Adult Book Lists: Female Private Detectives

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Linda Barnes / MYS BARNES
Carlotta Carlyle mystery series
A Trouble of Fools
Snake Tattoo
Steel Guitar (also in large print)
Hardware (also in large print)
Cold Case
The Big Dig
Deep Pockets
Heart of the World
Lie Down With the Devil

M. C. Beaton / MYS BEATON
Agatha Raisin series
Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death
Agatha Raisin and the Vicious Vet
Agatha Raisin and the Potted Gardener
Agatha Raisin and the Walkers of Dembley
Agatha Raisin and the Murderous Marriage
Agatha Raisin and the Terrible Tourist
Agatha Raisin and the Wellspring of Death
Agatha Raisin and the Wizard of Evesham
Agatha Raisin and the Witch of Wyckhadden
Agatha Raisin and the Fairies of Fryfam
Agatha Raisin and the Love From Hell
Agatha Raisin and the Day the Floods Came
Agatha Raisin & the Case of the Curious Curate
Agatha Raisin and the Haunted House
The Deadly Dance
The Perfect Paragon
Love, Lies, and Liquor
Kissing Christmas Goodbye
A Spoonful of Poison
There Goes the Bride
Busy Body
As the Pig Turns
Hiss and Hers

Carol Lea Benjamin / /MYS BENJAMIN
Rachel Alexander and Dash series
This Dog for Hire
The Dog Who Knew Too Much
Lady Vanishes
The Wrong Dog
The Long Good Boy
Fall Guy
Without a Word
The Hard Way

Cara Black / MYS BLACK
Aimee Leduc series
Murder in the Marais
Murder in Belleville
Murder in Sentier
Murder in the Bastille
Murder in Clichy
Murder in Montmartre
Murder on the Ile Saint-Louis
Murder in the Rue de Paradis
Murder in the Latin Quarter
Murder in the Palais Royal
Murder in Passy
Murder at the Lanterne Rouge

Rhys Bowen / MYS BOWEN
Molly Murphy Mysteries
Murphy's Law
Death of Riley
For the Love of Mike
In Like Flynn
Oh Danny Boy
In Dublin's Fair City
Tell Me, Pretty Maiden
In a Gilded Cage
The Last Illusion
Bless the Bride
The Family Way

Nancy Bush / MYS BUSH
Jane Kelly series
Candy Apple Red
Electric Blue

Tori Carrington / MYS CARRINGTON
Sofie Metropolis series
Sofie Metropolis
Dirty Laundry
Foul Play
Working Stiff
Love Bites
Queens Ransom

Carol Higgins Clark / MYS CLARK
Regan Reilly series
Deck the Halls
The Christmas Thief
Santa Cruise

Laura DiSilverio / MYS DISILVER
Charlie Swift series
Swift Justice
Swift Edge
Swift Run

Carole Nelson Douglas / MYS DOUGLAS
Irene Adler series
Good Night, Mr. Holmes
The Adventuress
A Soul of Steel
Another Scandal in Bohemia or Irene's Last Waltz (same story, different titles)
Castle Rogue
Femme Fatale
Spider Dance

Carolina Garcia-Aguilera / MYS GARCIAAG
Lupe Solano series
Bloody Waters
Bloody Shame
Bloody Secrets
A Miracle in Paradise
Havana Heat
Bitter Sugar

Laura Anne Gilman / SF GILMAN
Bonnie Torres of the Paranormal Scene Investigations series
Hard Magic
Pack of Lies
Tricks of the Trade
Dragon Justice

Sue Grafton / MYS GRAFTON
Kinsey Millhone series
A is for Alibi
B is for Burglar
C is for Corpse
D is for Deadbeat
E is for Evidence
F is for Fugitive
G is for Gumshoe
H is for Homicide
I is for Innocent
J is for Judgment
K is for Killer
L is for Lawless
M is for Malice
N is for Noose
O is for Outlaw
P is for Peril
Q is for Quarry
R is for Ricochet
S is for Silence
T is for Trespass
U is for Undertow
V is for Vengeance

Sara Gran / MYS GRAN
Claire DeWitt Mysteries
Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead
Claire DeWitt and the Bohemian Highway

