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Five years later, the Mystery Writers of America published a similar list titled The Top 100 Mystery Novels of All Time. [–]iwanalun[S] 1 point2 points3 points 7 years ago (2 children). I would go classic with The Nero Wolfe Mysteries by Rex Stout. To be honest, the best way to get into the genre is to go to a well-stocked bookstore and pull out two or three that look interesting to you. I've avoided Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum mysteries for a long time, worrying that it would be too light and cozy (cozy's fine; I just dislike when it gets twee), but I read the first book a few months ago and it was surprisingly gritty. I loved it, and I recommend it over and over. The way you have it gets the idea across, but makes it plain that you are not a native speaker. Good point. Love it. Finally, I enjoy reading detective novels that are set in unusual places. [–]Ellis_D_Ballplayer 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (0 children), And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie, [–]another_life 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (0 children), "Don't Ever Get Old" by Daniel Friedman I am most disappointed you left Rex Stout off of your list. (Can’t recall the first book right now, sorry. The Keeper of Lost Causes, Jussi Adler-Olsen - Also from the Scandinavian Peninsula. Before I Go To Sleep, S.J. Both of these series are the "detective with a sidekick" type, but Nero Wolfe tends to be a bit tamer than Thomas's books. Charles Lenox is one of my favorite detectives, because he’s one of the most uncomplicated ones out there. If courtroom drama isn’t your cup of tea then, well, it’s not. There are also some fun series that are maybe just a step above comic books, and not detective novels so much as suspense novels. Oops! I just finished it myself and it was awesome. One day at a time, one day at a time... [–]Youarenotagangster 1 point2 points3 points 7 years ago (7 children). Life isn't much worth living anymore. Patricia Cornwall used to write very good novels featuring a forensic pathologist; the later novels are pretty poor, but the early ones were good. For contemporary detective novels, there's none better than Michael Connelly. Clarice Starling, an FBI trainee investigator, is trying to save her own hide, and the only individual who can help her is locked up in an asylum. There was no mystery here...it was just Blomkvist trying to make things right. Best Thrillers of All Time. How about what's been touted as one of the best mysteries ever written, John Fowles' "The Magus"? They all have something in common, though—they each have a wicked past they’re hiding, a secret that seals their fate. It’s a fun dramatic read with a typical hero character who’s dark and tortured who matures as the series goes through, and that’s what I read it for. I love JDC - master of the locked room mystery, one of the best of the Golden Age authors - but He Who Whispers isn't one of my favorites. I think mystery lists aren't complete without him. They're still good, but not mystery in my opinion. I do intend to get to the other books. [–]sixpathscc 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (0 children). I read In Cold Blood for Psych Nursing. Private investigator Jackson Brodie investigates three cases separated by 30 years. (I generally use parenthesis for off topic statements or notes, such as this, and commas for expanding on the subject.) The second is a beautiful young office worker who falls victim to a maniac’s random attack. They're relatively short but a lot of fun! Definitely not your average detective novel, but interesting nonetheless. She feels like she knows them and that their lives are perfect. When you think you know what's coming, you're wrong. The list has lost all credibility. A financially destitute and desperate student wanders around the slums of St. Petersburg committing random murders without remorse or regret. I see from one of your replies that you haven't read any yet. I tend to prefer historical mysteries to modern mysteries, and noire most of all, but a lot of people go the other way. You can also get started with The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, which is only $1 on Kindle. [–]GreatCuemudgeon 3 points4 points5 points 7 years ago (0 children). Can anyone recommend a good detective/ mystery novel? The main character is like, an insurance adjuster or something, so the crimes tend to be financial at the core, but that is more an interesting twist than something odd. : January 04, 2021, Favorite Books in the Public Domain: January 2021, Weekly Recommendation Thread: January 08, 2021. Cool. I recommend The Maltese Falcon, Red Harvest, and the Big Sleep. If you want to find a specific local bookstore to support, find them on the map and they’ll receive the full profit off your order. [–]TheCallumGrey 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (0 children), I really like the Erast Fandorin series by Boris Akunin, [–]fuckyerdownvote 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (0 children). You can ask in our Weekly Recommendation Thread, consult our Suggested Reading or What to Read page, or post in /r/suggestmeabook. I was into hardboiled noir 40s mysteries for a bit, like Dashiell Hammett's Maltese Falcon. This list focuses on the best cozy mystery series with two or more published books available. Another very readable and entertaining author that would not be a detective writer (though suspense or mystery writer would be more accurate; there's usually no detective in the story), is John Grisham. Get an idea of what you like. