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The Best Scripted Mystery and True Crime Podcasts

The Best Scripted Mystery and True Crime PodcastsNothing beats finding a mystery so compelling and twisting that you just can’t stop listening. The podcast format has only exploded in popularity when it comes to sharing mysteries, fictional or otherwise. Whether you’re a seasoned listener or you’ve just discovered podcasts, we’ve rounded up a list of some of the very best scripted mystery and true crime podcasts available now for you to marathon listen. Some are fictional tales, and some are true crimes investigated and reported on by professionals, ranging from murder, disappearances, supernatural occurrences, and everyday intrigue!

You Might Also Like: Alison Gaylin and Denise Mina talk about their favorite true crime podcasts on the first episode of the Novel Suspects podcast.



Looking for more mystery and crime podcasts? Listen to the first episode of the Novel Suspects podcast, where authors Denise Mina and Alison Gaylin share their favorite true crime podcasts.


Tirzah Price is a writer and contributing editor at Book Riot. She’s a big fan of true crime podcasts and mystery audiobooks. Follow her on Twitter @TirzahPrice.