Fiction » Crime & Mysteries
Looking for the best crime mysteries ever written? Look no further. We’ve searched far and wide to make reading lists of the best classic mystery thrillers, along with old favorites like the best Sherlock Holmes books and the best Wilkie Collins books. Plus, we have country-specific recommendations, including the best Italian crime fiction and the best Norwegian crime writing. Don’t know quite what you’re looking for? That’s fine, too: there are expert interviews recommending the best human drama books, the best whodunnits, and cosy mystery books. Our experts include many of the best crime novelists writing today, including Simon Brett, Lucy Atkins, Michael Dirda, Massimo Carlotto and even leading academics who study crime novels like Jason Hall.