Classic Mystery Novels And Authors That Inspired Us All

The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler

Without the classic novelists, our mystery books just wouldn’t have evolved the way they have. Whether in standalone mysteries or mystery series books, the stories contemporary authors write about, the way they solve the crimes in the books, along with the current writing styles follow in the footsteps of the early giants. There are tons of classic mystery novels that inspired us all – writers and readers – over the years and shaped what is the modern mystery genre of today. But who exactly are the “classics” anyway and what are considered best classic mysteries in literature? Ask anyone on […] Read more »

Do You Love A Good Mystery?

mystery books from my shelf

I’ve been reading mystery books for as long as I can remember. Back at home, in Transylvania (Dracula’s country as some might put it, lol) we used to have two huge bookshelves in the living room wall to wall and while one of them was full of her specialty books (she was a maths and physics teacher), the other shelf was full of mystery novels. Back in the day all the mystery books had one name on the cover (as publisher): Enigma. I guess it was quite fitting too. Before I knew it,  I read all my mom’s ‘Enigma’ books, […] Read more »

5 Mystery Books Turned Into Movies In 2014

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Without further ado, here are 5 mystery books turned into movies in 2014. If you haven’t read the books yet, now it’s your chance to read them before the premieres will be airing later on this year. I have to say 2014 will really be an exciting year for books and their respective movie adaptation! It is usually said that books are better than their movie adaptations and I think most of us will agree. However many readers do enjoy seeing their favorite novels brought to the big screen. Each year there are new movies made based on popular books […] Read more »