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Lots of reviews that can be located by author name or type of mystery.
Forthcoming books are listed in the "Eagerly Awaited" section.
Author addresses and author giveaways too.
One of the largest mystery bookstores in North America. Great reading
lists, including staff picks, monthly picks, classic crimes, award winners,
Includes the Deadly Directory Online, a searchable database of
entries for authors, publishers, events, awards, and much more. And
the Blood Stained Bookshelf, a directory of new and forthcoming titles.
Also mystery news and more. Includes Mysterious Home page.
on the Internet
Links to major Web resources for mystery and detective
fiction from the Springfield (MA) Public Library.
You're Killing Me
"A resource for the lovers of mystery, intrigue and suspense books.
Stop! has hundreds of authors, with complete, chronological lists of
their books in this sub-genre."
Thrilling Detective Web Site
Online magazine focuses on "private eyes & other tough guys".
Reviews, short stories and more.
in MVLS Libraries
Connect to your library catalog and select your library.
Keywords in Subject search and search by the type of mystery
and add the word mystery. For example: Catering Mystery, Medical
Mystery, Police Mystery, Time Travel Mystery.
by date: When you search, select a date to get books from a particular
a title: To reserve a book, click on the "Place Request"
link of a specific book. A library card and PIN number (last 4 digits
of your phone number) are needed.
Forthcoming, Reading Lists, Awards
The Bloodstained Bookshelf is a (more-or-less) monthly list of recent
and forthcoming print mysteries published in the US. Archives
Fiction : Mystery & Suspense
Reviews, latest releases, upcoming titles. Good place to get a quick
look at lots of recent titles. Check out the Detectives
& Sleuths page too.
Sleuths by Occupation, Mysteries by job,
From the Stop, You're Killing Me site.
Love books? Love mysteries? This site covers mysteries that have settings,
plots, and characters "related to the world of books, writers,
archives, and libraries."
by country, city and state
From 2008. Based on criteria that an author has written several
books set in the same place, and that the place itself contributes to
the interest of the book.
Great discussion group for mystery lovers. Readers, authors, librarians
- anyone interested in mysteries can find a treasure trove here.
more about Mysteries
of the Mystery
From Cicero to Alfred Hitchcock, learn more about the mystery writing
through the centuries.
Mystery sub-genre definitions. Originally written by staff at Queens
Borough Public Library.
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