Detectives and Private Investigators

In search of some new mystery and crime series? Try some of these titles, featuring Detectives and Private Investigators.





Case Histories, by Kate Atkinson – Jackson Brodie series

The Beekeeper’s Apprentice, by Laurie R. King – Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes series

Cover Her Face, by P. D. James – Adam Dalgliesh series

The Zig Zag Girl, by Elly Griffiths – Stephens and Mephisto mystery series

The Cuckoo’s Calling, by Robert Galbraith – Cormoran Strike series

Birdman, by Mo Hayder – Jack Caffery series

River of Darkness, by Rennie Airth – John Madden series

Red Harvest, by Dashiell Hammett – The Continental Op series

The Distant Echo, by Val McDermid – Inspector Karen Pirie series

The Hot Rock, by Donald E. Westlake – Dortmunder series

The Wire in the Blood, by Val McDermid – Tony Hill & Carol Jordan series

Black Dog, by Stephen Booth – Ben Cooper & Diane Fry series





Gallows View, by Peter Robinson – Inspector Banks series

Dead Beat, by Val McDermid – Kate Brannigan series

Into the Woods, by Tana French – Dublin Murder Squad series

The Crossing Places, by Elly Griffiths – Ruth Galloway series

The Sign of Four, by Arthur Conan Doyle – Sherlock Holmes series

Report for Murder, by Val McDermid – Lindsay Gordon series

Knots & Crosses, by Ian Rankin – Inspector Rebus series

Bad Debts, by Peter Temple – Jack Irish series

A Share in Death, by Deborah Crombie – Duncan Kincaid & Gemma James series

The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, by Alexander McCall Smith – The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series

The Merchant’s House, by Kate Ellis – Wesley Peterson series

Death at La Fenice, by Donna Leon – Commissario Brunetti series





Garnethill, by Denise Mina – Garnethillseries

A study in Scarlet, by Arthur Conan Doyle – Sherlock Holmes series

A Great Deliverance, by Elizabeth George – Inspector Lynley series

The Big Sleep, by Ray Chandler – Philip Marlowe series

In the Shadow of the Glacier, by Vikki Delany – Constable Molly Smith series

The Sins of the Fathers, by Lawrence Block – Matthew Scudder series

The Mysterious Affair at Styles, by Agatha Christie – Hercule Poirot series

A Clubbable Woman, by Reginald Hill – Dalziel & Pascoe series

The Blackhouse, by Peter May – The Lewis trilogy

Cold Granite, by Stuart MacBride – Logan McRae series

Iron Lake, by William Kent Krueger – Cork O’Connor series

The Shape of Water, by Andrea Camilleri – Inspector Montalbano series





The Various Haunts of Men, by Susan Hill – Simon Serrailler series

Extraordinary People, by Peter May – Enzo Files series

A Hard Ticket Home, by David Housewright – Mac McKenzie series

Devil in a Blue Dress, by Walter Mosley – Easy Rawlins series

Flying too High, by Kerry Greenwood – Phryne Fisher series

Maisie Dobbs, by Jacqueline Winspear – Maisie Dobbs series

Murder, She Wrote, by Jessica Fletcher – Murder, She Wrote series

Harry Lipkin, Private Eye, by Barry Fantoni – a novel

Last Seen Wearing, by Colin Dexter – Inspector Morse series

The Fourth Sacrifice, by Peter May – China Thrillers series

Raven Black, by Ann Cleaves – Shetland Island series

Angel Eyes, by Loren D. Estleman – Amos Walker series

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