Christopher Lane's Ray Attla
• Alaskan police officer
J.A. Jance's Joanna Brady
• Elected sheriff of Cochise County, Arizona
Deborah Woodworth's Sister Rose Callahan
• Eldress of a Shaker Village
Jean Hager's Tess Darcy
• Owner of a bed and breakfast.
Mary Daheim's Judith Grover
   McMonigle Flynn

• Innkeeper at B&B Hillside Manor
Anne George's Patricia Anne Hollowell
• Retired English teacher.
Philip R. Craig's J.W. Jackson
• Retired from Boston P.D., Fishes commercially, does odd jobs.
Jill Churchill's Jane Jeffry
• Housewife, mother of three teenagers, volunteer.
Dennis Lehane's Patrick Kenzie and
   Angela Gennaro

• Professional private investigators
Ann Granger's Meredith Mitchell
• A civil servant with a foreign office desk in London
Laura Lippman's Tess Monaghan
• Private investigator.
Edna Buchanan's Britt Montero
• Reporter.
James D. Doss' Scott Parris & Charlie Moon
• Chief of Police, Granite Creek, Colorado (Parris) Policeman
Elizabeth Peters' Amelia Peabody

• Egyptologist (during the turn of the century)
Jessica Speart's Rachel Porter
• Agent of the Fish and Wildlife Service
Carolina Garcia-Aguilera's Lupe Solano
• Private investigator.
G. M. Ford's Leo Waterman
• Seattle private eye
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