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Best Mystery Series Books You Should Read

Here is a list of the best Mystery Series books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

1. Fortune Furlough (A Miss Fortune Mystery) (2019)

Best Mystery Series Books You Should ReadIt’s not a vacation until there’s a murder.Fortune, Ida Belle, and Gertie are finally off to Florida on the vacation they’ve always talked about. Days filled with white sand, turquoise water, and fruity drinks are the only thing on the agenda. But when Gertie’s “hot date” turns up dead and she’s the number one suspect, they’re forced to hang up their bathing suits and shift to investigating mode.They soon discover that Gertie’s beau was up to all kinds of shady behavior, leaving them with a long list of people who are happy he’s dead. But which one resorted to murder?…
Author(s): Jana DeLeon

2. 7th street crew series: Book 1-3 (2017)

Best Mystery Series Books You Should ReadReaders love this series – More than 1000 five-star reviews on Amazon and Goodreads. You will never guess the ending!Am I pretty?Imagine being asked that question standing face to face with a killer. What would you answer?While her life is going from bad to worse, journalist Mary Mills receives a phone call from her father telling her that her brother has been arrested for murder. Mary decides to go back to her hometown of Cocoa Beach, Florida, which she left twenty years back and has never visited since.Working with her old friends from the 7th Street Crew, she tracks down the most disturbing and surprising killer this…
Author(s): Willow Rose

3. Cajun Fried Felony (A Miss Fortune Mystery) (2019)

Best Mystery Series Books You Should ReadVenus Thibodeaux had a reputation for being trouble. Some said she started at birth. When she finally left Sinful shortly after turning eighteen, everyone breathed a sigh of relief. When she blew back into town four years later, no one was happy about her return. She immediately launched into her same old scams, picking off Sinful residents with ease before disappearing again as quickly as she’d appeared.Everyone assumed she’d headed back to New Orleans.But when an accident at the annual Thanksgiving Turkey Run uncovers her body, everyone Venus took for a ride becomes a suspect. The man at the top of that list sees the…
Author(s): Jana DeLeon

4. MoonShadow Murder (Manny Rivera Mysteries) (2014)

Best Mystery Series Books You Should ReadA nineteen-year-old girl named Sunshine disappears one evening from the backcountry commune where she lives. She’s found the next day about a mile away, dead by strangulation.         The other residents of the commune, an unusual collection of dropouts from society, are all potential suspects as Deputy Sheriff Manny Rivera tries to make sense of an odd collection of clues. In the end, the deputy’s own life is endangered as he gets closer to understanding the motive for Sunshine’s murder.      …
Author(s): Rich Curtin

5. Murder on the SS Rosa: a cozy historical mystery – a novella (A Ginger Gold Mystery) (2018)

Best Mystery Series Books You Should ReadMurder’s a pickle.It’s 1923 and young war widow fashionista Ginger Gold makes a cross-Atlantic journey with her companion Haley Higgins to London, England, to settle her father’s estate. When the ship’s captain is found dead, Ginger is only too happy to lend her assistance to the handsome Chief Inspector Basil Reed.The SS Rosa delivers a convincing array of suspects – the wife, the mistress, a jealous crewmate. To Ginger’s dismay, her name has been added to the list!With a little help from Ginger’s dog Boss, Ginger and Haley navigate the clues (those wartime operative skills come in handy). They must…
Author(s): Lee Strauss

6. Hurricane Force (A Miss Fortune Mystery) (Volume 7) (2015)

Best Mystery Series Books You Should ReadFrom New York Times bestselling author Jana DeLeon, the seventh book in the Miss Fortune series. A force to be reckoned with… During missions as a CIA assassin, Fortune Redding saw and overcame most every obstacle, but Sinful, Louisiana, keeps producing new challenges for her. When a hurricane blows through, it brings a shower of counterfeit money raining down on the tiny bayou town. When the money is linked back to Ahmad, the arms dealer who issued the kill order on Fortune, everyone is worried that her nemesis is far too close for comfort. When Ahmad’s men turn up in Sinful, the situation becomes…
Author(s): Jana DeLeon

