Mystery

Mystery fiction is a loosely-defined term that is often used as a synonym of detective fiction — in other words a novel or short story in which a detective (either professional or amateur) solves a crime. The term "mystery fiction" may sometimes be limited to the subset of detective stories in which the emphasis is on the puzzle element and its logical solution (cf. whodunit), as a contrast to hardboiled detective stories which focus on action and gritty realism. However, in more general usage "mystery" may be used to describe any form of crime fiction, even if there is no mystery to be solved ...more

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Broken Things
The Lost Man
The Winters
Alice Isn't Dead
The Hollow of Fear (Lady Sherlock, #3)
Shell Game (V.I. Warshawski, #19)
Carols and Chaos
The Collector’s Apprentice
Wrecked (IQ #3)
Murder by the Book (Beyond the Page Bookstore Mystery, #1)
Limetown: The Prequel to the #1 Podcast
Yule Log Murder
Glitter Bomb (A Scrapbooking Mystery, #15)
Deck the Hounds (Andy Carpenter #18)
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    The Girl on the Train
    The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1)
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    The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
    In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1)
    The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia de Luce, #1)
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    A Study in Scarlet (Sherlock Holmes, #1)
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    The Hound of the Baskervilles (Sherlock Holmes, #5)

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