Best Mysteries Of 2015 From Amazon And Others

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Listing the best mysteries of 2015 is part of a long tradition of ‘best books in year x’ started by bloggers, commercial entities like Amazon and various book magazines online.

The year 2015 is nearing its end and Amazon has already published its own best books list with so far 21 great mystery/thriller and suspense novels. Others, like Publisher’s Weekly, The Washington Post and The Strand Magazine have shortly followed suit with their own top 5, 10 and 12 lists.


Amazon best mysteries 2015

Amazon‘s 21 Best Mysteries For 2015

1. All The Old Knives by Olen Steinhauer

2. Finders Keepers by Stephen King

3. The Cartel by Don Winslow

4. The English Spy by Daniel Silva

5. Radiant Angel by Nelson DeMille

6. Rock with Wings by Anne Hillerman

7. Day Shift by Charlaine Harris

8. Leaving Berlin by Joseph Kanon

9. The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen

10. Descent by Tim Johnston

11. The Harder They Come by T.C. Boyle

12. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

13. All Involved by Ryan Gattis

14. Day Four by Sarah Lotz

15. Orient by Christopher Bollen

16. Shark Skin Suite by Tim Dorsey

17. Shark Skin Suite by Brendan Duffy

18. Innocence; or, Murder on Steep Street by Heda Margolius Kovaly and Alex Zucker

19. The Ghost Fields by Elly Griffiths

20. The Great Zoo of China by Matthew Reilly

21. Nobody Walks by Mick Herron

You can find Amazon’s best lists broken down by category here.


The Strand Magazine’s Top 12 List

1. The Killing Kind by Chris Holm

2. Solitude Creek by Jeffery Deaver

3. The Fixer by Joseph Finder

4. Broken Promise by Linwood Barclay

5. Dark Places by Reavis Z. Wortham

6. A Pattern of Lies by Charles Todd

7. Constant Fear by Daniel Palmer

8. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

9. All the Old Knives by Olen Steinhauer

10. The Stranger by Harlan Coben

11. The Hot Countries by Tim Hallinan

12. The Dead Student by John Katzenbach

You can find the list here


Publisher’s Weekly Best Mystery List

1. Dark Rooms by Lili Anolik

2. The Decagon House Murders by Yukito Ayatsuji

3. House of the Rising Sun by James Lee Burke

4. Is Fat Bob Dead Yet? by Stephen Dobyns

5. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

6. The Mulberry Bush by Charles McCarry

7. Freedom’s Child by Jax Miller

8. The Verdict by Nick Stone

9. The Cartel by Don Winslow

10. The Gates of Evangeline by Hester Young

You can find their list here


The Washington Post Best Mystery List

1. A Banquet of Consequences by Elizabeth George

2. Brush Back by Sara Paretsky

3. Dark Corners by Ruth Rendell

4. Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham

5. The Whites by Richard Price as Harry Brandt

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