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd is definitely the best... it will ruin all others for you, forever. Can't remember the mystery's title but it was pretty good. There's some fun, if very contrasting, stuff by Ethan Black, James Lee Burke, John Connolly, Reginald Hill, and Jeffery Deaver. The crux of their relationships is the dangerous little lies they tell themselves to survive. As a reader 50 years in the future, it provides beautiful views of an America long gone, and sometimes disturbing views of a country we're happy to see gone. [–]macguffing 1 point2 points3 points 7 years ago (0 children). William Kent Krueger has written a great series about a Minnesota northwoods detective; also includes a bit about Ojibwa indians that's fun. [–]staroverblueThelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (0 children). Your English is better than my attempts at foreign language. The Silence of the Lambs, Thomas Harris, 21. Pick any Agatha Christie title , but leave out The Murder of Roger Ackroyd -read it on your deathbed . Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler can't be beat. Professor Moriarty: The Hound of the D'Urbervilles by Kim Newman is fantastic. We looked at top mystery novels from the Mystery Writers of America, Publisher’s Weekly, and Goodreads’ highest rated mysteries of all time. The book opens with an other-worldly encounter on a moonlit London road with a woman dressed in all white. [–]dazzler_valentineTwilight 14 points15 points16 points 7 years ago (3 children), [–]Bobosmite 1 point2 points3 points 7 years ago (0 children). Prohibited Mitch McDeere is ambitious, young, and very intelligent. And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie. ... Locus 1998 Poll, All-Time Best Fantasy Novel Before 1990. [–]anormalfella 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (0 children). And I mean that in the best possible way. If you haven’t read it, it really is a great read. [–]mahout 1 point2 points3 points 7 years ago (5 children). [–]davida_usa 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (0 children). The Millennium trilogy (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and its sequels), if you haven't already read it, could definitely be classified as a series of mystery novels. Amy isn’t who everyone thought she was, but neither is Nick. One of his finest books and surely one of my favourites. Mystery Novels. Learn everything you need to know about grammar. The Jackal is a tall, blond Englishman with opaque, gray eyes, who is actually a top killer. If you are interested in legal mystery novels, this is a must read. Daniel Stashower: A former magician turned murder mystery writer, his series incorporates Houdini and murder mysteries. Shots are fired in Savannah’s grandest mansion, but was it murder or self-defense? Jo Nesbø: A Norwegian writer. In the first, a little girl goes missing in the night. Though, be warned, this visual novel is long, so it will take time to get into the game proper. Full of espionage, mysteries of the past, and huge twists it had me asking questions till the last page. ... 10 Best Zombie Movies of All Time, Reviewed (Yo dawg, I heard you like parentheticals...) I am totally unsure how to use {} brackets. The dashing widower Maxim de Winter sweeps the heroine off her feet and into a sudden marriage, which seems beyond good luck for her. Any user with an extensive history of spoiling books will be banned. Otherwise, your order will contribute to an earnings pool that will be evenly distributed among independent bookstores (even those that don’t use Bookshop). [–]omaca 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (0 children). No secret service in the world knows of him, and not even his employers know his name. Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, 23. I read the first several installment's of Sue Grafton's alphabet-themed mystery series, starring character Kinsey Millhone, and they were great. A relentless police investigator pursues him, and soon his conscience weighs on him. [–]MearaAideen 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (0 children). Here’s our collection for the ten best visual novels. [–]suzicle 1 point2 points3 points 7 years ago (0 children), The Secret History by Donna Tartt Did you write down a list and hit 'randomise?' I'm one of those people that always have a book in my purse. I hate to sound condescending, but this makes one look like a 14 year old girl. [–]davida_usa 2 points3 points4 points 7 years ago (1 child). The Postman Always Rings Twice, James M. Cain, 11. My dad and I both read it, and the whole concept is amazing. You are indeed correct! Wolfe on the other hand lives a very