Martha’s Vineyard London Venice California Miami Montreal.
Wonderful cities to visit. And do we care about all the crime, the murders, thefts? No, because the wonderful detectives who work these streets make sure that even if the bad guy is not caught, justice prevails.
These mystery series stand the test of time and remain popular;from Sherlock Holmes to the Kinsey Millhone series by Sue Grafton. So take a look. You will find these authors on the shelves of our mystery section. I have listed the first title in some popular series:
Martha’s Vineyard: A Beautiful Place to Die by Philip R. Craig is the first in a series set on Martha’s Vineyard. From surf casting for blues (recipes included) to new money vs old and bodies on the beach. Some later titles were co-written with William Tapply, author of another wonderful series set in Boston.
DCI Tennison, a character created by Lynda La Plante detects in London. Prime Suspect is the first title, also the title of her popular BBC series. Another La Plante series, both to read and to watch features Detective Anna Travis. Above Suspicion is the first title in this series
Donna Leon has lived in Venice for over 25 years. Her Detective Commissario Guido Brunetti isn't afraid to challenge the hierarchy of the city politics or the church. While investigating his first case : Death at La Fenice Commissario understands the importance of several espresso's during his day.
A is for Alibi. Sue Grafton started her alphabet series staring Kinsey Millhone in 1982. In 2013 W is for Wasted continues her adventures as an Insurance Invstigator.
Randy Wayne White’s Doc Ford lives and detects on Sanibel in Florida. This detective/Marine Biologist even has a restaurant named after him, Doc Ford's. Sanibel Flats is the first in this series.
Deja Dead , featuring Dr. Temperance Brennan begins this series set in both Montreal and Charlotte. Brennan uses her degrees in forensic anthropology to bring justice to the crime victims and their families..
So come in and browse. The shelves are full of mystery.