Macavity Award

Given by Mystery Readers International

Other Names: Sue Feder Memorial Historical Mystery Award (German)
532 Works / 538 Items 496,690 Books 25,498 Reviews ½ 3.8
The Macavity Award is named for the "mystery cat" of T.S. Eliot (Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats). Each year the members of Mystery Readers International nominate and vote for their favorite show more mysteries in four categories: Best Mystery Novel, Best First Mystery, Best Nonfiction/Critical, Best Mystery Short Story. Awards are presents annually at the Boucheron conference. show less
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Winner 130

A World of Curiosities by Louise PennyBest Mystery Novel2023
The Maid by Nita ProseFirst Mystery2023
The Life of Crime: Detecting the History of Mysteries and their Creators by Martin EdwardsNon-Fiction / Critical2023
Lavender House by Lev AC RosenSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2023
Razorblade Tears by S.A. CosbyBest Mystery Novel2022
Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. ManansalaFirst Mystery2022
How to Write a Mystery: A Handbook from Mystery Writers of America by Mystery Writers of AmericaNon-Fiction / Critical2022
Clark and Division by Naomi HiraharaSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2022
Blacktop Wasteland by S.A. CosbyBest Mystery Novel2021
HRF Keating: A Life of Crime by Sheila MitchellCritical / Biographical2021
Winter Counts by David Heska Wanbli WeidenFirst Mystery2021
Turn to Stone by James W. ZiskinSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2021
The Chain by Adrian McKintyBest Mystery Novel2020
One Night Gone by Tara LaskowskiFirst Novel2020
Hitchcock and the Censors by John BillheimerNon-Fiction / Critical2020
The Secrets We Kept by Lara PrescottSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2020
Dodging and Burning: A Mystery by John CopenhaverFirst Novel2019
The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel That Scandalized the World by Sarah WeinmanNon-Fiction2019
November Road by Lou BerneyNovel2019
The Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata MasseySue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2019
The Lost Ones by Sheena KamalFirst Novel2018
The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books by Martin EdwardsNon-Fiction2018
Magpie Murders by Anthony HorowitzNovel2018
In Farleigh Field by Rhys BowenSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2018
IQ by Joe IdeFirst Novel2017
Heart of Stone by James W. ZiskinHistorical Mystery2017
Sara Paretsky: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction (Mcfarland Companions to Mystery Fiction) by Margaret KinsmanNon-Fiction2017
A Great Reckoning by Louise PennyNovel2017
The Long and Faraway Gone by Lou BerneyBest Mystery Novel2016
The Golden Age of Murder by Martin EdwardsCritical / Biographical2016
Past Crimes by Glen Erik HamiltonFirst Mystery2016
The Masque of a Murderer by Susanna CalkinsSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2016
Invisible City by Julia DahlFirst Novel2015
Dandy Gilver and a Deadly Measure of Brimstone by Catriona McPhersonHistorical Mystery2015
Writes of Passage: Adventures on the Writer's Journey by Hank Phillippi RyanNon-Fiction2015
The Killer Next Door by Alex MarwoodNovel2015
A Killing at Cotton Hill by Terry ShamesFirst Novel2014
Murder as a Fine Art by David MorrellHistorical Mystery2014
The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War by Daniel StashowerNon-Fiction2014
Ordinary Grace by William Kent KruegerNovel2014
Don't Ever Get Old by Daniel FriedmanFirst Novel2013
An Unmarked Grave by Charles ToddHistorical Mystery2013
Books to Die For: The World's Greatest Mystery Writers on the World's Greatest Mystery Novels by John ConnollyNon-Fiction2013
