Amateur Sleuths (Reader's Advice): 'Mysteries featuring detectives who are not professionals.' Author, title, and Amazon link for about 80 series and some single titles, from Donna Andrews' . Amateur Detectives (Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, PA): Author, title, webcat link, and summary for 10 books, by Sara Rosett, Sarah Strohmeyer, Carola Dunn, GK Chesterton, et al. Com): Narrative list and description of academic mysteries, focusing on English professors, continued on her Academic Mysteries 2 page, featuring non-English professors and school teachers. Academic Mysteries (Ricki Nordmeyer, Skokie PL, IL): Author, title, publication year, and webcat link for about 40 titles, from Robert Barnard's . Bibiomysteries (Winter Park PL, FL): Lists author, title, webcat link for about 25 single titles and about 25 bibliomystery series. Lists about 25 mystery books and series, with author, title, publication year, and summary, from Catherine Aird's . Based on a list created by Helene Androski, Reference Librarian at UW-Madison Memorial Library. Summer Thoughts (Ginny Ryan, Wolfner Library, Jefferson City, MO): 'In summer our thoughts turn to beaches, lakes, the seashore and other resort areas as we plan our vacations. Com): Detailed description of nine Thanksgiving mysteries. Murder on Holiday: Thanksgiving (Winter Park PL, FL): Author, title, webcat link for 9 mysteries set at Thanksgiving. Author and title only, for authors whose last names begin with letters from A-H (about 110 titles listed); another page lists about 65 novels and stories by authors whose names begin with I-Z. Murder on Holiday: Christmas (Winter Park PL, FL): Author, title, webcat link for about 120 mysteries set at Christmas, from Lydia Adamson's by James Yaffe. Com): Author, title and Amazon link for lots of Christmas cozies (listed on separate pages by author's last name), plus some Valentine's Day, St. And for two dozen more summaries of Christmas mysteries, try her Holidays Can Be Murder. (Ames PL, IA): Author, title, webcat link, summary for about 15 titles, in title order, from by Laura Levine. If You Like Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum series... (Laura Hohmann, Fiction-L): Lists 28 authors similar to Evanovich, most with details about books/series. Mysteries in the Manner of Elizabeth George (King County Library System, WA): 'English cozies with a psychological twist.' Title, author, and summary for 11 books. Private Eye Mysteries (Northbrook Public Library, IL) : Lists over 45 titles, with author and summary, for mysteries featuring private eyes. From Linda Barnes' See also Political Fiction Political Thrillers (Lynne M. Author, titles, publication info, and summary for each of about 70 books. List of Fictional Serial Killers (Answers.com): If you're looking for a list of serial killers in literature, film, comics, anime/manga, and TV, try this list. Lists about 25 mystery books set during a vacation or at a holiday location, with author, title, publication year, and summary, from MC Beaton's . Murder Takes A Vacation (Ellen Dark, Fiction-L): Compiled July 2000. Mysteries in Exotic Locales (Fairfax County Public Library, VA): Author, character name and brief description, first book of series (for most) and location of series, for about 40 series set in the following locales: Australia; Belgium; Botswana; China; Egypt; France; Germany; Hong Kong; India; Israel; Italy; Japan; Kenya; Mexico; Netherlands; Russia; Sicily; Spain; and Sweden. (Supper Sleuths, Lucius Beebe Memorial Library, MA): Author, sleuth, titles, pub. Pet Store and Pet Sitting (Cozy) Mysteries (Cozy Mystery List): Brief info, with links, about 4 cozy series featuring pet stores and pet sitting. Dog Lover Mysteries (Terry Frey Weingart, Suite 101. Author, title, publication year, protagonist name or occupation, and webcat link for about 60 series or single books, from Jeff Abbott's journal titled Academic Mysteries 101 (Volume 22, No. (Kansas City Public Library): Author, title, summary for about 15 similar titles, from by Stuart Woods. Author, title, publication info, and summary/review for about a dozen titles (besides Hiassen's own), from by Randy Wayne White. if You Like Tony Hillerman's Native American Mysteries, Try... Alan Bradley, Tana French, Arnaldur Indridason, Dorothy Sayers, Louise Penney, et al. If