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Kitty Genovese The Murder, the Bystanders, and the Crime that Changed America by Kevin Cook (2014)
Reviewed by flemtastic on January 16, 2015 tagged history • mystery
At The End Of A Dull Day by Massimo Carlotto, Anthony Shugaar (2013)
Reviewed by geneambaum on December 26, 2014 tagged mystery
A restaurateur with a criminal past must return to his former, violent way of doing things when he’s betrayed.
The Headmaster's Wife by Thomas Christopher Greene (2014)
Reviewed by darcy on December 26, 2014 tagged mystery
Arthur Winthrop, headmaster of an esteemed boarding school, confesses to murdering a student after their affair.
Red Handed The Fine Art of Strange Crimes by Matt Kindt (2013)
Reviewed by emilyreads on December 19, 2014 tagged graphic novel • mystery
Strange, inexplicable things are happening around Detective Gould in this noir-esqe mystery.
Hawthorn & Child by Keith Ridgway (2012)
Reviewed by wally on December 5, 2014 tagged literary • mystery
Two London detectives wrestle with strange, unsolvable mysteries where nothing adds up completely.
Marie Antoinette, Serial Killer by Katie Alender (2013)
Reviewed by snow on November 28, 2014 tagged coming of age • mystery • paranormal
On a class trip to Paris, Colette is haunted by a ghost and targeted by a murderer.
Never Coming Back by Tim Weaver (2013)
Reviewed by diane on November 21, 2014 tagged mystery
An injured private detective trying to take it easy is pulled into a mystery involving a family that disappeared.
Vertigo 42 by Martha Grimes (2014)
Reviewed by danritchie on November 21, 2014 tagged mystery
C.I. Richard Jury agrees to investigate a woman’s death from seventeen years ago, which was ruled an accident.
The Child Thief by Dan Smith (2013)
Reviewed by emilyjones on November 14, 2014 tagged historical fiction • mystery
In a small Ukrainian village, a child killer is punished, then a family hunts for their niece on the frozen steppes.
The Other Typist by Suzanne Rindell (2013)
Reviewed by emilyreads on October 24, 2014 tagged historical fiction • mystery
A police typist is drawn into a co-worker's world of speakeasies, hotel living, and flapper-girl glamour.
Benson's Cuckoos by Anouk Ricard, Helge Dascher (2014)
Reviewed by geneambaum on October 24, 2014 tagged graphic novel • humor • mystery
Richard tries to get a handle on his new job despite his insane officemates and a deepening mystery.
My Sister's Stalker by Nancy Springer (2012)
Reviewed by robert on October 24, 2014 tagged coming of age • mystery
After Rig discovers his sister is being stalked at college, he takes charge to try to protect her.
The Sudden Disappearance of the Worker Bees A Commissario Simona Tavianello Mystery by Serge Quadruppani, Delia Casa (2013)
Reviewed by dawnrutherford on October 17, 2014 tagged mystery
A vacationing police inspector and her husband discover a dead body in a beekeeper’s house.
The Rules for Breaking by Ashley Elston (2014)
Reviewed by danritchie on September 19, 2014 tagged coming of age • mystery
The only person who can protect Anna Boyd from the drug cartel that’s hunting her is one of its assassins.
The Collector of Dying Breaths by M.J. Rose (2014)
Reviewed by danritchie on August 22, 2014 tagged historical fiction • mystery • paranormal
An elixir that can reanimate the dead is at the heart of two intertwined stories that take place centuries apart.
The Body in the Woods by April Henry (2014)
Reviewed by danritchie on August 15, 2014 tagged coming of age • mystery
Three Search and Rescue cadets discover the body of a homeless girl, the third such killing in a month.
Murder on Bamboo Lane An Officer Ellie Rush Mystery by Naomi Hirahara (2014)
Reviewed by robert on August 8, 2014 tagged mystery
A rookie LAPD bicycle patrol officer becomes enmeshed in the murder investigation of a college acquaintance.
Inside the Vault The True Story of a Master Bank Burglar by Amil Dinsio (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on August 1, 2014 tagged mystery • nonfiction
The story of two brothers who planned and executed an epic bank robbery after a tip from Jimmy Hoffa.
Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon (2009)
Reviewed by wally on July 11, 2014 tagged literary • mystery
Doc Sportello investigates a plot against his ex-girlfriend’s current boyfriend, a real estate mogul.
The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith (2014)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by billba on July 11, 2014 tagged mystery
Cormoran Strike isn’t in a good place to solve a high-profile murder case. Then his new temp changes his life.
