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Arizona Mysteries
Garrison Allen
  • Penelope Warren: ex-Marine mystery bookstore owner in Empty Creek, Arizona

Sarah Atwell (Sheila Connolly)
  • Emmeline (Em) Dowell: glassblower, in Tucson, Arizona, in the Glassblowing mysteries

Deb Baker
  • Gretchen Birch, her mother Caroline, and her aunt Nina, doll collectors in Phoenix, Arizona, in the Dolls To Die For mysteries

Shannon Baker
  • Nora Abbot: operator of a ski resort in northern Arizona

Sinclair Browning
  • Trade Ellis: rancher and part-time private eye, in Arizona

David Cole
  • Laura Winslow: a Hopi-born computer programmer and hacker in Arizona

Rebecca Cramer
  • Linda Bluenight: anthropologist and 4th-grade teacher, in and around Tucson, Arizona
Brian Garfield
  • Paul Benjamin: a vigilante murderer in Arizona
  • Sam Watchman: a Navajo state trooper in Arizona

Richard Harper
  • Tom Ragnon: cop living in a trailer in Arizona

Tony Hillerman
  • Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee: Navajo tribal police officers in the southwest USA

Darrell James
  • Del Shannon: a young, female missing-persons investigator, based in Tucson, Arizona

J. A. Jance
  • Joanna Brady: deputy sheriff's widow turned sheriff in Cochise County, Arizona
  • Ali (Alison) Reynolds: 40-something newscaster fired for aging by a Los Angeles TV network, who returns to her hometown of Sedona, Arizona, and takes up blogging
Jayne Ann Krentz
  • Zoe Luce: a psychic interior decorator in Whispering Springs, Arizona

Annette Mahon
  • Maggie Browne: a widow and a member of the St. Rose Quilting Bee in Scottsdale, Arizona

Jenn McKinlay
  • Melanie Cooper and Angie DeLaura, operators of a cupcake bakery, Fairy Tale Cupcakes, in Old Town Scottsdale, Arizona

Keith Miles
  • Merlin Richards: 1920s young Welsh architect in Phoenix, Arizona

Susan Cummins Miller
  • Frankie MacFarlane: geologist based in Tucson, Arizona

James C. Mitchell
  • Roscoe Brinker: former INS agent, now a private investigator, in Tuscon, Arizona

Sylvia Nobel
  • Kendall O’Dell: reporter at a small-town newspaper in fictional Castle Valley, Arizona

Maxine O’Callaghan
  • Anne Menlo: a child psychologist in Phoenix, Arizona
Richard Parrish
  • Joshua Rabb: Jewish lawyer in late 1940s and early 1950s working with the Bureau of Indian Affairs and privately, in Tucson, Arizona

Twist Phelan
  • Lawyers in a small town in Arizona are featured in the Pinnacle Peak mysteries

Nancy Pickard
  • Eugenia Potter: widowed chef in Maine and Arizona by Nancy Pickard (continued series)

Virginia Rich
  • Eugenia Potter: widowed chef in Maine and Arizona by Virginia Rich (original character)

Sara Sage
  • Ronni Estrella McBride: a part-time nurse in Mesa, Arizona

Margaret Scherf
  • Dr. Grace Severance: a retired pathologist in Arizona

Jon Talton
  • David Mapstone: ex-cop, now unemployed college history teacher back in law enforcement, in Phoenix, Arizona

Beth Thornton
  • Chloe Newcomb: victims advocate in Cochise County, Arizona

Betty Webb
  • Lena Jones: of Desert Investigations in Scottsdale, Arizona