The Beautiful Mystery by Louise PennyNovel2013
All Cry Chaos by Leonard RosenFirst Novel2012
Dandy Gilver and the Proper Treatment of Bloodstains by Catriona McPhersonHistorical Mystery2012
The Sookie Stackhouse Companion by Charlaine HarrisNon-Fiction2012
Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead by Sara GranNovel2012
Rogue Island by Bruce DeSilvaFirst Novel2011
City of Dragons by Kelli StanleyHistorical Mystery2011
Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks: Fifty Years of Mysteries in the Making by John CurranNon-Fiction2011
Bury Your Dead by Louise PennyNovel2011
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan BradleyFirst Novel2010
A Trace of Smoke by Rebecca CantrellHistorical Mystery2010
Talking About Detective Fiction by P. D. JamesNon-Fiction2010
Tower by Ken BruenNovel2010
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonFirst Novel2009
A Royal Pain by Rhys BowenHistorical Mystery2009
African American Mystery Writers: A Historical and Thematic Study by Frankie Y. BaileyNon-Fiction / Critical2009
Where Memories Lie by Deborah CrombieNovel2009
In the Woods by Tana FrenchFirst Novel2008
Mistress of the Art of Death by Ariana FranklinHistorical Mystery2008
The Essential Mystery Lists: For Readers, Collectors, and Librarians by Roger M SobinNon-Fiction2008
What the Dead Know by Laura LippmanNovel2008
Mr. Clarinet by Nick StoneFirst Novel2007
Oh Danny Boy by Rhys BowenHistorical Mystery2007
Mystery Muses: 100 Classics That Inspire Today's Mystery Writers by Jim HuangNon-Fiction2007
The Virgin of Small Plains by Nancy PickardNovel2007
Immoral by Brian FreemanFirst Novel2006
Pardonable Lies by Jacqueline WinspearHistorical Mystery2006
Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Women Who Created Her by Melanie RehakNon-Fiction2006
The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael ConnellyNovel2006
Dating Dead Men by Harley Jane KozakFirst Novel2005
Forensics For Dummies by Douglas P. LyleNon-Fiction2005
The Killing of the Tinkers by Ken BruenNovel2005
Make Mine a Mystery: A Reader's Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction by Gary Warren NiebuhrCritical / Biographical2004
Second Helping of Murder, A: More Diabolically Delicious Recipes from Contemporary Mystery Writers by Robert WeibezahlCritical / Biographical2004
Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline WinspearFirst Novel2004
The House Sitter by Peter LoveseyNovel2004
They Died in Vain: Overlooked, Underappreciated and Forgotten Mystery Novels by Jim HuangCritical / Biographical2003
In the Bleak Midwinter by Julia Spencer-FlemingFirst Novel2003
Winter and Night by S. J. RozanNovel2003
Writing the Mystery: A Start to Finish Guide for Both Novice and Professional by G. Miki HaydenCritical / Biographical2002
Open Season by C. J. BoxFirst Novel2002
Folly by Laurie R. KingNovel2002
A Conspiracy of Paper by David LissFirst Novel2001
The American Regional Mystery by Marvin LachmanNon-Fiction2001
A Place of Execution by Val McDermidNovel2001
Inner City Blues by Paula L. WoodsFirst Novel2000
Ross Macdonald : A Biography by Tom NolanNon-Fiction2000
Killer Books by Jean SwansonCritical / Biographical1999
Sympathy for the Devil by Jerrilyn FarmerFirst Novel1999
Blood Work by Michael ConnellyNovel1999
Dead Body Language by Penny WarnerFirst Novel1998
Deadly Women: The Woman Mystery Reader's Indispensable Companion by Jan GrapeNon-Fiction1998
Dreaming of the Bones by Deborah CrombieNovel1998
Death in Little Tokyo by Dale FurutaniFirst Novel1997
Detecting Women 2: Reader's Guide and Checklist for Mystery Series Written by Women by Willetta L. HeisingNon-Fiction1997
Bloodhounds by Peter LoveseyNovel1997
Detecting Women: 3rd Edition by Willetta L. HeisingCritical / Biographical1996
