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Sunday, 5 February 2017

Book List: Fictional Detectives (Old-School Style)

Detective stories abound for independent readers. Here are some of the 'old-school' style detectives who have appeared in series over the years. Some are relatively new, some have been reprinted with new covers, and some may now be out of print, but you should be able to find them at the library, or maybe in a second-hand bookstore.


Geronimo Stilton by Edizioni Piemme

 Encyclopedia Brown by Donald J Sobol 

 The Hardy Boys by Franklin W Dixon

Nancy Drew by Carolyn Keene and various authors 

 The Secret Seven by Enid Blyton

The Famous Five by Enid Blyton

Trixie Belden by Julie Campbell Tatham and various authors

Friday Barnes by R. A. Spratt

The Walk Right In Detective Agency by Moya Simons

Poppy Fields Murder Mysteries by Tanya Landman

The Agency (Mary Quinn) by Y. S. Lee

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