Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

From thieves to spies to gumshoe detectives, browse our mystery, thriller and suspense book recommendations.

October 12, 2021
Classic ghost stories, grisly murder mysteries, weird tales, and collectible editions of classic horror novels – AbeBooks has every book you need for a spine-chilling Halloween.
August 24, 2021
Our list stretches between unabashed page-turners featuring spies, explosions and big finales to award-winning high-end literary fiction set in political circles where the drama comes from intricate details and metaphorical back-stabbing.
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By Richard Davies
July 29, 2021
The first edition of Salem's Lot with its original dust jacket is the Holy Grail for collectors of Stephen King books.
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June 21, 2021
Think all mystery books are the same? Think again. Thrillers, suspense, crime novels - whatever you call them, mystery books make for some of the most exciting literature out there.
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By Chao Wang
June 03, 2021
"Corpse." It's not the sweetest word in the dictionary but it is very functional. The word describes quite clearly that the living thing is no more. A human being is no longer human but a corpse. Corpse and cadaver have the same meaning but corpse is the more descriptive term. Stiff, cold, very dead.
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