2019 Edgar Award Finalists for Best Mysteries

If you like books that give you goosebumps and the shivers, check out the Edgar Awards nominees for the best in mysteries and thrillers.

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The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of 2018

If you're looking for something to ward off the chilly weather (or to add another layer of chill), here are some of our favorite mysteries and thrillers from the past year. 

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The Amazon Book Review Podcast: Our Favorite Mysteries of 2018 and an Interview with Markus Zusak

The Amazon Books editors recap a thrilling year for thrillers, and Seira Wilson talks to Markus Zusak about Bridge of Clay, his long-awaited follow-up to The Book Thief.

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Vannessa's Mystery Corner

Why we've waited so long to give Vannessa a voice on the blog is a mystery. 

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The Best Books of 2018: "The Woman in the Window" by A.J. Finn

Author A.J. Finn's debut novel is a thriller that we've loved all year long. Here Finn talks about Alfred Hitchcock and other inspirations behind one of our picks for the top 10 best books of 2018.

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A Conversation with Michael Connelly

With a best-selling new novel, the fifth season of "Bosch" in production, and a new podcast on the horizon, it seemed like a good time to catch up with Michael Connelly. 

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Hear All About It: Introducing the Amazon Book Review Podcast

The only thing we like better than writing about books is talking about books. So we launched a podcast.

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Tana French on "The Witch Elm," Donna Tartt, and a Different Point of View

We talked to bestselling author Tana French about her new mystery, the book she considered a game changer, and what she's thinking about next. 

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The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of October

There's something for everyone in October's Best Mysteries & Thrillers.

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Charlaine Harris Talks about Her Brand-New Heroine and "An Easy Death"

Charlaine Harris--author of the books that HBO's hugely popular True Blood was based on--launched a new series this month featuring a gun for hire in the former United States, a pair of Russians wizards, and a secret that lives within a very powerful bloodline. Read on for our interview with Harris about An Easy Death.

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J. R. Ward Lights Up a New Romantic Suspense Series with "Consumed"

Black Dagger Brotherhood author J. R. Ward talks about firefighters, her brand-new novel Consumed, and her passion for writing strong female characters.

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The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of September

Here are our favorite Mysteries & Thrillers of September.

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"Versions of Truth" - Lisa Gardner Talks to Author Hank Phillippi Ryan About Writing and Her New Novel

I listened to him practice his closing argument, and was utterly convinced that his client was innocent. But then I imagined, somewhere across town in Boston, the wife of the prosecutor listening to her husband give his closing argument. In which that very same defendant was guilty. They had used exactly the same evidence to come up with two polar opposite results. How can that be? And I thought... My book my book my book! -- Hank Phillippi Ryan

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Carlton Cuse: Creating a New Chapter with "Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan"

TV series creator Carlton Cuse talks about modernizing CIA analyst Jack Ryan to step up to today's challenges while staying true to Tom Clancy's vision in the first season of Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan.

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When Your Mother-in-Law is "The Other Woman"

Author Sandie Jones on writing her debut thriller.

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