The Strange Files of Fremont Jones by Dianne DayFirst Novel1996
By a Woman's Hand: A Guide to Mystery Fiction by Women by Jean SwansonCritical / Biographical1995
Do Unto Others by Jeff AbbottFirst Novel1995
She Walks These Hills by Sharyn McCrumbNovel1995
The Fine Art of Murder: The Mystery Reader's Indispensable Companion by Edward GormanCritical / Biographical1994
Death Comes as Epiphany by Sharan NewmanFirst Novel1994
The Sculptress by Minette WaltersNovel1994
Doubleday Crime Club Compendium 1928-1991 by Ellen NehrCritical / Biographical1993
Blanche on the Lam by Barbara NeelyFirst Novel1993
Bootlegger's Daughter by Margaret MaronNovel1993
Talking Mysteries by Tony HillermanCritical / Biographical1992
Murder on the Iditarod Trail by Sue HenryFirst Novel1992
Zero at the Bone by Mary Willis WalkerFirst Novel1992
I.O.U. by Nancy PickardNovel1992
Agatha Christie: The Woman and Her Mysteries by Gillian GillCritical / Biographical1991
Postmortem by Patricia CornwellFirst Novel1991
If Ever I Return, Pretty Peggy-O by Sharyn McCrumbNovel1991
The Bedside Companion to Crime by H. R. F. KeatingCritical / Biographical1990
Grime and Punishment by Jill ChurchillFirst Novel1990
A Little Class on Murder by Carolyn G. HartNovel1990
The Killings at Badger's Drift by Caroline GrahamFirst Novel1989
E Is for Evidence by Sue GraftonNovel1989
A Thief of Time by Tony HillermanNovel1989
Son of Gun in Cheek by Bill PronziniCritical / Biographical1988
The Monkey's Raincoat by Robert CraisFirst Novel1988
Marriage is Murder by Nancy PickardNovel1988
1001 Midnights: The Aficionado's Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction by Bill PronziniCritical / Biographical1987
The Ritual Bath by Faye KellermanFirst Novel1987
A Case of Loyalties by Marilyn WallaceFirst Novel1987
A Taste for Death by P. D. JamesNovel1987

Nominee 410

A World of Curiosities by Louise PennyBest Mystery Novel2023
Back to the Garden by Laurie R. KingBest Mystery Novel2023
Two Nights in Lisbon by Chris PavoneBest Mystery Novel2023
A Heart Full of Headstones by Ian RankinBest Mystery Novel2023
Killers of a Certain Age by Deanna RaybournBest Mystery Novel2023
Secret Identity by Alex SeguraBest Mystery Novel2023
The Maid by Nita ProseFirst Mystery2023
Before You Knew My Name by Jacqueline BublitzFirst Mystery2023
Five Moves of Doom by A. J. DevlinFirst Mystery2023
Shutter by Ramona EmersonFirst Mystery2023
Devil's Chew Toy by Rob OslerFirst Mystery2023
The Verifiers by Jane PekFirst Mystery2023
The Life of Crime: Detecting the History of Mysteries and their Creators by Martin EdwardsNon-Fiction / Critical2023
Agatha Christie: An Elusive Woman by Lucy WorsleyNon-Fiction / Critical2023
Lavender House by Lev AC RosenSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2023
The Lindbergh Nanny by Mariah FredericksSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2023
In Place of Fear by Catriona McPhersonSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2023
Anywhere You Run by Wanda M. MorrisSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2023
The Secret in the Wall by Ann ParkerSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2023
One-Shot Harry by Gary PhillipsSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2023
The Dark Hours by Michael ConnellyBest Mystery Novel2022
1979 by Val McDermidBest Mystery Novel2022
Bobby March Will Live Forever by Alan ParksBest Mystery Novel2022
We Begin at the End by Chris WhitakerBest Mystery Novel2022
Harlem Shuffle by Colson WhiteheadBest Mystery Novel2022
Who is Maud Dixon? by Alexandra AndrewsFirst Mystery2022
Girl A by Abigail DeanFirst Mystery2022
Deer Season by Erin FlanaganFirst Mystery2022
All Her Little Secrets by Wanda M. MorrisFirst Mystery2022
