Updated March 23, 2018 by Gregg Parker

The 10 Best Mystery Books

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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

Gregg Parker
Last updated on March 23, 2018 by Gregg Parker

Gregg Parker is a writer and puppy enthusiast who divides his time between Los Angeles and the rest of the world. A graduate of the University of Southern California, his eclectic career has involved positions in education, health care, entertainment, nonprofit fundraising, technology, and literature. A points and miles expert, he's well-versed in all topics related to travel, including luggage and travel accessories. Other areas of expertise include pet care products, teaching resources, kitchen appliances, and anything related to coffee or barbecue.

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