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
â€œLove You Moreâ€ 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. Â But where is Tessaâ€™s four-year-old daughter? Â A superb mystery that will keep you guessing right up until the very end, you can find it on Amazon:
â€œThe Life We Buryâ€ by Allan Eskens
Imagine interviewing a stranger for a college assignment. Â Now imagine the stranger is a war veteran, but has also been convicted of horrific crimes. Â Follow the story of Joe as he learns more and more about Carl, the man who he has interviewed. Â A truly captivating mystery, you can find it on Amazon:
â€œGone Girlâ€ by Gillian Flynn
There was so much buzz surrounding this book when it first came out, and with good reason: itâ€™s engrossing from start to finish. Â 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. Â You can find it on Amazon:
â€œThe Black Echoâ€ by Michael Connelly
If crime mysteries are your cup of tea, Connellyâ€™s hero Detective Harry Bosch will thrill you to no end. Â 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. Â Serious entertainment from beginning to end, grab it on Amazon here.
â€œThe Girl On The Trainâ€ 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. Â Rachel thinks she witnessed a crimeâ€¦ but did she? Â And exactly how much is Rachel involved? Â Fantastic from start to finish, I loved every second of this book! Â 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. Â What are some of your favorite mystery books to help you relax?