reading order

Jessica Fellowes Books in Order

Jessica Fellowes Books in Order (Mitford Murders)

  • Fabien 

All of Jessica Fellowes’ Mitford Murders Books!

Who is Jessica Fellowes?

English author and freelance journalist, Jessica Fellowes is known for writing the Mitford Murders series—her name may also sound familiar because she is the niece of Julian Fellowes, Downton Abbey’s creator (she wrote the companion books to the TV series).

Golden Age mysteries set amid the lives of the glamorous Mitford sisters, the Mitford Murders series focuses on Louisa Cannon, chaperone and confidante to the girls and a former criminal, as she investigates murder mysteries (as you may have guessed).

Read More »Jessica Fellowes Books in Order (Mitford Murders)

Presidential Agent Books in Order

Presidential Agent Books in Order: How to read W.E.B. Griffin’s series?

  • Fabien 

By Order of the President…

What is the Presidential Agent series about?

Coming from prolific military author W. E. B. Griffin (RIP), the Presidential Agent series is about Carlos Castillo is tasked by the President to serve as sort of a check on the investigations of the various agencies involved…

Major Carlos Guillermo Castillo, known as Charley, is the son of a German mother and a Tex-Mex father, a Medal of Honor winner who died in Vietnam. A pilot, West Point graduate, and veteran of Desert Storm and the Special Forces, Castillo has a sharp eye for the facts and the reality behind the facts.

Read More »Presidential Agent Books in Order: How to read W.E.B. Griffin’s series?

Robert Crais Books in Order

Robert Crais Books in Order (Elvis Cole and Joe Pike, Scott James and Maggie)

  • Fabien 

All of Robert Crais Books!

Who is Robert Crais

Robert Crais is a best-selling American crime novelist who began his career writing scripts for television shows—he is credited on episodes of Quincy M.E., Hill Street Blues, Cagney & Lacey, Miami Vice, and The Equalizer.

Since the mid-1990s, he is a full-time author mostly known for his award-winning series about Hollywood private eyes Elvis Cole and Joe Pike. Also, the 2005 film Hostage with Bruce Willis was an adaptation of one of his books.

Read More »Robert Crais Books in Order (Elvis Cole and Joe Pike, Scott James and Maggie)

Sophie Kinsella Books in Order (Shopaholic, I Owe You One, The Undomestic Goddess)

  • Carole 

All of the Books!

Who is Sophie Kinsella?

Sophie Kinsella have been writing romantic comedies for over two decades. Born in London, Sophie Kinsella has graduated from Oxford University and worked as a financial journalist, before becoming a fiction writer.

Her first book was published when she was 26, under her real name, Madeleine Wickham. She found critical and public success and went on to publish more books as Madeleine Wickham. But it is as Sophie Kinsella that she first hit the UK bestseller lists in September 2000 with her first novel in the Shopaholic series. Her books have sold over 40 million copies in more than 60 countries, and been translated into over 40 languages.

She lives in Dorset and London, with her husband and her five children.

Read More »Sophie Kinsella Books in Order (Shopaholic, I Owe You One, The Undomestic Goddess)

Molly Murphy Books in Order

Molly Murphy Books in Order: How to read Rhys Bowen’s series?

  • Fabien 

By the author of the Her Royal Spyness series and the Constable Evan Evans mysteries.

Who is Molly Murphy?

Written by British author Rhys Bowen (a pseudonym used by Janet Quin-Harkin to write mystery novels), the Molly Murphy series is about a detective in early 20th-century New York. 

A spirited redhead who grew up a peasant on the coast of Ireland, Molly Murphy has crossed the Atlantic and, after being accused of a crime she didn’t commit, she became a private investigator in New York City, often working with NYPD Detective Daniel Sullivan.

Read More »Molly Murphy Books in Order: How to read Rhys Bowen’s series?

Kathy Reichs Books in Order

Kathy Reichs Books in Order (Temperance Brennan, Virals)

  • Fabien 

All of Kathy Reichs’s Books!

Who is Kathy Reichs?

Dr. Kathleen Joan Toelle Reichs—also simply known as Kathy Reichs—is a forensic anthropologist and an academic, but she is best known for being an American crime writer, especially for the Temperance Brennan series adapted for television under the title “Bones.”

In fact, she was a producer on the show which was loosely based on her novels, which are inspired by her life. She also wrote a young adult series called Virals with her son Brendan, and she recently started to write stand-alone novels too.

Read More »Kathy Reichs Books in Order (Temperance Brennan, Virals)

Cressida Cowell books in order

Cressida Cowell Books in Order (How to Train Your Dragon, The Wizards of Once)

  • Carole 

All of the Books!

Who is Cressida Cowell?

When she was a child, Cressida Cowell spent her summers on an uninhabited Scottish Island. There, she imagined the caves and ruined crofts were full of dragons. It leads her to write How to Train Your Dragon, the book series which spawned a film franchise.

Born in 1966, Cressida Cowell studied English at Keble College, Oxford, and learned illustration at Saint Martin’s School of Art and Brighton University. She published her first book in 1998, the story of Little Bo Peep who has lost her sheep but made her name with the bestselling How to Train Your Dragon series. She has sold more than 11 million books in 38 languages and has been the children’s laureate since 2019.

Read More »Cressida Cowell Books in Order (How to Train Your Dragon, The Wizards of Once)

Tana French Books in Order

Tana French Books in Order (Dublin Murder Squad)

  • Fabien 

All of Tana French’s books!

Who is Tana French?

American writer Tana French is known as “the First Lady of Irish Crime,” it may sound strange when you say it like this, but the author of the Dublin Murder Squad has lived in Dublin since 1990—and even attended Trinity College Dublin (where she trained to become a professional actor).

Even if, since her first psychological mystery novel was published in 2007 (and she won the Edgar, Anthony, Macavity, and Barry awards for best first novel), Tana French is mostly known for her main Dublin Murder series, but she also writes standalone novels.

Read More »Tana French Books in Order (Dublin Murder Squad)