British Themed Cozy Mysteries

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Jules Poiret Mystery Series by Frank Howell Evans

Frank Howell Evans wrote the Jules Poiret Mystery series in the early 1900s. Jules Poiret, a famous detective together with Captain Haven solve murders.

According to Wikipedia, Jules Poiret was inspired by Sherlock Holmes and in turn inspired Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot. Created in...

Kate Shackleton Mystery Series by Frances Brody

This series started in 2009 and is set in England. It features Kate Shackleton who is a World War I widow that takes up sleuthing. Although Kate Shackleton's husband is listed as MIA, she hasn't given up hope. Meanwhile, she assists others in locating their family members.

Kensington Palace Chef Mystery Series

Nell Hampton (aka Nancy Parra & Nancy Coco) writes the Kensington Palace Chef Mystery Series which starts in April 2017 and is set in England. Chef Carrie Ann Cole is about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime--an assignment as the new Personal Chef to the Royal Family at Kensington...

Lady Emily Mystery Series by Tasha Alexander

Tasha Alexander writes the Lady Emily Mystery series which started in 2005 and is set in Victorian England. It features Lady Emily. Emily is a young and beautiful widow. Emily discovers foul play when her husband dies on an African hunting expedition. The late Philip, Viscount Ashton, had a...

 Lake District Mysteries by Rebecca Tope

Rebecca writes the Lake District Mysteries which started in 2012 and takes place in England. It features florist Persimmon 'Simmy' Brown who has moved to the beautiful region of the Lake District to be nearer her parents after suffering a personal tragedy.

Libby Sarjeant Mystery Series by Frances Brody

The Libby Sarjeant Mystery Series which started in 2006 and is set in England. It features ex-actress, Libby Sarjeant. Libby lives in the small town of Steeple Martin in Kent. Together Libby and her psychic investigator friend Fran Castle solve murders.

 Lois Meade Mystery Series by Ann Purser

Ann Purser writes the Lois Meade Mystery Series which started in 2002 and takes place in England. It features a devoted wife and mother of three, Lois Meade who cleans houses in the quaint English village of Long Farnden. The series also features Inspector Cowgill-- as an amateur sleuth Lois...

Lucy Campion Mysteries by Susanna Calkins

Susanna Calkins writes the Lucy Campion Mystery series which started in April 2013 and takes place in seventeenth-century England. It features English chambermaid Lucy Campion who is serving in the household of the local magistrate. Mystery and murder combine with seventeenth England in this...

Maggie Hope Mystery Series by Susan Elia MacNeal

Susan Elia MacNeal writes the Maggie Hope Mystery series which started in and is set in 1940 England. It features American, Maggie Hope. She graduated at the top of her college class and possesses all the skills of the finest minds in British intelligence, but her gender qualifies her only to be...

Maisie Dobbs Mystery Series by Jacqueline Winspear

Jacqueline Winspear writes the Maisie Dobbs Mystery series which started in 2003 and is set in early 20th century England. It features Psychologist and Investigator Maisie Dobbs. As a young girl Maisie worked as a servant in a Belgravia mansion. Maisie graduates from Cambridge with the...

Max Tudor Mysteries by G. M. Malliet

This series started in 2011 and set in England. It features Max Tudor who is a past MI5 agent. Max has moved to the quiet village of Nether Monkskip and is now vicar of St. Edwold’s.

Miss Marple Mystery Series by Agatha Christie

The Miss Marple Mystery series started in 1930 and is set in England. It features the famous spinster Miss Jane Marple who is a clever amateur sleuth and in the end out foxes every one.

Mrs. Jefferies Series by Emily Brightwell

Inspector Witherspoon's dedicated housekeeper, Mrs. Jeffries keeps things running smoothly and is quite clever at putting Witherspoon on the right track in case after case. In fact, Mrs. Jeffries' polished detective skills prove once again that behind every great man, there's a great woman....

Mrs. Malory Mystery Series by Hazel Holt

Hazel Holt writes the Mrs. Malory Mystery Series which started in 1989 and takes place in England. It features Sheila Malory, a literary critic and amateur sleuth.

