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Detective books to read

Post by Tridibesh » 08 Oct 2017, 01:20

Need good detective book recommendation. Help!
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Post by Kat Berg » 15 Oct 2017, 15:00

Do you like gritty books, cozy books, funny books...? There are so many options in this area. If you like a historical I would try PD James, if you like old school I would try Agatha Christie Hercule Poirot. If you like more modern try Tony Hillerman, Patricia Cornwall, or JA Jance. Good luck

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Post by Juanita700 » 17 Oct 2017, 12:49

I like old school and historical books.

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Post by Kat Berg » 17 Oct 2017, 21:28

If you like old school, you should also try Agatha Christie's Tommy and Tuppence detective series.

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Post by BelindaC » 18 Oct 2017, 09:33

A series of detective novels set in Victorian era Canada is the Detective Murdoch series by Maureen Jennings, which are quite interesting and a unique setting being Canadian rather than British.
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Post by Kat Berg » 18 Oct 2017, 09:38

There is also a tv show based on this. I wonder which cane first, the television show or the book?

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Post by BelindaC » 18 Oct 2017, 11:17

The books, as there's a mention of them somewhere in the opening credits. I confess, that's how I first discovered the books haha. The books are actually fairly different. The setting is the same, but I found the characters to behave much differently than they do in the novels.
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Post by Kat Berg » 18 Oct 2017, 11:20

Hmm, I will have to find some time to check them out then. I enjoy the tv show, at least the first couple of seasons.

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Post by Tridibesh » 20 Oct 2017, 00:41

Thank you everyone. I will surely look into these books. Thanks again

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Thank you everyone. I will surely look into these books. Thanks again
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Post by pricklypurple » 29 Jun 2018, 18:21

I really enjoy John Hart's novels.

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Post by Bukari » 14 Jul 2018, 16:13

I recommend McDowell and Superhighway.
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Post by Ksharmilla » 14 Jul 2018, 19:39

Sherlock Holmes

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Post by thebookaholic1 » 06 Sep 2018, 19:19

If you want an unusual detective fiction and a dark book, read The Rag and Bone Shop by Robert Cormier.

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