13 Detective Series Books to Jumpstart Your Next Obsession

Once you get started, you won’t be able to put them down.

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Tom Thorne series

Cry Baby

Cry Baby

By Mark Billingham

Dalziel and Pascoe series

A Clubbable Woman

A Clubbable Woman

By Reginald Hill

Tony Hill and Carol Jordan series

Cross and Burn

Cross and Burn

By Val McDermid

Commissario Guido Brunetti series

Earthly Remains

Earthly Remains

By Donna Leon

Inspector Thanet series

Puppet for a Corpse

Puppet for a Corpse

By Dorothy Simpson

Kurt Wallander series

The Pyramid

The Pyramid

By Henning Mankell

Walking Man series

Laidlaw Trilogy

Laidlaw

Laidlaw

By William McIlvanney

To Die series

Chosen to Die

Chosen to Die

By Lisa Jackson

Easy Rawlins series

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Devil in a Blue Dress

By Walter Mosley

Dublin Murder Squad series

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In the Woods

By Tana French

Department Q series

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The Keeper of Lost Causes

By Jussi Adler-Olsen

IQ series