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DCI Ryan Books in Order

DCI Ryan Books in Order: How to read LJ Ross’s Series?

  • Fabien 

Murder in Northumbria.

Who is DCI Ryan?

Written by British ex-lawyer and now author LJ Ross (pen name of Louise Ross), the DCI Ryan series is a series of romantic suspense thrillers.

Set in Northumbria, England, the series is following the investigation of Detective Chief Inspector Ryan in this fast-paced crime whodunnit, a mix of murder and mystery peppered with a sprinkling of romance and humour.

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The Lincoln Lawyer Books in Order

The Lincoln Lawyer Books in Order: How to read Michael Connelly’s series?

  • Fabien 

Soon to be a Netflix show.

Who is the Lincoln Lawyer?

Written by famous American author Michael Connelly (see full Reading Order), The Lincoln Lawyer a crime series is also known as the Mickey Haller series.

Mickey Haller is a defense attorney from Los Angeles who was nicknamed “the Lincoln Lawyer” because of his preference for working out of his Lincoln Town Car instead of in an office. Also, he is the younger half-brother of LAPD Detective Hieronymus “Harry” Bosch. That’s why he made numerous apparitions in the Bosch series (see Reading Order).

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Jo Nesbo Books in Order

Jo Nesbo Books in Order (Harry Hole, Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder, Olav Johansen)

  • Fabien 

All of the Books!

Who is Jo Nesbo?

Jo Nesbø is a Norwegian writer, musician, economist, and former soccer player and reporter. But also a TV producer now.

Nesbo’s most famous series is “Harry Hole,” but he also wrote some children fictions (Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder) and more crime series. What you may not know is that he is the main vocalist and songwriter for the Norwegian rock band Di Derre.

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David Raker Books in Order

David Raker Books in Order: How to read Tim Weaver’s series?

  • Fabien 

Lost in England.

Who is David Raker?

Coming from English writer Tim Weaver, this crime series is about the investigations of missing persons investigator David Raker.

Finding the lost, whether dead or alive, in the specialty of London-based investigator David Raker. His cases take him all over the country as he is prepared to go to any lengths to track down those in trouble. Nothing can stop Raker to dig deeper and found those who are missed.

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Kazuo Ishiguro Books in Order

Kazuo Ishiguro Books in Order (Never Let Me Go, The Remains of the Day, A Pale View of the Hill)

  • Carole 

All of the Books!

Who is Kazuo Ishiguro?

British novelist Kazuo Ishiguro was born in Nagasaki, Japan, in 1954 and moved to Britain in 1960 at the age of five. One of the most celebrated contemporary fiction authors in English, he published his first novel, A Pale View of Hills, in 1982.

Since then, he has received four Man Booker Prize nominations and won the award in 1989 for his novel The Remains of the Day. In 2017, the Swedish Academy awarded Ishiguro the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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Lockwood and Co Books in Order

Lockwood & Co Books in Order: How to read Jonathan Stroud’s series?

  • Carole 

When the dead come back to haunt the living, Lockwood & Co. step in . . .

What is Lockwood & Co about?

Lockwood & Co. is a middle grade supernatural thriller written by English author Jonathan Stroud. The story takes place in an alternative modern-day London which experiences an event called “the Problem”, where ghosts appear throughout the city by nighttime and attack the living. Agencies — meaning a business specializing in taking care of ghosts — have arisen to protect the public, for a fee.

The little twist is that only children and teenagers have the “talent” to sense the ghosts and they gradually lose this once they reach their twenties. We follow three young operatives of a Psychic Detection Agency as they battle this epidemic of ghosts.

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Ellen Hopkins Books in Order

Ellen Hopkins Books in Order (Crank, Burned, Impulse, What About Will?)

  • Carole 

All of the Books!

Who is Ellen Hopkins?

American writer and poet Ellen Louise Hopkins began her writing career in 1990, first wirth nonfiction books for children (not listed below) before becoming a young adult fiction writer.

She has written a number of books in verse, about teenage struggles such as drug addiction, mental illness, and prostitution. She exploded onto the New York Times’ bestseller list in 2004 with Crank, a novel written in free verse that was inspired by her daughter’s addiction to crystal meth.

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Lighthouse Library Mystery Series Books in Order

Lighthouse Library Mystery Series Books in Order: How to read Eva Gates’s series?

  • Carole 

Murder at the Lighthouse Library.

What is Lighthouse Library Mystery Series about?

Written by Eva Gates, a pseudonym used by Canadian mystery novelist Vicki Delany, the Lighthouse Library Mystery Series is a cozy mystery series with librarians, lighthouses, cats and, of course, murder!

The story follows Lucy Richardson, who becomes the new assistant librarian at the Bodie Island Lighthouse Library, in a small town where murder happens quite often and Lucy has to go on the case.

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