What Were Some of the Top Mystery Novels of 2014?


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One of the top mystery novels of 2014 was "Revival: A Novel," by Stephen King, about the relationship between a boy and a minister over several decades. Another top mystery novel was "Personal: A Jack Reacher Novel," by Lee Child, which continues following Jack Reacher as he tracks an assassin.

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The novel "The Secret Place (Dublin Murder Squad)," by Tana French, is about uncovering the mystery behind the murder of a famous teen heartthrob. The novel centers around the truth hidden in the secret world of teenagers. Another top novel from 2014 was "Wolf In White Van: A Novel" by John Darnielle. The story takes on the digital gaming world when two people take a game creator's game and make it a reality.

Another 2014 mystery novel is "The Laughing Monsters: A Novel" by Denis Johnson. The story centers around three friends and their secrets as they travel to Sierra Leone. In the novel "I Am Pilgrim," by Terry Hayes, a retired CIA operative is on the case of a serial killer who has brutally murdered four people. Daniel Silva's "The Heist: A Novel" is an art heist mystery that spans the globe. The man searching for the Caravaggio painting is an assassin and spy who has a cover as an art restorer.

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