Agatha Christie’s Poirot: The Greatest Detective in the World by Mark AldridgeNon-Fiction / Critical2022
The Confidence Men: How Two Prisoners of War Engineered the Most Remarkable Escape in History by Margalit FoxNon-Fiction / Critical2022
The Unquiet Englishman: A Life of Graham Greene by Richard GreeneNon-Fiction / Critical2022
The Reason for the Darkness of the Night by John TreschNon-Fiction / Critical2022
The Twelve Lives of Alfred Hitchcock: An Anatomy of the Master of Suspense by Edward WhiteNon-Fiction / Critical2022
The Venice Sketchbook by Rhys BowenSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2022
The Hollywood Spy by Susan Elia MacNealSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2022
The Bombay Prince by Sujata MasseySue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2022
Velvet Was the Night by Silvia Moreno-GarciaSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2022
Death at Greenway by Lori Rader-DaySue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2022
The Double Lives of Clementine Lakefield by Caroline CooneyBest Mystery Novel2021
Blind Vigil by Matt CoyleBest Mystery Novel2021
All the Devils Are Here by Louise PennyBest Mystery Novel2021
These Women by Ivy PochodaBest Mystery Novel2021
When She Was Good by Michael RobothamBest Mystery Novel2021
Sometimes You Have to Lie: The Life and Times of Louise Fitzhugh, Renegade Author of Harriet the Spy by Leslie BrodyCritical / Biographical2021
Howdunit: A Masterclass in Crime Writing by Members of the Detection Club by Martin EdwardsCritical / Biographical2021
Ian Rankin: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction (McFarland Companions to Mystery Fiction, 10) by Erin E. MacdonaldCritical / Biographical2021
Southern Cross Crime by Craig SistersonCritical / Biographical2021
Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line by Deepa AnapparaFirst Mystery2021
The Thursday Murder Club by Richard OsmanFirst Mystery2021
Darling Rose Gold by Stephanie WrobelFirst Mystery2021
The Last Mrs. Summers by Rhys BowenSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2021
The Cabinets of Barnaby Mayne by Elsa HartSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2021
The Turning Tide by Catriona McPhersonSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2021
Mortal Music by Ann ParkerSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2021
The Mimosa Tree Mystery by Ovidia YuSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2021
This Tender Land by William Kent KruegerBest Mystery Novel2020
Lady in the Lake by Laura LippmanBest Mystery Novel2020
The Murder List by Hank Phillippi RyanBest Mystery Novel2020
Sarah Jane by James SallisBest Mystery Novel2020
My Lovely Wife by Samantha DowningFirst Mystery2020
The Ninja Daughter by Tori EldridgeFirst Mystery2020
Miracle Creek by Angie KimFirst Mystery2020
Call Me Evie by JP PomareFirst Mystery2020
American Spy by Lauren WilkinsonFirst Mystery2020
Your House Will Pay by Steph ChaMystery2020
Frederic Dannay, Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine and the Art of the Detective Short Story by Laird R. BlackwellNon-Fiction / Critical2020
Beyond the Thirty-Nine Steps: A Life of John Buchan by Ursula BuchanNon-Fiction / Critical2020
Norco '80: The True Story of the Most Spectacular Bank Robbery in American History by Peter HoulahanNon-Fiction / Critical2020
The Mutual Admiration Society: How Dorothy L. Sayers and her Oxford Circle Remade the World for Women by Mo MoultonNon-Fiction / Critical2020
Indecent Advances: A Hidden History of True Crime and Prejudice Before Stonewall by James PolchinNon-Fiction / Critical2020
Murder Knocks Twice by Susanna CalkinsSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2020
