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Private Eye / Legal

  • C.J. Box
  • Blaize Clement
  • Harlan Coben
  • Reed Farrel Coleman
  • Kent Conwell
  • Erle Stanley Gardner
  • Sue Grafton
  • John Grisham
  • John Hart
  • Stuart M. Kaminsky
  • Faye Kellerman
  • Dennis Lehane
  • John Lescroart
  • Brad Meltzer
  • David Morrell
  • Spencer Quinn
  • Nancy Taylor Rosenberg

Amateur "Cozy"

  • Susan Wittig Albert
  • Barbara Allan
  • Donna Andrews
  • Mignon Franklin Ballard
  • Laurien Berenson
  • Lilian Jackson Braun
  • Rita Mae Brown
  • Jennifer Chiaverini
  • Kate Collins
  • Deborah Coonts
  • Jeanne M. Dams
  • Diane Mott Davidson
  • Krista Davis
  • Sharon Fiffer
  • Joanne Fluke
  • Judith Van Gieson
  • Sarah Graves
  • Lyn Hamilton
  • Charlaine Harris
  • Sue Henry
  • Joan Hess
  • Rett MacPherson
  • Nancy Martin
  • G.A. McKevett
  • Tamar Myers
  • Louise Penny
  • Sara Rosett
  • Aimee Thurlo

 

English Setting

  • Nancy Atherton
  • Jo Bannister
  • M.C. Beaton
  • Rhys Bowen
  • Simon Brett
  • Deborah Crombie
  • Dick Francis
  • Martha Grimes
  • Hazel Holt
  • Michael Innes
  • P.D. James
  • Patricia Moyes
  • Robin Paige
  • Anne Perry
  • Ian Rankin
  • Alan Rustage
  • Sally Spencer
  • Simon Tolkien
  • Peter Turnbull
  • Jacqueline Winspear

Police Procedural 

  • Chelsea Cain
  • Patricia Cornwell
  • Jeffery Deaver
  • Joan Hess
  • Tony Hillerman
  • Tami Hoag
  • J.A. Jance
  • Iris Johansen
  • Joe (JA) Konrath
  • Henning Mankell
  • James Patterson
  • Ian Rankin
  • J. D. Robb
  • Aimee Thurlo

Hard-Boiled

  • Lawrence Block
  • James Lee Burke
  • Ken Bruen
  • Raymond Chandler
  • Max Allan Collins
  • James Ellroy
  • Loren D. Estleman
  • Dashiell Hammett
  • Elmore Leonard
  • Walter Mosley
  • Robert B. Parker
  • George Pelecanos
  • Mickey Spillane
  • Andrew Vachss

Animal Mysteries

  • Marian Babson
  • Donna Ball
  • Laurien Berenson
  • Lilian Jackson Braun
  • Rita Mae Brown
  • Blaize Clement
  • Susan Conant
  • Carole Nelson Douglas
  • Sue Henry
  • Linda O. Johnston
  • Virginia Lanier
  • Shirley Rousseau Murphy
  • Spencer Quinn
  • David Rosenfelt
  • Clea Simon
  • Nina Wright

Historical Settings

  • Bruce Alexander
  • Lindsey Davis
  • P.C. Doherty
  • Ariana Franklin
  • Steve Hockensmith
  • Laurie King
  • Mardi Oakley Medawar
  • Miriam Grace Monfredo
  • Robin Paige
  • Elizabeth Peters
  • Laura Joh Rowland
  • Steven Saylor

Medical / Psychological

  • Beverly Connor
  • Robin Cook
  • Patricia Cornwell
  • Tess Gerritsen
  • Thomas Harris
  • Iris Johansen
  • Jonathan Kellerman
  • Shirley Kennett
  • Michael Palmer
  • Karin Slaughter
  • Kathy Reichs
  • Stephen White

 Classical

  • Raymond Chandler
  • G.K. Chesterton
  • Agatha Christie
  • Mary Higgins Clark
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • P.D. James
  • Dashiell Hammett
  • Patricia Highsmith
  • Ngaio Marsh
  • Edgar Allan Poe
  • Dorothy L. Sayers
  • Rex Stout
  • Peter Tremayne

Supernatural Mysteries

  •  Jim Butcher
  • Mike Carey
  • P.N. Elrod
  • Simon R. Green
  • Laurell K. Hamilton
  • Charlaine Harris
  • Marlene Perez (YA)

Western Mysteries

  • Nevada Barr
  • C.J. Box
  • James D. Doss
  • Tony Hillerman
  • Steve Hockensmith

True Crime 

  • Philip Carlo
  • Diane Fanning
  • Mark Fuhrman
  • Erik Larson
  • Peter Maas
  • Gregg Olsen
  • Ann Rule