Mystery Archive


March - Weeping Waters by Karin Brynard

February - The Wife by Alafair Burke

January - The Chalk Circle Man by Fred Vargas


December - Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith

November - Sister by Rosamund Lupton

October - A continuation of Foucault's Pendulum by Umberto Eco & The  No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

September -Foucault's Pendulum by Umberto Eco - first half

August - Testimony by Scott Turow

July - The Egyptologist by Arthur Phillips

June - Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

May - Kane and Abel by Jeffrey Archer

April - The Dry by Jane Harper

March - Finding Nouf by Zoe Ferraris

February - The Black-Eyed Blonde by Benjamin Black

January - The Ice Princess by Camill;a Lackberg


December - Broken by Karin Fossum

November - A Climate of Fear by Fred Vargas

October - Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death by James Runcie

September - A Beam of Light by Andrea Camilleri

August - The Third Squad by V. Sanjay Kumar

July - In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware  

June - The Snake Stone by Jason Goodwin 

May - A Noble Radiance by Donna Leon

April - The Devotion of Suspect X by Keigo Higashino

March - Misterioso by Arne Dahl

February - The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler

January - Pietr the Latvian by Georges Simenon



December - Black Water Lilies by Michel Bussi

November - The Guest Room by Chris Bohjalian

October -  The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

September -  Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger

August - The Soul of Discretion by Susan Hill

July -  What She Knew by Gilly MacMillan

June - The Bastards of Pizzofalcone by Maurizio DeGiovanni

May - The Mangle Street Murders by M.R.C. Kasasian

April - The Gargoyle by Andrew Davidson

March - The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

February -  Perfume:  The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Suskind

January - The Blackhouse by Peter May



January - Moriarty by Anthony Horowitz

February - Garment of Shadows by Laurie R. King

March - The Secret Place by Tana French

April -  Resurrection Men by Ian Rankin

May - The Last Girl by Jane Casey

June - The Eight by Katherine Neville

July - The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey

August - The Angel of Darkness by Caleb Carr

September - Murder in Pigalle by Cara Black

October - We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

November - The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco

December - The Princess of Burundi by Kjell Eriksson



January - To Kingdom Come by Will Thomas

February - The Cold Cold Ground:  A Detective Sean Duffy Novel by Adrian McKinty

March -  March Violets:  A Bernie Gunther Novelby Phillip Kerr

April - The Black Country by Alex Grecian

May - The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith (J. K. Rowling)

June - Crime of Privilege by Walter Walker

July - Visitation Street by Ivy Pochoda

August - The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison

September -  Brenner and God by Wolf Haas

October - The Death of Lucy Kyte by Nicola Upson

November - Night Film by Marisha Pessi

December - The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith



January -  In the Lake of the Woods by Tim O'Brien

February - Presumed innocent by Scott Turow

March - The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen

April- Midnight in Peking by Paul French

May- The Art Forger by B. A. Shapiro

June- Black Water Rising by Attica Locke

July - Oscar Wilde & A Game Called Murder by gyles Brandreth 

August - The Chinese Parrot by Earl Derr Biggers 

September - The Book of Lost Fragrances by M. J. Rose 

October - The Never List by Koethi Zan

November - Smilla's Sense of Snow by Peter Hoeg

December - Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith 



January - The Lock Artist by Steve Hamilton

February - Bury Your Dead by Louise Penny

March  - Gone by Mo Hayder

April  - The Snowman by Jo Nesbo

May - Iron House by John Hart

June - The Map of Time by Felix J. Palma

July - The Shape of Water by Andrea Camilleri

August - The House of Velvet & Glass by Katherine Howe

September - Defending Jacob by William Landay

October - Some Danger Involved by Will Thomas

November - The Expats by Chris Pavone

December - The Fate of Mercy Alban by Wendy Webb 



January - The Vintage Caper by Peter Mayle

February - The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton

March - The Sherlockian by Graham Moore

April - The Devil's Trill by Gerald Elias

May - The Flanders Panel by Arturo Perez-Reverte

June - The Swan Thieves by Michael Costova

July -  The Murder Room by Capuzzo

August - Darling Jim by Christian Moerk

September - A Test of Wills by Charles Todd

October - Rain Gods by James Lee Burke

November - The Mosaic Crimes by Giulio Leoni

December - Roseanna by Maj Sjowall