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

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

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 Penguin Random House page, the Peter Diamond series is a golden age-style detective, a devotee of old-fashioned gumshoeing. He’s a little out of shape and…

Thea Osborne Books in Order: How to read Rebecca Tope’s Cotswold series?

Thea Osborne Books in Order: How to read Rebecca Tope’s Cotswold series?

Written by British crime novelist and journalist Rebecca Tope, The Thea Osborne mysteries are about house-sitting with a touch of murder. The stories revolve around Thea Osborne–and her loyal spaniel Hepzie-who is working as a house-sitter in the Cotswolds (an area in south-central, West Midlands, and South West England). With each new assignment, Thea hopes…

9 WWII Mystery Book Series To Read, From Billy Boyle to Bernie Gunther

9 WWII Mystery Book Series To Read, From Billy Boyle to Bernie Gunther

After the Victorian era, we are looking at a more recent period in our history, a shorter one, but also a darker one, as we are turning our intention today to the late 1940s, with a few mystery series set during World War II. There is not a lot of place here for cozy mysteries….

Andrew Raymond Books In Order (Novak and Mitchell, DCI Lomond)

Andrew Raymond Books In Order (Novak and Mitchell, DCI Lomond)

A former bookseller who used to work as a marketing manager with Waterstones in Glasgow, Andrew Raymond became a full-time writer of spy thrillers. He published his first book, the political thriller Official Secrets, in 2018, which launched the Novak and Mitchell series. It became a success and other books followed. Andrew Raymond also writes…

Nick Heller Books in Order: How to read Joseph Finder’s series?

Nick Heller Books in Order: How to read Joseph Finder’s series?

Written by American writer Joseph Finder, the Nick Heller books series follows a “private spy” who specializes in digging up secrets that powerful people would rather keep hidden. In short, Nick Heller is a guy you don’t want to mess with. He’s also the man you call when you need a problem fixed. How to…

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

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

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…

Karen Rose Books in Order (Don’t Tell, Quarter to Midnight, Scream for Me)

Karen Rose Books in Order (Don’t Tell, Quarter to Midnight, Scream for Me)

Karen Rose is a bestselling award-winning romantic suspense author from Baltimore, Maryland. She used to work as a chemical engineer for a large consumer goods company and started writing for fun. Her debut suspense novel was published in July 2003 and wrote since then more than twenty novels. Even if Rose’s books are set in…

Inspector Banks Books in Order: How to read Peter Robinson’s series?

Inspector Banks Books in Order: How to read Peter Robinson’s series?

Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks is a policeman in Yorkshire (England) and the protagonist in a series of novels by English-Canadian crime writer Peter Robinson. Set in the fictional English town of Eastvale in the Yorkshire Dales, the series follows Banks, a former member of the London Metropolitan Police, who left the capital for a…

Bess Crawford Books in Order: How to read Charles Todd’s series?

Bess Crawford Books in Order: How to read Charles Todd’s series?

Described as a series for anyone who loves Downton Abbey and the British-set mysteries of Elizabeth George, the Bess Crawford series written by Charles Todd is about a nurse solving mysteries during the Great War. Bess Crawford is not the usual upper-middle-class British gentlewoman. Independent-minded, she grew up in India where she learned the importance…

John Madden Books In Order: How to read Rennie Airth’s Series?

John Madden Books In Order: How to read Rennie Airth’s Series?

Historical crime series written by the South African novelist Rennie Airth, the John Madden series takes us back to the first half of the last century for some murder mysteries. More precisely, the series is set in England between 1921 and 1949 and revolves around John Madden, a detective formerly of Scotland Yard, as he…

Lesley Pearse Books in Order (Belle, Suspects, Deception…)

Lesley Pearse Books in Order (Belle, Suspects, Deception…)

Lesley Pearse is a best-seller British novelist who started writing more than a decade before being published for the first time. Her books always center around women with troubles. She published more than thirty books, not always in the same genres, from romance to crime, traditional sagas, historical, and contemporary. He is known for Belle,…

Memory Man/Amos Decker Books in Order: How to read David Baldacci’s series?

Memory Man/Amos Decker Books in Order: How to read David Baldacci’s series?

Created by bestseller author David Baldacci, the Amos Decker/Memory Man series is a crime novel book series about a detective with special abilities. Amos Decker is a former professional football player who was violently hit on his first play, resulting in severe injuries and changes to his brain. This was the end of his football…