Best Novel, Best First Novel and Best Young Adult Novel winners from the International Thriller Writers Awards.
For hot summer days, Bbruins recommends dark reads set in cool Ireland.
If you like your Chicago tales gritty and bleak, these books are for you.
Janet Maslin of the NY Times calls Disclaimer "the Gone Girl of the season," a book that starts slow but gallops to a sinister ending. More
Check out the brilliant mystery novels of the late Ruth Rendell, who also published as Barbara Vine.
The Edgar Awards celebrate the best mysteries of the year.
For fans of Paula Hawkins's blockbuster The Girl On The Train, we also recommend these other suspenseful novels.
Friends, enemies and frenemies—Joanna recommends novels about female friends who need to be un-friended.
Paula Hawkins' debut novel, The Girl on the Train, is a hit. Readers and critics alike appear to love Hawkins' gripping psychological thriller. Wit… More
Check out the books that inspired Masterpiece's latest mystery series, Grantchester.
Mysteries are a great way to travel in your imagination, and this time of year why not somewhere warm?
Announced for summer 2015: a sequel to Girl with the Dragon Tattoo series. Have you read them?
Whether you want thrills or chills, here are a few titles to read while sipping apple cider and biting the head off your gingerbread man.
In addition to our list of the top ten books, we recommend these as the best fiction books published in 2014. Also be sure to chec… More
P.D. James, author of The Children of Men and the Inspector Adam Dalgliesh mysteries, has died at age 94.
As winter closes in at the time of this writing, I highly recommend Nevada Barr and her Anna Pigeon mysteries for some gritty armchair adventur… More
Best Thriller of the Year Award winner (British Crime Thriller Awards)
Chris Ewan is the author of a series of witty, deftly plotted mysteries all set in different cities, mostly in Europe. The reason his protagoni… More
It is with great pleasure that I welcome a new author to the mystery genre: Minerva Koenig. In Nine Days, she creates truly memorable character… More
The TV show ended long ago but Jessica Fletcher sleuths on in fiction.
A fan shares her love of Simon Brett's mysteries.
A look at Jeanne M. Dams and cozy mysteries.
Moms love us, nurture us and drive us crazy. Sometimes quite literally. Enjoy Mother's Day and be glad some of these moms are only fiction:
Mysteries that feature dog characters
San Francisco mysteries
Great Irish mysteries
Ursula Blanchard, sired on the wrong side of the blanket by Henry VIII, has her uses. While Elizabeth I doesn't officially acknowlege her half si… More
For those of you who like historical mysteries with wit, may I suggest the Oscar Wilde Mysteries by Gyles Brandreth? Six volumes in all, these … More
With the Gone Girl movie adaptation premiering this weekend, Joanna recommends some tales of marriages that have gone off the rails.
I don't think I'm spoiling anything by saying that Flavia de Luce's mother's body comes home to Buckshaw at the beginning of The Dead in Their … More
John Burdett's Bangkok mysteries.