Mystery books are so much fun, aren’t they? I love relaxing with a good read after a long day, but sometimes my brain isn’t ready to shut down. As much as I enjoy a fun chick lit book or romantic beach read, there’s nothing quite like losing yourself in a good whodunit to give your brain a workout while your body unwinds. The more twists and turns, the better! Check out a few of our favorite mystery books that will keep you guessing until the end!
Great Mystery Books to Read
“Love You More” by Lisa Gardner
When state police trooper Tessa Leoni claims to have shot her husband in self-defence, it seems like a fairly open and shut case for Detective D. D. Warren. But where is Tessa’s four-year-old daughter? A superb mystery that will keep you guessing right up until the very end, you can find it on Amazon:
“The Life We Bury” by Allan Eskens
Imagine interviewing a stranger for a college assignment. Now imagine the stranger is a war veteran, but has also been convicted of horrific crimes. Follow the story of Joe as he learns more and more about Carl, the man who he has interviewed. A truly captivating mystery, you can find it on Amazon:
“Gone Girl” by Gillian Flynn
There was so much buzz surrounding this book when it first came out, and with good reason: it’s engrossing from start to finish. Follow the tale of Amy and Nick Dunne, a young married couple who seem to have it all. Until Amy disappears that is, and Nick in the number one suspect. You can find it on Amazon:
“The Black Echo” by Michael Connelly
If crime mysteries are your cup of tea, Connelly’s hero Detective Harry Bosch will thrill you to no end. For Vietnam Veteran Bosch, the discovery of a body becomes very personal, when the victim is identified as a fellow Veteran who fought beside him during the Vietnam war. Serious entertainment from beginning to end, grab it on Amazon here.
“The Girl On The Train” by Paula Hawkins
Follow the story of Rachel, a woman who becomes obsessed with the couple she sees daily on her way into and out of the city out the train window. Rachel thinks she witnessed a crime… but did she? And exactly how much is Rachel involved? Fantastic from start to finish, I loved every second of this book! Get it on Amazon.
There are so many amazing mystery books out there, and these are just some of my favorites that help me unwind. What are some of your favorite mystery books to help you relax?