Top 100 British Crime and Mystery Fiction


  1. Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot, #10) by Agatha Christie‘Murder
  2. The Complete Sherlock Holmes, Vol 1 by Arthur Conan Doyle‘The
  3. And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie‘And
  4. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Hercule Poirot #4) by Agatha Christie‘The
  5. The Hound of the Baskervilles (Sherlock Holmes, #5) by Arthur Conan Doyle‘The
  6. Death on the Nile (Hercule Poirot #17) by Agatha Christie‘Death
  7. A Great Deliverance (Inspector Lynley, #1) by Elizabeth George‘A
  8. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins‘The
  9. The Nine Tailors (Lord Peter Wimsey, #11) by Dorothy L. Sayers‘The
  10. Gaudy Night (Lord Peter Wimsey, #12) by Dorothy L. Sayers‘Gaudy
  11. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins‘The
  12. Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier‘Rebecca’
  13. The Daughter of Time (Inspector Alan Grant, #5) by Josephine Tey‘The
  14. The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Hercule Poirot #1) by Agatha Christie‘The
  15. Cover Her Face (Adam Dalgliesh #1) by P.D. James‘Cover
  16. Case Histories (Jackson Brodie #1) by Kate Atkinson‘Case
  17. The A.B.C. Murders (Hercule Poirot #13) by Agatha Christie‘The
  18. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1) by Stieg Larsson‘The
  19. An Unsuitable Job for a Woman (Cordelia Gray, #1) by P.D. James‘An
  20. 4:50 from Paddington by Agatha Christie‘4:50
  21. Strong Poison (Lord Peter Wimsey, #6) by Dorothy L. Sayers‘Strong
  22. Murder Must Advertise (Lord Peter Wimsey, #10) by Dorothy L. Sayers‘Murder
  23. Well-Schooled in Murder (Inspector Lynley, #3) by Elizabeth George‘Well-Schooled
  24. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia de Luce, #1) by Alan Bradley‘The
  25. Rebus: The Early Years (Inspector Rebus, #1-3) by Ian Rankin‘Rebus:
  26. The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan‘The
  27. A Study in Scarlet (Sherlock Holmes, #1) by Arthur Conan Doyle‘A
  28. A Morbid Taste for Bones (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael #1) by Ellis Peters‘A
  29. Black Dog (Ben Cooper & Diane Fry, #1) by Stephen Booth‘Black
  30. Sleeping Murder (Miss Marple #13) by Agatha Christie‘Sleeping
  31. The Face of a Stranger (William Monk, #1) by Anne Perry‘The
  32. In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1) by Tana French‘In
  33. For the Sake of Elena (Inspector Lynley, #5) by Elizabeth George‘For
  34. Busman’s Honeymoon (Lord Peter Wimsey, #13) by Dorothy L. Sayers‘Busman's
  35. The Sign of Four by Arthur Conan Doyle‘The
  36. Devices and Desires (Adam Dalgliesh #8) by P.D. James‘Devices
  37. Cards on the Table (Hercule Poirot, #15) by Agatha Christie‘Cards
  38. Resurrection Men (Inspector Rebus, #13) by Ian Rankin‘Resurrection
  39. Maisie Dobbs (Maisie Dobbs, #1) by Jacqueline Winspear‘Maisie
  40. A Place of Execution by Val McDermid‘A
  41. When Will There Be Good News? (Jackson Brodie, #3) by Kate Atkinson‘When
  42. Peril at End House (Hercule Poirot, #8) by Agatha Christie‘Peril
  43. A Taste for Death (Adam Dalgliesh, #7) by P.D. James‘A
  44. Black and Blue (Inspector Rebus, #8) by Ian Rankin‘Black
  45. Whose Body? (Lord Peter Wimsey, #1) by Dorothy L. Sayers‘Whose
  46. The Mermaids Singing (Tony Hill & Carol Jordan, #1) by Val McDermid‘The
  47. Have His Carcase (Lord Peter Wimsey, #8) by Dorothy L. Sayers‘Have
  48. Death in Holy Orders (Adam Dalgliesh, #11) by P.D. James‘Death
