A mystery refers to any unexplained problem. Mysteries can be solved through critical thinking and analysis. Mystery novels focus around solving a specific case. More »

"No One's a Mystery" by Elizabeth Tallent is about an 18-year-old girl who is having an affair with a married man. The short story focuses solely on a conversation the man and girl have about the future of their relation... More »

The critically acclaimed "Cat Who" series consists of 29 mystery novels and three story collections by former lifestyle writer and editor Lilian Jackson Braun. The series revolves around newspaper reporter Jim Qwilleran ... More »

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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 ... More »

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Two of the best-known writers of mysteries were the American Edgar Allan Poe and Englishman Wilkie Collins. Poe made his name as a poet, but moved on to short stories that blended horror and mystery elements. Collins' wo... More »

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Some recent British mystery series as of 2015 are the Hamish MacBeth series by M.C. Beaton, the Wesley Peterson books by Kate Ellis and Elizabeth George's Inspector Lynley series. Some classic British mystery series incl... More »

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Some authors of mystery novels include James Patterson, John Grisham and Stephen King. Although best know for their bestselling mystery novels, these authors also write in other genres. More »

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