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Silent Voices
Silent Voices A Vera Stanhope Mystery By Cleeves, Ann Book - 2013 MYSTERY CLEEVES 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:Everyone says Jenny Lister was the perfect Mom, co-worker, friend. But Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope thinks if that is true, why was she found murdered?

Prime Suspect
Prime Suspect By La Plante, Lynda Book - 2012 MYSTERY LAPLANTE 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:The grisly murder of Dela Mornay wasn't that big a deal. She was just another 'slag'. Except for Chief Detective Inspector Jane Tennison who fights for the respect of her male collegues while at the same time trying to find Dela's killer.

Cover Her Face
Cover Her Face [an Adam Dalgliesh Mystery] By James, P. D. Book - 2001 MYSTERY JAMES 2001 Available in some locations

Annotation:First in the series featuring strong, silent -type Detective Adam Dalgliesh, writer of poetry and best detective at Scotland Yard.

An Unsuitable Job for A Woman
An Unsuitable Job for A Woman By James, P. D. Downloadable Audiobook - 2009 OverDrive downloadable audiobook Check availability»

Annotation:Left alone by the suicide of her partner and mentor, Cordelia Gray struggles to manage the private detective agency they once shared.

Case Histories
Case Histories A Novel By Atkinson, Kate eBook - 2007 OverDrive downloadable ebook Check availability»

Annotation:Jackson Brodie doesn't seek out the cases that he seems to attract like a magnet. But once committed, he can't stop himself from going the whole way.

Last Bus to Woodstock
Last Bus to Woodstock By Dexter, Colin Book - 2007 MYSTERY DEXTER 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:First book in the Inspector Morse mysteries that inspired 3 BBC series which take place in Oxford.

A Great Deliverance
A Great Deliverance By George, Elizabeth Audiobook CD - 2009 CD Mystery GEORGE Available in some locations

Annotation:What is the ultimate way for Thomas Lynley, eighth earl of Asherton to escape his uppercrust disfunctional family? Why become a 'common' detective of course!

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