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Serge A. Storms Books in Order: How to read Tim Dorsey Series?

Dexter Morgan isn’t the only serial killer in the literary game…

Who is Serge A. Storms?

Written by American author Tim Dorsey, this series is about obsessive Florida trivia buff and spree killer Serge A. Storms.

Serge has been diagnosed with a variety of mental illnesses, and has been prescribed a “cocktail” of drugs to keep him stable. But he often doesn’t take it and that makes him obsessive about trivial things. Charismatic and likable, serge possesses a strong and quite personal sense of justice, so he acts as a vigilante and can be creative with his killings.

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Ian Rutledge Books in Order: How to read Charles Todd series?

The other series by the Bess Crawford series‘ author, Charles Todd.

Who is Ian Rutledge?

Written by the American authors Caroline and Charles Todd, the Ian Rutledge series is a mystery/historical one, taking us back after the Great war.

Beginning in 1919, the series follows Scotland Yard inspector Ian Rutledge after he returned from the war front. Suffering from what is now called Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Rutledge lives the voice of the soldier named Hamish inside his head, all while solving murders.

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Jack Stratton Books in Order: How to read Christopher Greyson Series?

Did you know that Christopher Greyson’s Wife, Katherine Greyson, is also a writer?

Who is Jack Stratton?

Written by American author Christopher Greyson, the Jack Stratton series is a mystery series.

Product of the child welfare services system since the age of 7, Jack Stratton is now a police officer, and mostly a hero with a heart of gold (and a dark past) in the sleepy community of Darrington. With the help of his sidekick Alice (a.k.a. Remplacement), Jack investigates murder and catches killers.

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Rivers of London Books in Order: How to read Ben Aaronovitch Series?

If you like urban fantasy stories with wizards solving crimes, like The Dresden Files, you should give a try to Rivers of London.

What is the Rivers of London series about?

Also known as The Peter Grant series, the Rivers of London series is written by English author Ben Aaronovitch. It’s composed of novels, short stories, audiobooks and graphic novels (written by Aaronovitch and Andrew Cartmel, illustrated by Lee Sullivan).

This urban fantasy story is about Probationary Constable Peter Grant who, in the aftermath of a puzzling murder, gains exclusive information from an eyewitness who happens to be a ghost. His supernatural ability brings him to the attention of Detective Chief Inspector Thomas Nightingale, who investigates crimes involving magic. Now, Peter investigates crimes who took him into a world where gods and other supernatural creatures mingle with mortals.

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Ben Hope Books In Order: How to read Scott Mariani series?

Ben Hope has been described as “James Bond meets Jason Bourne, with a historical twist,” which is an explosive combination.

Who is Ben Hope?

Written by British author Scott Mariani, this series of thrillers is about Ben Hope, an ex-SAS Major and former theology student.

Ben Hope is tortured by a tragedy from his past. After years with the SAS, he walked away from the army to pursue a new career. Now, he is using his expertise as a hostage rescue operative to find and bring home kidnapped children, as well as other innocent victims of the evil kidnap and ransom industry.

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Maximum Ride Books in Order: How to read James Patterson series?

James Patterson doesn’t only write murder mysteries, like with the sci-fi series Maximum Ride.

What is Maximum Ride about?

Written by prolific American author James Patterson (Alex Cross), Maximum Ride is a series of young adult fantasy novels—inspired by his previous books When the Wind Blows and The Lake House, but definitely not connected to them.

The Maximum Ride books are set in the near future and are about the flock, a group of human-avian hybrids (98% human, 2% bird). They have wings and special powers. On the run from the scientists who created them, the members of the flock follow Maximum Ride (Max) to survive.

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Jack Taylor Books in Order: How to read Ken Bruen series?

The books behind the Irish TV Show with Iain Glen.

Who is Jack Taylor?

Created by Irish writer Ken Bruen, the private investigator Jack Taylor is a disgraced former police officer, an alcoholic and a drug abuser.

Jack Taylor is a brilliant detective and could probably be one of the best in Ireland if his addiction problem was not as big. He tried to stop, he even left Galway, but nothing really sticks because he brings death and pain to everyone he loves.

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Nick Stone Books in Order: How to read Andy McNab series?

Andy McNab is a former SAS operator and you write what you know…

Who is Nick Stone?

Main protagonist in the Andy McNab written series, Nick Stone is an ex-member of British Army regiment the SAS.

After a difficult youth, Nick Stone signed up to the Army, and was eventually being recruited into the SAS. Troubling events and violent public deaths pushed him out of the British Army, but not out of the spy life. Now, he keeps on going, working as a kind of mercenary.

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Kevin Kerney Books in Order: How to read Michael McGarrity Series?

If you are into outdoorsy crime stories like the ones with Cork O’Connor or Dave Robicheaux, the Kevin Kerney series might be for you.

Who is Kevin Kerney?

Written by New Mexican author and former law enforcement officer Michael McGarrity, the Kevin Kerney series takes place in New Mexico, from the Tularosa Basin and Lincoln County to Hermit’s Peak, but also sometimes in Santa Fe.

It’s about law enforcement officer Kevin Kerney who used to be a cop, a private investigator and even a forest ranger, but he is now a police chief.

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Alan Gregory Books in Order: How to read Stephen White Series?

The main protagonist of Jonathan Kellerman series, Alex Delaware, is not the only psychologist solving crimes. There’s also Alan Gregory!

Who is Alan Gregory?

So, Alan Gregory is a clinical psychologist based in Boulder, Colorado. And he is the main protagonist of Stephen White thriller series.

Alan Gregory is married to Lauren, who is also a district attorney—and has multiple sclerosis. His friend is Sam Purdy, a rules-bending cop. Together, they solve crimes. Well, they solved crimes, because the series has recently ended.

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