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12 Best Mystery Books of All Time

(Updated 2021) Our goal was to create the best list of Mystery books on the internet.
To remain objective and unbiased, we looked at the 4 most popular“best Mystery books" articles online (we chose 4 because anything more than that diluted our quality).

Our rationale was simple: If a book only appears in one article, it’s probably just the journalist’s opinion, but if it appears in two or more, it’s probably worth checking out!
Below you’ll find which books made the cut 😊

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  1. 1

    Dead Until Dark

    Charlaine Harris

    Appears in 3 articles
  2. 2
    Appears in 3 articles
  3. 3

    Gone Girl

    Gillian Flynn

    Appears in 3 articles
  4. 4

    Rebecca

    Daphne du Maurier

    Appears in 3 articles
  5. MOST RECOMMENDED!
    5

    In Cold Blood

    Truman Capote

    Appears in 2 articles
  6. 6
    Appears in 2 articles
  7. 7
    Appears in 2 articles
  8. 8

    The Alienist

    Caleb Carr

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

    The Woman In White

    Wilkie Collins

    Appears in 2 articles

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