Crime

Flavia de Luce Books in Order: How to read Alan Bradley’s series?

  • Fabien 

Enola Holmes isn’t the only young sleuth out there!

Who is Flavia de Luce?

Main protagonist of the series sets in the English countryside in 1950 and written by Canadian author Alan Bradley, the young Flavia de Luce is smart eleven-year-old with a passion for chemistry and a genius for solving murders.

She lives with her father and two sisters, but not her mother, Harriet, a free spirit who disappeared on a mountaineering adventure in Tibet 10 years earlier and is presumed dead.

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Enola Holmes Books in Order: How to read Nancy Springer’s series?

  • Fabien 

After being Eleven on Stranger Things, Millie Bobby Brown will be Enola Holmes. The time is good to learn more about the books behind the movies to come.

Who is Enola Holmes?

Also known as The Enola Holmes Mysteries, this creation of American author Nancy Springer is about Sherlock Holmes’ sister, Enola.

Everything began with her mother’s disappearance and her brothers, Sherlock and Mycroft, doing nothing. Enola made a discovery that put her on the road to become herself a detective, even if Mycroft insists that she attend boarding school. Enola prefers working on missing persons cases.

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Hamish MacBeth Series in Order: How to read M. C. Beaton’s books?

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Fun Fact: Robert Carlyle played Hamish MacBeth in a BBC Scotland TV Series in 1995.

Who is Hamish MacBeth?

Created by M. C. Beaton (aka Marion Chesney), Hamish Macbeth is a fictional police officer who works for the town of Lochdubh. With his superiors wanting to close the locale police station, Hamish must often work outside official channels to do his work for his fellow villagers.

If you like the Hamish MacBeth series, M. C. Beaton also wrote the Agatha Raisin series.

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The Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Series in Order: How to read Faye Kellerman books?

Nick and Nora Charles are not the only crime fighting coupe out there…

Who are Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus?

Fictional characters created by Faye Kellerman, Peter Decker and his Orthodox Jewish wife Rina Lazarus solve crimes together, in their own way. A lieutenant in the LAPD, Decker met Rina Lazarus, a young widow, during an investigation.

After that, they started a family and grew old together from one book to another and, of course, they keep solving crimes. At one point, Decker’s daughter from his first marriage, Cindy, also became a cop and even get to be the star of two books in the series.

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Stephanie Plum Books in Order: How to read Janet Evanovich’s series?

There maybe is only one movie adaptation with Katherine Heigl, but there’s a lot more books with Stephanie Plum.

Who Stephanie Plum is?

Stephanie Plum is the main character in a series of novels written by Janet Evanovich. She is a female bounty hunter from New Jersey. After being fired from a job as a lingerie buyer, she tried to win money in other small jobs but failed, and then her car is repossessed.

That’s when she turned to her cousin Vinnie, owner of Vincent Plum Bail Bonds, and forced him to give her a job. Now, in each book, Stephanie goes after one or more people who are declared ‘failure to appear’ because they have not appeared for their court date.

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Stone Barrington Books in Order: How to read Stuart Woods’ series?

Nowadays, there is like a ton of new Stone Barrington books on the shelves every year. It’s hard to follow, so here is a guide:

Who Stone Barrington is?

Stone Barrington is a creation of Stuart Woods. He is a former detective forced out of the NYPD because he too often disagreed with his superiors. Now, he is a lawyer who is ‘of counsel’ to Woodman & Weld, a prestigious Manhattan law firm. He handles cases with which the firm does not wish to be publicly associated.

All of Stuart Woods’ novels take place in the same universe. Therefore, some characters frequently appear in other series, like villain Teddy Fay who comes from the Will Lee series or CIA operative Holly Barker and more.

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Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Books in Order: How to read Robert Crais Series?

Mystery awaits, why aren’t you reading Elvis Cole and Joe Pike books? Here where to start.

What’s the Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Books series about?

Created by Robert Crais, this series of books is about the private investigator named Elvis Cole and his partner Joe Pike.

This pair of Hollywood unorthodox private eyes who focuses mainly on cases with abused and battered women and children – with some exceptions. Elvis is the tough and conscientious type, and Joe is the strong and silent partner. That’s mostly all you need to know to start reading!

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Pendergast Books in Order: How to read Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child’s series?

Do you know somebody called Aloysius Xingu Leng Pendergast?

What is the Pendergast series?

Written by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child, The Pendergast is about Aloysius Pendergast. He is a special agent with the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation and works out of the New Orleans branch.

Pendergast is a tall and eccentric man, but he is also highly intelligent and knowledgeable, a master of psychological manipulation, disguise, and improvisation. In his work, he investigates cases which interest him, especially the ones appearing to be the work of serial killers.

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