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Popular Mystery Books for Adults
Adult Mystery Books
Some might have more ratings than others, but I searched for a minimum of 3. Take a look at the top mystery books below and let us know what you think! The mystery unfolds from there. From the plotting to the pacing and the red herrings. I wonder if Hercule and Miss Marple ever teamed up in their quest to solve small-town mysteries? This time set in , our heroine is an aspiring chemist with an inquisitive mind who is intrigued by a series of seemingly unconnected events a dead bird, a postage stamp, and a dead man in a cucumber patch.
Adult Mystery Books
I've always been a huge reader. From novels to comic books to non-fiction, heck, I'd even settle for reading a cereal box if there was nothing else available! However, it took a while for me to embrace what is now easily one of my favorite genres: the mystery book.
Romance novels and books that make you crack up are always fun, but sometimes you want to hunker down with a thrilling read that leaves you on the edge of your seat. If you were a regular Harriet the Spy as a kid, dust off your trusty notebook, polish up the old magnifying glass, and get back in the game with the best mystery books for adults. With this solid selection of classics, plus a few you may have seen on the big screen, any one of these books will make you feel like Sherlock Holmes himself. Whether you favorite the Stephen King-esque thriller novel side of the shelf, or prefer your crime books with a little girl power, there's bound to be something on this list to tip off your inner investigator. Let's face it, even the bad mystery books are great fun, but these are well-written and exciting to sleuth out.