Tanya Huff / SF HUFF
Victoria Nelson series
The Blood Books Volume I
The Blood Books Volume II
The Blood Books Volume III

Darynda Jones / MYS JONES
Charley Davidson series
First Grave on the Right
Second Grave on the Left
Third Grave Dead Ahead
Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
Fifth Grave Past the Light

K. J. Larsen / MYS LARSEN
Cat DeLuca series
Liar, Liar
Sticks and Stones
Some Like It Hot

Diana Wei Liang / MYS LAING
Mei Wang series
The Eye of Jade
Paper Butterfly

Laura Lippman / MYS LIPPMAN
Tess Monaghan series
Baltimore Blues
Charm City
Butchers Hill
In Big Trouble (also on audiobook)
Sugar House
In a Strange City
The Last Place
By a Spider's Thread
No Good Deeds
Another Thing to Fall
The Girl in the Green Raincoat

Jassy Mackenzie / MYS MACKENZI
Jade de Jong series
Random Violence
Stolen Lives
The Fallen
Pale Horses

Phillip Margolin / FIC MARGOLIN
Dana Cutler series
Executive Privilege (also in large print)
Supreme Justice
Capitol Murder

Alexander McCall Smith / MYS MCCALLSMI
Precious Ramotswe in the The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
Tears of the Giraffe
Morality for Beautiful Girls
The Kalahari Typing School for Men
The Full Cupboard of Life
In the Company of Cheerful Ladies
Blue Shoes and Happiness
The Good Husband of Zebra Drive
The Miracle at Speedy Motors
Tea Time for the Traditionally Built
The Double Comfort Safari Club
The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party
The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection

Seanan McGuire / SF MCGUIRE
October "Toby" Daye series
Rosemary and Rue
A Local Habitation
An Artificial Night
Late Eclipses
One Salt Sea
Ashes of Honor

Sara Paretsky / MYS PARETSKY
V. I. Warshawski series
Indemnity Only
Killing Orders
Bitter Medicine
Blood Shot
Burn Marks
Guardian Angel
Tunnel Vision
Windy City Blues
Hard Time
Total Recall
Fire Sale
Hardball (also in large print)
Body Work (also in large print and on audiobook)
Breakdown (also on audiobook)

Misa Ramirez / MYS RAMIREZ
Lola Cruz series
Living the Vida Lola
Hasta La Vista, Lola!

SF RICHARDS / Kat Richardson
Harper Blaine in the Greywalker series

Julia Smith / MYS SMITH
Talba Wallis series
Louisiana Hotshot
Louisiana Bigshot
Louisiana Lament
P. I. On a Hot Tin Roof

Dana Stabenow / MYS STABENOW
Kate Shugak series
A Cold Day for Murder
A Fatal Thaw
Dead in the Water
A Cold-Blooded Business
Play With Fire
Blood Will Tell
Killing Grounds
Hunter's Moon
Midnight Comes Again
The Singing of the Dead
A Fine and Bitter Snow
A Grave Denied
A Taint in the Blood
A Deeper Sleep
Whisper to the Blood
A Night Too Dark
Though Not Dead (also in large print and on audiobook)
Restless in the Grave
Bad Blood (also in large print and on audiobook)

Kelli Stanley / MYS STANLEY
Miranda Corbie series
City of Dragons (also in large print)
City of Secrets

Maxine Thompson / FIC THOMPSON
"Z" Saldano in the L. A. Blue series
L. A. Blues
L. A. Blues II: Slipping Into Darkness

Valerie Wilson Wesley / MYS WESLEY
Tamera Hayle series
When Death Comes Stealing
Devil's Gonna Get Him
No Hiding Place
Easier to Kill
The Devil Riding
Dying in the Dark
Of Blood and Sorrow

Jacqueline Winspear / MYS WINSPEAR
Maisie Dobbs series
Maisie Dobbs (also in large print)
Birds of a Feather
Pardonable Lies
Messenger of Truth
An Incomplete Revenge
Among the Mad
The Mapping of Love and Death
A Lesson in Secrets
Elegy for Eddie
Leaving Everything Most Loved