This list includes contemporary YA murder mystery books circling around a clique of teenage girls.
Solve mysteries by female detectives written by female authors with murders on their minds.
Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes fans will enjoy this installment in which Russell and Holmes explore Venice as Mussolini begins his fascist regime.
This was one of those can't-put-down books with a strong female main character who puts herself out on a limb for what she believes in, and to achieve justice. Loved…
Sue Grafton is best known as the author of the "Alphabet Series" featuring private investigator Kinsey Millhone.
Murdoch Mysteries succeeds again with terrific historical drama, mystery, suspense, humour and romance.
Mystery tales with terrific titles!
I really enjoyed this novel. It captured me from the start. The way everything entwined together was amazing. The relationships built between the characters. The doubt, the certainty and the…
Relatable, determined characters and a great South Australian setting make for an enjoyable and thrilling read.
Have a look at these mystery fiction novels written and published in the 1990s.
Have a look at these mystery fiction novels written and published in the 1980s.
Have a look at these mystery fiction novels written and published in the 1970s.
A fun mystery radio drama starring the legendary Bill Nighy as amateur detective and actor Charles Paris.
Curl up with some crime from countries that get a lot colder than ours!
Enjoy reading light hearted crime novels without any graphic violence? Curl up with a cosy mystery.
As we head closer to winter in Oz try some crime from colder climes.
Satisfy your curiosity with a cosy mystery featuring a cast of cats.
This movie is full of stunning visuals, incredible actors and intrigue.
Author Sue Grafton has died aged 77. She was well known for the "alphabet series" featuring private investigator Kinsey Millhone.
Very intriguing....Loren goes missing whilst on a cruise with her husband. Was she pushed? Did she fall? Has she just disappeared?
Sherlock Holmes is a fictional private detective created by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. After one book you will be hooked!
Set in country New South Wales, the mystery is engaging. Read The Painted Sky first as as this book refer to past events.
While Beatrice & Virgil has delightful prose and vivid imagery, dark themes cloak the 1940's Holocaust and Dante's hell is revealed.
Such an amazing exploration of Irish culture and faerie fascination! Read about the 3 lives affected by a child believed to be a changling.
A country town has its secrets revealed in this murder mystery by Joy Dettman. Enjoy memorable characters and evocative Australian settings.
Anna Romer's new novel offers twists and turns as Lucy seeks answers to haunted childhood questions. Who is guilty and what are they hiding?
Amnesia, dementia or blackouts due to substance abuse - can you trust the story being told if the protagonist can't trust it themselves?
Another amazing read from Australian author Anna Romer, set in beautiful northern NSW and Tasmania. The mystery will keep you guessing!
Feel the heat, taste the dust and blink into the sunburnt glare as Federal Agent Falk returns home for his friend's murder/suicide.
So much fun, you'll never leave... at least not while you're still alive.
Yet another intriguing mystery from James Patterson.
The Amateurs starts with a missing teenage girl but takes a twist when an online community of crimesolvers investigate years afterwards.
On a dark & stormy night what is there to do? Here's a clue: put on your thinking cap and curl up with one of these mind-boggling mysteries.
While horse racing is referred to as the sport of Kings, these stories show a much darker and more deadly side to it.
If you like classic detective fiction this one is worth a read. A range of early detective fiction including several female detectives.
Benedict and Martin work well together as Sherlock Holmes and John Watson. The episodes are beautifully made like mini movies.
Stories with Rebus at his thorny best.
Really enjoyable book. Love Kerry Greenwood.
Fast paced and an easy read - combines genealogy with modern day murder mystery.
Set in the Blue Mountains, Australia this novel has a bit of everything - Mystery, Romance History & Art. It's a little predictable but has the eccentric artist & his…
Good cosy mystery with a button theme. This one's about a version of voodoo, so interested to see if others in the series are as good.
Thoroughly enjoyed the writing style. Very typical upper class British mystery.
A gripping detective story and family drama, full of twists and turns, set in Melbourne's suburbs.
Amateur sleuths, no blood and gore - after the style of Agatha Christie.
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