Home - Where you will find out more about mystery novels, find new authors, and learn about some really great older ones.
There are two great sites which list American mystery writers by state. I have added just a few more links of interest.
The first great site is Stop, You're Killing Me! which has an outstanding list of mystery novels by state.
The second great site is The Cozy Mystery List - which has a great list of cozy mysteries by state.
Some more links to mysteries by city or state.
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- Beyond That Lady Detective: African Crime Fiction - An article by Michael Piker, in Publisher's Weekly, August 26, 2011.
- Michael Stanley's Top 10 African Crime Novels - This article is from the Guardian UK
- Mysteries: Dateline Africa - This list is from the Indian Prairie Public Library.
- Sub-Saharan Africa Mystery Novels - This list is from Reader's Advice.
- Who's Who of South African Crime Fiction - An article by Mike Nicol, 2013.
- Mystery Novels set in Antarctica - This list is from Reader's Advice.
- Crime Novels Set in Antarctica - From the Euro Crime blog.
- A Hard Boiled Gazetteer to the Pacific Rim - Mystery novels set in Asia. This list is by Bill Ott. May 1, 2017.
- Mystery Novels set in Asia - These lists are from Stop, You're Killing Me.
- Regional Mysteries: South Asia - This list is compiled by Reader's Advice.
- Chinese New Year Crime Fiction - And a list of mysteries set in China. This list is by Janet Rudolph.
- Mysteries Set in Australia and New Zealand - This list is by Reader's Advice.
- Crime Fiction Canada - A database of Canadian mystery fiction, movies and television shows. There are also databases of mystery fiction criticism and dissertations. Compiled by Brock University.
- Regional Mysteries: Canada - This list is by Reader's Advice.
- Crime Writers of Canada - Check out the Bios section.
- Mysteries Set in France and Francophone Countries - List by Christine A. Corcos.
- France Mysteries - This list is by Stop, You're Killing Me.
- French Crime Fiction - An article on the historical development of French crime fiction by Sue Neale.
- London Mystery Novels - This list is by Stop, You're Killing Me!
- London Underground Crime Fiction - This list is by Janet Rudolph.
- Shades of Blue: Oxbridge in Detective Fiction - an article by Julian Earwaker and Kathleen Becker on mysteries set in Oxford and Cambridge.
- Contemporary Fiction by Irish Authors - This list is by the St. Charles Public Library.
- Gaelic Mysteries - This list is from the Indian Prairie Public Library.
- Italian Mysteries - Web site for historical and contemporary mysteries set in Italy.
- A Hard-Boiled Gazeteer to Italy - Crime novel list by Bill Ott in Booklist, May 1, 2006.
- A Literary Tour of Italy's Libraries - Three great books picked by Concepción de León in the New York Times.
- Cinco de Mayo and Mexican Crime Fiction - This list is by Janet Rudolph.
- Russian Mysteries - This list is from Stop, You're Killing Me.
- From Russia with Love? Mysteries and Thrillers 2017 - by Eric Norton, March, 2017
- After Wallander: a new generation of Scandinavian detectives takes over - An article by Vanessa Thorpe in the Guardian, Sept., 2010.
- Edinburgh Reads - A Google map of novels set in Edinburgh. Though it is not limited to mysteries, you will find many of them here.
- The Celtic Cozies are Coming - Mysteries set in Scotland, Ireland, and Wales. This article is by Catronia McPhearson in Booklist, May, 2018.
- Mystery Novels Set in Wales - This list is by Stop, You're Killing Me!
- Crime in the City - a series of interviews by NPR with various mystery writers whose books feature cities around the world.
- Crime Fiction in the British Empire - an essay on the detectives of Canada, Australia, India, and other colonial locations. From the Whodunit Mystery Bookstore.
- The 9 Top Cities for Detective Travel - by Barry Neild, August, 2013. Visit fascinating cities guided by a favorite sleuth.
- G. J. Demko's Landscapes in Crime - Articles about the mystery novel in the US and in countries
around the world.
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