British Themed Cozy Mysteries

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A Special Pennyfoot Hotel Mystery by Kate Kingsbury

This series takes place in early 1900 England at the Pennyfoot Hotel. The main character, Cecily Sinclair Baxter, owns the hotel and is witty and very independent. The Christmas books are based on the original series, the Pennyfoot Hotel. The original series has ended but they are well...

Agatha Raisin Mystery Series by M.C. Beaton

High-flying public relations supremo Agatha Raisin has decided to take early retirement. She's off to make a new life in a picture-perfect Cotswold village. Agatha solves murders. I love this series. Agatha is in her mid 50s, can't cook and has a funny sense of humor.

Amelia Peabody Series by Elizabeth Peters

This series takes place in Egypt and features Victorian feminist Amelia Peabody. Amelia is an archeologist and a sleuth. This series is full of murder, mayhem, Victorian humor, and a little romance for good measure. The series started in 1975. It's well worth starting the series from the...

Amory Ames Mystery Series by Ashley Weaver

Ashley Weaver writes the Amory Ames Mystery series which started in October 2014 and is set in 1930s England. It features high society protagonist Amory Ames. It's set amidst the upper-crust of British society. The first book, 'Murder at the Brightwell' takes place at a posh seaside resort in...

 Aunt Dimity Series by Nancy Atherton

When Lori Shepherd was a little girl she used to lie in bed at night with a stuffed rabbit named Reginald and listen to her mother's stories of the indomitable Aunt Dimity, who lived in far-off England. But now Lori is a newly divorced, down-on-her-luck grownup, her mother is dead, and Lori's...

Belchester Chronicles Andrea Frazer

Andrea Frazer writes the Belchester Chronicles which started in 2012 and is set in England. It features an outrageously ill-assorted pair of amateur sleuths. Lady Amanda Golightly of Belchester Towers and long-lost friend, Hugo Cholmondley-Crichton-Crump. This is a delightful outpouring of...

Bess Crawford Mystery Series by Charles Todd

Charles Todd is the writing team of Charles and Caroline Todd-- a mother and son writing team who live on the east coast of the United States.

Charles Todd writes the Bess Crawford Mystery series which is set in early 1900 England during WWI and started in 2009. It features the daughter...

Bess Ellyott Mystery Series

Nancy Herriman writes the Bess Ellyott Mystery Series which starts in March 2018 and is set in historic England. Herbalist and widow Bess Ellyott tries to escape the loss of her husband in Elizabethan London only to find that death is following her, and she may very well be next in Searcher of...

Cambridge Murder Mystery Series by Charlot King

Charlot King writes the Cambridge Murder Mystery series which is set in Cambridge, England. It features Professor Elizabeth Green who is a lecturer of plant sciences at the University of Cambridge, specialising in poisonous flora. It also features bumbling and kind Inspector Abley, and her...

 Campbell and Carter Mystery Series by Ann Granger

Ann Granger writes the Campbell and Carter Mystery series which started in 2009 and is set in England. It features Inspector Jess Campbell and her new boss Superintendent Ian Carter. The series takes place in the Cotswolds.

Charles Lenox Series by Charles Finch

Charles Finch writes the Charles Lenox Series which started in 2007 and is set in England in 1865. It features Charles Lenox, a wealthy gentlemen and amateur detective.

A Beautiful Blue Death was his first novel and was nominated for an Agatha Award and was named one of Library Journal’s...

Christmas Mystery Series by Anne Perry

Set in Victorian England this series features Britain’s wealthy and powerful elite in West End mansions and great country houses. The characters in this series are from Anne Perry's other Victorian series Thomas and Charlotte Pitt series and the William Monk series.

Manna from Hades (Cornish Mystery Series #1) by Carola Dunn

This series started in 2009 and is set in 1960s England. It features widow, Eleanor Trewynn who runs a charity shop in Cornwall, England. In earlier years she traveled to exotic places with her husband. Now she is retired and to the dismay of grouchy Inspector Scumble is an amateur sleuth.

Cotswold Mystery Series by Rebecca Tope

Rebecca Tope writes the Cotswold Mystery Series which started in 2004 and is set in England. It features recently widowed Thea Osborne. Thea is a house sitter who solves murders.

Crampton Of The Chronicle Mystery Series by Peter Bartram

Peter Bartram writes the Crampton Of The Chronicle Mystery series which started in August 2015 and is set in England. It features crime reporter Colin Crampton in 1960s Brighton, UK. In the first book the Brighton Evening Chronicle's crime reporter, is desperate for a front-page story. But it's...

