Books in the genre of Crime fiction


The Villain


What would you do if the devil himself falls in love with you? Veronica could never imagine that 'The villain' , 'The mafia king' , 'The devil' , Samael Reed would obessesively fall in love with her. How would she escape the devil? There was more to the story....his criminal world had destroyed he... more info

Story about: dark romance, forced love, mafiabillionaires

Ongoing: 13 Aug 266 pages
41431 686

Rating: 170

#38 in Romance
#1 in Thrillers & Suspense
#1 in Crime fiction


His Better Half

Seerat Kaur

She got married to Arnav to save herself from putting into the unwanted marriage - arranged one. She would prefer to die but never marry a person of her mother's choice. She loathed her mother because she held her responsible for all the troubles in her life. She didn't know how to survive in this w... more info

Story about: love & tragedy, love after heartbreak, billionaire finding true love

Ongoing: 14 Aug 42 pages
920 157

Rating: 16

#111 in Romance
#56 in Billionaires
#5 in Thrillers & Suspense
#2 in Crime fiction



Monika Singh

Kiara Seton, a beautiful brunette, twenty-three years old assassin with a mysterious past, comes from Chicago to New York for her revenge. Everyone calls her blood queen. Vivian Miller a handsome, and the most powerful mafia leader in New York. He is also a single father of a five-year-old gir... more info

Story about: enemies to lovers, mafia love, love and revenge

Complete 276 pages
138694 1923

Rating: 308

#187 in Romance
#8 in Thrillers & Suspense
#3 in Crime fiction


Killer Sunshine (18+)

Conie Reigh

Adiaphoros || Unhinged Bella Sinclair is the epitome of the word. With ghosts that haunt her dreams and a past that won't let her go, her quest for normalcy is continuously foiled by the Mafia world that seems too enamoured by her to leave her in peace. There'll be sweet passionate love, an... more info

Story about: mafia, love and betrayal, romatic action

Ongoing: 11 Aug 157 pages
1060 46

Rating: 7

#25 in Thrillers & Suspense
#5 in Crime fiction
#482 in Romance
#77 in Romantic suspense


Think Like A Criminal

Ifra MK

"Appearances can be deceiving," she said as she watched his face contoured into confusion. She let out a mocking laugh before continuing, "I'm a lot smarter than you think." __________ Vincent Black, a notorious killer, escaped the City Jail. He sent a video to the police, telling them he w... more info

Story about: detectives, mystery thriller, categories

Complete 132 pages
7328 329

Rating: 32

#79 in Thrillers & Suspense
#28 in Suspense
#16 in Crime fiction


Save Me From Myself

Well-known me

Good and bad are two faces of a coin. Where there is love there is pain. Where there is evil there is God. Rosie is a kind-hearted person. She always wants to save people. John is bad in professional. Killing people is his hobby. Will their two different hearts becomes one. ... more info

Story about: mistery, forcedmarriage, billionaire love

Complete 55 pages
7779 128

Rating: 95

#78 in Thrillers & Suspense
#15 in Crime fiction
#67 in Mystery


Convicted: A Sequel To Uncovered

O.J Ebubeoha

This book is a Sequel to Uncovered Detective Clara, still in recovery stage after her near-death experience with The Swift and his crew, finds it difficult to move on from the experience that changed her entire life, causing serious psychological struggles for her. Clara is barely hanging on, ... more info

Story about: crime thriller, diamond heists, female detective

Complete 27 pages
1186 73

Rating: 10

#68 in Thrillers & Suspense
#9 in Action thriller
#13 in Crime fiction


All Monsters Are Human

Mick O Connor

A serial killer on the loose.... A hitman in search of his next victim.... A disgraced priest... An embattled sheriff... Welcome to the town of French Landing. ... more info

