Mystery Author Recommendations

lilian jackson braun cat whoHaving trouble finding a mystery author outside of your normal reading list? Check out these!

Remember you can enter the Winter Reading Program once a week. It doesn’t have to be a physical book, audiobooks and eBooks are eligible too!

Adventure: Dan Brown, James Rollins, Matthew Reilly

Amateur Sleuth: Janet Evanovich, Tom Corcoran, Joan Hess, Gillian Flynn

Animal: Spencer Quinn, Lilian Jackson Braun, Rita Mae Brown

Caper: JoAnna Carl, Donald E. Westlake, Elmore Leonard

Cozy: M. C. Beaton, Agatha Christie, Donna Andrews

Culinary: Jerrilyn Farmer, Joanne Fluke, Peter King

Fantasy: Jim Butcher’s Dresden Files, Carrie Vaughn, Simon R. Green

Graphic Novel: This is a fairly new area, check out the list of books that we can borrow from LVCCLD!

Hard-boiled (noir): Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett, Sue Grafton

Historical: Steven Saylor, Peter Tremayne, Margaret Frazer

Holiday: Leslie Meier, Laura Levine, Mary Higgins Clark

No. 1 ladies detective agencyInternational: Alexander McCall Smith, Gail Bowen, James McClure

Legal (courtroom): John Grisham, Steve Martini, Robert Tanenbaum

Medical: Robin Cook, Michael Crichton, Tess Gerritsen

Private Eye: Sue Grafton, Tana French, Michael Collins

Professional Sleuth: Suzanne Arruda, Elizabeth Peters,

Police Procedural: Lee Child, Patricia Cornwell, Linda Fairstein

Romantic Suspense: Nora Roberts, Linda Howard, Catherine Coulter

Science Fiction: J.D. Robb, Isaac Asimov’s Lije Baley & Daneel Olivaw series, Donna AndrewsTuring Hopper series

Sports: Harlan Coben, Ralph McInerny’s Notre Dame series

Supernatural/Paranormal: Nancy Atherton, Andrew Greeley’s Nuala Anne McGrail series, Charlaine HarrisSookie Stackhouse series

Suspense/Thriller: Tom Clancy, Mary Higgins Clark, William Diehl

Technical Thriller: Tom Clancy, Stephen Coonts, Dale Brown

Whodunit: Rex Stout, Agatha Christie, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


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