Daisy Dalrymple Mystery Series by Carola Dunn

This series started in 1994 and is set in England. It features journalist, Daisy Dalrymple. This series takes place in the 1920s and Daisy, the daughter of a Viscount, shocks her family when she decides that she wants to make her own living as a writer. The books in this series have an Agatha...

Dix Dodd Mystery by NL Wilson

N.L. Wilson (aka Norah Wilson and Heather Doherty) writes the Dix Dodd Mystery series which is set in England. It features Dix Dodd who is tired of getting no respect at the big P.I. firm where she’s worked for years. At age 40 she ventures out on her own and sets up her own P.I. firm.

Dorothy Martin Mystery Series by Jeanne Dams

This series started in 1995 and takes place in England. It features retired schoolteacher Dorothy Martin, an American expat living in England. Also featured is Dorothy's husband, retired Chief Constable Alan Nesbitt. The first book in this series, The Body in the Transept, won the Agatha award...

Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James Series by Deborah Crombie

Award winning author Deborah Crombie writes the Kincaid & James Mystery Series which started in 1993 and takes place in London, England. It features Duncan Kincaid, Police Superintendent and his down-to-earth Police Sergeant Gemma James.

Eliza Doolittle & Henry Mystery by D.E. Ireland

D.E. Ireland (aka Meg Mims and Sharon Pisacreta) write the Eliza Doolittle & Henry Mystery series. The series started September 2014 and is set in early 20th century London. It features Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins who solve murders.

Exham on Sea Mystery Series Frances Evesham

Frances Evesham writes the Exham on Sea Mystery Series which is set in England. It features Libby Forest who arrives on the coast after years in a disastrous marriage, determined to build a new life making cakes and chocolates in Exham on Sea. In the first book she finds abody and discovers her...

Father Christmas Mystery Series by C.C. Benison

C.C. Benison writes the Father Christmas Mystery Series which started in 2011 and takes place in England. It features recent widow, Father Tom Christmas who is a wise and warm-hearted new vicar of the picturesque English village of Thornford Regis. He has a nine-year-old daughter. Nothing is...

Flavia de Luce Series by Alan Bradley

Alan Bradley writes the Flavia de Luce Series which started in 2009 and takes place in England. It features eleven-year-old Flavia de Luce. The year is 1950 and Flavia de Luce along with her eccentric family live in a decaying mansion. Flavia has a passion for chemistry-- the only family...

Flora Maguire Cozy Mystery Series Anita Davison

Anita Davison writes the Flora Maguire Cozy Mystery series which starts in October 2016 and is set in early 1900s England. It features 22 year old governess Flora Maguire. In the first book she is on her way home on the S.S. Minneapolis to England from New York after the wedding of her employer...

Florence Norris Mystery Series Dorothy Cannell

Dorothy Cannell writes the Florence Norris Mystery Series which started in 2014 and is set in England in the 1930s. It features Florence Norris-- Housekeeper of Stodmarsh Family in Their Country House. This is a great English country house mystery with a resident butler, a housekeeper and plenty...

Hamish Macbeth  by M.C. Beaton

This series started in 1985 and is set in Scotland. It features Scottish constable Hamish Macbeth who solves murders in his village.

Hamish has a reputation for laziness. He loves the town of Lochdubh (meaning 'black lake' (loch) in Gaelic and pronounced Lokh-DOO) and is content and at...

Hat Shop Mystery Series by Jenn McKinlay

Jenn McKinlay writes the Hat Shop Mystery series which started in August 2013. It is set in London and features Scarlett Parker. Scarlett Parker’s love life is in the loo—as her British cousin Vivian Tremont would say—it’s also gone viral with an embarrassing video. So when Viv suggests...

Honeychurch Hall Mystery Series Hannah Dennison

Hannah Dennison writes the Honeychurch Hall Mystery series which started in May 2014 and is set in England.

Set against the backdrop of Agatha Christie’s beloved Devon, TV celebrity Kat Stanford discovers that her newly widowed mother Iris has recklessly bought a dilapidated carriage...

 Ivy Beasley Mystery Series by Ann Purser

This series started in 2010 and takes place in Suffolk England. It features Ivy Beasley who is a character from the Lois Meade series. Ivy is Lois' cousin and has moved to a retirement home in the same village. She and her new found friend Gus open an investigative agency and solve murders...

Jane Eyre Chronicles Joanna Campbell Slan

Joanna Campbell Slan writes The Jane Eyre Chronicles which started in 2012 and takes place in England. It features the strong-willed and intelligent Jane Eyre. This series is set in the 1820s and picks up where author Charlotte Bronte left off. Jane is married to Edward Rochester and has a...

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