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Aztec Books in Order: how to read Gary Jennings’ series?

An exploration of the Aztec civilization.

What is the Aztec series about?

From the peak and feather-banner splendor of the Aztec Capital of Tenochtitlan to the arrival of Hernán Cortás and his conquistadores, and their destruction of the Aztec empire, the Aztec series tells the fascinating history of Mexico.

The first three books in this series were written by Gary Jennings. But, after his death, The other books were penned by Robert Gleason & Junius Podrug.

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Amos Walker Books in Order: How to read Loren D. Estleman’s series?

By the author of the Page Murdock, US Deputy Marshal Series

Who is Amos Walker?

Written by American author Loren D. Estleman, the Amos Walker series is about a private investigator based on Detroit.

More precisely, private eye Amos Walker is a Vietnam veteran who was thrown out of the Police Academy for punching a fellow cadet. He’s a hard man in a ruined city, scratching out a living looking for lost things.

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A Song of Ice and Fire Books in Order: How to read George R.R. Martin’s Game of Thrones series?

Winter is coming !

What is A Song of Ice and Fire about?

Adapted as an HBO tv show under the title Game of Thrones, A Song of Ice and Fire is an ongoing epic fantasy series written by american writer G.R.R. Martin

The story takes place on the fictional continents Westeros and Essos. It centers around a dynastic war among several families for control of Westeros, the rising threat of the supernatural Others in northernmost Westeros, and the ambition of Daenerys Targaryen, the deposed king’s exiled daughter, to assume the Iron Throne.

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Bill Slider Books in Order: How to read Cynthia Harrod-Eagles series

By the author of the The Morland Dynasty series.

Who is Bill Slider?

Mystery series written by British writer Cynthia Harrod-Eagles, the Bill Slider series started in 1991 as a side project with no future but became a best-selling series since.

The story is about the investigations of Detective Inspector Bill Slider is a middle-class, middle-aged, and middle-of-the-road cop from Shepherd’s Bush. One day, he got the chance to prove himself and his life and career change.

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Absolute Carnage Reading Order: How to read Donny Cates’ Venom event?

There’s a lot of Venom in the Marvel world lately, it’s not surprising that he got his own event.

What is Absolute Carnage about?

After being resurrected by a cult dedicated to the worship of the god Knull and being bonded to the deific primordial Grendel symbiote, the extremely deadly Cletus Kasady started to hunt those who were once bonded to a symbiote. He needs to collect their codices—pieces of symbiotes left in their bodies—in order to realize his dark projects.

Written by Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman, the Absolute Carnage event put the Marvel Universe in danger. Cletus Kasady makes his grand return to New York and starts collecting more and more codices. Now, Venom and Spider-Man teams up to stop him and are soon joined by all of the heroes of New York City.

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Realm of the Elderlings Books in Order: How to read Robin Hobb’s series?

G.R.R. Martin described Robin Hobb’s books as « like diamonds in a sea of zircons. » and her Realm of the Elderlings Series is epic.

What is Realm of the Elderlings about?

Robin Hobb’s Realm Of The Elderlings series is an epic fantasy saga sub-divided into four trilogies and a quartet, and completed with a novella and some short stories.

All stories take place in the Realm of the Elderlings, as we follow the destiny of many characters, like FitzChivalry Farseer, The Fool, Althea Vestrit, Malta Vestrit, Alise Kincarron and more. It is a world with magic, wolves, dragons and liveships.

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Travis McGee Books in Order: How to read John D. MacDonald’s series?

Troubles in Florida.

Who is Travis McGee?

Created by American mystery writer John D. MacDonald in 1964, the Travis McGee series is about the first great modern Florida adventurer.

Travis McGee lives on a houseboat dubbed The Busted Flush, docked at slip F-18 at Bahia Mar Marina, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is neither a police officer nor a private investigator. In fact, he described himseld as a “salvage consultant”. He will recover your property for a fee of 50%. Most of the times, this work leads him into a lot of troubles.

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Cal Claxton Books in Order: How to read Warren C. Easley’s series?

Troubles in Oregon’s wine country.

Who is Cal Claxton?

Written by chemist and American author Warren C. Easley, this series is about an attorney who wants to start a new life in Oregon.

In the aftermath of his wife’s suicide, former LA prosecutor Cal Claxton is now practicing law in Oregon’s wine country and works to fish. He starts a one man law practice and buys an old farmhouse up in the Dundee Hills he calls his Aerie. Soon, Cal develops a reputation as a man who will fight for his clients, even if they lack financial resources.

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Joe Gunther Books in Order: How to read Archer Mayor’s series?

Murder in Vermont.

who is Joe Gunther?

Editor, journalist, but now mostly fiction writer, Archer Mayor take us in his native Vermont with his famous mystery series.

Mostly set in Brattleboro, Vermont, this series follows the investigation of Joe Gunther, a Korean War veteran, a widower and—before anything else—a police officer with 30 years of experience who eventually become the head of the (fictitious) Vermont Bureau of Investigation (VBI).

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Kendra Michaels Books in Order: How to read Iris Johansen Series?

By the author of the Eve Duncan series.

Who is Kendra Michaels?

Suspense thriller series written by American author Iris Johansen, the investigation of Kendra Michaels are taking place in the same universe as the Eve Duncan series. But the two women are definitely not the same.

Kendra Michaels was blind for the first twenty years of her life and honed her other senses to almost superhuman perfection. Then, thanks to a revolutionary medical procedure, she was given the gift of sight. Her highly developed senses combined with her newfound vision have made Kendra a formidable investigator, sought after by law-enforcement agencies all over the country.

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