Skip to Main Content

Mystery & Thriller: Home

Hello Whodunnit fans! Let us help you solve the mystery of which whodunnit to read next.

Welcome Whodunit fans!

This guide will help you solve the mystery of which whodunnit you should read next. In this guide, we share a range of mysteries and thrillers to suit every interest, including stories by local authors, staff picks, classics and contemporary reads.

Staff Picks

Laidlaw by William Mcilvanney
Murder at Mallowan Hall
The book of lamps and banners : a novel Cass Neary novel
The Granite Coast murders
Untamed Shore
A necessary evil by Abir Mukherjee
The snowman
Her Royal Spyness by Rhys Bowen
Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen
The Cruelest Month by Louise Penny
IQ by Joe Ide
Death at the Orange Locks

What's New?

Under lock & skeleton key
What happened to the Bennetts
An Impossible Imposter
Nine Lives Peter Swanson
When Blood Lies
The Accomplice by Lisa Lutz
Spoonful of murder by J.M. Hall
What happened to the Bennetts by Lisa Scottoline
Find me by Alafair Burke

Outstanding audiobooks

The Woman in the Library
Arsenic and Adobo
The Long Call Ann Cleeves
The Verifiers Jane Pek
The Goodbye Coast Joe Ide
Sweet Little Lies by Caz Frear
The punishment she deserves by Elizabeth George

Graphic novels

Frank by Ben Rankel
Liar's Kiss by Eric Skillman
The Secret of Chimneys by Francois Riviere
Maggy Garrisson by Lewis Trondheim
Rashomon : a commissioner Heigo Kobayashi case by Victor Santos
Peril at end house by Didier Quella-Guyot
Scene of the Crime by Ed Brubaker
Fog over Tolbiac Bridge :  Nestor Burma mystery by Jacques Tardi


Monica S. from the River Heights Library also contributes to this guide, helping to share the genres of mysteries and thrillers with you.

Award winners