While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Murder Mystery books.
- Murder With Puffins (A Meg Lanslow Mystery) (2001)
- Cold Lake (David Wolf) (2014)
- Murder on a Bad Hair Day: A Southern Sisters Mystery ()
- The Murder House (2016)
- By Susan McBride The Good Girl’s Guide to Murder: A Debutante Dropout Mystery (Reissue) [Mass Market Paperback] ()
- What Lies Beneath the Graves: The Fifth Spookie Town Murder Mystery (Spookie Town Murder Mysteries) (Volume 5) (2018)
- The Body in the Dales (A Yorkshire Murder Mystery) (2018)
- The English Breakfast Murder by Childs, Market Paperback) Reissue ()
- Sugar Cookie Murder (Hannah Swensen Mysteries) by Joanne Fluke (2010-10-01) (1797)
- Murder at Half Moon Gate (A Wrexford & Sloane Mystery) (2019)
- Murder at the Folly: A Violet Carlyle Cozy Historical Mystery (The Violet Carlyle Mysteries) (2019)
- Murder in Park Lane (The Detective Lavender Mysteries) (2019)
- A Hopeless Murder (A Hope Walker Mystery) (Volume 1) (2018)
- The Saltwater Murder: A Cozy Historical Murder Mystery (The Posie Parker Mystery Series) (2019)
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Cold Lake (David Wolf) (2014)
When a fisherman reels in a plastic bag containing a severed human head from the depths of Cold Lake, Colorado, Sheriff David Wolf and his deputies scramble to the scene, and quickly realize there are more surprises to be found below. Their grim discoveries reopen a cold case Wolf’s father worked twenty-two years ago, and Wolf must try to succeed where his father failed before him.
Paperback Publisher: HarperCollins (January 9, 1996) Language: English ASIN: B002FR4IMC Package Dimensions: 6.5 x 4.1 x 0.3 inches Shipping Weight: 12.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 153 customer reviews Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,429,716 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
The Murder House (2016)
Trying to escape her troubled past and rehabilitate a career on the rocks, former New York City cop Jenna Murphy hardly expects her lush and wealthy surroundings to be a hotbed of grisly depravity. But when a Hollywood power broker and his mistress are found dead in the abandoned Murder House, the gruesome crime scene rivals anything Jenna experienced in Manhattan.
By Susan McBride The Good Girl’s Guide to Murder: A Debutante Dropout Mystery (Reissue) [Mass Market Paperback] ()
Paperback Publisher: Witness Impulse (December 23, 2013) ASIN: B00SB5YFMA Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars 49 customer reviews Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
What Lies Beneath the Graves: The Fifth Spookie Town Murder Mystery (Spookie Town Murder Mysteries) (Volume 5) (2018)
The 5th Spookie Town Murder Mystery is finally out.Who wouldn’t want to find a chest of buried treasure, ancient gold coins and exquisitely priceless jewelry, on their land? A treasure a sailor dead for over seventy years once found in the shallow waters of a distant island and later buried, hid, the remnants of at the end of his tragic life.
A body is discovered deep in a cave beneath the Yorkshire Dales. Leading the investigation into the mysterious death are experienced DCI Jim Oldroyd and his partner DS Carter, a newcomer from London.The deceased is Dave Atkins, well known throughout the village but not well liked. While there is no shortage of suspects, the details of the crime leave Oldroyd and Carter stumped.
The English Breakfast Murder by Childs, Market Paperback) Reissue ()
The English Breakfast Murder by Childs, Laura. Published by Berkley,2003, Binding: Mass Market Paperback Reissue
Mass Market Paperback Publisher: Kensington (1797) ASIN: B01K3NW4GG Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,889,009 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
When Lord Wrexford discovers the body of a gifted inventor in a dark London alley, he promptly alerts the watchman and lets the authorities handle the matter. But Wrexford soon finds himself drawn into the investigation when the inventor’s widow begs for his assistance. It seems her husband’s designs for a revolutionary steam-powered engine went missing the night of his death.
When Violet and Victor run into an old friend in Belgium, they have an idea of what to expect. What they don’t expect is to be followed back to England, persuaded to spend an additional weekend away from home, or to have their group experience another murder. This time, the suspect is their long-time friend Tomas St. Marks—-a shell-shocked former soldier.
It’s been one helluva morningAnd Hope hasn’t even found the body. At least not yet.After a twelve year absence, investigative reporter Hope Walker is back home. And it’s not going well. It seems the town and its citizens haven’t changed much. Still weird. Still nosy. And a few of them?Downright hateful. And now Hope has a serious problem. And she’s the number one suspect.
MURDERED WITH A BOX OF TEARS…London, 1924Posie Parker has been called to her most baffling case yet.Amyas Lyle, London’s top young lawyer, has been found with his head in a box of poisoned saltwater.It’s the perfect murder. But who hated him enough to do such a thing?Following a trail of strange notes, all of which speak of the sea, and saltwater, Posie travels from London to the seaside resort of Whitley Bay, looking for answers.
Best Murder Mystery Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf
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Murder at Teal's Pond: Hazel Drew and the Mystery That Inspired Twin Peaks
Author(s): David Bushman; Mark T. Givens
ID: 3151616, Publisher: Thomas & Mercer, Year: 2022, Size: 7 Mb, Format: epub
The Poisonous Solicitor: The True Story of a 1920s Murder Mystery
Author(s): Stephen Bates
ID: 3255583, Publisher: Icon Books, Year: 2022, Size: 887 Kb, Format: epub
Fowl Murder: A Cozy Mystery With a Determined Female Amateur Sleuth
Author(s): Victoria Tait
ID: 2759688, Publisher: Kanga Press, Year: 2020, Size: 788 Kb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are truly record-breakers according to Chicago Tribune, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.