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Subject: San Francisco Mystery Series
Date Posted: 7/10/2011 7:58 PM ET
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I am looking for some mystery series based in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Any good suggestions?

Date Posted: 7/10/2011 10:03 PM ET
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www.stopyourekillingme.com   has a location index.  I started to copy the list but then realized it was over 20 pages long... You should find something!

Date Posted: 7/10/2011 11:25 PM ET
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The Spellman series by LIsa Lutz is set in San Francisco.  I've only  read the first one but it was pretty darned funny.

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Date Posted: 7/11/2011 1:15 PM ET
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Some authors to look for:

Kellie Stanley

Dianne Day

Dashiell Hammett (of course)

Laurie R. King (Kate Martinelli series)


Subject: San Francisco Mystery Series
Date Posted: 7/11/2011 5:26 PM ET
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Try Domenic Stansberry, highly recommended by a native San Franciscan! Eddie Muller is also very good. Joe Gores and Bill Pronzini are others to check out.

Date Posted: 7/11/2011 6:58 PM ET
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A couple of my favorite authors with series set in San Francisco--

John Lescroart--Dismas Hardy and Abe Glitsy Novels

Marcia Muller--Sharon McCone Novels (Sharon McCone reminds me of Sue Grafton's Kinsey Milhone character)

Date Posted: 7/11/2011 9:19 PM ET
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Awesome!  Thanks for the info.  Now more books to order!

Date Posted: 8/5/2011 10:44 PM ET
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David Hunt wrote some great SF based mysteries in the 1990's. I recommend highly!