Mystery Authors of the Golden Age of Mystery Fiction

Mystery Author Index

The Golden Age of mystery novels is taken here to be the period between 1913 and the start of World War II. On this page, you will find information about the great and well known writers of this period. There are also lesser know writers of this period who deserved a reading, and you will find information about them here

The Detection Club

In 1928 or 1930, a group of outstanding British mystery writers formed The Detection Club, and established the rules for writing mystery novels.

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