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Sano Ichiro Books in Order

Sano Ichiro Books in Order: How to read Laura Joh Rowland’s series?

Murder in the late days of feudal Japan.

What is the Sano Ichiro series about?

Written by Laura Joh Rowland, the Sano Ichiro series is a historical mystery series that bring us in the late days of feudal Japan, mostly in Edo during the late 17th century.

The story resolves around Sano Ichiro, a samurai and private investigator for the shogun—aka the Most Honorable Investigator of Events, Situations, and People. Sometimes with the help of Reiko, Sano must often risk everything to bring to justice to the murdered in complex political situations.

Parker Books in Order

Parker Books in Order: How to read Richard Stark’s series?

Did you know Lee Marvin, Robert Duvall and Mel Gibson played Parker.

What is Richard Stark’s Parker series about?

Written by American novelist Donald E. Westlake (1933-2008) under the pseudonym Richard Stark, the Parker series is a classic crime series.

This is about Parker, a ruthless career criminal, a heister, a pro, the best of them. He is the one you want if you plan a robbery, but you don’t want to cross him. Parker is relentlessly focused, cold, methodical, smart and really tough.

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The Seventh Tower Books in Order

The Seventh Tower Books in Order: How to read Garth Nix’s series?

By the writer of The Old Kingdom series.

What is The Seventh Tower about?

Written by Garth Nix, The Seventh Tower series is the result of a joint partnership between Scholastic and LucasFilm. The series follows two children from distinctly different societies in a world blocked from the sun by a magical Veil which leaves the world in complete darkness.

Tal is a Chosen from the Castle, and Milla is an Icecarl from the Ice. Together they discover that an evil, long thought to have vanished, once more threatens their world, slowly and secretly letting its presence be felt. A pact was broken, and a war dormant for two thousand years is rekindling. Danger looms, and it is up to these two children and a small band of unlikely heroes to save their Dark World.

Hannibal Lecter Books in Order

Hannibal Lecter Books in Order: How to read Thomas Harris’ series?

Eat the Rich!

Who is Hannibal Lecter?

Created by American writer Thomas Harris, Hannibal Lecter is the most famous cannibal in literature. A respected Baltimore forensic psychiatrist, Hannibal consults with the FBI to assist them in finding other serial killers before being exposed as a cannibalistic serial killer.

If Hannibal is one of the most iconic pop culture characters, it is thanks to multiple adaptations of Thomas Harris’s works. The character has been portrayed by Brian Cox (Manhunter), Anthony Hopkins (The Silence of the Lambs, Hannibal, Red Dragon), Gaspard Ulliel and Aaran Thomas (Hannibal Rising) and Mads Mikkelsen (Hannibal, the TV series).

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The Westcott Series in Order

The Westcott Series in Order: How to read Mary Balogh’s books?

A little bit of romance during the British Regency era.

What is The Westcott Series about?

Written by prolific Welsh-Canadian novelist Mary Balogh, The Westcott Series is a historical romance series.

Set during the British Regency era, the series takes us in the lives of the Westcott family. Everything starts when Humphrey Wescott, Earl of Riverdale, died. He leaves behind a fortune and a scandalous secret that will forever alter the lives of his family.

Slough House/Jackson Lamb Books in Order:

Slough House/Jackson Lamb Books in Order: How to read Mick Herron’s series?

Where the disgraced spies go to work…

What is the Slough House series about?

From British mystery and thriller novelist Mick Herron, the Slough House series takes us to London, England, to follow a group of disgraced spies.

The Slough House is where the washed-up MI5 spies are relegated when their careers are derailed. Maybe they got in the way of an ambitious colleague and had the rug yanked out from under them or they drink a little too much. Now, if they want to get back in the action, they have to collaborate with one another.

Guido Brunetti Books in Order

Guido Brunetti Books in Order: How to read Donna Leon’s series?

Murder in Venice, Italy!

Who is Guido Brunetti?

From American author Donna Leon, this crime series takes us in Italy, in or around Venice, for some murder mysteries.

The series resolves around Guido Brunetti, a happily married father of two vice-commissario of police. Intelligent, pragmatic and compassionate, Brunetti works with his colleague Lorenzo Vianello to solve crimes for a long time now.

The Keys to the Kingdom Books in Order

The Keys to the Kingdom Books in Order: How to read Garth Nix’s fantasy-adventure series?

Welcome to the Center of the Universe.

What is The Keys to the Kingdom about?

Written by Australian fantasy author Garth Nix, specialized in children’s and young adult fantasy novels, The Keys to the Kingdom chronicles the adventures of Arthur Penhaligon, an asthmatic 12-year-old boy who is chosen to become the Rightful Heir of the House, the center of the universe.

Arthur must now attempt to defeat the Morrow Days, the criminal Trustees of the House. The series takes place over a span of three weeks. Time moves at different speeds at different locations in the series.

Joseph O'Loughlin Books in Order

Joseph O’Loughlin Books in Order: How to read Michael Robotham’s series?

The psychologist who catches murderers.

Who is Joseph O’Loughlin?

From Australian crime fiction writer Michael Robotham, this series is about a psychiatrist solving crimes.

The psychologist is forty-two-year-old Joseph O’Loughlin, a man who had every reason to be happy, until his life took an unexpected turn when he’s diagnosed with Parkinson’s. Then the police asked for his help. That’s when he starts working with Vincent Ruiz, a hard-drinking tough talking homicide detective.

Sister Fidelma Books in Order

Sister Fidelma Books in Order: How to read Peter Tremayne’s series?

For those who like Medieval Murder Mysteries, but not with Brother Cadfael.

What is the Sister Fidelma series about?

Written by Peter Tremayne (pseudonym of Peter Berresford Ellis), The Sister Fidelma series is a historical mystery series taking us back to the 7th century.

Sister Fidelma is an Eognacht princess and sister to the king of Cashel, a religieuse of the Celtic Church and an advocate of the Brehornn court. With the help of her partner Brother Eadulf, a Saxon monk, she solves crime, mainly in Ireland.

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