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Mystery Series Update: Books to Read to Start Three Great Series

As I looked down the list of Nook books that were on sale yesterday at Barnes & Noble I saw three books that are on my to be read (TBR) shelves, so here are those mystery series first books!! Maybe I'll get to them this year!! 1. The Monkey's Raincoat - Elvis Cole and Joe Pike - Robert Crais - I have read many of the Elvis Cole/Joe Pike books and the stand alone Joe Pike books. Holmes had Watson, Bolitar has Win, Joe Pickett has Nate Romanowski and ELvis Cole has Joe Pike, his right-hand man who can always...

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Six Great Mystery Series and Their First Books!

Today, I received an email from Barnes & Noble and they are having a Nook Book Sale on the first book of a series. I checked out the first books Mystery series  that were on sale, and here are six books that started some of my favorite mystery series! 1.The Blessing Way - Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee - Tony Hillerman - Tony Hillerman wrote 18 Navajo Mysteries featuring Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee and his daughter Anne Hillerman recently picked up the series and has written book 19!! I stopped reading the series after book 14, not because I...

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Amanda Kyle Williams – Stranger in the Room (Keye Street Series #2)

Ok so I did not really enjoy the first half of Amanda Kyle Williams The Stranger that You Seek, but the second half of the book was really good, and propelled me on to the second book in the Keye Street series Stranger in the Room. For me, there was no weak first half in this book, it grabbed me from the start and did not let go until the last page! Miki Ashton, Keye Street's cousin returns home after a night on the town, puts the key in the front door of her house, before she can open the...

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Where Monsters Dwell – (Odd Singsaker Book #1) – Jorgen Brekke – Hop on the Brekke Bandwagon!!

When I first picked up Where Monsters Dwell by Jorgen Brekke, I knew nothing about the book, but when I read what Steve Berry wrote about the book.... "History pulses with life and excitement in this chilling and foreboding read. Jorgen Brekke delivers what thriller readers crave, or at least what this reader craves - action, history, secrets, conspiracies, and international settings. Couldn't ask for anything more."   and Library Journal wrote'.... "Engrossing... grissly murders investigated by likable detectives. This mystery is perfectly grim without being bleak."   I thought that this would be a book, right up my alley,...