No, I don’t mean Librarians who work in Cozy Libraries! I mean…. cozy mysteries that feature sleuths who just happen to be librarians, also. (Or should I say sleuths who sometimes are librarians?!?) Here is the list of the cozy mystery authors (on the Cozy Mystery Site) who keep us entertained with librarians:
Jeff Abbott: His Jordan Poteet Series features a librarian in Texas.
Deborah Adams: Her Jesus Creek Mysteries feature volunteer librarians.
Lydia Adamson: The Lucy Wayles Series features a retired librarian.
Claudia Bishop: Hemlock Falls Series has one less librarian, and one more inn.
Lillian Jackson Braun: No, The Cat Who *** Series is not about a cat librarian… but Jim’s friend Polly fills that part.
Allison Brook: Haunted Library Mystery Series – Carrie Singleton is the head of programs and events at her Connecticut library.
B.B. Cantwell: The Portland Bookmobile Mystery Series feautures Hester McGarrible as its sleuth.
Elizabeth Lynn Casey (aka Laura Bradford): Southern Sewing Circle Mystery Series… Tori Sinclair is a librarian/sleuth who is also a member of the Sewing Circle in South Carolina.
Laurie Cass write the Bookmobile Cat Mystery Series. Minnie Hamilton and her rescue cat Eddie are on the bookmobile (and the case!)
Elizabeth Spann Craig (aka Elizabeth Craig & Riley Adams) pens the Village Library Mystery Series which features Ann Beckett, a librarian in a small town.
Shirley Damsgaard: Ophelia of the Ophelia and Abby Series fills the librarian position.
Jo Dereske: Helma Zukas of the Miss Zukas Series is the librarian in this series.
Amanda Flower: The India Haye Mystery Series features a college librarian.
Eva Gates: The Lighthouse Library Mystery Series features a North Carolina librarian.
Victoria Gilbert: Blue Ridge Library Mystery Series – Amy Webber is a former university librarian who now manages a public library in Virginia.
Jeanne Glidewell: The Lexie Starr Mystery Series features an assistant librarian.
Charlaine Harris: Her Aurora Teagarden Series revolves around Aurora, a librarian.
Patricia Harwin: The Far Wychwood Mysteries‘ retired librarian moves to England to be close to her daughter.
Marion Moore Hill: Scrappy Librarian Mystery Series
Miranda James (Honora Hartman, Jimmie Ruth Evans, & Dean James): Cat in the Stacks Mystery Series
Sofie Kelly: Magical Cats Mystery Series
Mary Lou Kirwin: Librarian Mystery Series
Jess Lourey: Her Murder by the Month Mysteries feature a librarian/reporter
Charlotte MacLeod: Her Peter Shandy Mysteries quickly added Helen, the librarian, to the list of main characters.
Jenn McKinlay (aka Lucy Lawrence): Library Lover’s Mystery Series
D. R. Meredith: Megan Clark, from the Murder by the Yard Series, is the librarian.
Miriam Grace Monfredo: The Seneca Falls Historical Mystery Series features a 19th century librarian.
Shirley Rousseau Murphy: Her Joe Grey Cat Series features Dulcie, the library cat.
Nora Page (aka Amy Myers) Bookmobile Mystery Series – Cleo Watkins is a septuagenarian who drives the “Words on Wheels” bookmobile in Georgia.
Elizabeth Peters (aka Barbara Mertz, Barbara Michaels): The Jacqueline Kirby Series features an ex-librarian who now is a romance novelist.
R. T. Raichev: Antonia, from the Country House Mystery Series, is not only an author, but also a librarian.
Ian Sansom: The Mobile Library Mystery Series follows sleuth Israel Armstrong in Northern Ireland.
Secrets of Blue Hill Library Mystery Series is a Guideposts Cozy series written by Emily Thomas. Anne Gibson (the sleuth) converts an old Victorian into her town’s library.
Fran Stewart: The Biscuit McKee and Marmalade Mystery Series has a librarian/sleuth.
Judith Van Gieson: The Claire Reynier Mystery Series
Gayle Wigglesworth: Claire Gulliver Mystery Series
Eric Wright: The Lucy Trimble Brenner Series revolves around a librarian who inherits a detective agency.
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