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John Milton Books in Order: How to read Mark Dawson Series?

It’s not easy to make amends when you were a killer, ask John Milton!

Who is John Milton?

Former British Secret Service agent John Milton considered himself an artisan and his trade was murder. Milton was the man the government sent when everything else has failed. He was ruthless, brilliant, anonymous and, of course, Lethal. But after ten years, he had enough.

Now, John Milton is trying to make amends. He is on the road and troubles find him easily. No surprise some reviewers are describing as “the English Jack Reacher.”

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Shetland Books in Order: How to read Ann Cleeves series?

Now a major television triumph starring Douglas Henshall!

What the Shetland Series is about?

Before it was a TV series, Shetland was a book series, a crime series written by Ann Cleeves, to be precise.

The story is set in the isolated Scottish Shetland Isles and follows Detective Inspector Perez and his police colleagues investigations as they become entwined in the island community. They investigate mysterious disappearances, murders and the darkest secrets of Scotland’s most northerly isles.

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Inspector Wexford Books in Order: How to read Ruth Rendell Series?

Some literary cops worked for a very long time, Inspector Wexford is definitely one of them.

Who is Inspector Wexford?

Published from 1964 to 2013, the Inspector Wexford mystery series is written by Ruth Rendell. As you may have guests, it’s about the cases solved by Chief Inspector Reginald “Reg” Wexford in the fictional town of Kingsmarkham.

Played by George Baker in The Ruth Rendell Mysteries TV Show, the intelligent and sensitive DCI Wexford works with DI Mike Burden who’s also a friend of his.

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Wings of Fire Books in Order: How to read Tui T. Sutherland series?

Dragons are not exclusive to Game of Thrones. In fact, you’ll find a lot of dragons in Wings of Fire! And it’s for Children, so.

What’s Wings of Fire?

Wings of Fire is a fantasy novel series written by Tui T. Sutherland about young dragons, war and prophecies.

The seven dragon tribes have been at war for generations. But a secret movement called the Talons of Peace is determined to bring an end to the fighting, with the help of a prophecy. Five dragonets are collected to fulfill the prophecy, raised in a hidden cave and enlisted, against their will, to end the terrible war.

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Fox and O’Hare Books in Order: How to read Janet Evanovich series?

Janet Evanovich is famous for the Stephanie Plum series, but she also writes other series, like this one with the help of Lee Goldberg.

Who are Fox and O’Hare?

This book series is a bit like the TV show White Collar. It’s about FBI special agent Kate O’Hare who has devoted her career to taking down one of the FBI’s most wanted con men, the master thief known as Nick Fox. For her, everything changes, when the FBI ask her to work with Nick Fox.

So now, they are a team and must travel the globe to catch the most wanted and untouchable criminals. Sometimes, they even get the help of Jake O’Hare, Kate’s father, a retired Special Forces operative.

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Charlie Parker Books in Order: How to read John Connolly Series?

Some detectives think they saw real evil in their line of work. For Charlie Parker, it’s not a figure of speech.

Who is Charlie Parker?

The Charlie Parker series of supernatural crime thrillers written by Irish author John Connolly.

Former New York City policeman hunting the killer of his wife and daughter, Charlie Parker is a private investigator whose cases are pushing him into the realm of supernatural. For him, Evil is all too real.

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Time Quintet Books in Order: How to read Madeleine L’Engle series?

I heard that the movie adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time was bad. As I always say, at least, there are the books!

What’s the Time Quintet series?

The Time Quintet is a fantasy/science fiction series written by Madeleine L’Engle. And, as the title suggests, the series contains five novels.

The Time Quintet series follows the lives of Meg Murry, her youngest brother Charles Wallace Murry, and their friend Calvin O’Keefe. Together, they try to save the world from evil forces. Everything began with Meg and Charles Wallace trying to find their missing father with the help of Calvin. This quest put them on a trip through time and space.

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Odd Thomas Books in Order: How to read Dean Koontz series?

There may be is only one Odd Thomas movie (RIP Anton Yelchin), but there are a lot more Odd Thomas books than that!

Who’s Odd Thomas?

Created by author Dean Koontz, Odd Thomas is a short-order cook working at the Pico Mundo grill. He is not like everybody else because he has the ability to see the lingering dead and uses it to try and bring peace to the ghosts he encounters, so that they can move on to the next life.

His journey takes him to places strange and wonderful, mysterious and terrifying. Across the land, in the company of mortals and spirits alike, he’s borne witness to humanity’s greatest good and darkest evil.

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Ryan Kealey Books in Order: How to read Andrew Britton series?

Even young British-born novelist can write about a CIA spy. Sadly, there’s a tragic story attached to the Ryan Kealey series.

Who is Ryan Kealey?

At 33 years of age, Ryan Kealey is a man who has seen the worst life has to offer in his past roles with the Army Special Forces and the CIA. But this is just the beginning as he goes back into action, fighting terrorists and saving the day.

Written by British author Andrew Britton, the Ryan Kealey series should have lasted longer, but the death of the young writer, only 27, put a premature end to a promising career.

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Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James Books in Order: How to read Deborah Crombie series?

One day, I bought a Deborah Crombie book for my mother and she loved it, so I’ll buy her more and I didn’t even know they were part of a series!

Who are Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James?

Written by American author Deborah Crombie, the series is set in London, England. The stories resolve around Duncan Kincaid, a Scotland Yard superintendent, and Gemma James, a sergeant.

As their personal and professional relationship develops, Kincaid and James are working together to solve presumably unsolvable mysteries.

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