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

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Hope Never Dies
A Double Life
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Caged (Agent Sayer Altair, #1)
In the Vines
Like Never and Always
What Remains Of Her
The Last Thing I Told You
The Girl From Blind River
Caught in Time (Kendra Donovan, #3)
Half Moon Bay

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    The Girl on the Train
    The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1)
    Angels & Demons  (Robert Langdon, #1)
    The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
    In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1)
    The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia de Luce, #1)
    The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Hercule Poirot #1)
    The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Millennium, #3)
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    James Rollins is a #1 New York Times bestselling author of international thrillers that have been translated into more than forty languages. Known for unveiling unseen worlds, scientific breakthroughs, and historical secrets, Rollins has a knack for breakneck pacing and stunning originality that has been hailed by critics and embraced by millions of readers around the world.

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