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Joan Drury's Favorite Mystery Authors

Joan Drury has been a mystery writer, an editor, publisher, ran a writing retreat, and now owns a bookstore. But you can usually find her reading a mystery! We keep a permanant display of her favorite authors at the store, here they are!

Case Histories: A Novel (Jackson Brodie #1) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316010702
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Back Bay Books - October 17th, 2005

England and Scotland - Private Detective Jackson Brodie


A Superior Death (An Anna Pigeon Novel #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780425194713
Availability: Backordered
Published: Berkley - September 2nd, 2003

U.S. National Parks - National Park Ranger & Law Enforcement Officer Anna Pigeon


Booked to Die: A Cliff Janeway Novel (The Cliff Janeway Series #1) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781501147258
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scribner - February 7th, 2017

U.S. - Ex-homicide-detective now rare book dealer Cliff Janeway


Iron Lake (20th Anniversary Edition): A Novel (Cork O'Connor Mystery Series #1) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982117504
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atria Books - June 11th, 2019

 Minnesota - Ex-sheriff now private detective Cork O-Connor


The Crossing Places (Ruth Galloway Mysteries #1) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780547386065
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Mariner Books - September 28th, 2010

England - Forensic Archeologist Ruth Galloway


Grandad, There's a Head on the Beach: A Jimm Juree Mystery (Jimm Juree Mysteries #2) Cover Image
$20.99
ISBN: 9781250025180
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Minotaur Books - April 9th, 2013

Laos - ex-crime-reporter Jimm Juree

Thailand - coroner Dr. Siri Paiboun


Haunted Ground: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780743272100
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scribner - March 15th, 2005

St. Paul & Ireland - All stand alones


The Promised Land Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781760632670
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Allen & Unwin - January 7th, 2019

England - Detective Kathy Kolla with help from DCI David Brock


A Place of Execution: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780312644536
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Minotaur Books - October 27th, 2009

England - All stand alones


Shell Game: A V.I. Warshawski Novel (V.I. Warshawski Novels) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062435873
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: William Morrow - May 28th, 2019

Chicago - Private Detective V. I. Warshawski 

Shell Game has a scene on the North Shore!


Dragon Bones: A Red Princess Mystery (The Red Princess Mysteries #3) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780345440310
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - March 2nd, 2004

China & the U.S. - Beijing Police Detective Liu Hulan and Assistant U.S. Attorney David Stark


The Daughter of Time Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780684803869
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scribner - November 29th, 1995

England & Scotland - Inspector Grant and others


An Expert in Murder: A Josephine Tey Mystery (Josephine Tey Mysteries #1) Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780061451553
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harper Perennial - June 16th, 2009

England - Scottish writer Josephine Tey, sometimes with help from Detective Inspector Archie Penrose


The Devil's Feather Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307277077
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - July 17th, 2007

England - All stand alones


Death of a Red Heroine (An Inspector Chen Investigation #1) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781569472422
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Soho Crime - July 1st, 2003

Shanghai - Inspector Chem Cao