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Book Lists

Christian Mysteries
Popular mysteries in the Christian fiction genre.
Da Vinci Code Readalikes
Loved The Da Vinci Code? Can't wait another day for Dan Brown's new book? Well here's a little something to tide you over...
A Dash of Suspense: Ten Culinary Mysteries
Dig in to these mysteries dealing with all things culinary.
New mysteries, classic mysteries, nonfiction books about mysteries-- we've got it all right here!
Oh, the Horror!
Books to make your skin crawl.
Staff Picks: Mysteries
Check out the mysteries that library staff have been reading! And while you are there you can peruse other genres like fiction, classic fiction, nonfiction, biography, cookbooks, graphic novels...
True Crime
For nonfiction lovers who want to read the real thing, here are 15 true crime classics, including Truman Capote's In Cold Blood.
Amateur Detectives
Detectives come in all kinds of packages in these fun mysteries.
Mysteries for Kids
Whether puzzling over pictures or following a trail of more complicated clues, young readers and listeners will enjoy testing their sleuthing skills with these titles. You can browse even more in our catalog under Mystery And Detective Stories.

Book Groups

  • Mystery Book Group
    Meets at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Main Library in the Quiet Reading Room on the first floor on the third Friday of the month at 1 pm.


Agatha Christie
Follow the investigations of Hercule Poirot and Miss Jane Marple.
Alfred Hitchcock
The master of suspense.
Classic Movie Mysteries
Borrow a video of the Maltese Falcon, Anatomy of a Murder, The Thin Man, or the Big Sleep. Check out more here...
Sherlock Holmes
The master sleuth created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Browse the Catalog

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