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Mysteries Set in Yorkshire
John Baker
  • Stone Lewis: ex-con, in Hull, England
  • Sam Turner: private investigator in York, England

Robert Barnard
  • Charlie Peace: young black Scotland Yard detective first in London and then in Leeds, England

Pauline Bell
  • Benny Mitchell: brash detective constable in Cloughton, Yorkshire, England

Frances Brody
  • Kate Shackleton: private detective whose husband is MIA in WWI, in 1920s Bradford, Yorkshire, England

Cassandra Clark
  • Hildegard: wealthy recent widow who becomes an abbess in late 14th century York, England, in the Abbess of Meaux mysteries

Julian Cole
  • Sam Rounder: a plump detective chief inspector, and his younger brother Rick Rounder, an ex-cop private investigator, in York, England

John Connor
  • Karen Sharpe: detective constable, later detective sergeant, in 1990s Yorkshire, England

Donna Fletcher Crow
  • Felicity Howard, a young American studying for the Anglican priesthood at the College of the Transfiguration in Yorkshire, England, in the Monastery Murders series
Kate Ellis
  • Joe Plantagenet: detective inspector in Eborby, North Yorkshire, England

John Greenwood (John Buxton Hilton)
  • Inspector Mosley: Lancashire and Yorkshire border country in England

Patricia Hall
  • Laura Ackroyd: reporter, and Michael Thackeray, a police inspector, in Yorkshire, England, in the Yorkshire mysteries

Reginald Hill
  • Superintendent Andrew Dalziel and Sergeant Peter Pasco: pair of police inspectors in Yorkshire, England

Lesley Horton
  • John Handford: Detective Inspector, and Detective Sergeant Khalid Ali, in Bradford, Yorkshire, England
Bill Kitson
  • Mike Nash: detective inspector in Yorkshire, England

David Mark
  • Aector McAvoy: detective sergeant in Hull, East Yorkshire, England

Chris Nickson
  • Richard Nottingham, Constable of Leeds, in 1730s England

Gil North
  • Caleb Cluff: a stubborn police sergeant in the small town of Gunnarshaw, in Yorkshire, England
Stuart Pawson
  • Charlie Priest: art school graduate turned police detective in Yorkshire, England

David Peace
  • Red Riding Quartet: events centered on the Yorkshire Ripper

Maurice Procter
  • Philip Hunter: detective superintendent, in fictional Yoreborough (York), England
  • Harry Martineau: detective inspector, later Detective Chief Inspector, in fictional Granchester, “Metropolis of the North,” England

Nicholas Rhea (Peter Walker)
  • Constable Nick: policeman in Aidensfield, North Yorkshire, England
  • Mark Pemberton: Detective Superintendent in North Yorkshire, England
  • Montague Pluke: Detective Inspector in North Yorkshire, England

Peter Robinson
  • Alan Banks: Eastvale detective chief inspector, in Yorkshire, England

Roger Silverwood
  • Michael Angel: detective inspector in Bromersley, South Yorkshire, England

Peter Turnbull
  • George Hennessey: chief inspector, and Detective Sergeant Yellich, with the Vale of York police, in England

John Wainwright
  • Superintendent Gillant: chief constable in Yorkshire, England
  • Chief Inspector Lennox: detective chief inspector in Yorkshire, England
  • Inspector Lyle: detective inspector in Yorkshire, England
  • Superintendent Charles Ripley: head of the uniform branch in Yorkshire, England

Peter Walker
  • Carnaby: police detective with the CID in North Yorkshire, England

Barbara Whitehead
  • Robert Southwell: detective chief inspector in York, England, in the York Cycle mysteries