10 best-paid American mystery writers
It's no secret that, in the realm of literature, crime pays – big time. And, according to a study cited in The Guardian, American mystery writers receive a particularly staggering payoff for their work. (Totals include book sales, box office returns, license fees, and company accounts.)
Here are America's top-ten best compensated mystery writers.
1. John Grisham, $600 million
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