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Montana Mysteries
Christine Andreae
  • Mattie McCulloch: the first female Incident Commander at a major fire site, in Montana
  • Lee Squires: English professor and poet in Montana

Peter Bowen
  • Gabriel Du Pré: Métis (Cree and French, maybe a little English) cattle inspector and sometimes sheriff, in Montana

Leslie Ann Budewitz
  • Erin Murphy: taking over her family’s century-old general store in Jewel Bay, Montana, in the Food Lovers’ Village series

James Crumley
  • Milton “Milo” Milodragovitch: Korean war vet, former sheriff’s deputy, and alcohol and drug-challenged private eye in Montana
  • C.W. Sughrue: ex-Army spy turned private eye in Montana

Sharon Dunn
  • Ruby Taylor: 30-something Christian amateur sleuth, in Montana
  • The Bargain Hunters Network — Ginger the baby boomer, Kindra the college student, Suzanne the pregnant mother of three, and Mary Margret the silver-haired real-estate agent — in Three Horses, Montana

Christine Gentry
  • Ansel Phoenix: half Blackfoot and half Anglo artist who draws dinosaurs for magazines, books, and museum displays in Big Toe, Montana

Jamie Harrison
  • Jules Clement: an archaeologist turned sheriff in Blue Deer, Montana

Steve Hockensmith
  • Otto “Big Red” Amlingmeyer and his brother Gustav “Old Red” in 1890s Montana, who got interested in being detectives after reading a Sherlock Holmes story

Lisa Jackson
  • Selena Alvarez and Regan Pescoli: police detectives in Pinewood County, Montana

Keith McCafferty
  • Sean Stranahan: painter, fly fisherman, and private investigator, and Sheriff Martha Ettinger, in Montana

Neil McMahon
  • Non-series mysteries set in Montana

Sandra West Prowell
  • Phoebe Siegel: private investigator in Billings, Montana

Margaret Scherf
  • Reverend Martin Buell: Episcopal rector in Farmington, Montana