Adult - mystery

books that matter logoAird, Catherine, The Religious Body

Allingham, Margery
Dancers in Mourning

Mystery Mile

Sweet Danger

Asimov, Isaac, Tales of the Black Widowers

Baxt, George, The William Powell and Myrna Loy Murder Case

Beaton, M.C., Death of a Gossip

Beck, K.K., Death in a Deck Chair

Behm, Marc, The Eye of the Beholder

Black, Veronica, A Vow of Silence

Bland, Eleanor Taylor, Dead Time (and other titles)

Block, Lawrence, Burglars Can’t Be Choosers

Bruno, Anthony, Bad Apple (and other titles)

Buchan, John, The Thirty-Nine Steps

Candy, Edward, Words for Murder Perhaps

Cannell, Dorothy, The Thin Woman

Capote, Truman, In Cold Blood

Carr, Caleb
The Alienist

The Angel of Darkness

Carr, John Dickson, The Crooked Hinge

Carr, Martha Randolph, Wired

Chandler, Raymond, The Long Goodbye

Chesterton, G.K., The Innocence of Father Brown

Christie, Agatha
And Then There Were None

Murder on the Orient Express

Poirot Investigates

Sleeping Murder

Ten Little Indians

The ABC Murders

The Body in the Library

Churchill, Jill, Grime and Punishment

Clark, Mary Higgins
All Around the Town

Loves Music, Loves to Dance

Crichton, Michael, Rising Sun

Crispin, Edmund
Swan Song

The Moving Toyshop

Cross, Amanda, The James Joyce Murder

Dentinger, Jane
Death Mask

The Queen Is Dead

Doyle, Adrian Conan and John Dickson Carr, The Exploits of Sherlock Holmes

Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
A Study in Scarlet

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Sign of Four

Durrenmatt, Friedrich, The Judge and His Hangman

Fiske, Dorsey, Academic Murder

Francis, Dick, Whip Hand

Frazer, Margaret, The Novice’s Tale

Gilman, Dorothy
Mrs. Pollifax series (The Amazing Mrs. Pollifax, etc.)

The Tightrope Walker

Goddard, Kenneth, The Alchemist

Godfrey, Thomas (ed.), The English Country House Murders

Goodrum, Charles A., Dewey Decimated

Grady, James (ed.), Unusual Suspects: An Anthology of Crime Stories from Black Lizard

Grafton, Sue, "A" Is for Alibi

Greenwood, L.B., Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Raleigh Legacy

Gregory, Susanna, A Bone of Contention

Hammett, Dashiell, The Thin Man

Hart, Carolyn G., White Elephant Dead: A Death on Demand Mystery

Hoag, Tami, Night Sins

Hudson, Jeffery, A Case of Need

James, P.D., Devices and Desires

Kaminsky, Stuart, You Bet Your Life

Kellerman, Faye, The Ritual Bath

King, Laurie R.
A Monstrous Regiment of Women

The Beekeeper’s Apprentice

Kornilova, Natalia, Pantera

Krentz, Jayne Ann, Midnight Jewels (and other titles)

Langton, Jane, The Minuteman Murder

Larmoth, Jeanine, Murder on the Menu

Larsen, Gaylord, Dorothy and Agatha

Leon, Donna
A Venetian Reckoning

Anonymous Venetian

Death and Judgment

Death at La Fenice

Death in a Strange Country

Littlepage, Layne, Murder-by-the-Sea

Lovesey, Peter, Waxwork

Macdonald, Ross, Black Money

MacLeod, Charlotte, The Family Vault

Marsh, Ngaio
Killer Dolphin

Night at the Vulcan

McCrumb, Sharyn
Bimbos of the Death Sun

The Ballad of Frankie Silver

McKay, Gardner, Toyer: A Novel

Meyer, Nicholas, The Seven-Per-Cent Solution

Mortimer, John, Rumpole of the Bailey

Palliser, Charles, The Quincunx

Parker, Robert B.
Night Passage (and other titles)

Spenser series (Ceremony, etc.)

Paton Walsh, Jill, A Piece of Justice

Patterson, James
Along Came a Spider

Cat & Mouse

Jack and Jill

Kiss the Girls

When the Wind Blows

Patterson, Richard North, Dark Lady (and other titles)

Pentecost, Hugh, The Cannibal Who Overate

Perry, Anne, The Cater Street Hangman

Peters, Elizabeth, Amelia Peabody series (The Deeds of the Disturber, etc.)

Peters, Ellis
A Morbid Taste for Bones

Brother Cadfael’s Penance

Poe, Edgar Allan
Tales of Mystery and Imagination

"The Cask of Amontillado"

"The Murders in the Rue Morgue"

"The Pit and the Pendulum"

"The Tell-Tale Heart"

Riley, Dick, Bedside, Bathtub, and Armchair Companion to Agatha Christie

Roberts, Gillian, Caught Dead in Philadelphia

Sayers, Dorothy L.
Gaudy Night

Hangman’s Holiday

Murder Must Advertise

The Nine Tailors

Skom, Edith, The Mark Twain Murders

Smith, Evelyn E., Miss Melville Regrets

Spillane, Mickey, I, the Jury

Taylor, Phoebe Atwood, Proof of the Pudding

Tey, Josephine
Brat Farrar

The Daughter of Time

The Franchise Affair

Three by Tey

Thrasher, L.L., Cat’s Paw, Inc.

Van Dine, S.S., The Benson Murder Case: A Philo Vance Story

Wambaugh, Joseph, Floaters

Winn, Dilys, Murder Ink: The Mystery Reader’s Companion