4 Best Detective Novel Series of All Time

4 Best Detective Novel Series of All Time

Detective stories are a distinctive thrilling experience for any reader. This genre not only entices us to solve the puzzle with the protagonist but also gives us a satisfying climax by disentangling the truth at the end of our reading journey. Detective novels board us on a roller coaster of their reality. We are overseeing everything through a window, or we may have the power to be invisible and solve crimes with our favourite detective. So many remarkable detective novels will keep you thrilled till the end. Here is a list of the four best detective novel series you should check before entering a bookstore.

Detective novels

Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie (1934)

A snowbank stopped the Orient Express on a dark, cold night. The following day, one of the passengers, a wealthy American tycoon, was found dead with a dozen stab wounds in his compartment. Hercule Poirot is a famous Belgian detective who starts to probe into the matter and discovers that there is more than one person who has all the motifs of committing this crime. So now, the question is, who killed the tycoon?

The Hound of Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1902)

No detective novel series is complete without Sherlock Holmes. Unfortunately, Holmes’s friend Charles Baskervilles dies. It is on him now to investigate his friend’s murder. There is a myth that a ghostly hound haunts the upland of the Baskerville estates. So, is the killer supernatural or just an evil man with a deadly motif? This story will keep you on edge till the last page of the novel. It is a cult favourite among detective story lovers.

The Name of The Rose by Umberto Eco (1980)

The novel is set in 1327 in the Northern Italian abbey filled with Benedictine monks. Something strange is going on in this abbey. Seven monks die in strange, inexplicable ways. Friar William of Bakersville is investigating the case and has to find out the killer as soon as possible. He is a sharply intellectual and witty detective that will keep you gripped by the story till the end.


The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson (2005)

It is a Swedish crime novel, translated into English in 2008, leading it to become an international bestseller. This novel is a violent story of revenge and murder with a gripping plot. It is one of the most famous detective crime thrillers published in the near past. The story revolves around a journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, and a punk hacker, Lisbeth Salander, who solve the odd mysteries, interlacing corruption, and disservice.

Step into your nearest bookstore and grab these copies and enjoy your upcoming weekend. These books will make your long travel hours pass in an instant. These books will transport you to their world and keep you glued until the end.


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