Penny Brannigan Mystery Series by Elizabeth Duncan

This series started in 2009 and is set in North Wales. It features Penny and her friend Victoria. Penny relocated to North Wales some years ago from Canada and opened up a manicure shop.

Penny Nichols Mystery Series by C.A.Belmond

C. A. Belmond writes the Penny Nichols Mystery Series which started in 2007 and is set in England. It features Penny Nichols and British Barrister Jeremy. From London to Rome and the French Riviera, this comedy of manners is about an American heroine, an English hero, family secrets, hidden...

Pennyfoot Hotel Mystery Series by Kate Kingsbury

This series started in 1993 and is set in England in 1906. It features Cecily Sinclair. She is a recent widow and runs the Pennyfoot Hotel... a seaside hotel left to her by her husband. Cecily is very forward for her time-- smokes cigars, drives the carriage herself, and treats the...

 by P.B. Kolleri Rachel Markham Mystery Series

P.B.Kolleri writes the Rachel Markham Mystery Series, which is set in 1940's - 1950's England. It features Rachel Markham, Lord Rutherford’s niece and Jeremy Richards, an erstwhile Scotland Yard Detective. Great English manor house mystery!

NOTE: September 2013 - These are only...

Reverend Bernard Paltoquet Mystery Series Pat Herbert

Pat Herbert write the Reverend Bernard Paltoquet Mystery Series which is set in England. It features The Reverend Bernard Paltoquet and Dr Robbie MacTavish and their mutual friend, medium and clairvoyant Dorothy Plunkett. The mysteries delve into past crimes and ghostly encounters.

 Rex Grave Mystery Series by C.S. Challinor

C.S. Challinor writes the Rex Grave Mystery series which started in 2008 and is set in Scotland. It features amateur detective and Scottish barrister, Rex Graves. He is fond of Sudoku puzzles and Latin quotations. Although Rex is a Scottish barrister throughout the series he travels from England...

Royal Spyness Series by Rhys Bowen

Rhys Bowen mystery author and Agatha Award winner debuts a 1930s London mystery series, featuring a penniless twenty-something member of the extended royal family. Her ridiculously long name is Lady Victoria Georgiana Charlotte Eugenie, daughter to the Duke of Atholt and Rannoch. And she is flat...

 Shetland Island Mystery Series by Ann Cleeves

Winner of Britain’s coveted Duncan Lawrie Dagger Award, Ann Cleeves writes the Shetland Island Mystery series which started in 2006 and is set in the Shetland Islands, Scotland. It features Police Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez. In 2006 Ann Cleeves was the first winner of the prestigious Duncan...

St. Just Mystery Series by G.M. Malliet

The St. Just Mystery Series started in 2008 and is set in England. The first novel in this series was the winner of the 2008 Agatha Award for Best First Novel. This series features Detective Chief Inspector St. Just & Sergeant Fear. The St. Just Mystery series is a classic English whodunit...

Thomas and Charlotte Pitt Series by Anne Perry

This series is set in Victorian England and features Thomas Pitt a Police Inspector and his wife Charlotte. This series started in 1979 but there are e-books and paperbacks available.... even for the first book in the series. Even though Thomas is a police inspector and Charlotte comes from...

Vicky Hill Exclusive Mystery Series by Hannah Dennison

Hannah Dennison writes the Vicky Hill Exclusive Mystery series which started in 2008 and is set in England. It features Vicky Hill, a suffocatingly single reporter whose attempts at finding the right man and the scoop of a lifetime take a backseat to murder. Set in the sleepy English town of...

Victorian Bookshop Mystery  by Kate Parker

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Kate Parker writes the Victorian Bookshop Mystery series which started in December 2013 and is set in Victorian England. At 30, Victorian bookshop owner Georgia Fenchurch knows she’s considered a middle-class old maid. That’s all right...

WISE Enquiries Agency Mystery Series Cathy Ace

Cathy Ace writes the WISE Enquiries Agency Mystery series which started in July 2015 and is set in Wales. It features the women of the WISE Enquiries Agency – one is Welsh, one Irish, one Scottish and one English.

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