- Shamini Flint's Inspector Singh series. The author is Malaysian and based in Singapore; her gruff yet delightful detective has solved crimes in, to date, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Cambodia, India and China, and rumour has it his next adventure will be in London. Can't wait!
- Colin Cotterill's Dr Siri Paiboun series, set in Laos and starring an eccentric elderly coroner
- Cleo Coyle's coffeehouse mysteries, set in New York City
- Laura Childs' tea shop mysteries, set in Charleston, South Carolina
- Barbara Nadel's Inspector Ikmen books, set in Istanbul
- Two series by Mary Daheim: the Bed and Breakfast series and the Alpine (Emma Lord) series, both set in Washington State.
All good! While I may have once harboured dreams of becoming a detective myself, these days I put my attention to detail to use in more prosaic ways ... working as a copyeditor, and finding lost stuff around the house ...