"A" is for Alibi by Sue Grafton (1st Edition)The Beekeeper's Apprentice by Laurie R. King (1st edition)Black Cherry Blues by James Lee Burke (1st edition)Booked to Die by John Dunning (1st edition)Deadlock by Sara Paretsky (1st edition)

Welcome to the Hidden Staircase Mystery Books, your gateway to the best mystery on the internet!

Our website is committed to providing readers and collectors of mysteries, thrillers, suspense and crime novels with the best and most current information about their favorite authors, books, and series.

Some of the many features available on our family of mystery websites include those listed below. Additional information on a variety of mystery-themed subjects can be accessed by selecting links on the sidebar menu to the left.

HSMB BulletLook for new mysteries to read (or listen to). Lists of and are updated every month. Previous month's titles are retained for several months to give you an opportunity to look for any favorite authors you may have missed. We've also added new sites for ebooks: MystereBooks for current and bestselling mystery, suspense and thriller ebooks, and for those that are available for the new Amazon Kindle. Our Mysteriosi website provides information on that are available on CD.

HSMB BulletIntroduce your children to the wonderful world of mystery! is a website just for kids who love mystery books. Our list of series mysteries are categorized by age: New Sleuth (appropriate for readers aged 4 to 6), Future Sleuth (ages 7 to 9), Sleuth in Training (ages 10 to 12), and Apprentice Sleuth (ages 13 and older).

HSMB BulletRead independent reviews of upcoming and recently published mystery books at . Typically 4 to 6 new reviews are published on this website every week.

HSMB BulletCheck out our list of mystery bestsellers updated every Friday. We take sales information from a variety of sources and combine it into a proprietary ranking of the bestselling hardcover mysteries each week.

HSMB BulletFind your favorite mysteries and crime dramas on DVD and Blu-ray disc. has one of the largest selections of detective, amateur sleuth, private investigator, and suspense television mystery series that are now available or coming soon to DVD and Blu-ray disc. is a source for information on mystery books that have been adapted for film and are available on DVD. And one of our newest sites, Mr. E. Reviews, reviews of film and television mysteries.

HSMB BulletHave mysterious fun! Test your knowledge of mysteries and detective fiction with our . Or try your hand at solving our weekly featuring a clue from a mystery book title, author, or series. Look for new and .

HSMB BulletTake advantage of the resources we have available to learn more about mystery books. We have for hundreds of mystery writers, lists of ,  and .

HSMB BulletWe post new information from many of our websites to our blog daily. Recent entries to  Omnimystery News RSS Feed are listed below …

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Note: The mystery books depicted at the top of this page are selected from the list of the . All books shown on this page are part of the Hidden Staircase Mystery Books private library collection of first edition mysteries and will be rotated on a periodic basis.