I am an avid reader, as I’ve said, mostly mysteries/detective fiction. I love a good “who done it”. If you do too you might want to explore the following:

Light Reading/Teen Reading

  • Adele Abbot (Witch is When series)


  • Jeffrey Archer
  • Donna Ball (if you like dogs and mysteries)
  • Linwood Barclay
  • Sandra Block
  • Sharon Bolton (Lacey Flint series)
  • Alafair Burke
  • Linda Castillo
  • Lee Child
  • Harlan Coben
  • Michael Connelly
  • Robert Crais
  • Annette Dashofy
  • Jeffery Deaver (Lincoln Rhyme’s series)
  • Robert Dugoni (Tracy Crosswhite series)
  • Kendra Elliot
  • Joy Ellis
  • Janet Evanovich (I got to #12 before I got tired of the series)
  • G.M. Ford (Leo Warerman series)
  • Sue Grafton
  • Marti Green
  • Steve Hamilton (Alex McKnight series)
  • Tami Hoag
  • Traci Hohenstein (Rachel Scott series)
  • Matthew Iden (Marty Singer series)
  • Amaldur Indridason (Inspector Erlendur series)
  • J.A. Jance (Joanna Brady and J.P. Beaumont series)
  • Stieg Larsson
  • Allison Leotta (Anna Curtis series)
  • Camilla Lackberg (Fjallbacka series)
  • Archer Mayor (Joe Gunther series)
  • James Patterson (NYPD Red series)
  • T.R. Ragan (Kizzy Gardner series)
  • J.D. Robb (In Death series)
  • Michael Robotham (Joe O’Loughlin series)
  • David Rosenfelt (Andy Carpenter series)
  • John Sandford (Lucas Davenport series)
  • Joanna Campbell Slan (Kiki Lowenstein series)
  • Karin Slaughter (Will Trent series)
  • Julia Spencer-Fleming (Clare Fergusson/Russ Van Alstyne series)
  • Lisa Unger
  • Amanda Kyle Williams (Keye Street series)


  • Jasper Fforde (Thursday Next series)
  • Pamela Fagan Hutchins
  • Jacqueline Winspear

This is by no means a complete list but it is a thorough list. I’ve read many many authors, some had 1-2 books, ┬ábut these authors I read and remembered, and would read future novels.

Let me know what or who you’re reading!