Read-a-Likes, reader's advisory

Read-a-Likes: Sue Grafton

If you like Sue Grafton’s private eye series with a dark underlying tone but without the explicit violence found in traditional hardboiled novels, try these authors:

Linda Barnes
Nevada Barr
Jan Burke
Barbara D’Amato
Jeffery Deaver
Lisa Gardner
Laura Lippman
Marcia Muller
Sara Paretsky


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Read-a-Likes: Tess Gerritsen

If you like Tess Gerritsen’s medical thrillers that feature fast-paced action, authentic medical details, and sympathetic characters, try these authors:

Keith Ablow
Robin Cook
Lisa Gardner
Thomas Harris
Iris Johansen
Bernard Knight
Michael Palmer
Kathy Reichs



Read-a-Likes: Harlan Coben

If you like Harlan Coben’s strong characters, rapid-fire plots, and first person point of view, try these authors:

Jeff Abbott
Linwood Barclay
Lawrence Block
James Lee Burke
Lisa Gardner
Gregg Hurwitz
Thomas Perry
Don Winslow
Stuart Woods



Read-a-Likes: Mary Higgins Clark

If you like Mary Higgins Clark’s compelling, intricately plotted tales that have become a benchmark of the Suspense genre, try these authors:

Michael Allegretto
Mignon Ballard
Robyn Carr
Diane Chamberlain
Joy Fielding
Lisa Gardner
William Katz
Judith Kelman
Patricia MacDonald
Carla Neggers
Tom Savage
Kate Wilhelm



Read-a-Likes: Sandra Brown

If you like Sandra Brown’s romantic suspense tales, filled with adventure and action of all kinds, try these authors:

Suzanne Brockmann
Catherine Coulter
Lisa Gardner
Julie Garwood
Heather Graham
Tami Hoag
Kay Hooper
Linda Howard
Iris Johansen
Jayne Ann Krentz
Elizabeth Lowell
Karen Robards