Welcome to the Mystery page of the “Map of Genres” series. If you are unfamiliar with the series, you can read the introduction post here.

I have currently broken down this list into Adult and Young Adult, categories. I read a lot of mystery, so I imagine I will be splitting these categories into their own pages in the not so far off future. Depending on what I read, I may also break down this list into different sub-genre categories.

If you have suggestions of Mystery books I should read, I would love to hear them in the comments!

*Note: Many of the links below currently link to the same handful of articles, and many have only brief notes about the book listed. These will be expanded upon as more posts are added to the site.


  1. Deja Dead – Kathy Reichs
  2. The Dry – Jane Harper
  3. Kingdom of the Blind – Louise Penny
  4. Ninth House – Leigh Bardugo
    (Also listed in Fantasy)
  5. On What Grounds – Cleo Coyle
  6. Storm Front – Jim Butcher
    (Also in Fantasy)
  7. Fool Moon – Jim Butcher
    (Also listed in Fantasy

Young Adult

  1. The Hand on the Wall – Maureen Johnson
  2. Capturing the Devil – Kerri Maniscalco

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.