Music Mysteries (Winter Park PL, FL): Lists author, title, webcat link for about 120 single titles and about 35 series involving music. Mystery Readers International: Music and Mysteries: Overture: Not much online here, but if you have a strong interest in the topic, you might want to back order a copy of the journal Music and Mysteries: Overture (Volume 19, No. Author, title, webcat link, cover image and summary for about 15 books, by Henning Mankell, G. Malliet, Donald Westlake, Lisa Lutz, Richard Castle, et al. The hallmark of police procedurals is a realistic depiction of official investigations, emphasizing teamwork, methodical pavement-pounding, lucky breaks, administrative hassles, and paperwork.(Scroll past ads.) Death Among the Books: Bibliomysteries for Booklovers (Manchester Public Library, Manchester, CT): Over 25 bibliomystery titles/series listed and summarised, plus another dozen simply listed. Academic Mysteries (Winter Park PL, FL): Set on campus or featuring professors, grad students, etc. Academic Mysteries (Reader's Advice): 'Mysteries set in and about Colleges, Universities, and the academic world in general.' Author, title, and Amazon link for about 150 titles, from Lou Allin's to Sally Wright's Ben Reese series. Mysteries Set in Cold Climates (Northbrook Public Library, IL) : Author, title, summary of each of about 45 books, from Rosemary Aubert's . Mistletoe Mysteries (Lincoln City Libraries, NE): Set at Christmas, Hanukkah, or New Year's. Murder for Christmas (Downers Grove Public Library, IL): Author, title, publication year, page count, summary for more than 20 Christmas mysteries and anthologies, from Marian Babson's by Valerie Wolzien. And her descriptions of eight more 2001 Christmas mysteries! Murder Most Merry (Marin County Free Library, CA): Two-page PDF file. Christmas Mystery (Skokie Public Library, IL): Author, title, and webcat link for about 50 Christmas mysteries. Author, (first) title, webcat link, and brief summary about a dozen similar series and 9 more single titles, including books by Linda Barnes, Susan Sussman, Claire Hamner Matturro, Katy Munger, Sarah Strohmeyer, Marne Davis Kellogg, et al. (Kansas City Public Library): If you like 'mysteries featuring sassy and sexy heroines who can handle themselves in any situation,' you might like these authors and titles. Kennedy, Sachem Public Library, Holbrook, NY): 'Tales of assassins, terrorists, conspirators & power-hungry politicians.' About 50 titles, with authors, publication info, and summaries. Some authors whose books are included are Anna Salter, James Patterson, Rochelle Majer Krich, Jonathan Kellerman, Tami Hoag, Thomas Harris, Bret Easton Ellis, Jeffrey Deaver, Catherine Coulter, Michael Connelly, John Connolly, and Caleb Carr. Murder Multiplied: Recent Novels Featuring Serial Killers (Lincoln City Libraries, NE): Most books published in or since 2000. Serial Killers and Other Twisted People (Bookbytes): Extensive summaries/reviews of over 30 recommended books featuring serial killers et al., from Michael Allegretto's . Psycho-Killer Thrillers (Reader's Advice): 'A lone killer, usually a gruesome serial murderer, and the person who hunts him/her down.' Author, title, and Amazon link for about 370 titles, from Lynn Abercrombie's Cold Case series to David Wiltse's John Becker series. For literature, the list names the serial killer, the author, and the book, series, play, or story in which the killer appears. year, webcat link for books/series set at the beach, by about 85 authors. Charles Public Library, IL): Author, title, and one-line summary for 18 mysteries that take place at the shore. Murder Under the Sun: Danger in Paradise (Linda Bova, Sachem PL, Holbrook NY): Author, title, publication year, summary for about 30 titles, from Steve Allen's Mysteries in Africa and the Middle East (Northbrook Public Library, IL) : Lists about 15 titles, by country or subregion, with author and summary for each book. Author, title, webcat link, cover image, and summary for about 10 legal thrillers, by Linda Fairstein, Rose Connors, Jilliane Hoffman, Jonnie Jacobs, Michael Kahn, et al. Legal Stars Booklist (Overbooked): An annotated list of 'novels related to the legal system -- includes thrillers, drama, general fiction, etc.' that received a starred review from Booklist, Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, or Kirkus. info., and summary for about 65 titles, from by Kate Wilhelm. Lists about 25 books (most published in 20), with author, title, publication year, and summary, from Wm. Detecting Lawyers (Supper Sleuths, Lucius Beebe Memorial Library, MA): 'The emphasis of the legal thriller is less on detection and more on the attorney’s abilities to extricate him or herself and others from danger.' Lists dozens of books by about 55 authors, with author, title, pub. Second Stringers - Mystery Writers You Might Not Know (St. Charles Public Library, IL): Lists a dozen authors and titles, with short description of the detecting duo who solves the cases.
