The Best Mystery Authors
List of writers of mystery novels, including fiction and nonfiction novels
List of the best mystery authors that include the novelists, poets and movie script writers. The list features the writer of the famous characters of Sherlock Holmes and writers such as Alfred Hitchcock and Edgar Allan Poe that have been household names. It also includes more contemporary mystery writers that may border on horror and crime fiction, such as Stephen King or John Grisham.
The best mystery authors get readers hooked into the stories and expect to be mentally challenged throughout the story. But who is the best mystery author of them all?
Vote on your favorite author on the list or add your own to the pile if they are not mentioned.The list will include the mystery author's name as well as some of the works they are famous from.
- And Then There Were None, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
- The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
- The Maltese Falcon, Red Harvest, Watch on the Rhine
- The Tell Tale Heart, The Fall of the House of Usher, The Raven
- The Big Sleep, The Long Goodbye, Farewell My Lovely
- A Right to Die, The Mother Hunt, Mountain Cat