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Best Crime Writers of All Time

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A list of writers that let your imagination flow and make you wish to become an officer or detective!

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Agatha Christie Report Abuse
For many, she's the best writer of all time, with great plot twists and unexpected events.
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Mario Puzo Report Abuse
The creator of the book that later become a movie "The Godfather"
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P. D. James Report Abuse
"A Taste for Dead"
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Dorothy L. Sayers Report Abuse
Writer of the "The 9 Taylors"
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Wilkie Collins Report Abuse
The mastermind behind the book "the moonstone" that already is more than a century old.
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Jim Thompson Report Abuse
Writer of "The Killer Inside Me"
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José Rodrigues dos Santos Report Abuse
A Portuguese jornalist that owns a great mind and uses the knowledge acquired on many of his trips to wrte marvelous crime novels.
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Raymond Chandler Report Abuse
Wrote "the Lady in the Lake"
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Harper Lee Report Abuse
Got his fame thanks to "How to Kill a Mockingbird"
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Bram Stroker Report Abuse
Still under the spotlight after more than a century thanks to his master piece: "Dracula"!
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John Dickson Carr Report Abuse
Creator of the book "The Three Coffins"
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Elis Peters Report Abuse
Writer of the "A Morbid Taste For Bones"
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Thomas Harris Report Abuse
Famous due to his book "Red Dragon"
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Ian Fleming Report Abuse
Of course he had to be on this list! The creator of James Bond! One of his books: "From Russia, With Love"
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James M. Cain Report Abuse
The writer of the famous book that later became a movie " The Postman Always Rings Twice"
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Umberto Eco Report Abuse
"The name of the rose" is one of the many great books he wrote. He can really captivate a person with the misteries that surround his incredible stories.
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Patricia Highsmith Report Abuse
She's the person that created the espectacular book "The Talented Mr. Ripley"
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Charles Dickens Report Abuse
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Edgar Allan Poe Report Abuse
The creator of the detective August Dupin!
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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Report Abuse
The father of Sherlock Holmes and Watson!
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