(San Antonio Public Library, TX): Author, title, publication year, summary for about 15 books similar to Patterson's, from Adam Barrow's . Author, title, webcat link, cover image, and summary for about 15 books, by Susan Dunlap, Linda Fairstein, Carolyn Hart, Sharyn Mc Crumb, Carol O’Connell, et al. Tannenbaum, Grif Stickley, Clifford Irving, Steve Martini, Scott Turow, William J. Legal Fiction (Durham County Library, NC): Author, title, paragraph-length summaries for about 25 novels. Some writers included are Margaret Coel, Carola Dunn, Marne Davis Kellogg, Gillian Linscott, Ian Morson, Connie Shelton, David Walker. TV and Film Detectives (Bundaberg Library, Queensland, Australia) : Lists about 50 TV/film sleuths and their authors, in order by sleuth/detective, from Ross Mac Donald's Lew Archer to W. Murder By Toaster: Mysteries With Surprisingly Lethal Weapons (M. Buffa's See also other sections on this page for occupations related to books, cooking, the arts, medicine, the law, forensic sciences, etc., and for books featuring specific mystery occupations like police procedurals, PIs, amateur sleuths, etc. ): Lists crime novels and series -- with author, title(s), publication year(s), links to more details and Amazon listings -- by occupation, including academics, animal care, construction industry, farmers and ranchers, finance, high society (nice work if you can get it), interior designers, maritime industries, morticians, psychiatrists and psychologists, righters of wrongs, translators, etc. Investigative Reporters (Supper Sleuths, Lucius Beebe Memorial Library, MA): 'The investigative reporter may be considered a private detective (without license) and is often listed as an amateur with journalistic skills.' Author, protagonist's name, titles, pub.
If You Like James Patterson, then you might like ... (Ann Lautner, Fiction-L): Lists 11 authors similar to Rendell. Legal Thrillers (Cheryl Hassler, Wolfner Library, Jefferson City, MO): Author, title, summary for about 20 titles, by Robert K. Charles Public Library, IL): Lists over 25 books by one mystery writer apiece, with brief description of the author's featured sleuth. Mysteries Featuring Bumbling Detectives (Karen Kleckner and Frances Miller, Fiction-L): (Not necessarily amateur detectives, just detectives acting amateurishly.) Author and titles or series name for about 20 titles/series featuring bumbling detectives, from M. Beaton's Agatha Raisin series to Ayelet Waldman's Juliet Applebaum series. From Susan Wittig Albert's China Bayles series to Margaret Truman's Annabel and Mac Smith series. (Harford County PL, MD): 'Mysteries from the world of remote digs, exotic locales, and cutthroat rivalries in the quest for buried treasure.' Author, title, publication info, webcat link, and lengthy summary for six books.
