The 10 Best Mystery Books

Updated March 23, 2018 by Gregg Parker

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We spent 24 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. Most people are familiar with Sherlock Holmes, but it's a special breed who likes nothing better than to curl up with a worn paperback and spend a few hundred pages guessing who the killer might be as a quirky detective pieces together clues. These mystery books are for those who enjoy twists and turns leading to a shocking climax you never saw coming. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best mystery book on Amazon.

10. Double Knot

9. Y is for Yesterday

8. The Girl Who Lived

7. The Escape Artist

6. Blue Labyrinth

5. Brotherhood in Death

4. Stowed Away

3. Crooked House

2. The People vs. Alex Cross

1. Bones Don't Lie


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Last updated on March 23, 2018 by Gregg Parker

Gregg Parker is an author, screenwriter, and comedian who divides his time between Los Angeles, California, and Osaka, Japan. When he’s not watching sports, he spends most of his free time on his artistic pursuits or collecting miles for his next international journey.


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