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Initial post: Nov 1, 2012 8:35:31 PM PDT
whats the best mystery book you've ever read. Couldn't put it down good

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 5, 2012 5:06:44 AM PST
kben says:
all of the eve duncan series by iris johansen...they are all cant put down books

Posted on Nov 5, 2012 9:04:47 AM PST
Cluny says:
I have read many outstanding mysteries in my long voracious reading history. Just read (i.e. inhaled) The 7th Woman (Nico Sirsky, Chief of Police), lent it to a friend who also devoured it within a matter of hours, so I 've been recommending it promiscuously all over the place. One of my all time favorites is Every Dead Thing by John Connolly. Neither of these is for those sensitive to graphic scenes. "Every Dead Thing " kept me up all night!

Posted on Nov 5, 2012 12:07:47 PM PST
I love the Charlie Parker series by John Connolly. His battle against real and metaphysical villains is always great reading but I agree it is not for everyone. Every Dead Thing excellent.

Posted on Nov 5, 2012 12:51:03 PM PST
Mine is probably either The Judas Child by O'Connell or When Demons Walk (Sianim) by Patricia Briggs. The second is a fantasy/mystery. Loved that book. Love the way the plot came together. The O'Connell one was a thriller. Just an emotional and scary and fantastic read.

Posted on Nov 7, 2012 2:31:18 PM PST
Brent Butler says:
Going simple and old school, I really enjoy Perry Mason mysteries.

Posted on Nov 9, 2012 11:09:22 AM PST
M42 says:
Sherlock Holmes!

Posted on Nov 10, 2012 8:33:32 AM PST
Inspector Morse.

Posted on Nov 10, 2012 12:02:19 PM PST
pax says:
Nero Wolfe.

Posted on Nov 13, 2012 7:14:06 PM PST
Inspector Gamache/Three Pines series by Louise Penny

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 13, 2012 7:16:24 PM PST
Kathy S. says:
I love Inspector Gamache and the Louise Penny books!

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 13, 2012 7:19:23 PM PST
I've fallen behind on my reading but I thought The Brutal Telling was the most fabulous read. Louise was in town for an event and signed a copy for me.

Squeeeee!

Posted on Nov 17, 2012 7:03:46 AM PST
H. Bates says:
Walter Mosley Leonid McGill series.

Posted on Nov 17, 2012 9:50:26 AM PST
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In reply to an earlier post on Nov 18, 2012 3:17:27 AM PST
samantha says:
The Harry Hole series by Jo Nesbo. Best one so far The Leopard.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 19, 2012 1:27:28 PM PST
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Posted on Nov 25, 2012 3:03:51 PM PST
Lbadger99 says:
Love the classics -Holmes, Wolfe, and Poirot.

Posted on Nov 26, 2012 11:14:13 AM PST
Frank Mundo says:
I second Walter Mosley, but for his Easy Rawlins series.

Posted on Nov 26, 2012 11:05:23 PM PST
Anthony L. says:
Curtain: Poirot's Last Case by Agatha Christie.
It has the greatest twist ending ever written!

Posted on Nov 27, 2012 4:32:39 AM PST
MontclairMD says:
For noir with contemporary appeal, twists, and suspense, I'd go for Good Morning, Darkness. An edgy classic.

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Posted on Jan 16, 2013 1:55:39 PM PST
Tuli Reno says:
The Black Dahlia

Strange and convoluted. I've not read a book like it.

Posted on Jan 16, 2013 8:13:13 PM PST
Can't pick just one. So many great ones out there.

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 18, 2013 7:16:30 AM PST
C. Hall says:
will try it...thanks

Posted on Jan 20, 2013 7:24:34 AM PST
Ivan says:
Rather then name a single book I'm going to nominate Dave Robicheaux series by James Lee Burke. His characters are always complex, he nails Louisiana and Montana and you see Robicheaux struggle with his inner demons as loved ones pass, as he remarries and as his adopted daughter grows into a woman.
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