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Merry Gentry Books in Order: How to read Laurell K. Hamilton’s series?

Between two Anita Blake books, discover Merry Gentry’ story, Laurell K. Hamilton other heroine.

Who is Merry Gentry?

Meredith NicEssus aka “Merry Gentry” is a faerie princess forced to flee the court of her aunt Andais, the Queen of Air and Darkness and of the Unseelie fae. She turned private investigator in a world where faeries are known to the general public.

Soon, Merry is brought back to the Unseelie Court and given the option to take her aunt’s throne, but only if she can procreate before her sadistic cousin Cel can. She also gets involved in a series of secrets and court intrigues.

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Virgin River Books in Order: How to read Robyn Carr’s Series?

Now a Netflix show.

What is Virgin River about?

Written by American author Robyn Carr (Grace Valley, Thunder Point), The Virgin River series takes us in the remote California town of… Virgin River.

The story began with Melinda “Mel” Monroe, who answers an ad to work as a midwife and nurse practitioner. When she arrived in Virgin River, she thought she had made a huge mistake, but she quickly realizes that the city offers more than meets the eye.

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Witch City Mystery Books in Order: How to read Carol J. Perry’s series?

Witching in Salem for some crime solving!

What is the Witch City Mystery series about?

Written by American author Carol J. Perry from Salem, Massachusetts, the Witch City Mystery series delivers cozy mysteries with a touch of witchcraft.

The story began as journalist Lee Barrett come back home, in the famous Salem. There, interview for a job as a reporter at WICH-TV and end up as the new call-in psychic to host the late night horror movies. She plays a psychic on TV, but she also may really be one too. A murder mystery put her talents to test.

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Lord John Grey Books in Order: How to read Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander spin-off series?

Set in the world of the Outlander series.

Who is Lord John Grey?

Also written by Diana Gabaldon, The Lord John Grey series is a mix of historical fiction spinning of the Outlander novels.

At the beginning, Lord John Grey was a recurring secondary character, a young English soldier who became a Lord. Secretly homosexual, he lived a complex life full of adventures. His stories take place between 1756 and 1761, during the events of Voyager, the third book in the Outlander series.

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David Baldacci Books in Order

All of the books!

Who is David Baldacci?

Born and raised in Richmond, Virginia, David Baldacci is an American novelist. He practiced law for a few years before publishing his first book, Absolute Power in 1996.

Since then, David Baldacci has published more than 30 novels for adults but also some seven novels for younger readers. He is mostly know for the Will Robie series, the Amos Decker series, the Sean King and Michelle Maxwell series or The Finisher (Vega Jane) series… and a lot more.

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The Witcher Books in Order: How to read Andrzej Sapkowski’s series?

Toss a Coin to Your Witcher…

What is The Witcher series about?

Before becoming a Netflix show and a video game franchise, The Witcher was a fantasy series written by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski composed of novels and short stories.

The series revolves around the famous Witcher, Geralt of Rivia, a beast hunter with supernatural abilities (he is a man whose magic powers, enhanced by long training and a mysterious elixir, have made him a brilliant fighter and a merciless assassin), and Ciri, a princess who become a pawn of international politics but also a witcher-in-training.

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Fresh-Baked Mystery Books in Order: How to read Livia J. Washburn’s series?

Murder… with a slice of cake.

What is the Fresh-Baked Mystery series about?

From Texas-born writer Livia J. Washburn, The Fresh Baked mystery series is a cozy mystery series with a touch of sugar.

Set in a small town in Texas, this series follows retired schoolteacher Phyllis Newsom who loves to bake and even win prizes with her cakes. But she also likes to do some amateur sleuthing, especially when people are killed in her city (after eating some of her pastries or not).

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MacCallister Books in Order: How to read William W. Johnstone’s The Eagles Legacy series?

A Scotsman in America!

What is MacCallister The Eagles Legacy about?

Written by American author William Wallace Johnstone, the MacCallister/The Eagles Legacy series takes us back to the end of the 19th century, in America.

This western series is about a Scotsman-turned-cowboy named Duff MacCallister. He is a man who traveled far and worked hard to start a new life in America. And now, he dispenses his Highland justice to anyone who tries to mess with his dream.

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Amos Decker/Memory Man Books in Order: How to read David Baldacci’s series?

By the author of the Will Robie series and the King & Maxwell series.

Who is Amos Decker, the Memory Man?

Created by bestseller author David Baldacci, the Amos Decker/Memory Man series is a crime novel book series about a detective with special abilities.

Amos Decker is a former professional football player who was violently hit on his first play, resulting in severe injuries and changes to his brain. This was the end of his football career, but not of his life. Now, Decker is a detective with special mental abilities (called synesthesia and hyperthymesia). His life is good until the day his family is murdered in an unsolved case.

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Lew Archer Books in Order: How to read Ross MacDonald’s series?

Lew Harper, the private dick played by Paul Newman was before that the main character of the famous Lew Archer literary series.

Who is Lew Archer?

Writtent by American-Canadian author Ross Macdonald, this series is known for building on the foundations of the hardboiled fiction with his P.I., clearly inspired by Philip Marlowe.

Set between the late 1940s and the early 1970s, the Lew Archer stories are about an ex-cop who left after witnessing too much corruption and became a private investigator working in Los Angeles, California.

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