Readers, have you watched the new Knives Out movie yet? The Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, the sequel to the famous mystery movie finally released on Netflix. Directed by Rian Johnson and produced by Rian and Ram Bergman, the trailer really looks interesting.
The cast of this mystery movie includes Daniel Craig, Kate Hudson, Kathryn Hahn, Janelle Monáe, and several other famous actors. Everyone’s going crazy over the movie. So, maybe it’s time you booked your tickets too?
If you happen to be a reader who has already watched the movie, then perhaps you’d like these books. These books are filled with mind-blowing mysteries, detectives going undercover, murderers, deaths, and killers who hide in plain sight. From Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None to Jennifer Lynn Barnes’ The Inheritance Games, these books are highly recommended by readers from all over the world.
If you love mysteries, then you will enjoy these stories. More so, if you like the movie Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery. So, enjoy this moment because your TBR is about to grow now. And if you have already read these books, then let us know what you thought about them.
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A Deadly Inside Scoop
This book features a deadly match of murder mystery and cold ice creams. Bronwyn Crewse has graduated with an MBA degree. Now, she is taking over her family’s ice cream shop in Ohio. It’s not an easy task because the business is still relatively new to her. However, she is determined to give her best. When she discovers a dead body in the snow and learns the identity of the man, she will be forced to catch the killer before she has a meltdown.
A Different Kind Of Evil
Agatha Christie is a famous mystery writer with an amazing talent for detection. This special talent of hers has caught the attention of Davison, a British Special Agent. When he requests her to travel to the Canary Islands to investigate a death case, she agrees. But, upon reaching there, she will learn that nothing is as it seems and a different kind of evil lurks in the place.
A Line To Kill
This year, Ex-Detective Inspector Daniel Hawthorne and his sidekick Anthony Horowitz have been invited to an exclusive literary festival. They arrive at their location and meet the festival’s other guests. Soon, a local grandee drops dead, and both of these men find themselves in the middle of the investigation. The question is, will the killer be found before anything else happens?
An Unwanted Guest
A perfect getaway turns deadly in this mystery novel. Mitchell’s Inn in Catskills is a perfect place for a weekend. However, the place becomes a threat when the weather takes a turn for the worse, and soon guests start dying. The scared guests stuck at the inn begin to panic and try their best to survive the storm and the killer that might be hiding among them.
And Then There Were None
Ten strangers have been summoned to a private island. Their host is an eccentric millionaire, but nobody knows him. Also, they are unable to find the man. All of these guests have a wicked past that they would like to hide forever: they all have been marked for murder. One by one, these guests themselves are murdered. But who is doing this? And if all of them die, who will reveal the truth?
Arsenic And Adobo
At last, Lila Macapagal has moved back home. Recovering from a bad breakup, she’s trying to focus on saving Tita Rosie’s failing restaurant. But, when her ex-boyfriend suddenly dies, she is the prime suspect. Lila decides to save herself by investigating the case in the midst of everything that’s going wrong in her life. But will she find the killer before the time is up?
When Aristide Leonides dies from barbiturate poisoning, everyone suspects his widow. It is most likely not an accident. His widow is fifty years his junior, but more than that, she is the only person who might inherit a sizeable fortune. She is also rumored to be involved with a young tutor. All the clues point at her, but Charles Hayward, a criminologist, has opposite theories and doubts. Who really killed the man and why?
Death At The Chateau Bremont
When a local nobleman dies, foul play is suspected. The incident also starts a chain of rumors in the historic town of Aix-en-Provence. The chief magistrate of Aix, Antoine Verlaque, and Marine Bonnet try to narrow down the list of suspects. Meanwhile, another death occurs, which proves that someone is killing these people on purpose. Set in the south of France, this mystery is surely captivating.