Story about: serial killer, smalltown, suspense

Ongoing: 05 Aug 78 pages
755 21

Rating: 6

#47 in Thrillers & Suspense
#9 in Crime fiction
#18 in Suspense


The Gangleader's Gem

Nia Shan

One unfortunate day while attending a school trip Shaneil was kidnapped and her whole life ripped from her hands. After being kidnapped Shaneil is raised by the villain himself, Giovanni. This man that tortured her mother and destroyed her life. She learns how to survive their lifestyle, defend h... more info

Story about: gangleader, mafia and kidnapped, crime and romance

Complete 135 pages
9418 248

Rating: 21

#115 in Thrillers & Suspense
#23 in Crime fiction
#205 in Fantasy
#10 in Action fantasy


Deadly Poison

Pratiksha Routray

Everyone has heard of the Godfathers the definitive representation of what it is to be an Italian Mafioso, from the dusty mountainside of Sicily to the posh New York avenues. Lombardi and Romano family are the prime example of this. They did not do anything to be proud of; they started off from sm... more info

Story about: the battle

Ongoing: 21 Jun 294 pages
5161 130

Rating: 20

#106 in Thrillers & Suspense
#21 in Crime fiction
#1139 in Romance
#80 in New Adult & College

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Murder At The Wedding

Vijay Kerji

Rishab Das, a businessman, has been murdered in the wee hours of his marriage day. At the time of the murder, he stayed with his parents in one of the rooms in a temple, where the marriage was supposed to take place. Rishab’s business partner, Umang Rathod had a row with Rishab and his parents on ... more info

Story about: indian mystery, indian detective, suspense mystery

Complete 243 pages
2569 41

Rating: 3

#87 in Mystery
#103 in Thrillers & Suspense
#20 in Crime fiction


The Ghost at Whitinhord Manor


The ghost at Whitinhord Manor. Victorian era. Ghosts, murders, traditional tea meeting at five o’clock. Miss Reilly's woman intuition and Inspector Spieth's man logic combine to solve the crime and one unusual thing.... more info

Story about: detective, mystery

Complete 14 pages
1747 102

Rating: 4

#1042 in Thrillers & Suspense
#250 in Crime fiction
#1158 in Mystery


The Ghost at the Hotel


The ghost at the Greenway Hotel. Victorian era. Ghosts, murders, traditional tea meeting at five o’clock. Miss Margaret Reilly unexpectedly finds herself at the center of events: a ghost, a werewolf, a robbery at the Greenway Castle Hotel. Jewelry and gold sovereigns worth fifty thousand pounds ... more info

Story about: detective, mystery

Complete 15 pages
2227 188

Rating: 20

#1034 in Thrillers & Suspense
#249 in Crime fiction
#1147 in Mystery


Eureka Feminine

K.R Webber

Tacoma is being affected by the presence of Satans. And in such condition, a druggie named Allan O'Connel finds himself in the problem where an international force called Aitountes is attempting to murder him. Supernatural forces make him believe that he is more than a junkie.... more info

Story about: conspiracy, ghosts, religion

Complete 62 pages
4644 96

Rating: 15

#967 in Thrillers & Suspense
#230 in Crime fiction
#1067 in Mystery
#586 in Supernaturals


Cover - Up Order

K.R Webber

Benjamin Hansen has returned from his work and is confused about what he should be cooking for his murderer. He can't wait to get killed but he can't keep one thing out of his mind....FEAR... more info

Story about: supernatural, depression, murder mystery

Complete 45 pages
2484 98

Rating: 8

#1054 in Mystery
#580 in Supernaturals
#952 in Thrillers & Suspense
#226 in Crime fiction


Prophet Of Death

PJ Lowry

Detective Pete Gibbons needs a break to recharge, but life has other plans for him. A nagging Ex, overloading work, and a sociopath taking out his rage on the upper crust. No rest for the wicked. ... more info