  49. One Good Turn (Jackson Brodie, #2) by Kate Atkinson‘One
  50. Playing for the Ashes (Inspector Lynley, #7) by Elizabeth George‘Playing
  51. In a Dry Season (Inspector Banks, #10) by Peter Robinson‘In
  52. A Game of Proof by Tim Vicary‘A
  53. In the Presence of the Enemy (Inspector Lynley, #8) by Elizabeth George‘In
  54. Dissolution (Matthew Shardlake, #1) by C.J. Sansom‘Dissolution
  55. The Falls (Inspector Rebus, #12) by Ian Rankin‘The
  56. Handy Man by H.H. Durrant‘Handy
  57. The Mirror Crack’d from Side to Side (Miss Marple, #9) by Agatha Christie‘The
  58. The Murder Room (Adam Dalgliesh #12) by P.D. James‘The
  59. Original Sin (Adam Dalgliesh #9) by P.D. James‘Original
  60. The Wire in the Blood (Tony Hill & Carol Jordan, #2) by Val McDermid‘The
  61. A Dark-Adapted Eye by Barbara Vine‘A
  62. Payment in Blood (Inspector Lynley, #2) by Elizabeth George‘Payment
  63. Shroud for a Nightingale (Adam Dalgliesh #4) by P.D. James‘Shroud
  64. Death of an Expert Witness (Adam Dalgliesh #6) by P.D. James‘Death
  65. The Lighthouse (Adam Dalgliesh #13) by P.D. James‘The
  66. The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2) by Stieg Larsson‘The
  67. The Hollow (Hercule Poirot, #26) by Agatha Christie‘The
  68. Unnatural Causes (Adam Dalgliesh #3) by P.D. James‘Unnatural
  69. A Question of Blood (Inspector Rebus, #14) by Ian Rankin‘A
  70. Raven Black (Shetland Island, #1) by Ann Cleeves‘Raven
  71. River of Darkness (John Madden, #1) by Rennie Airth‘River
  72. Gallows View (Inspector Banks, #1) by Peter Robinson‘Gallows
  73. The Ice House by Minette Walters‘The
  74. Now You See Me (Lacey Flint, #1) by Sharon J. Bolton‘Now
  75. The Skull Beneath the Skin (Cordelia Gray, #2) by P.D. James‘The
  76. The Sculptress by Minette Walters‘The
  77. Evil Under the Sun (Hercule Poirot #24) by Agatha Christie‘Evil
  78. The Private Patient (Adam Dalgliesh #14) by P.D. James‘The
  79. A Traitor to Memory (Inspector Lynley, #11) by Elizabeth George‘A
  80. Good Deed by Steve Christie‘Good
  81. Dreaming of the Bones (Duncan Kincaid & Gemma James, #5) by Deborah Crombie‘Dreaming
  82. Murder at the Vicarage (Miss Marple #1) by Agatha Christie‘Murder
  83. Missing Joseph (Inspector Lynley, #6) by Elizabeth George‘Missing
  84. Five Red Herrings (Lord Peter Wimsey, #7) by Dorothy L. Sayers‘Five
  85. The Black Tower (Adam Dalgliesh #5) by P.D. James‘The
  86. The Complaints by Ian Rankin‘The
  87. A Certain Justice (Adam Dalgliesh, #10) by P.D. James‘A
  88. The Virgin in the Ice (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, #6) by Ellis Peters‘The
  89. One Corpse Too Many (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, #2) by Ellis Peters‘One
  90. Necessary as Blood (Duncan Kincaid & Gemma James #13) by Deborah Crombie‘Necessary
  91. The Secret of Chimneys (Superintendent Battle, #1) by Agatha Christie‘The
  92. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Other Tales of Terror by Robert Louis Stevenson‘The
  93. Whip Hand (Sid Halley, #2) by Dick Francis‘Whip
  94. The Hanging Garden (Inspector Rebus, #9) by Ian Rankin‘The
  95. Lost River (Ben Cooper & Diane Fry, #10) by Stephen Booth‘Lost
  96. The House at Sea’s End by Elly Griffiths‘The
  97. The Crocodile Bird by Ruth Rendell‘The
  98. In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner (Inspector Lynley, #10) by Elizabeth George‘In
  99. Sacrifice by Sharon J. Bolton‘Sacrifice’
  100. Tracing the Contours by Honor Amelia Dawson‘Tracing


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