8 Best Murder Mystery Books

Hello, my Bookfreaks! I am back and have bought 8 Best Murder Mystery Books you all need to read. We humans are very inquisitive by our basic nature. We love to see different angles to things. we love knowing stories and crazy facts. Basically, we love murder mysteries. They give you a thrill and makes your imagination race. You try to look at facts and draw your own conclusion about the story. so, down below is the 8 Best Murder Mystery Books for your curious mind.

1. Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

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This was my first book by Agatha Christie, and I fell in love with her work. She is the best in the murder mystery game and most of the books in the list are by her. This work of Agatha is that of Hercule Poirot. He is the best detective after Sherlock Holmes. The way Agatha wrote her books is brilliant. They are short and mesmerising. In this book a person is murdered in a train. Poirot happens to be on this train. No one came in and no one went out. So, the killer is in the train and the head of train appoints Poirot to solve the mystery. This has to be number one in 8 Best Murder Mystery Books.

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2. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie

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Agatha Christie is the queen of this genre. You pick one of her book and you need them all. She writes them so well. You don’t feel confused or lost. This book is set in a town named King’s Abbott. Something horrible happens, a murder is committed. The story starts with the death of Mrs. Ferrars. Mrs. Ferrars died by an overdose on Veronal, a sleeping medication. The story is narrated by Dr. James Sheppard. Everyone in the town have their own theory about the death.


3. The ABC Murders by Agatha Christie

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Yet another Agatha Christie work. Her books deserve it’s place on the top of this list. In this book when Arthur Hastings returns from South America, meets his old friend Poirot. when they meet at Poirot’s new flat, he shows Hastings a letter he received. The letter is signed “A.B.C” and it details a crime that is to be committed. Poirot suspects this is a details of a murder. Isn’t it an interesting story? Well, it blew my mind! grab this book now!


4. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

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This book has been a bestseller and is read by people till now. This is because the book is brilliant! It deserves it’s place on the charts forever. If you have not read this book, what are you doing? This is book one in the huge Millennium series This book is a mixture of murder mystery, family saga, love story and financial intrigue. Sounds interesting right? It is! grab your copy and read on. Thank me later!


5. In the Woods by Tana French

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This book is about the summer of 1984 in Dublin. The warm summer day when mothers were calling their children home but three children didn’t return. They were lost in the silent and dark forest. when police went to find them, they only found one of the child. A boy trembling with fear and no memory of what happened. Later that boy became a police officer and past came back to haunt him. This book is so spooky and scary. It gives you chills. You get so engrossed in the mystery that you become a part of it. join in the ride of horror.


6. Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

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This work is a classic. The book is a Gothic fiction novel. This is a spine chilling story. The type of novel that you read under a blanket and next to a fire place. The story is about a lady, whose world turns upside down when a widower named Maxim de Winter proposes her for marriage. The things get real when they move to Maxim’s massive country estate, and she realises that the shadow of Maxim’s Ex-wife will destroy their life and marriage. Spooky enough for you? Well, there is a reason it earned a place in 8 Best Murder Mystery Books.


7. The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

You will find this book in every reader and celebrities shelf. It one is bestseller and is loved my all. Lo, a journalist who writes for a travel magazine is given the biggest assignment of her life. A week in a luxury Cruise with only handful of cabins. The room is posh, the dinner is amazing and the crowd is great. But things change when Lo sees a woman being thrown off the boat. What happens next is more terrifying! No one believes her because the number of people are checked off and no one is missing. I feel chills by only writing this synopsis. Can you imagine what the book will be like? Grab it to know.


8. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins

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This book is a classic and is loved by many. It is a mixture of Romance, Theft and murder. All the ingredients for an amazing murder mystery novel. This book is based in India. A huge diamond is stolen from an Indian Temple. This story is a great and humorous work of art. This is one of a kind in it’s genre and deserves a place in your self and heart.


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