Mar 24, 2017
Well-Read Episode #46 - Mystery Deep Dive
46 min

This week, we'll tell you everything you need to know about the vast and wonderful mystery genre! As always, we'll close with what we're reading.

Books and other media mentioned in this episode:

History of the genre:"The Murders at the Rue Morgue" by Edgar Allan PoeThe Woman in White by Wilkie CollinsThe Moonstone by Wilkie CollinsA Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan DoyleAgatha Christie booksDorothy L. Sayers booksDashiell Hammett booksRaymond Chandler booksNancy Drew series by Carolyn KeeneHardy Boys series by Franklin W. DixonJames Patterson books

Cozies:Masterpiece Mystery! (TV)Hercule Poirot series by Agatha ChristieMiss Marple series by Agatha ChristieLord Peter Wimsey series by Dorothy L. SayersNgaio Marsh booksJosephine Tey booksFlavia de Luce series by Alan BradleyMaisie Dobbs series by Jacqueline WinspearChief Inspector Armand Gamache series by Louise PennyA Goldy Bear Culinary Mystery series by Diane Mott DavidsonLaura Childs booksA Tea Shop Mystery series by Laura ChildsMrs. Murphy series by Rita Mae BrownThe Cat Who... series by Lillian Jackson BraunGoodreads

Police Procedurals:Kurt Wallander series by Henning MankellLeaphorn & Chee series by Tony HillermanDublin Murder Squad series by Tana FrenchRachel Getty & Esa Khattak series by Ausma Zehanat KhanAmong the Ruins by Ausma Zehanat Khan

Hardboiled:The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell HammettPhilip Marlowe series by Raymond ChandlerEasy Rawlins series by Walter MosleyDave Robicheaux series by James Lee BurkeHarry Bosch series by Michael ConnellyV.I. Warsawski series by Sara ParetskyThe Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler

Softboiled:Stephanie Plum series by Janet EvanovichKinsey Millhone series by Sue Grafton

Literary:Tana French booksThe Name of the Rose by Umberto EcoThe Luminaries by Eleanor CattonEpisode 16 - Favorite Reads of 2015My Name is Red by Orhan PamukOrhan Pamuk booksRipper by Isabel Allende

Suspense and Thriller:Clive Cussler booksAlex Cross series by James PattersonMichael Connelly booksHarlan Coben booksMyron Bolitar series by Harlan CobenMary Higgins Clark booksGone Girl by Gillian FlynnThe Girl on the Train by Paula HawkinsThe Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia HighsmithBig Little Lies by Liane MoriartyBig Little Lies (TV)

Crossover Genres:Shutter Island by Dennis LehaneHer Royal Spyness series by Rhys BowenThe Agency series by Y.S. LeeGaslight Mystery series by Victoria ThompsonAnne Perry booksAn Aunt Dimity Mystery series by Nancy AthertonSookie Stackhouse series by Charlaine HarrisThe Dresden Files series by Jim ButcherFever series by Karen Marie MoningThe Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra ClareTo Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie WillisDirk Gently series by Douglas AdamsPeter Grant/Rivers of London series by Ben AaronovitchRivers of London by Ben AaronovitchNora Roberts booksJ.D. Robb booksJulie Garwood booksLinda Howard books

Resources:Stop, You're Killing Me!Cozy Mystery List

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