Mystery Books

Mystery Movies

  • The Killing Room

    In this highly charged, psychological thrill ride, four strangers are recruited as volunteers in a scientific research study. But

  • The Orphanage

    Orphanage, The (WS/DVD)The Orphanage centers on Laura (Belén Rueda) who purchases her beloved childhood orphan

  • Phone Booth

    A single phone call can change a man's life…or possibly end it. Colin Farrell delivers a captivating, off-the-hook performance a

  • Moon [Blu-ray]

    Sam Bell (Sam Rockwell) is nearing the completion of his 3-year-long contract with Lunar Industries, mining Earth's primary source

  • Prometheus

    Ridley Scott, director of "Alien" and "Blade Runner," returns to the genre he helped define. With PROMETHEUS, he creates a groundb

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Mystery Authors

The Best Mystery Books - Top 100


The Edgar awards are presented in the year after that of the publication of the work. The following is the list for the year’s best novel as determined by the Mystery Writers of America, the preeminent American organization for mystery writers. The most recent awards were presented at the MWA's 57th Gala Banquet May 1, 2003 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City.

The Light of Day

Eric Ambler novel 1962
Gideonrsquos Fire

John Creasey (J. J. Marric) 1962
The Progress Of A Crime

Julian Symons 1961
The Hours Before Dawn

Celia Fremlin 1960
The Eighth Circle

Stanley Ellin 1958
Room To Swing

Ed Lacy 1958
A Dram Of Poison

Charlotte Armstrong 1957
A Beast In View

Margaret Millar 1955
The Long Goodbye

Raymond Chandler Philip Marlowe novel 1954
Beat Not The Bones

Charlotte Jay 1954