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.
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. 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.(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.Lists author, title, webcat link for about 50 single titles and about 65 series. Wintertime Mysteries (Tompkins County PL, Ithaca NY): 'Winter, snowstorms, ice, and cold can ... Author, title, and webcat link for about 275 books. (Skip ads at top.) 'Tis the Season: Mysteries With a Christmas Theme (Madison Public Library, WI): Author, title, and publication year for 58 Christmas mysteries. Charles Public Library, IL): Authors and titles only (no summaries) for about 55 Christmas mysteries, by authors including Corinne Holt Sawyer, Lesley Egan, Janet Evanovich, Mary Higgins Clark, Nero Blanc, and many more. Lists author, title, and publication year for about 45 books, from Lydia Adamson's . Christmas Mysteries (Mid-Continent PL, Independence, MO): Author and title only for about 30 Christmas mysteries, from Nancy Atherton's . Provides author, title, summary for 10 similar series, from Linda Barnes's Carlotta Carlyle series to Noreen Wald's Ghostwriter series. Murder Multiplied: Recent Novels Featuring Serial Killers (Lansing PL, IL): 20-page PDF. Author, title, and webcat link for about 125 books, from Keith Ablow's . Stop You're Killing Me: Character List: Lists authors, titles, publication years, character names, and provides Amazon links for hundreds of books. Mysteries Around the World: Africa (Tulsa City-County PL, OK): Author, title pub.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.
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.Amateur Sleuths (Reader's Advice): 'Mysteries featuring detectives who are not professionals.' Author, title, and Amazon link for about 80 series and some single titles, from Donna Andrews' . Amateur Detectives (Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, PA): Author, title, webcat link, and summary for 10 books, by Sara Rosett, Sarah Strohmeyer, Carola Dunn, GK Chesterton, et al. Com): Narrative list and description of academic mysteries, focusing on English professors, continued on her Academic Mysteries 2 page, featuring non-English professors and school teachers. Academic Mysteries (Ricki Nordmeyer, Skokie PL, IL): Author, title, publication year, and webcat link for about 40 titles, from Robert Barnard's . Bibiomysteries (Winter Park PL, FL): Lists author, title, webcat link for about 25 single titles and about 25 bibliomystery series. Lists about 25 mystery books and series, with author, title, publication year, and summary, from Catherine Aird's . Based on a list created by Helene Androski, Reference Librarian at UW-Madison Memorial Library. Summer Thoughts (Ginny Ryan, Wolfner Library, Jefferson City, MO): 'In summer our thoughts turn to beaches, lakes, the seashore and other resort areas as we plan our vacations. Com): Detailed description of nine Thanksgiving mysteries. Murder on Holiday: Thanksgiving (Winter Park PL, FL): Author, title, webcat link for 9 mysteries set at Thanksgiving. Author and title only, for authors whose last names begin with letters from A-H (about 110 titles listed); another page lists about 65 novels and stories by authors whose names begin with I-Z. Murder on Holiday: Christmas (Winter Park PL, FL): Author, title, webcat link for about 120 mysteries set at Christmas, from Lydia Adamson's by James Yaffe. Com): Author, title and Amazon link for lots of Christmas cozies (listed on separate pages by author's last name), plus some Valentine's Day, St. And for two dozen more summaries of Christmas mysteries, try her Holidays Can Be Murder. (Ames PL, IA): Author, title, webcat link, summary for about 15 titles, in title order, from by Laura Levine. If You Like Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum series... (Laura Hohmann, Fiction-L): Lists 28 authors similar to Evanovich, most with details about books/series. Mysteries in the Manner of Elizabeth George (King County Library System, WA): 'English cozies with a psychological twist.' Title, author, and summary for 11 books. Private Eye Mysteries (Northbrook Public Library, IL) : Lists over 45 titles, with author and summary, for mysteries featuring private eyes. From Linda Barnes' See also Political Fiction Political Thrillers (Lynne M. Author, titles, publication info, and summary for each of about 70 books. List of Fictional Serial Killers (Answers.com): If you're looking for a list of serial killers in literature, film, comics, anime/manga, and TV, try this list. Lists about 25 mystery books set during a vacation or at a holiday location, with author, title, publication year, and summary, from MC Beaton's . Murder Takes A Vacation (Ellen Dark, Fiction-L): Compiled July 2000. Mysteries in Exotic Locales (Fairfax County Public Library, VA): Author, character name and brief description, first book of series (for most) and location of series, for about 40 series set in the following locales: Australia; Belgium; Botswana; China; Egypt; France; Germany; Hong Kong; India; Israel; Italy; Japan; Kenya; Mexico; Netherlands; Russia; Sicily; Spain; and Sweden. (Supper Sleuths, Lucius Beebe Memorial Library, MA): Author, sleuth, titles, pub. Pet Store and Pet Sitting (Cozy) Mysteries (Cozy Mystery List): Brief info, with links, about 4 cozy series featuring pet stores and pet sitting. Dog Lover Mysteries (Terry Frey Weingart, Suite 101. Author, title, publication year, protagonist name or occupation, and webcat link for about 60 series or single books, from Jeff Abbott's journal titled Academic Mysteries 101 (Volume 22, No. (Kansas City Public Library): Author, title, summary for about 15 similar titles, from by Stuart Woods. Author, title, publication info, and summary/review for about a dozen titles (besides Hiassen's own), from by Randy Wayne White. if You Like Tony Hillerman's Native American Mysteries, Try... Alan Bradley, Tana French, Arnaldur Indridason, Dorothy Sayers, Louise Penney, et al. If You Like Jonathan Kellerman's Alex Delaware series ... About half the titles are from Ed Mc Bain's 87th Precinct series. On 8/18/1959 at , a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 197.7 miles away from the city center, causing ,000,000 total damage On 10/28/1983 at , a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 145.3 miles away from Holbrook center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing ,000,000 total damage On 10/3/1915 at , a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 272.9 miles away from the city center On 3/28/1975 at , a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 14.9 miles away from the city center On 12/21/1932 at , a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 377.9 miles away from Holbrook center On 2/21/2008 at , a magnitude 6.0 (5.7 MB, 5.8 MS, 6.0 MW, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 130.2 miles away from the city center The number of natural disasters in Oneida County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (13). Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Our Word of the Year choice serves as a symbol of each year’s most meaningful events and lookup trends. (Deborah Danzeiser, Wake County PL, NC): 2-page PDF. Kennedy, Sachem Public Library, Holbrook, NY): Multiple titles for each of 28 authors of the subgenre, with a total of over 155 titles in all, including publication info and summaries. And if you just can't get enough, there's also Back to the Bench: More Legal Thrillers & Courtroom Dramas, with another 33 titles. Legal Thrillers (Marin County Free Library, CA): Two-page PDF file. Bernhardt, Phillip Margolin, Richard North Patterson, Lisa Scottoline, Kate Wilhelm, Philip Friedman, Nancy T. The Court is in Session: Law and Lawyers in Fiction (Williamsburg Public Library): Mysteries, thrillers, and simple legal fiction. Books Too Good To Put Down: Murder Mysteries (Book Bytes): Detailed descriptions of lots of recommended murder mysteries, from Donna Andrews' . 'All the books recommended here have a link with crime - or a criminal act - but there the similarity ends.' More than 20 books listed, with author, title, summary/review, including by Doris Lessing.