Top Mystery Fiction

It’s that time of year again!  Time to share our most favorite reads out of several different categories.  First up this year is our picks for mystery fiction.

Dead Sea Rising1. Dead Sea Rising by Jerry Jenkins

The tension in this book really set the tone.  We couldn’t put it down from the time that we picked it up.  It’s hard to imagine follow up success after the Left Behind series, but Jenkins shows why he is still one of the top writers in his market.

Read the full review here.

 

 

 

 

 

Trial on Mount Koya2. Trial on Mount Koya by Susan Spann

You just can’t be a great mystery set in Japan 600 years ago.  With great continuing character development between a Japanese Samurai and a Portuguese Priest, this series continues to make our top pick each year.

Read the full review here.

 

 

 

 

 

The Mystery of Three Quarters

3. The Mystery of the Three Quarters by Sophie Hannah.

Fans of Agatha Christie will love this series that has been picked up with one of Christie’s beloved characters, Hercule Poirot.  Readers will be trying to solve the riddle throughout the entire book.

Read the full review here.

 

 

 

 

 

Spirit of the Fox4. The Spirit of the Fox by Matthew O’Connell

Another great mystery set in Japan.  When a young girl seems to be possessed by the fox goddess, she appears to be cleaning up after a family shunning years ago.

Read the full review here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dangerous DUet5. A Dangerous Duet by Karen Odden

Quite possibly one of the best surprises of the year was this hidden gem.   Set in London’s Soho district, will a young promising piano player unravel a dangerous crime smuggling ring resulting in murders of people she knows?

Read the full review here.

 

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