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Virtual Book Display: Mysteries: Gumberg Library

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True Crime

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Want to find other mystery or true crime books available through Gumberg Library?  Try using these search terms:

FICTION -- Mystery & Detective -- General

Detective and mystery stories

Mystery fiction

True crime stories

TRUE CRIME / General

Looking specifically for e-books?  In the search results use the filter field "Limit by source type" and select "e-books".


Interested in discovering more about the mystery and true crime genres?  Take a look at our guide Mystery & Detective Fiction: A Research Guide or peruse these e-book titles:

Other Electronic Resources

These streaming videos available through Alexander Street may be of interest:

The 2012 BBC adaptation of Charles Dickens's unfinished novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood.

Or check out this 2002 version of a classic Sir Arthur Conan Doyle story, The Hound of the Baskervilles, featuring his legendary Sherlock Holmes.

Or look into the common misperception of famed horror author Edgar Allan Poe in PBS's Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive, which "draws on the rich palette of Poe’s evocative imagery and sharply drawn plots to tell the real story of the notorious author."