No one likes to imagine themselves the victim of a grisly murder, even a fictional one. Still, to start every murder mystery, there has to be (or at least pretend to be) a murder victim. And while it’s much more fun to pretend to be the elegant heiress or the soldier with a secret, if you were at the center of a mysterious mauling, who would you want to help solve your crime?
Having done the research, I’ve collected several ace gumshoes from various genres I’d want on the case in the event of my untimely demise. From supernaturally gifted to just plain supernatural, here are the literary sleuths I’ll want on the hunt for my killer.