A Guide to Classic Mystery and Detection
History, trends, schools of writing, and an alphabetical list of mystery authors.
Search engine for novels, with specific search elements, including plot, theme, characters, and setting.
An interactive online book club where crime fiction lovers can have discussions in a forum, download podcasts, view webisodes and find out more about the accompanying TV show.
Books 'n' Bytes
Reviews, links, and information about authors, conventions, and awards.
Introductions to over 180 clerical detectives, including detecting clergy, ex-clergy, monks, nuns and several others.
Detectives on Stamps
Nicaragua issued a series of postage stamps portraying a dozen fictional detectives.
Golden Age Mysteries
Message board for fans of mysteries in the classic tradition, including those written by Ellery Queen, Dorothy L. Sayers, John Dickson Carr, and Agatha Christie.
Holidays Can Be Murder!
List of holiday-theme murder mysteries and their authors, categorized by holiday.
Looking for a Mystery?
A guide to both the history of the mystery novel and to locating modern mysteries by topic and style.
Mormons in Mystery Novels
Mormon and Utah-based fictional detectives, and the mystery novels in which they appear.
Information about African American mystery writers and characters. Reviews and news are also featured.
Mysteries In Print
An on-going listing of new and upcoming mystery books and books on tape. Books and audio tapes can be purchased online.
Mystery Books With Lesbian Characters
Showcases mysteries in which the main character is a lesbian. Browse by author or by character. For each author, a link to official site if possible, profile of the character, bibliography. Notes Lambda-winning authors.
Information about mystery novels and authors. Includes book reviews.
Online mystery network offering mystery entertainment and information.
Stop, You're Killing Me!
Lists authors and series characters, indexed by last name, location and occupation.
Tangled Web UK
Authors, books, reviews, Crime Scene, discussion and news.
Tea and Mystery
Features books, reviews, children's mysteries, and links. Feature author is Agatha Christie.
The Early Whodunit
Traces the development of the early whodunit in both mystery and conventional literature of the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
The Great Detective Stories
Discussion of mystery novel standards by Willard Huntington Wright.
Wikipedia: Crime Fiction
Article covering the history of the genre, its categories, use in film and criticism.