Story about: mystery, suspense, crime thriller

Complete 132 pages
6730 225

Rating: 15

#934 in Thrillers & Suspense
#345 in Suspense
#221 in Crime fiction


Echoes Of Darkness

Gegi Mei

Here we follow the footsteps of Adrian Addams, an orphan, a loner, a night crawler to the core who works for Jordan Cromwell, the city's most influential man's son. The city is going through some changes after 33 years of the separation, and Adrian is caught right in the middle of it. He's accust... more info

Story about: mystery, friendship, murder

Complete 115 pages
6834 352

Rating: 34

#862 in Thrillers & Suspense
#211 in Crime fiction
#943 in Young adult
#58 in Dystopia


The Secret of a Strangled Woman

Vijay Kerji

Naina Goel, the wife of Karan Goel, is robbed and murdered in their mansion, Giri Kunj. Karan requests an inquest to his detective friend, Mayur Varma. Mayur chases the clues and accepts the challenge of arranging the pieces of a jigsaw puzzle. What hurdles does he face along with Aisha Mishra and P... more info

Story about: mystery, mystery series, mystery action romance

Complete 173 pages
6383 194

Rating: 22

#849 in Thrillers & Suspense
#209 in Crime fiction
#306 in Suspense


So-Called Accidents


Hannah Griffin was the only one insane enough to believe her family was not lost in random accidents. Or was she holding on to anything instead of giving in to pain? Obviously no one believes her. Hell, she doesn't believe herself. But she's willing to try anything if it means the deaths would hurt ... more info

Story about: death, thriller, suspense

Complete 39 pages
3056 106

Rating: 17

#824 in Thrillers & Suspense
#205 in Crime fiction
#131 in Action & Adventures


Wild Desires

Megha Kanade (Unknowncrazydevil)

So it is rightly said, everything doesn't occur precisely as it should be. You may have the best plans laid out but none of that will work without trust, certainty, destiny, and predetermination. Life can be just wonderful if treated with fairness and kindness. Therefore, do not take it for grant... more info

Story about: criminals, mysterious, crime thriller

Complete 156 pages
10102 746

Rating: 88

#817 in Thrillers & Suspense
#203 in Crime fiction
#132 in Action thriller

Crime Fiction: read books online

Books in the genre of crime fiction 
Criminal fiction is a sought-after subgenre of literary thrillers, which is based on those plots where criminal elements are involved. Espionage action novels and police detectives are often considered subgenres of crime fiction. The popularity of such books is unquestionable all over the world. After all, crime fiction is, in many ways, very emotional and engaging and does not leave readers feeling indifferent to everything that happens in the book.

Features of books in the genre of crime fiction 
It is known for a fact that crime fiction, as well as any other thrillers in general, evoke emotions, different experiences, excitement, horror, and empathy in readers. Crime fiction follows the same canons - the stories are often furious and exciting. Such books are characterized by such and similar criminal themes: the fight against criminals or escape from them, police assistance in catching criminals, hostage taking and many more. It happens even when the protagonists of such works themselves are real criminals. These books are fascinating and written in simple language, and their plots are linear. Sometimes scenes of murders and types of dead bodies are described in detail. The time when these stories happen can be any: realism is possible as well as historical events. There are also books where the action takes place in the future, set in fantastic surroundings, which are certainly also very curious and exciting. In general, crime fiction is read because of the drive and real emotions, when characters play with fire and death itselt. It is interesting. It is exciting.
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Many people want to read crime fiction, and, in such case, literary platform Litnet is the right place to be. Here you can easily find books of any genre, and they are available for both online reading and downloading in fb2, epub, doc, txt, and other formats. You just need to select your favorite book and go to its page; if the author does not forbid downloading  - you can download as much of it and as many books as you like. Do not forget to comment on how and if you like the story. Let the authors know how much their readers enjoy their work, or not. We recommend liking and sharing the books you like because it helps them to appear in TOPs, which will undoubtedly motivate authors to write and publish better and faster. Just start reading, and may the best crime fiction in all its manifestations be with you!

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