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Make Mine…Crime Fiction

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Crime fiction can exist in several different genres, as well as having subgenres, but the common thread is that the book must have a crime as its driving force.  Whether the reader likes mystery, suspense, or thriller, crime fiction has a case to solve.

If crime fiction interests you, these authors tend to write in this genre:

James M. Cain
Raymond Chandler
Robert Crais
Chris Culver
Harlan Coben
Patricia Cornwell
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Tana French
Sue Grafton
Dashiell Hammett
James Hankins
John Harvey
P.D. James
Stieg Larsson
John Le Carre
Elmore Leonard
Henning Mankell
Jo Nesbø
Louise Penny
Ian Rankin
Kathy Reichs
Ruth Rendell
Michael Robotham
Dorothy Sayers
Mickey Spillane
Scott Turow
Barbara Vine
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Read-a-Likes: Robert B. Parker

If you like Robert B. Parker’s compelling, dialogue-driven mysteries and westerns with descriptive settings and strong supporting characters, try these authors:

Linda Barnes
Michael Brandman
Stephen J. Cannell
Raymond Chandler
Lee Child
Harlan Coben
Robert Crais
Loren D. Estleman
Michael Koryta
Elmore Leonard
Laura Lippman
Ross MacDonald
Brad Parks

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Read-a-Likes: Lee Child

If you like Lee Child’s mix of fine writing, twisted plots, and relentless pacing, try these authors:

David Baldacci
James Lee Burke
Michael Connelly
Robert Crais
P.T. Deutermann
Barry Eisler
Vince Flynn
G.M. Ford
Stephen Hunter
Gregg Hurwitz
George Pelecanos
Matthew Reilly

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