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.

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The Lost Man
In a House of Lies (Inspector Rebus, #22)
Fatal Promise (D.I. Kim Stone, #9)
Wrecked (IQ #3)
Tombland (Matthew Shardlake, #7)
Murder by the Book (Beyond the Page Bookstore Mystery, #1)
The Spite Game
Last Seen (The Amateurs, #3)
Beirut Rules: The Murder of a CIA Station Chief and Hezbollah's War Against America
Cards of Love: The Pope
Six Cats a Slayin' (Cat in the Stacks, #10)
My Heroes Have Always Been Junkies
My Whole Truth
The House on Vesper Sands
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  • Past Tense (Jack Reacher, #23)
    The Reckoning
    Dark Sacred Night (Renée Ballard, #2; Harry Bosch, #21; Harry Bosch Universe, #31)
    Close to the Bone (Widow's Island, #1)
    I Am Watching You
    A Bone to Pick (Widow's Island, #2)
    Lethal White (Cormoran Strike, #4)
    A Spark of Light
    What Have You Done
    Holy Ghost (Virgil Flowers, #11)
    The Witch Elm
    River Bodies (Northampton County #1)
    The Girl in the Letter
    What I've Done (Morgan Dane #4)
    Long Road to Mercy (Atlee Pine, #1)
    One for the Money by Janet EvanovichDeath on the Nile by Agatha ChristieHard Eight by Janet EvanovichThe Quiche of Death by M.C. BeatonDiners, Dives & Dead Ends by Terri L. Austin
    Cozy Crimes
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    In Cold Blood by Truman CapoteHelter Skelter by Vincent BugliosiThe Stranger Beside Me by Ann RuleThe Devil in the White City by Erik LarsonThe Manson File by Nikolas Schreck
    True Crime
    547 books — 564 voters
    Cut & Run by Abigail RouxZero at the Bone by Jane SevilleFair Game by Josh LanyonFatal Shadows / A Dangerous Thing by Josh LanyonAmong the Living by Jordan Castillo Price
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    I Don't Understand All That Fuss
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    Crime Books That Should Be Movies
    324 books — 352 voters

    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)
    And Then There Were None
    The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1)
    The Girl on the Train
    In Cold Blood
    Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot, #10)
    A Study in Scarlet (Sherlock Holmes, #1)
    The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike, #2)
    Dark Places
    The Godfather (Mario Puzo's Mafia)
    Sharp Objects
    In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1)

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