Now that Carrie Singleton has been offered a job at the spooky local library, she won’t let anything destroy it. The said library has its own librarian ghost, but that doesn’t matter to her. Carrie hosts her first major event and invites Al Buckley, a retired homicide detective. In the middle of the event, Al keels over and dies. Carrie feels guilty for inviting the detective, so she begins her own investigation. But, as she gets closer to the truth, she risks ending up like Al herself: it’s a “due” or “die” situation for her.
Everyone In My Family Has Killed Someone
Everyone in Ernest Cunningham’s family, from his brother, stepsister, father, mother, and uncle, to his wife and himself, they have killed someone. Some of them have “killed” once, while others have “killed” more than once. It’s the truth, really. They all gathered for a family reunion at a ski resort. But this family reunion is complicated and unlike any other.
Eve Forrester is stuck in a loveless marriage, but at least she doesn’t have any enemies. Sadly, when she inherits a fortune, she gains countless enemies. Eve is in her house when she receives a letter informing her that a stranger has left her an inheritance. But there’s a catch – she must travel to French Riviera if she wants to learn more. She decides to travel but what she finds out is more deadly than she’d have thought.
Finlay Donovan Is Killing It
Finlay Donovan is a single mom of two, a struggling novelist, and currently in a situation. She was discussing the plot of her new suspense novel with her agent when someone overheard her. They mistake her for a contract killer and offer her a job. Desperate to make ends meet, she agrees to dispose of a problem husband. However, the novelist will soon realize that crimes in real life are way harder than she believed.
In this book, a young lawyer returns home devastated by the news of his sister’s death. Hiding a dangerous secret of his own, he decides to stay and discover the truth. But, when his investigation takes him to unknown places and threatens to reveal his secret, he will realize what he left behind.
In a remote Irish village, human remains are discovered on an old farm. The dead man is suspected to be Tommy Burke. He was a former lover of Brid Riordan and Evelyn Ross. The village has rarely known any trouble, but this sudden murder threatens to disrupt that peace. When the village’s dark past begins to unravel, secrets will unearth that will change everyone’s lives.
In The Hall With The Knife
A storm strikes at Blackbrook Academy, leaving a group of students and the headmaster stranded. The elite prep school is hidden deep in the woods. A few hours later, the headmaster ends up dead. Everyone in this group of students is hiding something, and it’s clear that the death was no accident. Everyone has a motive for murder, but who is the actual killer?
Susan Ryeland is Alan Conway’s editor. The bestselling crime writer Alan has written several books. When she receives the writer’s latest manuscript, she is sure that it will be just like his previous works. But, as she keeps reading, she quickly realizes that there’s a story hiding in those ages, a story that will soon lead to murder.
Kunihiko Hidaka is a bestselling novelist. On the night before he’s planning to leave Japan, he is found brutally murdered in his house. Police Detective Kyoichiro Kaga is investigating this death case. Hidaka’s body was discovered by his wife and his best friend, and as the investigation begins, truths will emerge. Will Kaga succeed at discovering the motive behind the murder, or is it too late?
Meddling And Murder
Rosie “Aunty” Lee loves solving other people’s problems. Beth Kwuan is a businesswoman whose maid has disappeared suddenly. Aunty Lee is more than happy to let her own maid help Kwuan. But, as time passes, Aunty Lee begins to worry and can’t help but wonder what actually happened to the maid who disappeared. If Aunty Lee doesn’t uncover the truth, then she might lose her own maid too.
Murder At The Theatre Royale
It’s December in 1935, a season of festival, happiness, and snow. But Chester Harrison is a director who’s not so happy. It seems his tour of regional theatres isn’t going as he planned. Yet, the company reaches its final stop, unaware of what is about to happen. On the opening night, death after death occurs. Daphne King, a journalist, is determined to uncover the truth no matter the cost.
Murder On The Orient Express
Detective Hercule Poirot is on vacation. Or, at least, he was until an American tycoon ended up dead on the famous Orient Express, the same train he was traveling in. Now the detective must identify the killer as soon as possible. If he fails to do so, it will destroy his plans for vacation, and he’d have given time to the killer to strike again as well. The clock is ticking on Poirot.
