In the Mood to Solve Crime, Crack Codes and Connect the Dots? These Mystery Books Are For You

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Whether you’re a fan of science fiction books, joke books, or haven’t yet indulged in some of the classics you know you should’ve read by now — your quarantine reading list is probably growing by the day. Reading is one of the best ways you can spend your leisure time as your vocabulary grows, mind settles and you can relax your eyes while not looking at a screen. We fully support the burgeoning book worms digging their way through some of the best novels available, and we want to give you a few more to peruse today. The genre? Mystery.

There’s nothing quite like a dark, stormy night outside while you’re cuddled up on the couch with a classic mystery novel — delving deep into a thrilling, intriguing narrative that you can’t wait to finish. There’s a reason Agatha Christie is one of the best-selling authors in history. To help you pass the time during quarantine, we’ve gathered our favorite mystery novels across a variety of sub-genres including medical mystery, espionage fiction, murder mystery and more.

Let’s take a journey through some of the best mystery books of past and present day.