Rule 34 by Charles Stross (2011)
Reviewed by dawnrutherford on July 11, 2014 tagged mystery • science fiction
A Detective Inspector in Edinburgh notices a pattern of strange deaths caused by household appliances.
The Shattering by Karen Healey, Saskia Maarleveld (2011)
Reviewed by emilyjones on July 11, 2014 tagged audiobook • mystery
Keri, Janna, and Sione don’t believe their older brothers killed themselves. They think they were murdered.
Fatale by Jean-Patrick Manchette, Donald Nicholson-Smith (2011)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on June 27, 2014 tagged literary • mystery
A young woman moves from city to city, finding clients who will pay her to kill.
See How Much You Love Me by Amber Hunt (2014)
Reviewed by flemtastic on June 20, 2014 tagged coming of age • mystery • nonfiction
Teen Tyler Hadley invited his friends to a party at his house. Then he killed his mother and father with a hammer.
Marina A Gothic Tale by Carlos Ruiz Zafón (2014)
Reviewed by wally on June 6, 2014 tagged coming of age • mystery
Two teens follow a woman through a cemetery into a mystery involving a doctor who made a fortune in prosthetics.
The Bride Wore Size 12 by Meg Cabot (2013)
Reviewed by emilyreads on June 6, 2014 tagged mystery
A former teen pop star tries to solver a murder, figure out why her mother has reappeared, and plan her wedding.
Gods (Powers Volume 14) by Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Avon Oeming (2012)
Reviewed by dawnrutherford on May 23, 2014 tagged graphic novel • mystery • superhero
Police who investigate crimes involving super powers try to figure out who is killing “gods.”
Bandette Volume One Presto! by Colleen Coover, Paul Tobin (2013)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on May 23, 2014 tagged graphic novel • humor • mystery • superhero
The world’s most talented, carefree thief steals from bad guys and occasionally helps the police.
Fatale Deluxe Edition Volume One by Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips (2014)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by billba on May 2, 2014 tagged graphic novel • horror • mystery
Jo is beautiful, irresistible to men. Seemingly immortal, she has been pursued by a violent cult since the 30’s.
The Spy Catchers of Maple Hill by Megan Frazer Blakemore (2014)
Reviewed by flemtastic on April 11, 2014 tagged chapter book • mystery
Hazel invites the new kid at school to help her investigate a suspicious new gravedigger at her family’s cemetery.
She Is Not Invisible by Marcus Sedgwick (2014)
Reviewed by danritchie on April 11, 2014 tagged coming of age • mystery
Blind 16-year-old Laureth takes her 7-year-old brother from London to NY to find their father.
The Mongolian Conspiracy by Rafael Bernal, Francisco Goldman, Katherine Silver (2013)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on April 4, 2014 tagged mystery
A killer in the employ of the Mexican government tries to uncover a Chinese plot to assassinate the U.S. President.
No Way Out A Mystery Tale (The Black Beetle Volume 1) by Francesco Francavilla (2013)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on March 14, 2014 tagged graphic novel • mystery • superhero
The Black Beetle protects Cold City from a mysterious, maze-covered villain.
Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight, Khristine Hvam (2013)
Reviewed by emilyjones on March 14, 2014 tagged audiobook • mystery
After Kate's daughter Amelia supposedly commits suicide, Kate tries to figure out what really happened.
Polar Came from the Cold by Victor Santos (2013)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on February 28, 2014 tagged graphic novel • mystery
A shadowy organization tries to kill a retired agent. It’s a huge mistake.
The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die by April Henry (2013)
Reviewed by jana on February 28, 2014 tagged mystery • thriller
Cady escapes the men who are trying to decide whether to kill her, but she doesn’t know who she is.
The Case of the Missing Books by Ian Sansom (2006)
Reviewed by davidtomashek on February 7, 2014 tagged mystery
Israel Armstrong moves to Tumdrum, Ireland, to become the town librarian, but all the books are missing.
The Rich and the Dead by Liv Spector (2014)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by billba on February 7, 2014 tagged mystery • science fiction
A police detective travels back in time to solve (but not stop) a famous murder mystery before it happens.
The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart (2008)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on January 31, 2014 tagged coming of age • mystery
Four peculiar kids made it through the test. Now they're the world's last hope.
Happy! by Grant Morrison, Darick Robertson (2013)
Reviewed by dawnrutherford on January 17, 2014 tagged graphic novel • mystery • paranormal
A cop-turned-hitman is haunted by the imaginary friend of a kidnapped girl.
The Big Exit by David Carnoy, R.C. Bray (2012)
Reviewed by emilyjones on December 20, 2013 tagged audiobook • mystery
Richie was just released after seven years in prison, and now he’s a suspect in his former business partner’s murder.