Welcome to the Hidden Staircase Mystery Books, your gateway to the best mystery on the internet!
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.
Look for new mysteries to read (or listen to). Lists of new hardcover mystery titles and new paperback mysteries 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 Kindle mysteries for those that are available for the new Amazon Kindle. Our Mysteriosi website provides information on digital audio mysteries that are available on CD.
Introduce your children to the wonderful world of mystery! First Clues: Mysteries for Kids 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). We've recently added a new feature: First Clue Reviews, mystery book reviews written by kids for kids (and their parents)!
Read independent reviews of upcoming and recently published mystery books at Mysterious Reviews. Typically 4 to 6 new reviews are published on this website every week.
Check 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.
Find your favorite mysteries and crime dramas on DVD and Blu-ray disc. Telemystery 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. Cinemystery 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.
Have mysterious fun! Test your knowledge of mysteries and detective fiction with our monthly mystery trivia questions. Or try your hand at solving our weekly mystery godoku puzzle featuring a clue from a mystery book title, author, or series. Look for new mystery games, mystery-themed parties, and vacation getaways including murder mystery weekends and cruises.
Take advantage of the resources we have available to learn more about mystery books. We have author bibliographies for hundreds of mystery writers, lists of mystery book awards, definitions of mystery genres, and information on writing or self-publishing your mystery book.
We post new information from many of our websites to our blog daily. Recent entries to Omnimystery News are listed below …
Thank you for visiting the Hidden Staircase Mystery Books. We hope you find something new, fun, and exciting during your visit, and that we'll see you again soon!
Note: The mystery books depicted at the top of this page are selected from the list of the Booksellers’ 100 Favorite Mysteries of the Twentieth Century. 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.