100 The Most Popular Mysteries on Goodreads

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1. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1) by Stieg Larsson

2. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

3. The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2) by Dan Brown

4. And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

5. The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco

6. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest (Millennium, #3) by Stieg Larsson

7. Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot, #10) by Agatha Christie

8. Angels & Demons (Robert Langdon, #1) by Dan Brown

9. Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

10. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

11. The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield

12. The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2) by Stieg Larsson

13. The Shadow of the Wind (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books, #1) by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

14. The Complete Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle

15. The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle

16. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Süskind

17. A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle

18. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle

19. The Alienist (Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, #1) by Caleb Carr

20. The Firm (Penguin Readers, Level 5) by John Grisham

21. Eye of the Needle by Ken Follett

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

23. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

24. Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

25. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

26. Murder at the Vicarage (Miss Marple #1) by Agatha Christie

27. Inferno (Robert Langdon, #4) by Dan Brown

28. Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson

29. The Godfather by Mario Puzo

30. The Lost Symbol (Robert Langdon, #3) by Dan Brown

31. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia de Luce, #1)by Alan Bradley

32. The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova

33. The Cuckoo’s Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1) by Robert Galbraith

34. Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane

35. Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

36. The Big Sleep (Philip Marlowe, #1) by Raymond Chandler

37. In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1) by Tana French

38. A is for Alibi (Kinsey Millhone, #1) by Sue Grafton

39. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie

40. The Pillars of the Earth (Kingsbridge, #1) by Ken Follett

41. The Bone Collector (Lincoln Rhyme, #1) by Jeffery Deaver

42. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

43. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins

44. The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next, #1) by Jasper Fforde

45. Misery by Stephen King

46. The Complete Stories and Poems by Edgar Allan Poe

47. One for the Money (Stephanie Plum, #1) by Janet Evanovich

48. The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Hercule Poirot #1) by Agatha Christie

49. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

50. The Sign of Four by Arthur Conan Doyle

51. A Scandal in Bohemia (The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, #1) by Ronald Holt

52. 23337 by Stephen King

53. The Secret History by Donna Tartt

54. The Lincoln Lawyer (Mickey Haller, #1; Harry Bosch Universe, #17) by Michael Connelly

55. Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson

56. Naked in Death (In Death, #1) by J.D. Robb

57. The Complete Sherlock Holmes, Vol 2 by Arthur Conan Doyle

58. The Pelican Brief by John Grisham

59. The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett

60. Atonement by Ian McEwan

61. The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

62. Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow

63. Killing Floor (Jack Reacher, #1) by Lee Child

64. Postmortem (Kay Scarpetta, #1) by Patricia Cornwell

65. The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton

66. Mystic River by Dennis Lehane

67. Red Dragon (Hannibal Lecter, #1) by Thomas Harris

68. Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay

69. The №1 Ladies’ Detective Agency (№1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, #1) by Alexander McCall Smith

70. Still Life (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #1) by Louise Penny

71. Hard Eight (Stephanie Plum, #8) by Janet Evanovich

72. A Time to Kill by John Grisham

73. State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

74. Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie

75. The Likeness (Dublin Murder Squad, #2) by Tana French

76. The Black Dahlia (L.A. Quartet, #1) by James Ellroy

77. The Beekeeper’s Apprentice (Mary Russell, #1) by Laurie R. King

78. The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton

79. The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood

80. The House at Riverton by Kate Morton

81. Darkly Dreaming Dexter (Dexter, #1) by Jeff Lindsay

82. Possession by A.S. Byatt

83. Bleak House by Charles Dickens

84. Ten Big Ones (Stephanie Plum, #10) by Janet Evanovich

85. Twelve Sharp (Stephanie Plum, #12) by Janet Evanovich

86. Fearless Fourteen (Stephanie Plum, #14) by Janet Evanovich

87. Sizzling Sixteen (Stephanie Plum, #16) by Janet Evanovich

88. Explosive Eighteen (Stephanie Plum, #18) by Janet Evanovich

89. The Deep End of the Ocean (Cappadora Family, #1) by Jacquelyn Mitchard

90. The A.B.C. Murders by Agatha Christie

91. The Poet (Jack McEvoy, #1; Harry Bosch Universe, #5) by Michael Connelly

92. Tripwire (Jack Reacher, #3) by Lee Child

93. The Redbreast (Harry Hole, #3) by Jo Nesbø

94. Lean Mean Thirteen (Stephanie Plum, #13) by Janet Evanovich

95. The Snowman (Harry Hole, #7) by Jo Nesbø

96. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins

97. Rules of Prey (Lucas Davenport, #1) by John Sandford

98. The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

99. Size 12 Is Not Fat (Heather Wells, #1) by Meg Cabot

100. A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick

Source: https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/79160

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