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One Little Secret
It’s a fact that we all have our own secrets that we wouldn’t want anybody to know. But the question is, would you die to protect those secrets or, perhaps, kill to protect those secrets? When a getaway for three couples goes wrong, and a woman ends up dead on the private beach, it’s obvious that somebody spoke too much. Now, Gabby Watkins, the town detective, must investigate what really happened when someone decided to kill the woman.
A Speedy Death
The year is 1929, when the murder happens. The genteel country guests are shocked when their special guest, Mountjoy, a world traveler, ends up dead in a bathtub. There are several suspects but only one real killer. Who killed the traveler? Was it his fiancée, Carstairs, or perhaps Dorothy?
Castle Cove is a cursed town hiding some ugly truths. Last summer, after Alice was dumped by her boyfriend Steve, she disappeared for five days. Now, Steve’s other girlfriend, Brooke, has vanished. Alice’s tutor, Iris, has a few reasons for wanting to disappear as well.
The police believe that the boyfriend is the culprit, but Alice doubts it. With the help of the complete works of Agatha Christie, Alice and Iris decide to solve this mystery on their own. The only problem is they don’t know what they might be heading into.
The Case Of The Man Who Died Laughing
Would you believe if you heard that a Hindu goddess appeared from a mist and plunged a sword into a man’s chest? It’s hard to believe, but that’s what happened with a prominent Indian scientist. He died in a fit of giggles. However, Vish Puri, India’s Most Private Investigator, doesn’t believe that story. A master of disguise, he sets out to reveal the truth, but there’s a long journey ahead of him.
The Color Of Bee Larkham’s Murder
Jasper Wishart, a 13-year-old boy with synesthesia, lives in a colorful world. Everything in his world has a unique shade of its own, but lately, he has been disturbed by a new color. It’s the color of murder. The boy is convinced he has done something to Bee Larkham, his new neighbor. While he tries to untangle the memories and colors that might lead him to the harsh truth, someone else is trying hard to stop him.
The Cutting Season
When Caren walks the grounds of Belle Vie, she doesn’t see anything out of usual. It’s the historic plantation house that she has managed for over four years now. But, she does notice that some ground has been dug up by the fence. The gardener she had asked to tidy that up comes to her to inform her that he has found a dead body in that spot. As the investigation progresses, Caren learns that the beautiful Belle Vie is not to be trusted.
The Eighth Detective
Grant McAllister is a professor of mathematics who calculated the different orders and possibilities of a mystery. Thirty years ago, he divided them into seven perfect detective stories and published them quietly. Now, Julia, an ambitious editor, wishes to republish his book. They work together, revisiting the old stories, but there are a few things that don’t add up. Julia must uncover whatever mystery is waiting for her.
The Guest List
A charming rising television star and an ambitious magazine publisher are tying the knot on an island off the coast of Ireland. Although the cell phone service is spotty and the waves are rough, everything looks perfect.
The men are playing a drinking game, the bridesmaid’s dress gets ruined, the bride’s oldest male friend gives a toast that can only be described as uncomfortably caring, and in the midst of all this chaos, someone turns up dead. Is the killer hiding among the guests?
The Hollow Of Fear
With the help of Mrs. Watson, Charlotte puts her power of deduction to good use. She draws those in need of her and learns what other people don’t. But, this time, the mystery has entered her personal life. Charlotte’s half-brother has disappeared, followed by the death of Lady Ingram. When every sign points to Lord Ingram, Holmes disguises herself but will she uncover the truth before she lands herself in danger?
The Hunting Party
A group of friends arrived at an estate to welcome the New Year, but now they are snowed in. On the day of New Year, one of them ends up dead, and anybody among them could be the killer. They have been friends for a decade, and although this trip began innocently, there are several regrets and resentments that are growing heavy. How long could they possibly go before someone snapped?
