What is another word for detective story?

49 synonyms found


[ dɪtˈɛktɪv stˈɔːɹɪ], [ dɪtˈɛktɪv stˈɔːɹɪ], [ d_ɪ_t_ˈɛ_k_t_ɪ_v s_t_ˈɔː_ɹ_ɪ]

How to use "Detective story" in context?

Detective stories are stories that involve a detective or other police officer who solves crimes. They can be action-packed, suspenseful, and intellectually stimulating. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes is perhaps the most famous detective story in history. Other well-known detective stories include Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot and Sue Grafton's Kinsey Millhone.

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