5 of the Greatest Classic Murder Mystery Books

Ever

Janice Tovey

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If you love a good mystery book, look at this list of 5 of the greatest classic mystery books of all time.

I think you will agree it is a popular list and you being a mystery enthusiast will no doubt spot some of your favorites.

5 of the greatest classic murder mystery books of all time:

AND THEN THERE WERE NONE BY AGATHA CHRISTIE

You will be sure to be hooked from the very beginning as a group of 10 strangers, guests of an eccentric millionaire, begin dying one at a time to the tune of a popular nursery rhyme. Who will be left?

THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES BY SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE

A beast with dripping jaws and eyes a blaze has viciously murdered Sir Charles Baskerville. His face distorted with a look of sheer terror. Sherlock Homes and Watson are summoned to investigate. Are the blood-chilling cries amidst the moors a clue?

THE YELLOW ROOM BY MARY ROBERTS RINEHARD

A locked-up summer home in Maine. A mother and daughter’s surprise. The servants have disappeared, the lights are out, and low and behold they find a body in the closet. The daughter, Carol Spencer becomes a suspect and her mother’s life is in danger.

MURDER MUST ADVERTISE BY DOROTHY L. SAYERS

Amateur detective, Lord Peter Wimsey is called in to investigate Victor Dean’s fall down a flight of stairs at the advertising agency Pym’s Publicity. An accident? Many think not. Loaded with charm, mayhem, and murder this may be your next favorite read.

MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS BY AGATHA CHRISTIE

Enjoying a resurgence of popularity, this novel is sure to delight. Can Hercule Poirot discover the murderer of a man among twelve of the deceased enemies aboard a disabled train stuck in a terrible snowstorm. Time is ticking. The murderer may strike again.

These five of the greatest murder mysteries are sure to keep you on your toes.

You may even solve a murder.

Happy reading.

Janice Tovey 2023

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Janice Tovey

My passion is writing. I also love reading, teaching, animals, nature, music, and humor. I am curious about everything and enjoy writing about all things.