Crime fiction novels use common characteristics to tap into humanity’s desire to uncover the truth. It involves gripping mysteries with dastardly acts that seem unsolvable with a lot of danger and tension in the air. Other Characteristics includes an uninterested sleuth and unsavory characters

Sometimes the crime takes place on the page, and other times the characters only discover the aftermath. The crime is the heart of the story, and It becomes the driving motor of the book.