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Best Mystery Books To Read

Here is a list of the best Mystery books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

The Beautiful Mystery: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel (2013)

 Best Mystery Books To ReadNo outsiders are ever admitted to the monastery of Saint-Gilbert-Entre-les-Loups, hidden deep in the wilderness of Quebec, where two dozen cloistered monks live in peace and prayer. They grow vegetables, they tend chickens, they make chocolate. And they sing.
Author(s): Louise Penny

Buried Secrets: A gripping thriller you won’t be able to put down (2017)

 Best Mystery Books To ReadNewlyweds have just moved into a new home deep in the countryside, and are overjoyed when Emily finds out she’s pregnant. Then they discover human bones in their garden. As the police start to investigate, three things become clear: When the police put three photographs of known criminals on the Larsons’ kitchen table, the couple realize the danger may be closer to home than they think.
Author(s): T. J. Brearton

Once Gone (a Riley Paige Mystery–Book #1) (2017)

 Best Mystery Books To Read“A dynamic story line that grips from the first chapter and doesn’t let go.”–Midwest Book Review, Diane Donovan (regarding Once Gone)“A masterpiece of thriller and mystery! The author did a magnificent job developing characters with a psychological side that is so well described that we feel inside their minds, follow their fears and cheer for their success. The plot is very intelligent and will keep you entertained throughout the book.
Author(s): Blake Pierce

The Book of Mysteries (2018)

 Best Mystery Books To Readto uncover the MYSTERIES OF GOD, the SECRETS OF THE AGES, and the HIDDEN KEYS to open the doors of a life of joy, blessing, and the fulfillment of YOUR DESTINY. As you open up The Book of Mysteries, you will be transported on a journey through a desert to encounter a man known only as “the teacher,” who will take you on an odyssey to mountaintops, caverns, encampments of tent dwellers, and oil-lit chambers of scrolls, ancient books, and mysterious vessels.
Author(s): Jonathan Cahn

THE COUNTRY INN MYSTERY an absolutely gripping whodunit full of twists (2019)

 Best Mystery Books To ReadThese charming mysteries will have you scratching your head to work out who the murderer is. THIS IS A BRAND NEW, NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED FAITH MARTIN BOOK. is working at The Spindlewood Inn for the weekend.

Cajun Fried Felony (A Miss Fortune Mystery) (2019)

 Best Mystery Books To ReadVenus Thibodeaux had a reputation for being trouble. Some said she started at birth. When she finally left Sinful shortly after turning eighteen, everyone breathed a sigh of relief. When she blew back into town four years later, no one was happy about her return.
Author(s): Jana DeLeon

Swamp Spook (A Miss Fortune Mystery) (2018)

 Best Mystery Books To ReadWhen black cats roam, and spooks are seen,Come celebrate, it’s Halloween.Sinful, Louisiana, really knows how to throw a party, and it goes all out for Halloween. The weeklong celebration kicks off with a maze of horror in the park built of hay bales. And Fortune has the perfect assignment—the executioner. Her scene comes complete with a head block, a hatchet, and a fake body with removable head.
Author(s): Jana DeLeon

The Outlaw’s Tale (1995)

 Best Mystery Books To ReadLeaving the safety of her nunnery walls behind, Dame Frevisse is drawn into an unholy web of treachery and deceit. Waylaid on the King’s Highway by a band of outlaws, Frevisse is shocked to discover that their leader is her long-lost cousin Nicholas.
Author(s): Margaret Frazer

Tahoe Deathfall (An Owen McKenna Mystery Thriller) (2001)

 Best Mystery Books To ReadDisaster struck when twin sisters Jennifer and Melissa Salazar went hiking with their grandmother on their sixth birthday. Melissa got lost, fell off a cliff on the rock slide above Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe and died. Eight years later, fourteen-year-old Jennifer wants to hire Detective Owen McKenna to look into the death, which she believes was a murder. When Owen begins to investigate, another body is discovered.
Author(s): Todd Borg

Best Mystery Books to Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some mystery books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Before the Pyramids: Cracking Archaeology’s Greatest Mystery

Author(s): Christopher Knight, Alan Butler
ID: 2307247, Publisher: Watkins Publishing, Year: 4 March 2014, Size: 984 Kb, Format: epub

Solving the MS Multiple Sclerosis Mystery: Help, Hope and Recovery

Author(s): Hal A Huggins, Thomas Levy MD, Hal A Huggins, Thomas E Levy, Hal Huggins, Thomas Levy
ID: 3665244, Publisher: Matrix, Inc., Year: 2023, Size: 25 Mb, Format: pdf

The Real Work: On the Mystery of Mastery

Author(s): Adam Gopnik
ID: 3674169, Publisher: Liveright, Year: 2023, Size: 421 Kb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are truly chart-busters according to Washington Post, 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 books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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