Crime

The crime genre includes the broad selection of books on criminals and the court system, but the most common focus is investigations and sleuthing. Mystery novels are usually placed into this category, although there is a separate division for "crime". Hard Case Crime is one example.

A Serial Killer's Daughter: My Story of Faith, Love, and Overcoming
Death Prefers Blondes
The Mastermind: Drugs. Empire. Murder. Betrayal.
Tear It Down (Peter Ash, #4)
No Mercy (Ellery Hathaway, #2)
The Flower Girls
Blood Orange
Flare Up (Boston Fire, #6)
Twisted
Gone by Midnight
In Safe Hands (DCI Anna Tate, #1)
Rien ne va plus
Hunting Annabelle
Call Me Evie
Murder in the Caribbean
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    The Queen: The Forgotten Life Behind an American Myth
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    Kill Me Why?: Gray James Detective Murder Mystery and Suspense (Chief Inspector Gray James Detective Murder Mystery Series Book 2)
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    The Infirmary
    The Killer Collective (John Rain, #10)
    Girls of Glass
    The Forgotten Hours
    A Merciful Fate (Mercy Kilpatrick, #5)
    The Wedding Guest (Alex Delaware, #34)
    Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup
    A Killer's Mind (Zoe Bentley Mystery, #1)
    The Lost Man
    Past Tense (Jack Reacher, #23)
    Ninth and Nowhere
    Close to the Bone (Widow's Island, #1)
    Stillhouse Lake (Stillhouse Lake, #1)
    The Couple Next Door
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    Sworn to Silence by Linda CastilloGorky Park by Martin Cruz SmithBlood Orchids by Toby NealJar City by Arnaldur IndriðasonIn the Woods by Tana French
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    546 books — 320 voters
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    And Then There Were None by Agatha ChristieMurder on the Orient Express by Agatha ChristieThe Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha ChristieDeath on the Nile by Agatha ChristieThe A.B.C. Murders by Agatha Christie
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    Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha ChristieThe Complete Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan DoyleAnd Then There Were None by Agatha ChristieThe Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha ChristieThe Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle
    The Best British Crime/Mystery Fiction
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    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
    The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
    Gone Girl
    The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Millennium, #3)
    The Girl on the Train
    And Then There Were None
    The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1)
    In Cold Blood
    Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot, #10)
    A Study in Scarlet (Sherlock Holmes, #1)
    Sharp Objects
    Dark Places
    The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike, #2)
    In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1)
    The Godfather (Mario Puzo's Mafia)

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