Not comprehensive, but provides depth of information on sleuths, bibliography, biography, web links, and reviews for 200 authors. Animal Mysteries (Deschutes PL, OR): Author, title, webcat link, cover image (most), and subject listings for 12 titles involving dogs, cats, and horses. 4, Winter 2006-07); or the earlier Academic Mysteries (Volume 12, No. Lots of articles, essays, and lists featuring crime on campus. year, and webcat link for about 20 books, from Lawrence Block's . Libraries and Librarians in Fiction (Kitchener Public Library, Ontario, Canada): Authors, titles, webcat links for about 100 crime novels featuring libraries or librarians, from Peter Ackroyd's . Librarian and Other Bookish People (Lake County Public Library, Merrillville, IN): Books featuring librarians and libraries. Cozy Mystery Authors (Harris County Public Library, Houston, TX): Author, brief description of sleuth, and webcat link for first titles in about 45 cozy series, from Catherine Aird's series featuring C. Sloan, CID Department Head in West Calleshire, England to Patricia Wentworth's series with Miss Maud Silver, spinster private eye in London. Genteel British Crime Novels (Winfield Public Library, IL): 'When You've Read All of Agatha Christie...' Author, title, summary, and webcat link for about a dozen mysteries, by timeframe (before WWI, Golden Age, and WWII and After). Sloan series to Peter Tremayne's Sister Fidelma series. ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE'S Sherlock Holmes Readalikes, Sequels, etc. Murder on Holiday (Winter Park PL, FL): Author, title, webcat link for mysteries set at Christmas, Labor Day, Yom Kippur, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hannukah, New Year's, and Valentine's Day. My Shelf: Easter Mysteries (My Shelf.com) : Author and title only for about 15 Easter mysteries. Author, title, webcat link, cover image and summary for about a dozen books with strong female leads, by Sara Paretsky, Marcia Muller, Edna Buchanan, JA Jance, Mary Logue, et al. Lists about 40 titles (besides Hillerman's), from Peter Bowen's . Tony Hillerman Booklist (Overbooked): 'Books with components that may include a strong sense of place (New Mexico) and glimpses into Southwest or Indian culture.' An annotated list of about a dozen Hillerman readalikes, most of which have received starred reviews from Booklist, Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, or Kirkus. Author, series title, webcat link, cover image and summary for about a dozen series, including Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series, Faye Kellerman’s Peter Decker/Rina Lazarus series, Stephen White's Alan Gregory series, etc. If You Like Mysteries - Police Officers - Male (Hennepin County Library, MN): Author, title, summary for about 20 titles featuring male police officers/detectives. info, summary for about 70 titles, most of which received starred reviews from Kirkus, Library Journal, or Booklist, by Linda Barnes, Sara Paretsky, Dana Stabenow, SJ Rozan, John Shannon, Bill Pronzini, Rick Riordan, Laura Lippman, Marcia Muller, et al. Crime in Far Away Places (Auckland City Libraries, NZ): Author, title, webcat link, series name, setting and description for almost 20 series set in places such as Shanghai, Rome, Paris, Alaska, rural France, Botswana, Greece, Sweden, Venice, Reykjavik, Norway, Sicily, etc.
Note that detectives and amateur sleuths are all lumped together on this list. Mysterious Animals (Kent District Library, MI): Author, title, webcat link, cover image and summary for 9 titles featuring mostly dogs and cats, plus a horse and an endangered species. Human and Animal Teams (Supper Sleuths, Lucius Beebe Memorial Library, MA): Author, title, publication year, and webcat link for about 20 series, by authors from Lydia Adamson to Davis Norbert. A List of Suggested Academic Mystery Novels (A History of the Mystery): Author, title, pub. Academic Mysteries (Clues Unlimited Mystery Bookstore, Tucson, AZ): Concise but illuminating listing of about 25 authors with titles or series revolving around an academic setting. Cozy Mystery Librarians (Cozy Mystery List): Brief info, with links, about 20 cozy series featuring librarians. Author, titles, type of librarian or library (usually with setting) for 13 mystery series, 5 stand-alone mysteries, 3 sci-fi/fantasy books/series, and about 20 fiction titles. Library and Book World Mystery Series (Oxford County Library, Ontario, Canada): List of 10 mystery series featuring books, with author's name and series sleuth only, from Jo Dereske's Librarian Miss Zukas to Elizabeth Peters' Author/Librarian Jacqueline Kirby. Gentle Reads: Crime (State Library of Tasmania): Author and title (most with brief summaries) for about 50 gentle mystery series/books. Cozy Mysteries (Winter Park PL, FL): Crime with 'interesting characters, a light-hearted tone, no graphic violence, and often features an amateur detective and animals.' Series author, brief description, and titles with webcat links for hundreds of cozy series, continuing at Cozies J-Q and Cozies R-Z. Includes authors such as Bentley, Carr, Marsh, Allingham, Atherton, Innes, etc. Charles Public Library, IL): Authors and about 50 series listed (no summaries or individual titles). Springtime Can Be Murder (Eileen Pearce, MLS): List of 11 murder mysteries with spring holiday themes, including Passover, Lent, Easter, April Fool's Day, and Mothers' and Fathers' Days. My Shelf: Mother's Day Mysteries (My Shelf.com) : Author and title only for 10 Mother's Day mysteries. My Shelf: Independence Day Mysteries (My Shelf.com) : Author and title for about 15 Fourth of July mysteries. Murder on Holiday: Labor Day (Winter Park PL, FL): Author, title, webcat link for 2 mysteries set on Labor Day (U. Murder on Holiday: Yom Kippur (Winter Park PL, FL): Author, title, webcat link for 3 mysteries set at Yom Kippur. Murder on Holiday: Halloween (Winter Park PL, FL): Author, title, webcat link for about 15 mysteries set at Halloween. Male Private Investigators - Ex-Cops (Supper Sleuths, Lucius Beebe Memorial Library, MA): Author, title, pub. Mystery Readers International: Island Mysteries: Not much online here, but if you have a strong interest in the topic, you might want to back order a copy of the journal titled Island Mysteries (Volume 26, No. Lots of articles, essays, and lists about mysteries set on islands -- includes Hawaii, Greek Isles, Skye and Shetland Isles, Martha's Vineyard, St.
