• Nine Books With Plots Pulled From Real Life

    Literature can fill in the emotional gaps of true crime and reportage.

    Read More

    When Exactly Was 'The Golden Age' of Detective Fiction? It's a Mystery.

    One of the favorite sports of mystery critics, historians, and scholars is trying to determine when the mystery genre began,...

    Support CrimeReads - Become a Member

    CrimeReads needs your help. The mystery world is vast, and we need your support to cover it the way it deserves. With your contribution, you'll gain access to exclusive newsletters, editors' recommendations, early book giveaways, and our new "Well, Here's to Crime" tote bag.

    Become a member for as low as $5/month