The Best Mystery Books to Read This Fall | Penguin Random HouseWhen speaking of novels and literature a bookworm looks for art, action, fiction, narration, suspense; and mystery is the genre that covers it all. A mystery novel would include riddles, secrets, unsolved problems, crime, suspense, murder, death, morbidity and puzzles. The Whistler by John Grisham. This story is about a lawyer who comes across a rather dangerous and deadly case that reveals the truth about the corruption in the judicial system. The case reveals unfathomable misconducts that she has to face.
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The crime of murder is inherently terrifying, which makes these stories part horror fiction and part puzzle. You can feel the danger of murder looming in the background while also having the satisfaction of solving the crime in the foreground of the story. The reader knows that in the end, whether or not he or she is caught, the murderer will at least be identified. Murder mysteries, even the bad ones, are fun. But finding those that actually stick with you long after reading them, the way any good novel does, can be a bit more complicated. Here are a few of my favorite murder mystery books that I recommend to friends and, in some cases, have read more than once yes, even though I already know who did it.
by Gillian Flynn
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Patricia Highsmith was a master of macabre scenarios and the grand dame of the psychological thriller. Over the course of five novels, beginning with The Talented Mr. Ripley , she built a character who was both completely without a conscious and yet unnervingly sympathetic. The Talented Mr. Ripley is equal parts a subtle character study and an edge-of-your-seat exercise in sinister thrills. Buy now from your favorite retailer:.