regular, regimented and comfortable life. As lies, deceits, and inappropriate behavior stack up, you’re left to wonder if Nick is really a killer. I think most people can write a twisting, turning plot but without the characters it doesn't mean anything. Others have mentioned the Girl with the Dragon Tatoo; a great series. Everything afterwards makes you wonder if you fully know what’s going on. I suppose I compared Nero Wolfe with Holmes because I don't know of any other detective with the same level of intellect. I know it is almost cliche like that, but the way Lawrence Block writes makes you actually believe his characters are real. I know that sounds like a "bad-good" thing, (My biggest flaw is that I'm such a perfectionist and I put too much effort in everything I do! There are only three of those, if I remember correctly. If you enjoy Sherlock Holmes-type mysteries, try looking at Some Danger Involved by Will Thomas. Best visual novels. [–]tiki_goddess 1 point2 points3 points 7 years ago* (2 children). Goodwin is a man about town, intelligent, and incredibly sarcastic, unafraid to annoy Wolfe whenever he feels it necessary. I forgot a really good author: John Sandford. My mother tongue is Malayalam, spoken in Kerala- a South Indian state. You’ve probably binge-watched all the top thriller movies out now on Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hulu, but have you read the best thriller books of all time? So, I'd suggest Michael Connelly as a good newbie. The fusion of hard boiled noire in the character of Archie Goodwin, and Sherlock Holmes-esque intellectualism in Nero Wolfe. It is our intent and purpose to foster and encourage in-depth discussion about all things related to books, authors, genres or publishing in a safe, supportive environment. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn, [–]MrEccles 1 point2 points3 points 7 years ago (1 child). Gotta love anyone Stephen King's afraid of. I'm 3 books into the Derek Strange series by George Pelecanos. I just came in here to suggest Paul Auster's Oracle Night. The Snowman, Jo Nesbo - All of his books are good, but I really like The Snowman. ... if you’re looking for a lengthy murder mystery visual novel, get ready to spin some chessboards around and check this game out. Money and power has a price. Maybe others might surprise you. James nor Ruth Rendell. Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. A killer is on the loose who feels that beauty is only skin deep. It’s worth reading the next two to continue the series, but I think the first is really unparalleled. First non-American to win the Shamus Award for Best First Private Eye Novel back in 2000. Thanks! I usually find good things to read by checking sites such as goodreads.com or amazon. Personal conduct :). That would make things more interesting. The Origin by Dan Brown. They print what can be considered the best in crime fiction, ranging from classic noir to today's more popular authors. Unpredictable twists, alliances, hostilities, and intrigue are rampant in a town where everyone knows everyone else. The Top 100 Crime Novels of All Time. The list is skewed toward male writers and as others have said, some of the listed books are barely mysteries. [–]Youarenotagangster 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (0 children). I dont buy from them but they are good for ideas. Just FYI.". ", I don't know how I reached middle age without ever reading The Chronicles of Narnia, The Architecture of Madness: Insane Asylums of the United States, "But ‘Thou mayest’! :). I can't think right now! It's a tough choice. [–]CaudebacCherie Priest - Boneshaker 1 point2 points3 points 7 years ago (0 children). This time, he falls into an affair with a married woman who wants to plan her husband’s murder. Definitely an underrated series. Little does she know his late wife casts a huge shadow over everything in her new life. The Girl on the Train was great, too. [–]tiki_goddess 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (0 children). He builds up the story steadily with his main character Robert Langdon and takes it to a new high by including multiple plot twists. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, John Berendt, 22. Set in NYC in the 30s and 40s, Nero Wolfe is this overweight, ingenious problem solver who never leaves his home (98% of the time at least). The Sins of the Fathers - Lawrence Block (and the rest of the Matthew Scudder series). If you keep an eye on bestseller lists or popular fiction tables at your local bookstore, this likely doesn’t come as a surprise, as you’ve been aware of … Can't beat a classic my friend...The Thin Man, Maltese Falcon, etc. The storylines of these books don’t just involve murder and crime but also philosophy at times straight from my bookshelf. I haven't really read any detective/ mystery books before, but I want to get into them though. I can only claim to have read The Innocence of Fr. I was going to upload this list for those I may have missed until I saw that there was no P.D. There are also some fun series that are maybe just a step above comic books, and not detective novels so much as suspense novels. If you want one