You Like Jonathan Kellerman's Alex Delaware series ... About half the titles are from Ed Mc Bain's 87th Precinct series.Genres: Drama, Horror/Dark, Angst Era: Next Generation Characters: Albus, Fred II, Ginny, Harry, James (II), Lily (II), OC , Rose, Scorpius Pairings: Harry/Ginny, James/OC Advisory: Contains profanity, Strong violence, Scenes of a sexual nature, Sensitive topic/issue/theme, Spoilers Published: 20 Latest Chapter: 20 Updated: 20 Status: WIP (1155 words) Genres: Romance, Young Adult Era: Hogwarts Characters: Fred, George, Ginny, Harry, Hermione, Neville , Ron Pairings: Hermione/Fred Or George Advisory: Mild violence, Scenes of a mild sexual nature, Substance abuse Published: 20 Latest Chapter: 20 Updated: 20 Status: WIP (10209 words) Genres: Fluff, Romance, Young Adult Era: Next Generation Characters: Albus, Ginny, Harry, James (II), Lily (II), OC , Scorpius Advisory: Contains profanity, Mild violence, Scenes of a sexual nature, Substance abuse, Sensitive topic/issue/theme Published: 20 Latest Chapter: 20 Updated: 20 Status: WIP (17401 words) Credit to the amazing Page [email protected] for the beautiful Banner It was a freak accident.After the death of their parents; James, Albus, and Lily are on their own.But after a Muggle Studies project, her feeling changed. With the help of Albus Potter and Fred Weasley, Stella plans to win his affection back.Genres: Drama, Romance, Young Adult Era: Next Generation Characters: Albus, Dominique, Fred II, James (II), Lily (II), Louis, Molly II, OC , Rose, Scorpius Pairings: James/OC, Rose/Scorpius, OC/OC Advisory: Contains profanity, Scenes of a sexual nature, Substance abuse, Sensitive topic/issue/theme Published: 20 Latest Chapter: 20 Updated: 20 Status: WIP (8741 words) While watching Luna videos on youtube, I decided to center a fanfiction around her. Before the war, before everyone chose sides they were simply school kids and one in particular stood out.
Get lost into the midst of a twisted murder, trying to decipher clues and signs to unravel the secrets of an unsolved mystery.
(Nieman Storyboard on why the classic narrative nonfiction stories work) Excellent online examples of narrative journalism Accuracy, honesty, and truth in narrative nonfiction Characters in narrative nonfiction Narrative nonfiction goes under many names, including creative nonfiction, literary journalism, and fact-based storytelling.
In short form, it's an alternative to the traditional newspaper pyramid structure (in which, if you lopped off the bottom part of the story, the reader would still have all the key information).
To learn more about crime fiction, and readers advisory as it applies to crime fiction, check out Springfield (MA) City Library's excellent Murder in the Stacks: Reader's Advisory for Mystery and Detective Fiction for an outline of the history of the mystery. Mostly Fiction: Detectives and Amateur Sleuths: Excellent resource for the authors listed. Veterinarian Cozy Mysteries (Cozy Mystery List): Brief info, with links, about 8 cozy series featuring veterinarians. Com): Excellent narrative list and description of mysteries featuring dogs, with detailed info on three series, a reading list with more authors and titles, a couple of collections, and some website suggestions. 3), from Fall 2006; Academic Mysteries 202 (Volume 22, No. Libraries Can Be Murder: Mysteries Featuring Libraries (Wilmette Public Library, IL): Author, title, pub. Cozies (Anderson Bookshop, Illinois): Lists over 30 authors of cozies (all female), their sleuth(s), and a quick description of the series, from Susan Wittig Albert's China Bayles series to Deborah Woodworth's Rose Callahan series. Com): Author, title and Amazon link for about 30 Easter (plus a few Mother's Day, Father's Day, Yom Kippur, Fourth of July, and Labor Day) mysteries. (Manchester Public Library, Manchester, CT): Provides list of authors, books/series, and summaries. (Deborah Danzeiser, Wake County PL, NC): 2-page PDF. Police Procedurals (Timberland Regional Library, western WA): Author, title, webcat link, cover image for about 35 titles, from Michael Connelly's . If You Like Mysteries - Private Investigators/Police Officers - Female (Hennepin County Library, MN): Author, title, summary for about 25 books featuring female PIs or police officers. Crime Fiction Booklist (Overbooked): Author, title, pub.
