Our Favorite Crime Fiction Debuts of 2023

If you haven’t had a chance, check out some of our favorite crime fiction debuts that came out this year. These stunning stories follow characters who are willing to go through great depths to find the truth. These tales explore the genre at new angles, by including themes of mental health and race, to broaden the boundaries of the genre. These crime fiction debut novels showcase some of the best in the genre. We recommend putting these on your TBR and keeping these authors on your radar.

Emily Hoang is a writer and editor, who is obsessed with haunted houses, ghosts, and dreams. More info can be found on her website.