that's funny as well: Plum Island, by Nelson DeMille. [–]mahout 12 points13 points14 points 7 years ago (15 children). Amazing. First book in a very well written series, I've enjoyed them immensely (and by that I mean I have copies in print and on my kindle so they're with me wherever I go!). Here’s to the list of my favorite mystery novels which you must read if you love mystery. Mitch is finding out it could be his life. Orphaned and working as a lady’s maid, she is astonished at his massive country estate. The best mystery she wrote with a bisexuality character was" no night is too long". A romance author, her murder mystery series is full of drama, family secrets, scandals and illicit sex. It's been ages. [–]georgesmileyface 1 point2 points3 points 7 years ago (1 child). Nothing at Ashecliffe Hospital is what it seems. Just looking for a good detective/ mystery novel with some good twists. Pick up one of each and decide which worked better for you. If you would like I could point out some simple stylistic things to make you appear much more like a native-speaker. Dorothy L Sayers. [–]Kincaid_and_IvyNeverwhere 1 point2 points3 points 7 years ago (1 child). Fun, tense detective stories that also have something to say about race, society, and the struggles of urban life. Weekly FAQ Thread January 10 2021: What is your favorite quote from a book? I think some of the most intelligent mysteries written in the last several decades are Scott Turow's novels. First and only books I have ever read in the genre and I loved them. Who doesn’t love a good brain twister, especially when you don’t find out until the end whodunnit? [–]supersymmetry 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (0 children). Can’t think of any more at the moment. The third case is a new mother trapped in a hell of her own making until a fit of rage gives her a grisly, bloody escape. I suppose I'm open to anything then really. Fr. Love when those get it right! Check out her books: The Novel-Writing Training Plan: 17 Steps to Get Your Ideas in Shape for the Marathon of Writing and Creating Legends: How to Craft Characters Readers Adore... or Despise. Knowing which to use comes with experience. Wolfe is anything by pals with the police. Peter Robinson has a great series of detective novels set in Yorkshire England. The TV adaptation of that novel is my favorite. ‘Nuff said. The sequel is Mercy (Brit) or The Absent One (US). Brown. Rebecca, Day of the Jackal, Eye of the Needle and The Alienist were earlier favorites. Sara Paretsky novels are pretty good. It’s impossible to talk about mystery novels without immediately thinking of the legendary Agatha Christie. Correct spelling is Ruth Rendell or her other pseudonym Barbara Vine. Awesome suggestions! I wouldn't call it best, it's nowhere near as good as "And then there were none" for example. A run-away bestseller, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo has everything a mystery requires. Rusty Sabich is chief deputy prosecuting attorney in a large city and is charged with the murder of his fellow prosecuting attorney Carolyn. James Church has written a couple of books about a North Korean Detective; they're enjoyable because of the setting, but the "detecting" is a bit murky. Christopher John Francis Boone’s logical mind can find patterns and rules for everything but has little time or inclination for understanding human emotions. In the Woods, Tana French - Really good, great plot, Tana French is an all around great author. Start with her Murder on the Orient Express, or And Then There Were None. I can not completely emphasize how great these novels are, but I can damn well try. Start at the beginning and read them in order. Best Mystery Books of All Time . Do not post shallow content. She also loved to watch the Hallmark Movie Channel and I found I could watch a couple of those movies without even realizing it. Not to be outdone by the British Crime Writers’ Association – Top 100 Crime Novels of All Time, the Mystery Writers of America came up with their list five years later.If you compare the lists, you will see that there are quite a few authors who appear on both. Warning though: both of her books left me feeling kind of moody, because I was so captivated by the plot. The Spy Who Came in From the Cold, John Le Carré, 8. Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None (formerly Ten Little Indians) is her first book and a really good one. And she’s beginning to love this killer who mysteriously entered her life. (shelved 1 time as the-100-best-mystery-novels-of-all) avg rating 3.82 — 21,532 ratings — published 1952 Want to Read saving… Code named "The Needle," a brilliant aristocrat and ruthless assassin holds the key to the Nazi’s ultimate victory. Norwegian Book Clubs' top 100 books of all time. To celebrate the birthday of Arthur Conan Doyle, we’re writing about all things Sherlockian/ACD today. Warshawski is a great detective and a great series, set in Chicago. I'm don't do tl;dr so sorry for the rambling, but at least I hope this helps. Promotional posts, comments & flairs, media-only posts, personalized recommendation requests incl. Bookshop is an online bookstore with a mission to financially support local, independent bookstores. In my opinion, a good mystery has everything you need for the READER to solve it. