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6 Best Detective Books of All Time


Our goal: Find what the internet ranks as the best Detective books (instead of one person's opinion).

    Our process:
  1. Search for "best detective books" and study the top 5 articles.
  2. Add only the books mentioned 2+ times.
  3. Rank the results neatly for you here! 😊
    (This took a long time, but we do the research so you don't have to!)

(Updated 2022)

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  1. MOST RECOMMENDED!
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    Magpie Murders

    A Novel

    Anthony Horowitz

  4. 6

    The Moonstone

    Wilkie Collins

FAQ

  • How was this Detective books list created?

    We searched for "best Detective books", found the top 5 articles, took every book mentioned in 2+ articles, and averaged their rankings.

  • How many Detective books are in this list?

    There are 6 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this Detective books list?

    We wanted to gather the most accurate list of Detective books on the internet.

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