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There is nothing like curling up with good books that are real page-turners, unless it is reading those mystery stories online. Murder mysteries and suspenseful crime stories can keep you captivated for hours. At PublicBookshelf you can read books online free. All types of books, even online mysteries.

Love a great who-dunnit? Find the perfect mystery writer who will keep you in suspense until the end and coming back for more. Whether you love old-fashioned mysteries complete with red herrings or you prefer to solve more difficult puzzles, there are books to fit the bill. Find cozy mysteries and classic mysteries that feature new heroes and heroines that you're sure to enjoy.

Great detective novels, like the Sherlock Holmes series, have kept readers entertained for centuries. If you love playing detective and matching wits with both the criminals and their pursuers, then Mystery and Suspense titles are sure to please. Step inside the mind of a great detective and see if you can solve the crime before they do!

While mysteries keep you guessing until the end, in suspense novels often you know who the bad guy is up front. The focus shifts from determining who committed the crime to why or how. Both genres are designed to make you think and to add a little drama into what otherwise might be a dull world.

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  1. Cover Up In A Small Town
    Cover Up In A Small Town

    by Mary Blair

    Cover Up In A Small Town
    by Mary Blair

    Rating: 1.8/5 (6 votes cast)

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    During the election Sheriff Johnson had promised the community to bring closure to the families of over fifty Cold Cases of Missing or Murder victims. He assigned detective Mac Harding the Cold Case File along with other detectives One may die.

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  2. Death At The Haunted House
    Death At The Haunted House
    by Mary Blair

    Rating: 2.0/5 (6 votes cast)

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    A high school student read a want ad that was recently placed in the school's library for jobs at the opening soon haunted house which was known as the simmons old house seemed like a great job and Elvira could scare most of her classmates.

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  3. Prey on the Prowl - A Crime Novel
    Prey on the Prowl - A Crime Novel
    by B S Murthy

    Rating: 2.1/5 (10 votes cast)

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    Even as Detective Dhruva was enamored by Kavya, whom he rescues from her kidnapper, Radha, the alleged murderess gatecrashes into his life, But when Kavya too joins him after her man and her kidnapper were murdered, there ensues the tussle of a love triangle, which gets unraveled in a poignant end.

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  4. KING GEORGE HIGH SCHOOL (DARK SECRET)
    KING GEORGE HIGH SCHOOL (DARK SECRET)

    by Eyinju-eledumare

    KING GEORGE HIGH SCHOOL (DARK SECRET)
    by Eyinju-eledumare

    Rating: 2.2/5 (30 votes cast)

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    KING GEORGE HIGH SCHOOL

    The school of everyone dreams King George high school.attending king George high school was never Mia wish, getting expelled from her former school wasn't her wish either.but when bad situation just pop up unannounced leave us scattered with two other option....

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  5. Where The Wolves Play
    Where The Wolves Play
    by Mary Blair

    Rating: 2.2/5 (6 votes cast)

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    ​When a wolf cub was found tore to shreds the local veterinarians a young couple who had just moved into a house just outside of town is up to their chests in trying to identified what brutally killed that cub. Was it human or an animal

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  6. Pages
    Pages
    by S.J. Johnson

    Rating: 2.3/5 (480 votes cast)

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    Pages is a collection of four very different novellas, all with heart-grabbing similarities of family challenges and insights. Each page turn gets the reader closer to understanding the heart of the characters and the situations encountered.

    Categories: Mystery & Suspense, Other Fiction, Inspirational Romance

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  7. The Drums of Jeopardy
    The Drums of Jeopardy
    by Harold MacGrath

    Rating: 2.4/5 (204 votes cast)

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    Love, adventure, villainous Bolsheviks and a cursed necklace with two magnificent emeralds all come together into a melodramatic romantic mystery novel.

    Categories: Mystery & Suspense, Romantic Suspense

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  8. The Pagan Madonna
    The Pagan Madonna

    by Harold MacGrath

    The Pagan Madonna
    by Harold MacGrath

    Rating: 2.5/5 (218 votes cast)

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    Jane Norman, a Red Cross nurse from America, comes to Shanghai by chance, under the spell of fate. In China and on the sea, Jane wears beautiful beads with a mysterious past that captures the attention of romantic rivals and plotting pirates alike, taking Jane on the adventure of her life.

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  9. Behind a Mask
    Behind a Mask
    by A M Barnard

    Rating: 2.6/5 (261 votes cast)

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    A fast-paced thriller, Behind a Mask is the story the demure governess Jean Muir and her adventures in the home of the seemingly tranquil Coventry family, where she has come as a tutor. Mystery, love, and betrayal follow Miss Muir into the home and stir up suspicions, deceptions, and passions.

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  10. Beyond the City
    Beyond the City
    by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Rating: 2.6/5 (248 votes cast)

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    The girl next door is much more than ordinary in this surprising domestic romance by Arthur Conan Doyle. A remarkable departure from his famous detective stories, Beyond the City explores the relationships between the residents of three adjoining homes. The cast of characters includes a widowed doctor with two daughters, a retired admiral with a wife and son, and a feminist living with her nephew.

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