A Reader’s Guide to Book Awards

Get to know the major books awards for mysteries and thrillers.

Best Mysteries of 2021

The best and most anticipated mysteries of 2021.

Review: The Wife Upstairs

A twisty, turny, and completely compelling domestic thriller.

Q&A with Mike Chen

The sci-fi thriller author on heroes, villains, music, and Star Wars.

Q&A with Mike Chen

The sci-fi thriller author on heroes, villains, music, and Star Wars.

Q&A with Brad Parks

The award-winning thriller author on twists, plot, and Hardee’s restaurant.

Q&A with David Heska Wanbli Weiden

The NYT Editor’s Choice author of Winter Counts.

Q&A with Sara Sligar

The debut author talks dogs, trees, and suspense.

Q&A with Ian K. Smith

The bestselling Ashe Cayne author on passion, carbs, and Wolf Point.

Q&A with Catherine Ryan Howard

The bestselling Irish thriller writer talks Netflix, crime, and what’s next.

Q&A with Caitlin Mullen

The thriller author talks on authentic suspense, bookselling, & more.