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If you like Jane Langton mysteries you may also like:

  • Sarah Deane Series
    by J.S. Borthwick
    Sarah Deane, an engaging amateur detective and graduate student from Boston, searches for a murderer in a Texas bird sanctuary and wildlife refuge.

  • Gideon Oliver Series
    by Aaron Elkins
    Gideon Oliver, linguistics expert and professor of physical anthropology at Heidelberg University, finds himself caught up in a mystery involving murder, secret agents, international intrigue, and espionage.

  • Thus Was Adonis Murdered
    by Sarah Caudwell
    Fleeing from tax-related worries, Julia Larwood indulges in a holiday, unaware that the fellow tourist she falls for is an Inland Revenue employee, who turns up dead in her bed with her copy of the Finance Act nearby.

  • Holly Winter Series
    by Susan Conant
    Holly Winter, a writer and amateur sleuth, and her adopted Alaskan malamute, Rowdy, team up to track down a killer lurking at a dog show.

  • Kate Fansler Series
    by Amanda Cross
    In a new edition of the first Kate Fansler Mystery, the English professor turns sleuth when her close friend and former lover, Manhattan psychoanalyst Dr. Emanuel Bauer, becomes the prime suspect in the stabbing murder of one of his patients, beautiful Janet Harrison, a young woman who Kate had referred to Dr. Bauer. Reprint.

  • Karen Pelletier Series
    by Joanne Dobson
    A New England college professor helping police investigate two deaths on campus suspects that a letter written by Emily Dickinson may be at the root of the mystery.

  • The Manuscript Murders
    by Roy Harley Lewis
    When the Dutch professor who discovered a rare sixteenth-century manuscript is found murdered, Matthew Coll, antiquarian bookseller and amateur detective, tracks the killer along an intricate, dangerous, and ultimately murderous trail.

  • Peter Shandy Series
    by Charlotte Macleod
    Professor Peter Shandy returns from his Christmas holiday to find the corpse of a faculty wife on his living-room floor and an entangling mystery connected with the town's elaborate Christmas festivities.

Prepared by Hillary Garrett, Reference Librarian, November 16, 2005

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