Bestselling author M.C. Beaton engages readers with her two mystery series; one featuring Scottish police constable Hamish Macbeth, and the other featuring London advertising retiree Agatha Raisin.
Stephen Booth's award-winning crime thrillers, set in England's beautiful and atmospheric Peak District, feature young police detectives Ben Cooper and Diane Fry.
Martha Grimes has received critical acclaim as an American writing authentic British mysteries.
Reginald Hill's Dalziel/Pascoe series has become a staple for those interested in suspense-filled British mysteries.
P.D. James is best known for her Chief-Inspector (later Commander) Adam Dalgliesh series.
Val McDermid's award-winning crime fiction has made her a true staple amongst mystery readers.
Ruth Rendell is the award-winning author of the Chief Inspector Wexford mysteries.
Peter Robinson is the award-winning author of the Inspector Banks series.
A classic author from the golden era of mysteries, Dorothy L. Sayers is best known for her series featuring nobleman-detective Lord Peter Wimsey.