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There’s never a bad time to get lost in an enthralling mystery or thriller, but with the days growing shorter and the evening hours feeling ever longer, now truly is the best time to settle into your comfiest armchair for some mystery-solving fun. Thankfully, there’s no shortage of new thriller reads coming out this December. Whether you love a fun historical mystery or you’re looking for a story with protagonists who are every bit as obsessed with true-crime podcasts as you are, there’s a book on this list that’s sure to captivate you. Need even more mysteries and thrillers to choose from? Don’t forget to check out our list of November’s must reads, too.