The Pearl Dagger (An Art Deco Mystery Book 3) by L. A. ChandlarSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2020
A Lady's Guide to Gossip and Murder by Dianne FreemanSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2020
The Satapur Moonstone by Sujata MasseySue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2020
Charity's Burden by Edith MaxwellSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2020
My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan BraithwaiteFirst Novel2019
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia OwensFirst Novel2019
Something in the Water by Catherine SteadmanFirst Novel2019
The Chalk Man by C. J. TudorFirst Novel2019
The Metaphysical Mysteries of G.K. Chesterton: A Critical Study of the Father Brown Stories and Other Detective Fiction by Laird R. BlackwellNon-Fiction2019
Conan Doyle for the Defense: The True Story of a Sensational British Murder, a Quest for Justice, and the World's Most Famous Detective Writer by Margalit FoxNon-Fiction2019
Classic American Crime Fiction of the 1920s by Leslie S. KlingerNon-Fiction2019
I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamaraNon-Fiction2019
Agatha Christie: An English Mystery by Laura ThompsonNon-Fiction2019
If I Die Tonight by Alison GaylinNovel2019
The Lost Man by Jane HarperNovel2019
Jar of Hearts by Jennifer HillierNovel2019
Hiroshima Boy by Naomi HiraharaNovel2019
Under My Skin by Lisa UngerNovel2019
A Lady's Guide to Etiquette and Murder by Dianne FreemanSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2019
City of Ink by Elsa HartSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2019
Island of the Mad by Laurie R. KingSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2019
A Dying Note by Ann ParkerSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2019
A Forgotten Place by Charles ToddSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2019
Hollywood Homicide by Kellye GarrettFirst Novel2018
The Dry by Jane HarperFirst Novel2018
She Rides Shotgun: A Novel by Jordan HarperFirst Novel2018
The Last Place You Look by Kristen LepionkaFirst Novel2018
Lost Luggage by Wendall ThomasFirst Novel2018
From Holmes to Sherlock: The Story of the Men and Women Who Created an Icon by Mattias BoströmNon-Fiction2018
Chester B. Himes: A Biography by Lawrence P. JacksonNon-Fiction2018
The Man from the Train: The Solving of a Century-Old Serial Killer Mystery by Bill JamesNon-Fiction2018
Arthur and Sherlock: Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes by Michael SimsNon-Fiction2018
Lady Killers: Deadly Women Throughout History by Tori TelferNon-Fiction2018
The Marsh King's Daughter by Karen DionneNovel2018
Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica LockeNovel2018
Glass Houses by Louise PennyNovel2018
The Old Man by Thomas PerryNovel2018
The Force by Don WinslowNovel2018
The Devouring by James R. BennSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2018
A Rising Man by Abir MukherjeeSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2018
Dangerous to Know by Renee PatrickSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2018
Racing the Devil by Charles ToddSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2018
Cast the First Stone by James W. ZiskinSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2018
The Widow by Fiona BartonFirst Novel2017
Under the Harrow by Flynn BerryFirst Novel2017
Dodgers by Bill BeverlyFirst Novel2017
Design for Dying by Renee PatrickFirst Novel2017
Mastering Suspense, Structure, and Plot: How to Write Gripping Stories That Keep Readers on the Edge of Their Seats by Jane K. ClelandNon-Fiction2017
Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life by Ruth FranklinNon-Fiction2017
Something in the Blood: The Untold Story of Bram Stoker, the Man Who Wrote by David J. SkalNon-Fiction2017