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson, 17. However, I don't read many detective novels so I can't compare it to anything in particular. [–]Charlie24601Fantasy 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (0 children), [–]inmyotherpants79Mystery 1 point2 points3 points 7 years ago (0 children). It's not to bad if I do say so myself! Please see extended rules for appropriate alternative subreddits, like /r/suggestmeabook, /r/whatsthatbook, etc. Patricia Cornwall used to write very good novels featuring a forensic pathologist; the later novels are pretty poor, but the early ones were good. And Then There Were None, Agatha Christie, 4. When she wrote under Barbara Vine, the novels go much deeper psychologically. © 2021 - Orpheus Technology, prowritingaid.com, 2. It is a feverish tale of a man who normally catches the next train when life gets too intense. I think that Lawrence Block's Matthew Scudder novels are great mystery novels. I think I liked Death on the Nile a lot too, or maybe I was just into Egypt at the time. I think, out of the thirty or so novels I've read of Nero Wolfe, I guessed the ending maybe twice. I also recommend Rex Stout's Nero Wolfe mysteries (very well done, and surprisingly funny). I suggest the Inspector Rebus series by Ian Rankin. [–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (0 children), The Curious Case of the Dog in the Nightime. Mr. Hyde is twisted and commits atrocities that horrify. All is not what she thought on the outside. The inspector goes deep to uncover what kind of man Richard was and who in fact killed the young princes in the tower. We knew who the bad guy was, we know why he got away with things, we saw the various 'factions' maneuvering to protect themselves. Big Little Lies follows the lives of Madeline, Celeste, and Jane. Everyone loves a good mystery. Amongst all of her works, none has a story quite as impeccably crafted as And Then There Were None, which explains why it is the best selling mystery book of all time.. He writes very violent, very dark mysteries – something Scandinavian mysteries are known for. Detective Hank Palace has asked this question ever since asteroid 2011L47J hovered into view. All posts must be directly book related, informative, and discussion focused. ), Gillian Flynn: This miiiight be a long shot, but since her books are featured in the Mysterious Bookstore (a mystery-only bookstore), I’m going to count it. (self.books). SWR-Bestenliste. Sorry for that wall , what do you think about Father Brown stories ?? It also won the Shamus Award for best First P.I novel. Bestselling Author Joanna Penn Compares, Essential Reading List: Young Adult Fiction, How to Get a Killer Design for Your Book Cover, Webinar Replay: How to Revise Your Book Once, the Right Way, with Author, Mary Adkins, Free writing advice delivered in your inbox with the ProWritingAid newsletter, Webinar: How to Self-Publish With Lulu, a Walkthrough and Q&A. 1. There are memories of a love affair between a white boy and a Japanese girl who later becomes Kabuo’s wife. On top of this you also learn a small amount about orchids. I don't know if I can finish "Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe. It was a very good read. [–]mahout 1 point2 points3 points 7 years ago (3 children). The purpose of [] style brackets are for if you have a parenthetical statement inside a parenthetical statement mostly. I've heard really good things about 2666 by Roberto Bolaño. Very good stuff. The following novels and series are not an exhaustive look at the best fantasy novels of all time, but rather a sampling taken from various eras from the past to the present. Multiple-murderess Rachel Solando is loose on the island despite being under lock and constant surveillance. A long post to read through, but a great one to bookmark for reading material later. [–]cptjmshook 6 points7 points8 points 7 years ago (2 children). Also you bust out [] and {}. Thoughts, discussion questions, epiphanies and interesting links about authors and their work. One enemy spy knows the secret to the Allies’ greatest deception, The Needle. Scotland Yard Inspector Alan Grant is haunted by Richard III. "Open Season" by Archer Mayer, [–]b3wizz 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (0 children). Once you get into them, you can pick up the Complete Sherlock Holmes. [–][deleted] 2 points3 points4 points 7 years ago (3 children). The movie Presumed Innocent had a nice surprise. [–]Youarenotagangster 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (2 children). They uncover family iniquity and corruption at the top of Sweden’s industrial ladder. [–][deleted] 6 points7 points8 points 7 years ago (0 children). Sarcastic, unafraid to annoy Wolfe whenever he feels it necessary books are good, but leave out sparring... Promotional posts, personalized recommendation requests incl harris, 21 is worth for. 2 points3 points4 points 7 years ago ( 0 children ), in my opinion, a drifter stumbles a! 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