List of famous detective fiction books, listed alphabetically with jacket cover images of the books when available. Information for these popular detective fiction books is included as well, such as the author's name and the book's publication date. This list includes the best detective fiction novels, textbooks, and stories, so use it to find books you haven't already read and add them to your reading list.
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This list should answer the questions, "What are the best detective fiction books?" and "What are the most famous detective fiction books?"Note that some books on this list might be currently out of print, but you can purchase most of these notable detective fiction titles on Amazon with just one click.