100 Mysteries & Thrillers to Read in a Lifetime

A Coffin for Dimitrios by Eric Ambler


A Great Deliverance by Elizabeth George


A is for Alibi by Sue Grafton


A Judgement in Stone by Ruth Rendell


A Rage in Harlem by Chester Himes


An Unsuitable Job for a Woman by P. D. James


And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie


Before I Go To Sleep: A Novel by S. J. Watson


Berlin Noir: March Violets; The Pale… by Philip Kerr


Blindsighted (Grant County Mysteries) by Karin Slaughter


Dance Hall of the Dead by Tony Hillerman


Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley


Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective by Donald J. Sobol


Evil and the Mask by Fuminori Nakamura


Eye Of The Needle by Ken Follett


From Hell by Alan Moore


From Russia with Love by Ian Fleming


Gaudy Night: A Lord Peter Wimsey… by Dorothy L. Sayers


Get Shorty by Elmore Leonard


Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn


In Cold Blood by Truman Capote


In the Woods: A Novel by Tana French


Into the Darkest Corner: A Novel by Elizabeth Haynes


Killing Floor (Jack Reacher) by Lee Child


Kiss the Girls (Alex Cross) by James Patterson


Miami Blues by Charles Willeford


Misery by Stephen King


Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem


Murder on the Orient Express: A… by Agatha Christie


Mystic River by Dennis Lehane


Night Soldiers: A Novel by Alan Furst


No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy


One for the Money by Janet Evanovich


Postmortem (Kay Scarpetta) by Patricia Cornwell


Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow


Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier


Red Dragon by Thomas Harris


Relic (Pendergast, Book 1) by Lincoln Child


Shogun by James Clavell


Sister: A Novel by Rosamund Lupton


Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson


Tell No One: A Novel by Harlan Coben


The Alienist by Caleb Carr


The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton


The Bat: The First Inspector Harry… by Jo Nesbo


The Bourne Identity: A Novel by Robert Ludlum


The Circular Staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart


The Complete Sherlock Holmes (2 Volumes) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown


The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey


The Eiger Sanction: A Novel by Trevanian


The Eight by Katherine Neville


The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson


The Gold-Bug and Other Tales by Edgar Allan Poe


The Hot Rock by Donald E. Westlake


The Kill Artist by Daniel Silva


The Killer Inside Me by Jim Thompson


The Last Good Kiss by James Crumley


The Long Goodbye by Raymond Chandler


The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett


The Neon Rain: A Dave Robicheaux Novel by James Lee Burke


The №1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith


The Poet by Michael Connelly


The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain


The Quiet American by Graham Greene


The Spy Who Came in from the Cold: A… by John le Carré


The Strangers in the House by Georges Simenon


The Surgeon : A Rizzoli & Isles Novel by Tess Gerritsen


The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith


The Tower Treasure by Franklin W. Dixon


The Woman in White (Penguin Classics) by Wilkie Collins


True Confessions: A Novel by John Gregory Dunne


What the Dead Know: A Novel by Laura Lippman


Where Are the Children? by Mary Higgins Clark


Wife of the Gods: A Novel by Kwei J. Quartey




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