Funny Mystery Books

The best funny mystery book reviews. Funny mysteries, also known as crime capers or humorous mysteries, are intended to entertain readers with light suspense while also delivering ample doses of amusement.

Swollen Identity Cover by Rich Leder

Book Review: Swollen Identity, a Hilarious Mystery by Rich Leder

The Bottom Line: Mysterious, sexy and laugh-out-loud funny. Among female sleuths, Kate McCall is near the top. Is it even possible to be too beautiful, seductive and rich? That’s what New York private detective Kate McCall thinks of her newest client, Brooke Barrington, who is suffering from a case of identity theft. With a net worth of four billion dollars and cover girl looks, it’s …

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Still Life by DB Kennison

Book Review: Still Life, a Romantic Suspense Thriller by D.B. Kennison

The Bottom Line: A hugely enjoyable tale of murder, romance and redemption set in small town America. Add this gem to your must-read list. Realtor Randi Lassiter spends her free time as a private investigator for a divorce attorney who needs visual evidence of couples engaged in the most lascivious deeds imaginable. Hardened by the misdeeds of her own adulterous ex, and gifted with her …

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Workman's Complication by Rich Leder

Book Review: Workman’s Complication, a Mystery by Rich Leder

The Bottom Line: An honest-to-goodness charmer about a reluctant female detective trying to solve her father’s murder. You’ll fall in love with the whimsical, scrappy PI at the heart of this hilarious mystery. Highly recommended, especially for fans of Janet Evanovich. Rule #1: Don’t do murder. It doesn’t pay, and somebody’s already dead. Murder leads to more murder. Maybe yours. So begins a series of …

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Book Review: Framed and Burning, a Cozy Mystery by Lisa Brunette

The Bottom Line: This cozy mystery about a family of psychically gifted amateur sleuths possesses enough magic to keep you hooked from the first page until the last. When Amazing Grace and her granddaughter travel to Miami for a family visit, they quickly learn that crime never takes a vacation. In this second installment of Lisa Brunette’s Dreamslippers series, Grace’s younger brother, Mick, becomes the …

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I Really Really Want It by Richard Hennerley

Book Review: I Really, Really Want It – a new Suspense Thriller by Richard Hennerley

The Bottom Line: This quirky, one-of-a-kind thriller manages to be both funny and searing in its indictment of celebrity culture. Set in a world of unimaginably lascivious British entertainers, Hennerley’s world is darkly addictive one that you won’t soon forget. [easyazon_cta add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”1500739588″ cloaking=”default” height=”42″ key=”tall-orange” localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”120″] [hr] While I Really, Really Want It does qualify as a thriller, …

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