The Inheritance Games
Avery Grambs has no clue why an old man left his entire fortune to her. To receive that inheritance, she must live in the Hawthorne House with people who would do anything to throw her out of the game. When there’s danger lurking in every corner, Avery will be forced to play a game herself just to survive.
Detective Cassie Maddox is still traumatized by her encounter with a psychopath. To take things slowly, she transfers out of the Murder squad. She also begins a relationship with Sam O’Neil, a fellow detective. But, when Sam gets her involved in one of his new cases, things change for her. Cassie’s old boss wants her to go undercover but will Cassie survive this case?
The Missing American
Emma Djan is a 26-year-old private detective. Gordon Tilson is a middle-aged widower in Washington, DC. After his wife passed away, he found peace in an online community where he met a young widow. The man decides to surprise his new love, but when he disappears suddenly, Gordon’s son, Derek, chases him. Emma and Derek’s worlds will collide, taking them into unexpected corners of the world.
The Seven Deaths Of Evelyn Hardcastle
A celebration ends up in a bad tragedy when Evelyn Hardcastle is killed. But it’s not the end of this night. Aiden is one of the guests invited to the party, and he is the only one who can solve her murder. But until he identifies the killer, the day will repeat over and over. To raise the stakes, there’s also another problem- every day, Aiden wakes in the body of a different guest. Will Aiden break the cycle before he loses his mind?
The Stranger Diaries
Clare Cassidy is a high school English teacher who teaches a course on Gothic writer R.M. Holland. When one of her colleagues ends up dead, Clare is devastated. But, what’s more, terrifying is the line from Holland’s famous story that the killer left the dead body. The police believe the killer is someone Clare knows, so she turns to her diary to pour out her feelings. Until she notices a stranger’s writing in her diary when real life collides with the fictional world, will you fight to rewrite the ending?
The Thursday Murder Club
In a retirement village, four unlikely friends- Elizabeth, Joyce, Ron, and Ibrahim make sure to meet up once a week. Together they all investigate unsolved murders for fun. But then, a real murder takes place. A killing on their doorstep forces the Thursday Murder Club into the middle of their first real case. These friends might be getting old, but they still have a lot to show, so will they catch the killer before it’s too late?
The Widows Of Malabar Hill
In 1921, in Bombay, Perveen Mistry was one of the first female lawyers in India. She has joined her father’s law firm, Mistry Law. Currently, the firm is handling the will of Mr. Omar Farid. The wealthy Muslim mill owner has left behind three widows, and strangely, all of them have signed over their inheritance to a charity. Perveen gets suspicious, and she must find out what really happened before things escalate.
The Windsor Knot
There was a dinner party at Windsor Castle, so several guests had arrived at the place. The next morning, Queen Elizabeth discovers the dead body of one of her guests. The man was murdered in his room with a rope around his neck. The police suspect the royal servant, but they are heading in the wrong direction. And they don’t know that the Queen has a knack for solving crimes. Her Majesty has been living a double life, and now, she’s determined to catch the killer while also ensuring her secret doesn’t get out.
In Lowland Way, the houses are beautiful, the neighbors and kids get along perfectly, and it’s a peaceful area where people follow the rules, a suburban dream for many. But Darren and Jodie, the new neighbors, have no respect for these rules and these people. Soon, an all-out war starts brewing because of their careless attitude, and death occurs. Everyone is accusing each other and hiding something. In this chaos, will the police succeed at uncovering the truth?
Ellingham Academy is a famous private school founded by Albert Ellingham, whose wife and daughter was kidnapped shortly after the school opened. The kidnapper only left a riddle signed with “Truly, Devious,” which has become one of the greatest unsolved crimes in America.
Stevie Bell is a true crime expert beginning her first year at the academy. She is determined to solve this case as soon as she gets a hold of her life. But then Truly Devious returns, and someone dies. Who is Truly Devious, and will Bell really catch him/her in time?
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