The Wicked Boy: The Mystery of a Victorian Child Murderer by Kate SummerscaleNon-Fiction2017
You Will Know Me by Megan AbbottNovel2017
Dark Fissures by Matt CoyleNovel2017
Before the Fall by Noah HawleyNovel2017
Real Tigers by Mick HerronNovel2017
Wilde Lake by Laura LippmanNovel2017
Autumn at the Automat by Lawrence BlockShort Story2017
A Death Along the River Fleet by Susanna CalkinsSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2017
Jane Steele by Lyndsay FayeSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2017
Delivering the Truth by Edith MaxwellSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2017
Dandy Gilver & the Reek of Red Herrings by Catriona McPhersonSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2017
What Gold Buys by Ann ParkerSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2017
A is for Arsenic: the Poisons of Agatha Christie by Kathryn HarkupCritical / Biographical2016
Meanwhile There Are Letters: The Correspondence of Eudora Welty and Ross Macdonald by Suzanne MarrsCritical / Biographical2016
Forensics: What Bugs, Burns, Prints, DNA, and More Tell Us About Crime by Val McDermidCritical / Biographical2016
The Lost Detective: Becoming Dashiell Hammett by Nathan WardCritical / Biographical2016
The Killing Kind by Chris HolmFirst Mystery2016
Where All Light Tends to Go by David JoyFirst Mystery2016
The Unquiet Dead by Ausma Zehanat KhanFirst Mystery2016
On The Road with Del & Louise: A Novel in Stories by Art TaylorFirst Mystery2016
Concrete Angel by Patricia AbbottFirst Novel2016
Little Black Lies by Sharon BoltonMystery2016
The Hot Countries by Timothy HallinanMystery2016
The Child Garden by Catriona McPhersonMystery2016
Life or Death by Michael RobothamMystery2016
The Cartel by Don WinslowMystery2016
A Gilded Grave by Shelley FreydontSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2016
Tom & Lucky (and George & Cokey Flo) by C. Joseph GreavesSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2016
The Lady from Zagreb by Philip KerrSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2016
The Secret Life of Anna Blanc by Jennifer KincheloeSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2016
Dreaming Spies by Laurie R. KingSue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery2016
Blessed Are the Dead by Kristi BelcaminoFirst Novel2015
Dry Bones in the Valley by Tom BoumanFirst Novel2015
Invisible City by Julia DahlFirst Novel2015
Someone Else's Skin by Sarah HilaryFirst Novel2015
Dear Daughter by Elizabeth LittleFirst Novel2015
The Black Hour by Lori Rader-DayFirst Novel2015
Queen of Hearts by Rhys BowenHistorical Mystery2015
Things Half in Shadow by Alan FinnHistorical Mystery2015
An Officer and a Spy by Robert HarrisHistorical Mystery2015
Dandy Gilver and a Deadly Measure of Brimstone by Catriona McPhersonHistorical Mystery2015
Present Darkness by Malla NunnHistorical Mystery2015
Hunting Shadows by Charles ToddHistorical Mystery2015
The Figure of the Detective: A Literary History and Analysis by Charles BrownsonNon-Fiction2015
Poe-Land: The Hallowed Haunts of Edgar Allan Poe by J. W. OckerNon-Fiction2015
400 Things Cops Know: Street-Smart Lessons from a Veteran Patrolman by Adam PlantingaNon-Fiction2015
Writes of Passage: Adventures on the Writer's Journey by Hank Phillippi RyanNon-Fiction2015
The Missing Place by Sophie LittlefieldNovel2015
The Killer Next Door by Alex MarwoodNovel2015
The Day She Died by Catriona McPhersonNovel2015
The Long Way Home by Louise PennyNovel2015
The Last Death of Jack Harbin by Terry ShamesNovel2015
Yesterday's Echo by Matt CoyleFirst Novel2014
Rage Against the Dying by Becky MastermanFirst Novel2014
Cover of Snow by Jenny MilchmanFirst Novel2014
Norwegian by Night by Derek B. MillerFirst Novel2014
