JK Rowling’s Robert Galbraith Mysteries: Cormoran Strike Books in Order
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JK Rowling’s Robert Galbraith Mysteries: Cormoran Strike Books in Order

Back in 2013, Robert Galbraith came on the scene with a book called The Cuckoo’s Calling. It was the first in what would become a series of books about a London-based private investigator named Cormoran Strike. Except that Robert Galbraith wasn’t a real person. Robert Galbraith was actually JK Rowling, the world-famous author of the Harry Potter series. The Cormoran Strike Books in Order The Cormoran Strike mystery novels are set in London, beginning with the year 2010. Cormoran Strike…

All of M.C. Beaton’s Agatha Raisin Books in Order
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All of M.C. Beaton’s Agatha Raisin Books in Order

Whether you’re a long-time reader or you’ve only recently discovered M.C. Beaton’s delightful Agatha Raisin series of cosy mysteries, it can be a bit of a nuisance to keep track of the series order. There are, after all, 32 books in the Agatha Raisin series (as of May 2022). In this post, we’ll take a look at all the Agatha Raisin books in order so you can make sure you’ve not missed any – but we’ll also tell you where…

All of Richard Osman’s Thursday Murder Club Books in Order
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All of Richard Osman’s Thursday Murder Club Books in Order

Richard Osman has long been a household name in the UK, but it’s only recently that he’s become more well-known outside the UK (with people who aren’t already Anglophiles or British TV fans, of course). In 2020, he published the first book in his Thursday Murder Club series, and it was an instant hit. Now, the series has grown, Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment has purchased the movie rights, and Osman has pulled back from his on-screen presenting duties because of…

20 Delightful New British Cozy Mysteries in May 2022
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20 Delightful New British Cozy Mysteries in May 2022

Each month, thousands of new books flood the market – making it tough to find exactly what you want amongst all the new releases and older titles. To help, we’ve pulled together a list of British cozy mysteries coming out in May 2022. Mystery is by far the most popular genre enjoyed by our readers here, and while this list is far from exhaustive, we hope it will help you find some great new reads for the upcoming summer. 20…

2022 Crime Writer’s Association Gold Dagger Nominee Longlist

2022 Crime Writer’s Association Gold Dagger Nominee Longlist

One of the greatest honours a mystery writer can receive is to win the Gold Dagger award from the Crime Writer’s Association. Though they award a variety of prizes each year, the Gold Dagger is meant for the “best crime novel of the year”. Past recipients include John le CarrĂ©, Ann Cleeves, Reginald Hill, Ian Rankin, and Ruth Rendell Since most of the lists are a bit frustrating in that they don’t include descriptions and purchasing details, we’ve opted to…

All of JD Kirk’s DCI Jack Logan Books in Order
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All of JD Kirk’s DCI Jack Logan Books in Order

JD Kirk’s DCI Jack Logan series is one that seems to have come out of nowhere and taken the UK crime novel scene by storm. The first entry came out back in 2019, and there are now 14 books in total. The series follows the activities of DCI Jack Logan, a homicide detective in Scotland. He’s your classic tortured middle-aged guy with a screwed up family life and a history of alcoholism – but as you might expect, he has…

All of Caroline Graham’s Midsomer Murders Books in Order
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All of Caroline Graham’s Midsomer Murders Books in Order

Most fans of British mysteries will be familiar with the Midsomer Murders TV series. With 25 years and more than 20 seasons of episodes, it’s a phenomenon unto itself. After all, where else can you see small villages packed with old feuds and sexual deviants, all running around killing each other with wheels of cheese and antique weaponry? As we approach season 23 of Midsomer Murders, we thought it would be fun to take a look at the book series…

12 New Miss Marple Stories to be Released in Autumn 2022
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12 New Miss Marple Stories to be Released in Autumn 2022

If you love Miss Marple and desperately wish there were more stories featuring her sleuthing talents, you’re in luck. This autumn, Harper Collins is publishing a collection of twelve brand-new Miss Marple mysteries. The bad news, of course, is that they’re not stories penned by Agatha Christie herself. Sadly, it’s been more than 45 years since Agatha Christie passed – meaning that unless somebody unearths a treasure trove of unpublished works, we’re not getting any more originals. The upside, however,…

All of Ann Cleeves’ DI Vera Stanhope Books in Order
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All of Ann Cleeves’ DI Vera Stanhope Books in Order

Ann Cleeves is one of the most popular and prolific British crime writers of recent years, and few fans of British mysteries will be unaware of her work. That doesn’t mean it’s easy to keep them all straight, though – especially now that she’s added another new series into the mix. In this post, we’ll take a look at all of Ann Cleeves’ Vera books in order. For your convenience, we include brief descriptions to help you figure out where…

All of Julie Wassmer’s Whitstable Pearl Mystery Books in Order
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All of Julie Wassmer’s Whitstable Pearl Mystery Books in Order

If you love cosy mysteries and you love charming English coastal towns, Julie Wassmer’s Whitstable Pearl series is one you won’t want to miss. The delightful series has seven entries to date, with an eighth (Strictly Murder) on the way. There’s also a TV adaptation, commissioned by popular British TV streamer Acorn TV and produced by Buccaneer Media. You can watch the first season HERE. The second series is already in the works. What are the Whitstable Pearl Books About?…