6 creepy detective books that will keep you guessing until the very endVika
While we love to sit in the sun with romance novels or listen to engaging memoirs on the way to work, detectives have always been fun books in which we compete with characters to solve a puzzle. Perfect for true crime aficionados or those who love gripping stories, these beautiful detective books offer gripping puzzles with addictive crime and a mysterious problem to solve.
1. "And There Was No One" by Agatha Christie.
And There Was No One is a classic Agatha Christie detective novel about 10 strangers invited by an unknown millionaire as weekend guests to a mansion on a private island. When guests are killed one by one, they must quickly find out who is behind the killings before none of them survive.
2. "The Silent Patient" by Alex Michaelides.
Alicia Berenson seems to be living a perfect life as a famous artist with her famous photographer husband - until one day her husband comes home late and Alicia shoots him five times in the face and then doesn't speak again. Obsessed with Alicia's cause and determined to find a motive, crime therapist Theo Faber sets out to uncover the truth in this thrilling mystery with a fantastic final twist.
3. "The Thursday Murder Club" by Richard Osman.
In a quiet retirement community, four elderly friends gather every Thursday night to talk about unsolved murders, calling themselves the Thursday Murder Club. When a local is found dead with a strange photograph left next to his body, the Thursday Murder Club uses their wits and skills from their past careers to challenge all stereotypes and solve crime in this entertaining mystery, beloved for its wealth and liveliness.
4. "Study in crimson tones" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
Etude in Scarlet Tones was the first novel to tell the story of the famous detective duo Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. This story, first published in 1887, recounts how Holmes and Watson met as new roommates and together solved their first murder, which turned out to be much more complex and confusing than any of them could have imagined.
5. "Billy Summers" by Stephen King.
While Stephen King is by far best known for his horror sensational fiction, Billy Summers is a crime thriller/detective novel about a man who is a hitman, but only if the target is a bad man who deserves to die. Billy is ready to retire and get ready for one last job, but whatever he does, it seems that things are not going as they should.
6. "Angels and Demons" by Dan Brown.
Angels and Demons is the first book in the Da Vinci Code series, which begins with world-renowned symbologist Robert Langdon called on to help solve the murder of a physicist who had a strange symbol on his chest. When Robert begins his investigation, he uncovers an elaborate Illuminati conspiracy against the Catholic Church.