7. Secretive (On The Run) (Volume 2) (2013)

Best Mystery Series Books You Should ReadZoe Hunter thought all the questions surrounding her ex’s mysterious past had been answered. She couldn’t have been more wrong. Free-spirited Zoe lives an unconventional life. She tried the nine-to-five office routine, but it was like the death of a thousand cuts—paper cuts, that is. But still, she couldn’t take it and vowed to make a living outside a cubicle. Now she’s a “Jill of All Trades,” taking on freelance copy-editing, property management, and even dog walking gigs. Sure, it’s a little insecure, but Zoe isn’t exactly what you’d call cautious. Normally, she…
Author(s): Sara Rosett

8. Swamp Sniper (A Miss Fortune Mystery) (Volume 3) (2013)

Best Mystery Series Books You Should ReadFrom New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jana DeLeon, the third book in the Miss Fortune Mystery series. When only a crack shot will do… In the two weeks CIA assassin Fortune Redding has been hiding in Sinful, Louisiana, she’s been harassed, poisoned, and shot at…and that was the easy part. But now, she’s about to face her biggest challenge since setting foot in the tiny bayou town. When mayoral candidate Ted Williams is murdered, everyone is surprised. Ted was a blowhole and a Yankee, but those usually weren’t good reasons to kill someone….
Author(s): Jana DeLeon

9. A Harvest of Bones (Chintz ‘n China Series) (2005)

Best Mystery Series Books You Should ReadStrange supernatural events have been happening to medium Emerald O?Brien. So now it?s up to her and her friends to delve into the past to reveal secrets of the dead, lay them to rest, and ring in the autumn with a harvest of bones….
Author(s): Yasmine Galenorn

10. A Hopeless Murder (A Hope Walker Mystery) (Volume 1) (2018)

Best Mystery Series Books You Should ReadIt’s been one helluva morning…And Hope hasn’t even found the body. At least not yet.After a twelve year absence, investigative reporter Hope Walker is back home. And it’s not going well. It seems the town and its citizens haven’t changed much. Still weird. Still nosy. And a few of them?Downright hateful. And now Hope has a serious problem. And she’s the number one suspect. – Book One – A Hopeless Murder – May 2018- Book Two – A Hopeless Heist – Coming late July 2018- Book Three – A Hopeless Discovery – Coming mid September 2018- Book Four – A Hopeless Game – Coming mid October 2018- Book Five – A Hopeless Christmas – Coming mid November…
Author(s): Daniel Carson

Best Mystery Series Books You Should Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some mystery series books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

The Mystery of Union with God: Dionysian Mysticism in Albert the Great and Thomas Aquinas

Author(s): Bernhard Blankenhorn, O.P.
Publisher: Catholic University of America Press, Year: 2015, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2346357

Esotericism in African American Religious Experience: There Is a Mystery

Author(s): Stephen C. Finley, Margarita Simon Guillory, Hugh R., Jr. Page
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub, Year: 2014, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1307331

Introduction to the Mystery of the Church

Author(s): Benoit-Dominique de La Soujeole
Publisher: Catholic University of America Press, Year: 2014, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2346356

Scotty and Elvis: Aboard the Mystery Train

Author(s): Scotty Moore, James L. Dickerson
Publisher: University Press of Mississippi, Year: 2013, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1305867

100 Most Popular Contemporary Mystery Authors: Biographical Sketches and Bibliographies (Popular Authors Series)

Author(s): Bernard A. Drew
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited, Year: 2011, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 805674

100 Most Popular Contemporary Mystery Authors: Biographical Sketches and Bibliographies

Author(s): Bernard A. Drew
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited, Year: 2011, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1151940

Narratives of Enclosure in Detective Fiction: The Locked Room Mystery

Author(s): Michael Cook
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK, Year: 2011, Size: 1 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1472561

Women Writers and Detectives in Nineteenth-Century Crime Fiction: The Mothers of the Mystery Genre

Author(s): Lucy Sussex
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK, Year: 2010, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1472024

Walking the Perfect Square: A Moe Prager Mystery (Wheeler Large Print Book Series)

Author(s): Reed Farrel Coleman
Publisher: Wheeler Pub Inc, Year: 2008, Size: 265 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 808528

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are truly chart-busters according to The New York Times, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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