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If You Like Amateur Sleuths - Female (Hennepin County Library, MN): Author, title, publication year, summary, webcat link for about 23 books featuring female amateur sleuths. 4), from Winter 1998-99 or the issue called Beastly Murders (Vol. Lots of articles, essays, and lists featuring crime novels with animals. Bird and Birdwatcher (Cozy) Mysteries (Cozy Mystery List): Brief info, with links, about 8 cozy series featuring birds. Animal Mysteries (non-cat) (Reader's Advice): 'Mysteries dealing with animals other than cats.' Author, title, and Amazon link for about 110 dog titles, 100 horse and horseracing titles, and about 40 titles featuring other animals. A Bit of Whimsey: Mysteries and Academia: A-H (Eden Kuhlenschmidt - Western Kentucky University): Most books set on college or university campuses; academic fields provided if known. Mysteries Involving Libraries and Librarians (Simmons College - Boston, MA): Extensive list of library-related mysteries with their publication info and one-line synopsis of plot. Cozies contain generally a minimum of violence and graphic unpleasantness (blunt instruments and poisons are popular weapons), and they often take place in a house, village, small town, academic setting, or other benign, familiar and conventional social setting, with characters who are usually civilised and mannerly. Light Mysteries (Weber County PL, UT): Author, title, summary, webcat link, cover image for 26 titles, from Donna Andrews' . Staff Picks: Cozy Mysteries (Harford County PL, MD): Author, title, publication info, cover image, summary and webcat link for about 15 titles by 9 authors, all published from 2007-2009. Wedding and Honeymoon Mysteries (Terry Frey Weingart, Suite 101. Summer Can Be Murder (Eileen Pearce, MLS): List of 7 murder mysteries with Independence Day and Labor Day themes. Autumn Can Be Murder (Eileen Pearce, MLS): A compendium of about 30 murder mysteries with Autumn holiday themes, including Yom Kippur, Halloween, and Thanksgiving. Halloween Mysteries (Springfield City Library, MI): Author, title, pub. Com): Author, title and Amazon link for about 65 Halloween mysteries. Halloween Mysteries (Salina PL, KS): Mysteries that take place during the Halloween season. year, webcat link for about 25 series and a handful of single titles featuring 'former police officers now working as private investigators.' Female Private Investigators (Supper Sleuths, Lucius Beebe Memorial Library, MA): 'The women in these private investigator stories are independent and self-reliant, but still feminine. Croix, Key West, the Caribbean generally, and islands generally.
If You Like Amateur Sleuths - Male (Hennepin County Library, MN): Author, title, publication year, summary, webcat link for about 15 books featuring male amateur sleuths. Amateur Sleuths (Deschutes PL, OR): Author, title, webcat link, cover image (most), and subject listings for 10 titles. 2009 Mysteries Featuring Bumbling Detectives (Karen Kleckner and Frances Miller, Fiction-L): (Not necessarily amateur detectives, just detectives acting amateurishly.) Author and titles or series name for about 20 titles/series featuring bumbling detectives, from M. Beaton's Agatha Raisin series to Ayelet Waldman's Juliet Applebaum series. Wildlife Crime Booklist (Overbooked): 'Crime Fiction featuring the great outdoors and wild life.' Author, title, publication info, and summary for 16 titles by 8 authors, all with starred reviews from reviewing journals. Equestrian (Cozy) Mysteries (Cozy Mystery List): Brief info, with links, about 10 cozy series featuring horses. Listed in a chart by alphabetical order by author's last name, includes titles, main characters, publication info, location/academic institutions. Campus Crimes (Supper Sleuths, Lucius Beebe Memorial Library, MA): Mysteries about libraries, booksellers, and authors. Book and Book Publishing Mysteries (Reader's Advice): 'Mysteries set in and around the worlds of publishing, book selling & collecting, and libraries.' Author, title, and Amazon link for about 130 titles, from Isaac Asimov's to Kate White's Bailey Weggins series. The mystery is usually solved by an amateur detective who understands human nature and is gifted in observation and deduction. Cozy Mysteries (Wake County PL, NC): Author, title, webcat