Maine Mysteries
Mildred Davis
  • Sport Abbott: in the Murder in Maine series

Jennie Bentley
  • Avery Baker: New York textile designer turned home renovator, and her boyfriend and business partner, handyman Derek Ellis, in fictional Waterfield, Maine, in the Do-It-Yourself mysteries

J. S. Borthwick
  • Sarah Deane: graduate student in Maine
  • Alex McKenzie: doctor in Maine

Gerry Boyle
  • Brandon Blake: a loner who lives on an old wooden cruiser, on the waterfront of Portland, Maine
  • Jack McMorrow: small-town editor in Androscoggin, Maine

David A. Crossman
  • Winston Crisp: retired National Security code-breaker, in Penobscot Island, Maine, in the Maine Island Mysteries
Paul Doiron
  • Mike Bowditch: game warden in the wilds of Maine

Claire Donally (Bill McCay)
  • Sunny Coolidge: former New York City newspaper reporter returning with her cat Shadow to Kittery Harbor, Maine, in the Sunny & Shadow mysteries

Vicki Doudera
  • Darby Farr: real estate agent returning from California to her old hometown of Hurricane Harbor, Maine

Kaitlyn Dunnet (Kathy Lynn Emerson)
  • Liss MacCrimmon: 20-something dancer forced into early retirement by a knee injury, helping at her aunt’s Scottish store, in Moosetookalook, Maine

Jessica Fletcher and Donald Bain
  • Jessica Fletcher: mystery writer in Cabot Cove, Maine, in the “Murder, She Wrote” series

Linda Greenlaw
  • Jane Bunker: former Florida police detective, now a marine insurance investigator and later a sheriff’s deputy in coastal Green Haven, Maine

Sarah Graves
  • Jacobia Triptree: onetime financial advisor to the Mob, now living in Eastport, Maine

Linda Hall
  • The Coast of Maine series
  • Teri Blake-Addison: private investigator in Maine
  • Jake Rikker: private investigator, kayak adventurer, and whale-watching tour guide specializing in salvage operations, in the mostly Christian town of Fog Point, Maine

James Hayman
  • Mike McCabe: former NYPD homicide detective, now a detective sergeant living with his 13-year-old daughter in Portland, Maine

B.B. Haywood
  • Candy Holliday, running a blueberry farm with her dad Henry “Doc” Holliday, near the fictional seaside town of Cape Willington, Maine

Lee Hollis (Rick Copp & Holly Simason)
  • Hayley Powell: single mother writing the food column for the Island Times, in Bar Harbor, Maine, in the Food and Cocktails mysteries
Lee Charles Kelley
  • Jack Field: former NYPD detective, retired to run a kennel in Maine

Allison Kingsley (Kate Kingsbury)
  • Clara Quinn, returning home from New York City to work in Raven’s Nest Bookstore owned by her cousin Stephanie, in rural Maine

Eleanor Kuhns
  • Will Rees: former soldier in the American Revolution, working as a traveling weaver in 1790s Maine

Margaret Lawrence
  • Hannah Trevor: midwife in Rufford, Maine just after the Revolutionary War

Jenifer LeClair
  • Brie Beaumont: wounded Minneapolis homicide detective, recovering on the coast of Maine, in the Windjammer mysteries

Karen MacInerney
  • Natalie Barnes: inn proprietor on Cranberry Island, Maine, in the Gray Whale Inn mysteries

Leslie Meier
  • Lucy Stone: sleuthing wife and mother of four in Tinker’s Cove, Maine

Tom Mitcheltree
  • Paul Fischer: college professor in Oregon and Maine
Nancy Pickard
  • Eugenia Potter: widowed chef in Maine and Arizona

Virginia Rich
  • Eugenia Potter: widowed chef in Maine and Arizona

Barbara Ross
  • Julia Snowden, returning to her hometown to run the Snowden Family Clambake Company, in fictional Busman’s Harbor, Maine, in the Maine Clambake mysteries

Kieran Shields
  • Archie Lean, newly appointed deputy marshal, and Perceval Grey, a part-Indian Pinkerton agent, in 1890s Portland, Maine

William G. Tapply
  • Stoney Calhoun: works at a bait and tackle shop rural Maine

Lea Wait
  • Maggie Summer: owner of the  antique print business named Shadows in Maine

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