Hardcover Mysteries premiered on ID on October 11, 2010. Traveling inside the minds of some of America's most popular writers of thrillers and "whodunits," Hardcover Mysteries explores the crossover from fact to fiction. In this series, New York Times bestselling authors discuss the real-life cases that captured their fascination and inspired their page-turners. As each episode unfolds, authors including David Baldacci and Sara Paretsky share their personal experience of writing their gripping novels and the real-life stories that provided the inspiration. Viewers are exposed to the challenging writing process and the delicate balance these authors need to strike between truth and creativity to make their best-sellers believable.