Elizabeth George Books in Order (Inspector Lynley, Edge of Nowhere)

Elizabeth George Books in Order (Inspector Lynley, Edge of Nowhere)

Born Susan Elizabeth George on February 26 of 1949, Elizabeth George is an American crime novelist. She is recognized for her whodunit books featuring Inspector Lynley, in the pure British tradition of the genre. After receiving her teaching certificate from the University of California, Riverside, Elizabeth George worked as a teacher in the public school…

Dorothy Martin Books in Order: How to read Jeanne M. Dams’s series?

Dorothy Martin Books in Order: How to read Jeanne M. Dams’s series?

Coming from the American author Jeane M. Dams (Hilda Johansson), the Dorothy Martin series is a cozy murder mystery series. In 1995, she published her first novel, The Body in the Transept, which won the Agatha Award for First Novel and introduced the character of amateur detective Dorothy Martin, an American schoolteacher who, upon retirement,…

Mark Billingham Books in Order (Thorne, Rabbit Hole, The Murder Book)

Mark Billingham Books in Order (Thorne, Rabbit Hole, The Murder Book)

Mark Billingham is a British novelist who grew up in Birmingham and graduated with a degree in drama. He first worked as an actor and had minor roles in TV episodes of different shows after moving to London in the mid-1980s. Disenchanted with acting following a series of uninspiring roles, he decided to pursue a…

Mrs. Jeffries Books in Order: How to read Emily Brightwell’s Series?

Mrs. Jeffries Books in Order: How to read Emily Brightwell’s Series?

Mrs. Jeffries is the main protagonist of the Victorian murder mystery series written by American writer “Emily Brightwell” that started in 1993. Working as Inspector Witherspoon’s housekeeper, Mrs. Jeffries is the widow of a Yorkshire policeman who keeps things running. Also, she knows how to help the mild-mannered Witherspoon, one investigation after the other. In…

Constable Evan Evans Books in Order: How to read Rhys Bowen’s series?

Constable Evan Evans Books in Order: How to read Rhys Bowen’s series?

Created by writer Rhys Bowen (Her Royal Spyness, Molly Murphy), Evan Evans is a young police constable who has traded city life for that of Llanfair–an idyllic Welsh village. It is a cozy little town filled with unforgettable characters–and of course, the occasional mystery. Our young constable is a self-effacing man who hoped for a…

Nolan Books in Order: How to read Max Allan Collins’s series?

Nolan Books in Order: How to read Max Allan Collins’s series?

Nolan (first name unknown) is the protagonist of the hard-boiled mystery series by American author Max Allan Collins (Quarry). Originally written as a tribute to Richard Stark’s Parker, the series evolved to become a Buddy crime story where semi-retired mobster Nolan is paired with Jon, a twenty-something collector of comic books dreaming of becoming a…

DI Geraldine Steel Books in Order: How to read Leigh Russell’s series?

DI Geraldine Steel Books in Order: How to read Leigh Russell’s series?

Coming from mystery writer Leigh Russell, the DI Geraldine Steel series is about the investigation of police detectives Geraldine Steel and Ian Peterson (who has his own spin-off now). Those psychological thrillers take us first to the rural part of England before moving to London for a more international appeal. It’s, as you have guessed,…

Logan McRae Books in Order: How to read Stuart MacBride’s series?

Logan McRae Books in Order: How to read Stuart MacBride’s series?

Published in the UK since 2005, The Logan McRae series is written by the Scottish writer Stuart MacBride, also known for his Oldcastle novels. These crime thrillers sometimes described as “Tartan Noir” are set in the “Granite City” of Aberdeen and follow the murder investigations led by Detective Sergeant Logan McRae and his team–and sometimes…

Roma Sub Rosa Books in Order: How to read Steven Saylor’s Series?

Roma Sub Rosa Books in Order: How to read Steven Saylor’s Series?

Written by American author Steven Saylor, Roma Sub Rosa is a series historical mystery novels set in ancient Rome during the late Roman Republic and early Roman Empire periods. The series follows the adventures of Gordianus the Finder, a private investigator (or “informer”) who solves crimes and uncovers mysteries in the bustling and often treacherous…

Young Sherlock Holmes Books in  Order: How to read Andrew Lane’s series?

Young Sherlock Holmes Books in Order: How to read Andrew Lane’s series?

Written by Andrew Lane, the Young Sherlock Holmes series tells the adventures of a teenage Sherlock Holmes before he became the renowned detective of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories. Set in Victorian England during the 1860s, the series follows a young Sherlock Holmes as he navigates through his adolescence and hones his investigative skills, learning…

Hanne Wilhelmsen Books in Order: How to read Anne Holt’s Series?

Hanne Wilhelmsen Books in Order: How to read Anne Holt’s Series?

Crime novels written by Norwegian author Anne Holt, this series follows the investigations of Hanne Wilhelmsen, a police detective in Oslo, Norway. She’s a deeply introspective and highly skilled investigator who’s struggling with personal demons and inner turmoil. Throughout the series, Hanne Wilhelmsen confronts a wide range of criminal activities, including murder, kidnapping, political corruption,…

Library Lover’s Mystery Series in Order: How to read Jenn McKinlay’s books?

Library Lover’s Mystery Series in Order: How to read Jenn McKinlay’s books?

Written by American writer Jenn McKinlay (Cupcake Bakery Mysteries), Library Lover’s Mysteries is a cozy mystery series about Public Library director Lindsey Norris who solves murders in her coastal Connecticut town with the help of her crafternoon friends. Lindsey Norris lives in Briar Creek, Connecticut where she works as the director of the Briar Creek…