Andrew Vachss Book List

Burke SeriesFlood (1985)Strega (1987)Blue Belle (1988)Hard Candy (1989)Blossom (1990)Sacrifice (1991)Down in the Zero (1994)Footsteps of the Hawk (1995)False Allegations (1996)Safe House (1998)Choice of Evil (1999)Dead and Gone (2000)Pain Management (2001)Only Child (2002)Down Here (2004)Mask Market (2006)Terminal (2007)Another Life (2008)Cross SeriesBlackjack (2012)Urban Renewal (2014)Drawing Dead (2016)Aftershock SeriesAftershock (2013)Shockwave (2014)Signwave (2015)Non-SeriesBorn Bad Continue Reading

Jeremiah Healy Book List

John Francis Cuddy SeriesCuddy is a Boston-based private investigator who previously worked for an insurance company but was fired when he refused to sign a false investigation report. He is still getting over the death of his wife who passed away from cancer and spends a lot of his time Continue Reading

Michael Wiley Book List

Joe Kozmarski SeriesKozmarski is a private investigator in Chicago, IllinoisThe Last Striptease (2007)The Bad Kitty Lounge (2010)A Bad Night’s Sleep (2011)Detective Daniel Turner SeriesDaniel Turner is a homicide detective in Jacksonville, FloridaBlue Avenue (2014)Second Skin (2015)Black Hammock (2016)Frankie Dast SeriesMonument Road (2017)Sam Kelson SeriesKeslon is a private investigator who, due Continue Reading

M.J. Trow Book List

Lestrade SeriesThe series features 19th century Scotland Yard inspector Sholto Joseph LestradeThe Adventures of Inspector Lestrade (1985) APA: The Supreme Adventure of Inspector Lestrade (1985)Brigade: The Further Adventures of Lestrade (1986)Lestrade and the Hallowed House (1987)Lestrade and the Leviathan (1987)Lestrade and the Brother of Death (1988)Lestrade and the Ripper (1988)Lestrade Continue Reading

Dana Stabenow Book List

Kate Shugak SeriesKate Shugak is a native Alaskan who previously worked as a DA investigatorA Cold Day for Murder (1992)A Fatal Thaw (1993)Dead in the Water (1993)A Cold-Blooded Business (1994)Play with Fire (1995)Blood Will Tell (1996)Breakup (1998)Killing Grounds (1998)Hunter’s Moon (1999)Midnight Come Again (2000)The Singing of the Dead (2001)A Fine Continue Reading

Laura Joh Rowland Book List

Sano Ichiro SeriesIchiro is a samurai and private investigator for the shogun, in the 1600s in Edo, JapanShinju (1993)Bundori (1996)The Way of the Traitor (1997)The Concubine’s Tattoo (1998)The Samurai’s Wife (2000)Black Lotus (2001)The Pillow Book of Lady Wisteria (2002)The Dragon King’s Palace (2003)The Perfumed Sleeve (2004)Assassin’s Touch (2005)Red Chrysanthemum (2006)The Continue Reading

Kwei Quartey Book List

Darko Dawson SeriesDawson is a CID Detective in Accra, GhanaWife of the Gods (2010)Children of the Street (2011)Murder at Cape Three Points (2014)Gold of Our Fathers (2016)Death by His Grace (2017)Emma Djan SeriesDjan is a private investigator who is based in Accra, GhanaThe Missing American (2020)Non-SeriesDeath At the Voyager Hotel Continue Reading

Nick Petrie Book List

Peter Ash SeriesAsh is a veteran who has served in Iraq and Afghanistan. He suffers from post-traumatic stress which manifests itself every time he goes indoors.The Drifter (2016)Burning Bright (2017)Light It Up (2018)Tear It Down (2019)The Wild One (2020)

Louisa Luna Book List

Alice Vega SeriesAlice Vega is a bounty hunter who is based in California and she teams up with Max “Cap” Caplan who is a private investigator from Pennsylvania.Two Girls Down (2018)The Janes (2020)Non-SeriesSerious As  Heart Attack (2004)

Joe Ide Book List

IQ SeriesThe central character in this series is Isaiah Quintabe who is known as IQ. The series is set in California and features a highly intelligent high school drop out who charges his clients whatever they can afford to payIQ (2016)Righteous (2017)Wrecked (2018)Hi Five (2020)