Thrills and Chills: Browse the Best Murder Mystery Books
The best mystery thriller books keep readers guessing from the first sentence to the final page. Cunning detectives and amateur sleuths race against the clock to foil the schemes of their enemies.
Our mysteries and thrillers are filled with intense, fast-paced action that keep readers on the edge of their seats. We have the perfect page-turner for any reader of every age—psychological thrillers simmer and build to a slow, satisfying boil, while mystery books for kids and teens offer adventurous stories fit for younger readers.
No matter what you’re looking for, you’ll fall in love with the mysteries and thrillers from Hachette Book Group (HBG). Our top books are written by both well-known authors at the top of their games and rising stars who will soon become household names.
If you want to read the best thriller books of all time, take a look through our large collection! These are books you'll enjoy today and for many years to come.
Find Great Young Adult and Adult Mystery Books from Acclaimed Authors
Do you eagerly await the next murder mystery books from your favorite authors? Have you kept a countdown on your calendar for their next big release? Check out the extensive selection of mystery books we offer for adults, young adults, and kids at HBG—our authors include a "who's who" of great mystery, thriller, and crime writers, including:
- James Patterson
- David Baldacci
- Michael Connelly
- Megan Abbott
- Mike Carey
- Harlan Coben
- Sandra Brown
- Walter Mosley
- Robert Galbraith
- Newt Gingrich
If you’re searching for talented murder mystery authors and the best psychological thrillers, we’re on the case. But, you may want to clear your schedule, because when you pick up our top mystery books, you won’t be able to put them down!