Best Mystery & Crime books 🕵️‍♂️

Curated by our reviewers this week

MONDAY 19th AUGUST, 2019

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Elizabeth Amber Love


Elizabeth Amber Love is the author of The Farrah Wethers Mysteries. Her latest work is the horror/slasher novella, Misty Murder. She hosts the Vodka O’Clock podcast and occasionally writes comics. She lives in New Jersey with an exceptionally spoiled cat named Detective Inspector Burton Guster Nabu.

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Emma Cyrus


I read voraciously – mysteries and literary fiction. As an author, I spend time every week with other authors whose work I admire. My recent faves include Practical Magic (Alice Hoffman), The Tattooist of Auschwitz (Heather Morris) and The Night Circus (Erin Morgenstern).

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