It's hard to imagine New Year's holidays without evenings under a warm blanket, with a cup of hot cocoa in one hand and an interesting book in the other. We have collected for you fascinating detective novels that will capture all your attention from the first pages.

"The Girl in Cabin 10" by Ruth Weir

The main character of the detective book, journalist Lo Blacklock, gets the chance to write a review about a trip on a luxury cruise ship and climb the career ladder. On the very first night, the girl hears strange sounds from the next cabin and, in her opinion, becomes a witness to the murder. Law reminds Rachel of Girl on the Train with her alcohol cravings and chaotic actions, so her words are questioned. The journalist begins her investigation to find out the truth.

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In Still Water by Paula Hawkins

Not sure what to read during your winter break? Pay attention to the new novel by Paula Hawkins - it is easy to read and does not let you come off even for a minute. Jules comes to his hometown because of the death of his sister, with whom they have hardly spoken lately. The main character suspects that Nel was killed, and tries to find out what really happened. Too many women have already died in Deadly Creek to consider it an accident ...

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The Call of the Cuckoo by Robert Galbraith

If you haven't read J.K. Rowling's detective stories yet, New Years is the best time to change that. The main character of the book "Call of the Cuckoo" - a private detective and war veteran Cormoran Strike - begins an investigation into the mysterious death of the famous model Lula Landry. The further into the forest, the more clearly Cormoran realizes that everything is not as simple as it seems at first glance. To help him in this difficult task, his new secretary is taken - a pretty girl Robin Ellacott.

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"Snowman" Yu Nesbe

In the top of the best modern detective books for winter evenings, we have included the novel "The Snowman" by the Norwegian writer Jo Nesbe. While searching for the missing Birtha Becker, detective Harry Hole discovers a number of strange coincidences - on the day when the first snow falls, married women disappear in Norway. The press gives the criminal the nickname Snowman, and Harry does his best to find a serial killer to prevent the next crime.

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"Couple next door" Shari Lapen

Among the best detective books for the holidays, we have included the captivating novel A Couple Next Door. Almost the entire plot is built on the inner experiences and thoughts of the main characters, so it is especially interesting to watch the development of events. In the center of the story are husband and wife Marco and Anna. They go to visit their neighbors, and leave their little daughter at home, taking turns visiting her. When they return home, it turns out that the girl is missing. During the search and investigation of the case, many family secrets are revealed that the couple would like to forget about.

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