Month: March 2017

What is Mystery Fiction? Crime and Mystery Fiction Explained.

It was always called Crime Fiction in the UK and Mystery Fiction in the USA. Then, along came the internet and definitions blurred. Dozens of linked genres and sub-genres muddy the waters. You have detective stories, murder mysteries, whodunnits, hardboiled, cosies, historical, noir, private detectives… The list is practically endless and overlaps all the time. It’s perfectly …