Publisher SeriesThe Best Mysteries of All Time


Above Suspicion by Helen MacInnes 418 copies, 21 reviews2007
Anatomy of a Murder by Robert Traver 816 copies, 19 reviews2000
And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie 18,345 copies, 487 reviews2009
Ashenden, or, The British Agent by W. Somerset Maugham 919 copies, 28 reviews2006
The Asphalt Jungle by W. R. Burnett 233 copies, 4 reviews2013
Before the Fact by Francis Iles 227 copies, 14 reviews2012
The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler 9,422 copies, 266 reviews2002
The Black Echo by Michael Connelly 5,105 copies, 153 reviews2004
Briarpatch by Ross Thomas 367 copies, 15 reviews2005
Burglars Can't Be Choosers by Lawrence Block 1,072 copies, 27 reviews2010
Calamity Town by Ellery Queen 294 copies, 8 reviews2003
The Case of the Velvet Claws by Erle Stanley Gardner 444 copies, 13 reviews2002
Cat and Mouse by Christianna Brand 71 copies, 2 reviews2013
Chiefs by Stuart Woods 727 copies, 30 reviews2008
The Chill by Ross Macdonald 672 copies, 19 reviews2003
Clouds of Witness by Dorothy L. Sayers 3,390 copies, 95 reviews2006
Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters 4,417 copies, 205 reviews2004
Dance Hall of the Dead by Tony Hillerman 1,813 copies, 49 reviews2003
The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey 5,427 copies, 217 reviews2003
The Day of the Jackal by Frederick Forsyth 4,883 copies, 86 reviews2001
Deadlock by Sara Paretsky 1,036 copies, 17 reviews2004
Death of a Dissident by Stuart M. Kaminsky 204 copies, 2 reviews2010
The Deep Blue Good-by by John D. MacDonald 1,713 copies, 44 reviews2004
The Doorbell Rang by Rex Stout 1,274 copies, 27 reviews2000
A Dram of Poison by Charlotte Armstrong 160 copies, 5 reviews2013
Eye of the Needle by Ken Follett 4,929 copies, 85 reviews2001
The False Inspector Dew by Peter Lovesey 407 copies, 16 reviews2006
Final Appeal by Lisa Scottoline 601 copies, 10 reviews2008
Fletch by Gregory Mcdonald 989 copies, 14 reviews2009
The Franchise Affair by Josephine Tey 1,938 copies, 74 reviews2008
A Gentle Murderer by Dorothy Salisbury Davis 45 copies2012
Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith 3,582 copies, 69 reviews2007
Grave Mistake by Ngaio Marsh 691 copies, 11 reviews2008
A Great Deliverance by Elizabeth George 3,471 copies, 101 reviews2005
Green for Danger by Christianna Brand 360 copies, 10 reviews2005
Home Sweet Homicide by Craig Rice 156 copies, 7 reviews2008
Hopscotch by Brian Garfield 170 copies, 6 reviews2011
The Horizontal Man by Helen Eustis 150 copies, 4 reviews2011
I, the Jury by Mickey Spillane 669 copies, 25 reviews2006
Ice by Ed McBain 444 copies, 10 reviews2003
The Ice House by Minette Walters 1,533 copies, 23 reviews2012
In a Lonely Place by Dorothy B. Hughes 723 copies, 30 reviews2006
In the Heat of the Night by John Ball 368 copies, 11 reviews2005
A Is for Alibi by Sue Grafton 6,222 copies, 224 reviews2001
The Ivory Grin by Ross Macdonald 481 copies, 18 reviews2009
A Judgement in Stone by Ruth Rendell 980 copies, 25 reviews2009
A Kiss before Dying by Ira Levin 1,183 copies, 33 reviews1999
L. A. Requiem by Robert Crais 1,736 copies, 31 reviews2010
Last Seen Wearing... by Hillary Waugh 152 copies, 7 reviews2004
The Laughing Policeman by Maj Sjöwall 1,690 copies, 64 reviews2007
Laura by Vera Caspary 521 copies, 21 reviews2002
The Long Goodbye by Raymond Chandler 4,851 copies, 102 reviews2005
The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett 8,468 copies, 265 reviews2001
The Man from the Sea by Michael Innes 167 copies, 1 review2010
The Man with a Load of Mischief by Martha Grimes 1,507 copies, 24 reviews2006
I Married a Dead Man by Cornell Woolrich 317 copies, 11 reviews2003
The Mask of Dimitrios by Eric Ambler 1,668 copies, 44 reviews2004
Mildred Pierce by James M. Cain 1,129 copies, 41 reviews2003
The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins 9,961 copies, 239 reviews2002
A Morbid Taste for Bones by Ellis Peters 3,633 copies, 92 reviews2007
Mortal Stakes by Robert B. Parker 1,016 copies, 18 reviews2002
The Moving Toyshop by Edmund Crispin 1,346 copies, 59 reviews2012
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie 14,586 copies, 381 reviews1999
The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie 7,624 copies, 255 reviews2012
Old Bones by Aaron Elkins 552 copies, 14 reviews2012
The Perfect Murder by H. R. F. Keating 207 copies, 6 reviews2010
Postmortem by Patricia Cornwell 6,691 copies, 102 reviews2000
The Quiller Memorandum by Adam Hall 401 copies, 13 reviews2008
Red Harvest by Dashiell Hammett 2,767 copies, 82 reviews2012
The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers 2,411 copies, 64 reviews2008
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy 7,909 copies, 180 reviews2007
A Ship of the Line by C. S. Forester 1,628 copies, 27 reviews2010
Shroud for a Nightingale by P. D. James 2,052 copies, 40 reviews2002
The Sign of Four & The Valley of Fear (The Best Mysteries of All Time) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 37 copies2007
Smallbone Deceased by Michael Gilbert 387 copies, 14 reviews2011
A Stranger in My Grave by Margaret Millar 221 copies, 6 reviews2002
Surfeit of Lampreys by Ngaio Marsh 894 copies, 19 reviews2003
The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith 5,582 copies, 182 reviews2000
A Thief of Time by Tony Hillerman 2,316 copies, 40 reviews2005
The Three Coffins by John Dickson Carr 726 copies, 26 reviews2009
The Tiger in the Smoke by Margery Allingham 1,311 copies, 43 reviews2005
Where Are the Children? by Mary Higgins Clark 2,048 copies, 30 reviews2001
Whip Hand by Dick Francis 1,249 copies, 19 reviews2001

Collections and Selections

The Thirty-Nine Steps [and] Greenmantle by John Buchan 61 copies, 1 review2009


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