Mystery Books

Mystery Movies

  • Triangle

    When Jess sets sail on her friend Greg's (Michael Dorman, "The Secret Life Of Us") yacht with a group of friends, she cannot shake

  • The Next Three Days

    Life seems perfect for John Brennan until his wife, Lara, is arrested for a murder she says she didn’t commit. Three years into

  • Memento

    Point blank in the head a man shoots another. In flashbacks, each one earlier in time than what we've just seen, the two men's pas

  • American Psycho (Uncut Version) (Killer Collector's Edition)

    Patrick Bateman, a young, well to do man working on wall street at his father's company kills for no reason at all, collects body

  • Devil

    Trapped in an elevator high above Philadelphia, five people discover that the Devil is among them – and no one can escape their

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Mystery Authors

The Best Mystery Books - Top 100

Anthony Award for Best Mystery Novel


This award for the Best Novel of the Year is named for Anthony Boucher, a writer, critic, and fan of the mystery genre. The Anthony is presented each year during the Bouchercon World Mystery Convention for a novel published in the previous year.

1 Ordinary Grace William Kent Krueger 2014
2 The Beautiful Mystery Louise Penny Chief Inspector Gamache 2013
3 Bury Your Dead Louise Penny Chief Inspector Gamache 2011
4 A Trick of the Light: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel Louise Penny 2011
5 A Brutal Telling Louise Penny 2009
6 The Brass Verdict Michael Connelly Harry Bosch series novels 2008
7 What the Dead Know Laura Lippman 2008
8 No Good Deeds Laura Lippman Tess Monaghan 2007
9 Mercy Falls William Kent Krueger 2006
10 Blood Hollow William Kent Krueger 2005
11 Every Secret Thing Laura Lippman 2004
12 City of Bones Michael Connelly Harry Bosch series novels 2002
13 Mystic River Dennis Lehane novels 2001
14 A Place Of Execution Val McDermid 2001
15 In a Dry Season Peter Robinson Inspector Banks novels 1999
16 Blood Work Michael Connelly novels 1998
17 No Colder Place S. J. Rozan 1998
18 The Poet Michael Connelly Jack McEvoy series novels 1996
19 Under The Beetles Collar Mary Willis Walker 1996
20 She Walks These Hills Sharyn McCrumb Spencer Arrowood, Appalachian sheriff novels 1994
21 Wolf In The Shadows Marcia Muller Sharon McCone 1994
22 Bootleggers Daughter Margaret Maron 1992
23 The Last Detective Peter Lovesey Peter Diamond 1992
24 G Is for Gumshoe Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone novels 1990
25 The Sirens Sing Of Murder Sarah Caudwell 1990
26 The Silence Of The Lambs Thomas Harris 1989
27 Skinwalkers* Tony Hillerman Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn novel 1986
28 C Is for Corpse Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone novels 1986
29 B Is for Burglar Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone novels 1985