A guide to book length by word count for standard book genres broken down by genre. Here's why book length matters.
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Mystery. Suspense. Who doesn’t love a good brain twister, especially when you don’t find out until the end whodunnit? There are some big names on the list, but others might surprise you. Is your favourite yarn in there? Let’s take a look at the best 25 mysteries ever written.