The Other Woman by Hank Phillippi RyanFirst Novel2014
A Murder at Rosamund's Gate by Susanna CalkinsHistorical Mystery2014
Saving Lincoln by Robert KresgeHistorical Mystery2014
Dandy Gilver and a Bothersome Number of Corpses by Catriona McPhersonHistorical Mystery2014
Ratlines by Stuart NevilleHistorical Mystery2014
The Lady and Her Monsters: A Tale of Dissections, Real-Life Dr. Frankensteins, and the Creation of Mary Shelley's Masterpiece by Roseanne MontilloNon-Fiction2014
Sandrine's Case by Thomas H. CookNovel2014
Dead Lions by Mick HerronNovel2014
The Wicked Girls by Alex MarwoodNovel2014
How the Light Gets In by Louise PennyNovel2014
Standing in Another Man's Grave by Ian RankinNovel2014
Lowcountry Boil by Susan M. BoyerFirst Novel2013
Mr. Churchill's Secretary by Susan Elia MacNealFirst Novel2013
The Expats by Chris PavoneFirst Novel2013
A City of Broken Glass by Rebecca CantrellHistorical Mystery2013
Princess Elizabeth's Spy by Susan Elia MacNealHistorical Mystery2013
The Confession by Charles ToddHistorical Mystery2013
Elegy for Eddie by Jacqueline WinspearHistorical Mystery2013
Midnight in Peking by Paul FrenchNon-Fiction2013
In Pursuit of Spenser: Mystery Writers on Robert B. Parker and the Creation of an American Hero by Otto PenzlerNon-Fiction2013
Gone Girl by Gillian FlynnNovel2013
The Blackhouse by Peter MayNovel2013
The Art Forger by B. A. ShapiroNovel2013
The Twenty-Year Death (Hard Case Crime) by Ariel S. WinterNovel2013
The Last Policeman by Ben H. WintersNovel2013
Learning to Swim by Sara J. HenryFirst Novel2012
Nazareth Child (Del Shannon, Book 1) by Darrell JamesFirst Novel2012
Turn of Mind by Alice LaPlanteFirst Novel2012
The Informationist by Taylor StevensFirst Novel2012
Before I Go to Sleep by S. J. WatsonFirst Novel2012
Naughty in Nice by Rhys BowenHistorical Mystery2012
Narrows Gate by Jim FusilliHistorical Mystery2012
Mercury's Rise by Ann ParkerHistorical Mystery2012
Troubled Bones by Jeri WestersonHistorical Mystery2012
A Lesson in Secrets by Jacqueline WinspearHistorical Mystery2012
Books, Crooks and Counselors: How to Write Accurately About Criminal Law and Courtroom Procedure by Leslie BudewitzNon-Fiction2012
Agatha Christie: Murder in the Making by John CurranNon-Fiction2012
Wilkie Collins, Vera Caspary and the Evolution of the Casebook Novel by A. B. EmrysNon-Fiction2012
The Savage City: Race, Murder, and a Generation on the Edge by T. J. EnglishNon-Fiction2012
1222 by Anne HoltNovel2012
The House of Silk by Anthony HorowitzNovel2012
The Ridge by Michael KorytaNovel2012
A Trick of the Light by Louise PennyNovel2012
Hell and Gone by Duane SwierczynskiNovel2012
The Damage Done by Hilary DavidsonFirst Novel2011
The Poacher's Son by Paul DoironFirst Novel2011
Full Mortality by Sasscer HillFirst Novel2011
Rupture by Simon LelicFirst Novel2011
A Marked Man by Barbara HamiltonHistorical Mystery2011
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David MitchellHistorical Mystery2011
The Red Door by Charles ToddHistorical Mystery2011
The Fifth Servant by Kenneth WishniaHistorical Mystery2011
The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York by Deborah BlumNon-Fiction2011
Charlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and His Rendezvous with American History by Yunte HuangNon-Fiction2011
Following the Detectives: Real Locations in Crime Fiction by Maxim JakubowskiNon-Fiction2011
Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads by David MorrellNon-Fiction2011
The Glass Rainbow by James Lee BurkeNovel2011
Faithful Place by Tana FrenchNovel2011
The Queen of Patpong by Timothy HallinanNovel2011
Thirteen Hours by Deon MeyerNovel2011
The Scent of Rain and Lightning by Nancy PickardNovel2011
Running from the Devil: A Novel by Jamie FrevelettiFirst Novel2010
