Crime

Peter Diamond Books in Order

Peter Diamond Books in Order: How to read Peter Lovesey’s series?

  • Fabien 

Bath Murder Mysteries.

Who is Peter Diamond?

Coming from Peter Lovesey, a British writer of historical and contemporary detective novels, The Peter Diamond Mysteries is about a modern-day police detective in Bath, Somerset. 

As described on the Peguin Random House page, Peter Diamond series is a golden age-style detective, a devotee of old-fashioned gumshooing. He’s a little out of shape and has no interest in fancy technology—he’s only just been pursuaded to get a cell phone and has no patience for computer nonsense—but none of this stops him from solving case after case. 

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Matthew Bartholomew Books in Order

Matthew Bartholomew Books in Order: How to read Susanna Gregory’s series?

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In the vein of Ellis Peters’s Cadfael series.

Who is Matthew Bartholomew?

Coming from Cambridge academic who was previously a coroner’s officer Susanna Gregory (the pseudonym of Elizabeth Cruwys), this series is about Matthew Bartholomew who investigates murders in medieval time. 

Matthew Bartholomew is an unorthodox physician living in fourteenth-century Cambridge. He is a master at the College of Michaelhouse at the University of Cambridge, where he teaches medicine.

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Peter James Books in Order

Peter James Books in Order (Roy Grace, Max Flynn, I Follow You…)

All of the Books!

Who is Peter James?

Peter James is a British writer notably known for his work in the genre crime fiction. In fact, his famous for his Roy Grace series, now a TV Series with John Simm.

Interested in criminology, religion, science and the paranormal, Peter James explorer all this in his books—he wrote more than twenty non-Roy Grace novels and even a couple of non-fiction books too.

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Jeffrey Archer Books in Order

Jeffrey Archer Books in Order (Clifton Chronicles, Over My Dead Body, Heads You Win)

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All of the Books!

Who is Jeffrey Archer?

Born in 1940, Jeffrey Archer was a politician before becoming an author. A former Member of Parliament and Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party, he was imprisoned for three years for perjury and perverting the course of justice, ending his elected political career.

He began writing his first book in 1974, Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less, as a means of avoiding bankruptcy. Though critics have been generally negative, Jeffrey Archer is a best-selling novelist, having sold more than 320 million copies worldwide.

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Mitchell and Markby Books in Order

Mitchell and Markby Books in Order: How to read Ann Granger’s series?

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From the author of the Campbell & Carter Mystery series and of the Lizzie Martin series.

What is the Mitchell and Markby series about?

After working in British embassies in various parts of the world, Ann Granger became a crime novelist with the Mitchell and Markby series in 1991.

Set in the fictitious town of Bamford somewhere in the Cotswolds, this mystery series began when civil servant Meredith Mitchell came home after many years abroad and reinvent herself into an amateur sleuth. A murder put her on Chief Inspector Alan Markby’s path as they started working investigations, each one with their own style.

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Joanne Fluke Books in Order (Hannah Swensen Mysteries Series and more)

  • Carole 

All of the Books!

Who is Joanne Fluke?

Joanne Fluke is the most famous pen name of  Joanne Fischmann, born Gibson in 1943 in Swanvill, Minnesota. She comes from a long line of bakers, so it’s no surprise she has been baking since she was a child and has created a book series where food is important.

Fluke started writing young adult horror stories in the 1980s under the name Jo Gibson, but she found real success with her cozy mysteries series starring Hannah Swensen, an amateur sleuth and baker in the 2000s.

She has also written books with her husband under the pen name John Fischer, but also under the pseudonyms, R.J. Fischer, Chris Hunter, Gina Jackson and Kathryn Kirkwood.

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Karin Slaughter Books in Order

Karin Slaughter Books in Order (Pretty Girls, Pieces of Her, Grant County, The Good Daughter)

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All of the Books!

Who is Karin Slaughter?

Born in 1971, Karin Slaughter is an American crime writer and best-selling author of more than 20 novels, including her Grant County and Will Trent series. Published in 120 countries, Karin Slaughter lives in Atlanta and soon will see her stand-alone novel, Pieces of Her, adapted on-screen at Netflix, with Tony Collette in the lead role.

She is also the founder of Save the Libraries, a non-profit organization that campaigns to support US public libraries.

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DI Nick Dixon Crime Books in Order

DI Nick Dixon Crime Books in Order: How to read Damien Boyd’s series?

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The solicitor who became a cop.

Who is DI Nick Dixon?

This series is coming from British author Damien Boyd who is using his experience as a solicitor to write crime stories featuring DI Nick Dixon.

Nick Dixon is diabetic Detective Inspector in the Avon and Somerset Police attached to Bridgwater CID who drives an old Land Rover and lives in a rented cottage in Brent Knoll. He graduated from university with a degree in law and had gone on to qualify as a solicitor, but instead opted for a career in the police. 

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