link, and summary for 25 novels, by Mignon Franklin Ballard, Jonnie Jacobs, Leslie Meier, Anne George, Sarah Graves, Jeanne M. Cozies (Reader's Advice): 'Mysteries with a minimum of direct action and little blood, solved by genteel detectives in comfortable surroundings.' Author, title, and Amazon link for about 35 series and a handful of other titles, from Peter E. Cozy Life (and Death) in a Village (Diane Brunson, Bay County Library System, MI): Newspaper column with a paragraph each on about a half dozen village cozies, including those by Agatha Christie, M. Com): Lots of detail on nine wedding and four honeymoon mysteries. (Skip ads at top of page.) Summer Sleuthing (Terry Frey Weingart, Suite 101. year, summary for about 45 novels and a few story collections, from Susan Wittig Albert's . Author and title for about 15 titles, from by Kathy Hogan Trochek. Com): Author, title and Amazon link for more than 100 Halloween mysteries. Christmas Fiction (Lucius Beebe Memorial Library, MA): List of 50 Christmas mysteries, with author, title, publication data, and links to catalog information on each. More Holiday Mystery Favorites (Terry Frey Weingart, Suite 101. Janet Evanovich Booklist (Overbooked): 'Books featuring strong, sassy female leads, offbeat characters, bounty hunters, more than a hint of romance, and humor.' Many received starred reviews from reviewing journals. Author, title, webcat link, cover image and summary for about 15 series, by Deborah Crombie, Erin Hart, Jim Kelly, Reginald Hill, PD James, Barry Maitland, et al. The stories tend to be fast-paced, harder edged, and told in the first person narrative.' Author, first title in series, pub. Political Fiction (Northbrook Public Library, IL) : Lists about 45 titles, with author and summaries, from Gary Aldrich and Mark Davis's Psychopaths and Serial Killers: Books to Keep You Up Nights (Lynne M. International Mysteries (Grand Rapids PL, MI): Author and title only for 30 mysteries, listed by country of setting.
year, cover image and extensive summary for a dozen books, from by Asa Larsson. My Shelf: New Year's Day Mysteries (My Shelf.com) : Author and title only for about 40 New Year's mysteries. Mysteries (San Francisco Mystery Bookstore, CA) : If You Like strong female leads, female leads in a lighter or more domestic vein, classic English mystery, really funny mysteries, the standard private eye novel, male leads of the amateur persuasion, tough crime novels, gritty (and often unpleasant) stories, big lawyer books, really good writers (that we feel have been undeservedly neglected in recent years), then this is the place for you. If You Like Lilian Jackson Braun, then you might like ... Author, title, webcat link, cover image and summary for about 20 books, by Ross King, Raymond Khoury, Ian Caldwell, Umberto Eco, John Case, Lynn Sholes, et al. If you liked The Da Vinci Code, or, What to read while waiting for your copy (Timberland Regional Library, WA): Suggests Dan Brown's three other books, several non-fiction books on a similar topic, about a dozen intellectual thrillers with historical underpinnings, four series of fantasy fiction, and five other fiction readalikes. Author, title, webcat link, cover image and summary for a dozen books, by James Lee Burke, Robert Crais, Andrew Grant, Gregg Hurwitz, Barry Eisler et al. If You Like Mary Higgins Clark, then you might like ... (Multnomah County Library, OR): Author, title, publication year, summary for about 20 books similar to Evanovich's, from Donna Andrews . Mystery Series List (Leslie Ambedian): More of a mystery sleuths list. First in a Series #1 (Sunnyvale PL, CA): Author, first title, webcat link, and brief description of about 80 mystery series; followed by a href=" in a Series 2.htm"First in a Series #2, with another 80 or so series listed. Fishing Mysteries (State Library of Tasmania): Author, title, summary for 7 mysteries. Mysteries Set in Africa (Mid-Continent Public Library, Independence, MO): Authors, titles, and publication dates only, no summaries. Mysteries Set in Africa (Charlotte Bradshaw, Fiction-L): Author and title for about 30 single titles and 4 series. Author, title, publication info, and brief summary. Crime Novels Set in Egypt (Middle East Booklover): Author, title, publication date, and summary for crime novels set in Egypt by 9 authors.