A Bad Day for Sorry by Sophie LittlefieldFirst Novel2010
The Twelve by Stuart NevilleFirst Novel2010
A Beautiful Place to Die by Malla NunnFirst Novel2010
In the Shadow of Gotham by Stefanie PintoffHistorical Mystery2010
A Duty to the Dead by Charles ToddHistorical Mystery2010
Serpent in the Thorns by Jeri WestersonHistorical Mystery2010
Among the Mad by Jacqueline WinspearHistorical Mystery2010
L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America's Most Seductive City by John BuntinNon-Fiction2010
Rogue Males by Craig McDonaldNon-Fiction2010
The Lineup: The World's Greatest Crime Writers Tell the Inside Story of Their Greatest Detectives by Otto PenzlerNon-Fiction2010
Provenance: how a con man and a forger rewrote the history of modern art by Laney SalisburyNon-Fiction2010
Dame Agatha's Shorts by Elena SantangeloNon-Fiction2010
Bury Me Deep by Megan AbbottNovel2010
Necessary as Blood by Deborah CrombieNovel2010
Nemesis by Jo NesboNovel2010
The Brutal Telling by Louise PennyNovel2010
The Shanghai Moon by S. J. RozanNovel2010
Death of a Cozy Writer by G. M. MallietFirst Mystery2009
Calumet City: A Novel by Charlie NewtonFirst Mystery2009
Finding Nouf by Zoe FerrarisFirst Novel2009
An Innocent Client by Scott PrattFirst Novel2009
A Carrion Death by Michael StanleyFirst Novel2009
The Blood Detective by Dan WaddellFirst Novel2009
Stealing Trinity by Ward LarsenHistorical Mystery2009
The Whiskey Rebels by David LissHistorical Mystery2009
Company of Liars by Karen MaitlandHistorical Mystery2009
Nox Dormienda (A Long Night for Sleeping) by Kelli StanleyHistorical Mystery2009
Veil of Lies by Jeri WestersonHistorical Mystery2009
Hard-Boiled Sentimentality: The Secret History of American Crime Fiction by Leonard CassutoNon-Fiction2009
How to Write Killer Historical Mysteries: The Art and Adventure of Sleuthing Through the Past by Kathy Lynn EmersonNon-Fiction2009
Scene of the Crime: The Importance of Place in Crime and Mystery Fiction by David GeherinNon-Fiction2009
Edgar Allan Poe: An Illustrated Companion to His Tell-Tale Stories by Harry Lee PoeNon-Fiction2009
The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: A Shocking Murder and the Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective by Kate SummerscaleNon-Fiction2009
Trigger City by Sean ChercoverNovel2009
The Price of Blood by Declan HughesNovel2009
The Draining Lake by Arnaldur IndridasonNovel2009
Curse of the Spellmans by Lisa LutzNovel2009
The Cruellest Month by Louise PennyNovel2009
The Fault Tree by Louise UreNovel2009
Heart-Shaped Box by Joe HillFirst Novel2008
The Spellman Files by Lisa LutzFirst Novel2008
Stealing the Dragon by Tim MaleenyFirst Novel2008
The Collaborator of Bethlehem by Matt Beynon ReesFirst Novel2008
Her Royal Spyness by Rhys BowenHistorical Mystery2008
The Snake Stone by Jason GoodwinHistorical Mystery2008
Consequences of Sin by Clare Langley-HawthorneHistorical Mystery2008
The Gravedigger's Daughter by Joyce Carol OatesHistorical Mystery2008
Arthur Conan Doyle: Life in Letters by Arthur Conan DoyleNon-Fiction2008
The Rough Guide to Crime Fiction by Barry ForshawNon-Fiction2008
Police Procedure & Investigation: A Guide for Writers (Howdunit) by Lee LoflandNon-Fiction2008
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The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes: The Short Stories, Volume 1 by Arthur Conan DoyleNon-Fiction2005
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Jolie Blon's Bounce by James Lee BurkeNovel2003
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Women of Mystery: The Lives and Works of Notable Women Crime Novelists by Martha Hailey DuBoseNon-Fiction2001
100 Favorite Mysteries of the Century by Jim HuangNon-Fiction2001
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