Mystery

Mystery fiction is a loosely-defined term that is often used as a synonym of detective fiction — in other words a novel or short story in which a detective (either professional or amateur) solves a crime. The term "mystery fiction" may sometimes be limited to the subset of detective stories in which the emphasis is on the puzzle element and its logical solution (cf. whodunit), as a contrast to hardboiled detective stories which focus on action and gritty realism. However, in more general usage "mystery" may be used to describe any form of crime fiction, even if there is no mystery to be solved ...more

My Sister, the Serial Killer
Kingdom of the Blind (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #14)
Someone Like Me
Little White Lies (Debutantes, #1)
The Shadows We Hide
The Best Bad Things
The Feral Detective
This Splintered Silence
The Whispered Word
The Stranger Diaries
Henry & Eva and the Castle on the Cliff (Henry & Eva, #1)
City of Secrets (Counterfeit Lady, #2)
The Coloring Crook (Pen & Ink Mysteries, #2)
The Lying Woods
A Midwinter's Tail
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    S.J. Watson

    Author of Before I Go to Sleep

    S J Watson was born in the UK, lives in London and worked in the NHS for a number of years.

    In 2011 Watson's debut novel, Before I Go to Sleep, was released to critical acclaim. It has now been published in over 40 languages, and has become an international bestseller, winning numerous awards.

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    My mind," he said, "rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. I can dispense then with artificial stimulants. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation. That is why I have chosen my own particular profession, or rather created it, for I am the only one in the world.
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