Not comprehensive, but provides depth of information on sleuths, bibliography, biography, web links, and reviews for 200 authors. Animal Mysteries (Deschutes PL, OR): Author, title, webcat link, cover image (most), and subject listings for 12 titles involving dogs, cats, and horses. 4, Winter 2006-07); or the earlier Academic Mysteries (Volume 12, No. Lots of articles, essays, and lists featuring crime on campus. year, and webcat link for about 20 books, from Lawrence Block's . Libraries and Librarians in Fiction (Kitchener Public Library, Ontario, Canada): Authors, titles, webcat links for about 100 crime novels featuring libraries or librarians, from Peter Ackroyd's . Librarian and Other Bookish People (Lake County Public Library, Merrillville, IN): Books featuring librarians and libraries. Cozy Mystery Authors (Harris County Public Library, Houston, TX): Author, brief description of sleuth, and webcat link for first titles in about 45 cozy series, from Catherine Aird's series featuring C. Sloan, CID Department Head in West Calleshire, England to Patricia Wentworth's series with Miss Maud Silver, spinster private eye in London. Genteel British Crime Novels (Winfield Public Library, IL): 'When You've Read All of Agatha Christie...' Author, title, summary, and webcat link for about a dozen mysteries, by timeframe (before WWI, Golden Age, and WWII and After). Sloan series to Peter Tremayne's Sister Fidelma series. ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE'S Sherlock Holmes Readalikes, Sequels, etc. Murder on Holiday (Winter Park PL, FL): Author, title, webcat link for mysteries set at Christmas, Labor Day, Yom Kippur, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hannukah, New Year's, and Valentine's Day. My Shelf: Easter Mysteries (My Shelf.com) : Author and title only for about 15 Easter mysteries. Author, title, webcat link, cover image and summary for about a dozen books with strong female leads, by Sara Paretsky, Marcia Muller, Edna Buchanan, JA Jance, Mary Logue, et al. Lists about 40 titles (besides Hillerman's), from Peter Bowen's . Tony Hillerman Booklist (Overbooked): 'Books with components that may include a strong sense of place (New Mexico) and glimpses into Southwest or Indian culture.' An annotated list of about a dozen Hillerman readalikes, most of which have received starred reviews from Booklist, Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, or Kirkus. Author, series title, webcat link, cover image and summary for about a dozen series, including Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series, Faye Kellerman’s Peter Decker/Rina Lazarus series, Stephen White's Alan Gregory series, etc. If You Like Mysteries - Police Officers - Male (Hennepin County Library, MN): Author, title, summary for about 20 titles featuring male police officers/detectives. info, summary for about 70 titles, most of which received starred reviews from Kirkus, Library Journal, or Booklist, by Linda Barnes, Sara Paretsky, Dana Stabenow, SJ Rozan, John Shannon, Bill Pronzini, Rick Riordan, Laura Lippman, Marcia Muller, et al. Crime in Far Away Places (Auckland City Libraries, NZ): Author, title, webcat link, series name, setting and description for almost 20 series set in places such as Shanghai, Rome, Paris, Alaska, rural France, Botswana, Greece, Sweden, Venice, Reykjavik, Norway, Sicily, etc.
In this collection, Holmes helps royalty involved in a blackmailing plot in “A Scandal in Bohemia.” In “The Red Headed League,” Holmes foils a plot to rob a bank.