Books Featuring Strangers Solving a Murder
These mysteries and thrillers follow journalists solving puzzling crimes.
The Unreliable Narrator
In a story, everything we learn and everything we know is seen through the filter of the narrator. So what happens when we as readers can’t fully trust what a…
Why We Love Seeing Female Rage in Crime Fiction
Lately, it seems like every crime thriller wants to feature a strong, angry woman. And, they’re all being compared to Gone Girl. Why is that?
10 Plot Twists You’ll Never See Coming
This list of mystery and thriller books will help get a book worthy of audible gasping into your hands. Here are ten plot twists you'll never see coming.
10 Mystery & Suspense Books With Tortured Heroines
Heroines from books by Gillian Flynn, Harriet Tyce, Karma Brown, and more are represented here in a list of the best suspense novels to read now!
Crime Region: The Best Ozark Mysteries
From Gone Girl to Winter's Bone, The Ozarks in the midwest US is a favorite for crime fiction authors. Discover more books set in the region today!
Four Classic Twists in Mystery and Suspense Fiction
These mystery and suspense novels have classic twists that somehow feel both surprising and inevitable.
My Five Favorite Femme Fatales in Fiction
These women are methodical, cold-blooded killers to rival Hannibal Lector and Dexter.
Sunday’s Sharp Objects Finale Is Gonna Be the Mother of All Storms
We're not sure we can handle it.
The Most Popular Mysteries & Thrillers in America
Nine mysteries and thrillers on The Great American Read top 100 books list.
When Enemies Become Allies: Kate Kessler on Crafting the Most Compelling Thriller Characters
For me, the most important element of any thriller will always be the main character and how they interact with other characters.