Ann Cleeves
George Palmer-Jones, a retired civil servant and amateur bird watcher, and his wife Molly, a retired social worker, in Surrey, England:

A Bird in the Hand (1986)

Come Death and High Water (1987)

Murder in Paradise (1988)

A Prey To Murder (1989)

Sea Fever (1991)

Another Man’s Poison (1992)

The Mill on the Shore (1994)

High Island Blues (1996)

Stephen Ramsey, an impulsive police inspector in Northumberland, England:

A Lesson in Dying (1990)

Murder in My Backyard (1991)

A Day in the Death of Dorothea Cassidy (1992)

Killjoy (1993)

The Healers (1995)

The Baby Snatcher (1997)

Vera Stanhope, a detective inspector in East Yorkshire, England:

The Crow Trap (1998)

Telling Tales (2005)

Hidden Depths (2007)

Silent Voices (2011)

The Glass Room (2012)

Harbour Street (2014)

The Moth Catcher (2015)

Jimmy Perez, a police detective inspector in the Shetland Islands, north of Scotland, in the Shetland Island series:

Raven Black (2006) [review]
2006 Gold Dagger Award

White Nights (2008)

Red Bones (2009)

Blue Lightning (2010)

Dead Water (2013)

Thin Air (2014)

Cold Earth (2016) [US due April 25, 2017]


The Sleeping and the Dead (2002)

Burial of Ghosts (2003)