Top Ten Crime Fiction Books

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Those who like to read books laced with both crime and mystery should not miss out on any of these books.


1. Big Child

Big Child has been written by Siobhan Dowd and came out in 2008. The plot of the book revolves around the body of a girl that is found in a bog. Nobody knows who she is, where she came from and what were the circumstances that surrounded her death. The book also talks about Fergus Crane’s family and their troubles.


2. The Calder Game

The Calder Game is written by Blue Balliet and came out in 2008. A young boy called Calder Pillay, a resident of England goes missing. This crime fiction novel is laced with hedge mazes, word games and mobile sculptures.


3. The Composer Is Dead

The Composer Is Dead has been written by Lemony Snicket and came out in 2009. The plot of this movie revolves around the murder of the composer and the detective which is hired to uncover the mystery. This crime fiction book is peppered with sarcastic humor with the help of which the author makes the reader understand that classical music has been butchered over the years.


4. The Crossroads

Written by Chris Grabenstein, The Crossroads came out in 2008. It is widely read by a younger age group and talks about Zack Jennings, an 11 year old who meets supernatural elements and comes in contact with a murderous tree. It is laced with action and sinister mind games.


5. A Philosophical Investigation<

This crime fiction novel is very interesting to read as it revolves around a villain who is a little too intelligent. The book talks about various highs and lows in the mans life who is almost obsessed with Wittgenstein. He believes that he can outplot anything and anyone.


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