World of Tartan Noir

Get into the thick of it with these Scottish crime fiction masters, from Ian Rankin to Val McDermid.

13 Thrilling Nordic Noir Novels

The chilly locales in these thrillers are perfect for some stone-cold crime.

Harry Hole and Beyond: 9 Best Jo Nesbø Books

Nesbø's mastery of Nordic noir will leave you with chills.

Discover Classic Thrills with The Thin Man

Decades later, the hard-boiled detective tale still thrills with its twisted plot and charming sleuths racing through boozy, 1930s New York City.

9 Modern Film Noir Movies You Need to See

These movies will keep you in the dark.

Rusted Chrome: 14 Sci-Fi Noir Books for "Blade Runner" Fans

These books will satisfy science fiction and noir enthusiasts alike.

A Case for Detective Short Stories

John Dickson Carr believes the short story is the natural format for a detective story. Mystery expert Otto Penzler agrees–and names a few of his favorites.

10 Forgotten Mystery Masterpieces

These lost tales of deadly plots, locked rooms, and serial killers on the loose deserve a top spot on your must-read list.