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19 Best Murders Mystery Books of All Time


Our goal: Gather the most accurate and trustworthy list of Murders Mystery books on the internet.

Our process:
1. Search for "best Murders Mystery books" and click on the top 5 articles.
2. Find every book mentioned in 2+ articles and average their rankings.
3. Deliver them all neatly to you here! 😊

(Updated 2022)

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  1. 1

    The Alienist

    Caleb Carr

    Appears in 4 articles
  2. MOST RECOMMENDED!
    2
    Appears in 3 articles
  3. 3

    Gone Girl

    Gillian Flynn

    Appears in 3 articles
  4. 4
    Appears in 3 articles
  5. 5
    Appears in 3 articles
  6. 6

    Rebecca

    Daphne du Maurier

    Appears in 3 articles
  7. MOST RECOMMENDED!
    7

    In Cold Blood

    Truman Capote

    Appears in 3 articles
  8. 8
    Appears in 3 articles
  9. 9
    Appears in 3 articles
  10. 10
    Appears in 2 articles
  11. 11
    Appears in 2 articles
  12. 12

    Night Film

    Marisha Pessl

    Appears in 2 articles
  13. 13
    Appears in 2 articles
  14. 14
    Appears in 2 articles
  15. 15

    The Dry

    Jane Harper

    Appears in 2 articles
  16. 16

    The Big Sleep

    Raymond Chandler

    Appears in 2 articles
  17. 17

    Postmortem

    Patricia Cornwell

    Appears in 2 articles
  18. 18

    Mystic River

    Dennis Lehane

    Appears in 2 articles
  19. 19

    Big Little Lies

    Liane Moriarty

    Appears in 2 articles

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