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If You Like.... click here for recommendations for authors read-a-likes. 

Below are more "If You Like" authors for your enjoyment. 

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Lois McMaster Bujold
Agatha Christie
Clive Cussler
Janet Evanovich
Carl Hiaasen
Anthony Horowitz
Jan Karon
Stephenie Meyer
Nicholas Sparks

Janet Evanovich Fans...

You may also like:
  • Donna Andrews writes a funny, Southern cozy mystery series featuring Meg Langslow. The first book is Murder with Peacocks.
  • Mary Kay Andrews writes hilarious, Southern novels. Savannah Blues is a customer favorite.
  • Jennifer Crusie writes laugh-out-loud contemporary romance novels, some with a hint of mystery.
  • Susan Elizabeth Phillips is another contemporary romance author with a great sense of humor. Try any one of the football themed books, I think you'll like them.
  • Sarah Strohmeyer writes a mystery series starring Bubbles Yablonsky, a hairdresser turned investigative reporter whose antics delight. The first book in the series is Bubbles Unbound.
  • Lisa Lutz writes about a San Francisco private investigator working with her family's very dysfunctional firm.  I really enjoyed this series.
  • Tori Carrington's Sofie Metrpolis is the newest P.I. on the means streets of Astoria, Queens.  Think "My Big Fat Greek Wedding".  

Clive Cussler fans...

You may also like:
  • Jack Du Brul has a series featuring world-weary geologist Philip Mercer. The first book is Vulcan's Forge.
  • Ted Bell's series features Alexander Hawke, direct descendant of a famous English pirate who now does freelance government work. The first book is Hawke.
  • Jon Land has an older series featuring rogue CIA agent Blaine McCracken.
  • Matthew Reilly and James Rollins write stand-alone action-packed thrillers.

Anthony Horowitz Fans...

You may also like:
  • The Gallagher Girls series by Ally Carter. The Gallagher Academy is a top-secret boarding school for girls who are spies-in-training.
  • The Young Bond series by Charlie Higson follows James Bond during his school years at Eton.
  • The Danny Watts series by Andy McNab and Robert Rigby. Orphaned Danny Watts wants nothing to do with his traitorous grandfather until the British military offer him a scholarship in return for tracking the old man down.

Carl Hiaasen Fans...

You may also like:
  • Elmore Leonard. Author of Get Shorty, Out of Sight, and The Big Bounce, among others.
  • Serial killer Serge Storms and others appear in these satirical Florida thrillers by Tim Dorsey.
  • The Doc Ford series by Randy Wayne White. Ford is an ex-NSA agent turned marine biologist living in Sanibel Flats, Florida. But his past keeps coming back to haunt him.
  • The Alex Rutledge series by Tom Corcoran. Rutledge is a freelance photographer based out of Key West, Florida, who does a bit of forensic work for local law enforcement on the side.

Nicholas Sparks Fans...

You may also like:
  • Deborah Smith. My favorite of her books is A Place to Call Home.
  • Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen. This heartwarming novel set in North Carolina contains a delightful touch of magic.
  • Luanne Rice. Rice writes romantic family sagas.
  • Night Gardening by E.L. Swann is a beautiful love story with an older protagonist, reminiscent of The Notebook.

Jan Karon Fans...

You may also like:
  • The Covington series by Joan Medlicott.
  • The Hope Springs series by Lynne Hinton.
  • The Lumby series by Gail Fraser.
  • The Miss Julia books by Ann Ross.
  • The Harmony series by Philip Gulley.

Lois McMaster Bujold Fans...

If you're a fan of Lois McMaster Bujold's Vorkosigan series, then you may also enjoy the following:
  • The Honor Harrington series by Greenville author David Weber
  • Just about anything by Elizabeth Moon.
  • The Kris Longknife series by Mike Shepherd.
  • The Ukiah Oregon series and Endless Blue by Wen Spencer.
  • The Seafort Saga by David Feintuch.

Stephenie Meyer Fans...

If you're a fan of Stephenie Meyer, then you may also enjoy the following teen vampire reads:
  • The Vampire Academy series by Richelle Mead 
  • The House of Night series by P.C. & Kristin Cast
  • The Morganville Vampires series by Rachel Caine
  • The Den of Shadows series by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
  • The Silver Kiss by Annette Curtis Klause
  • Thirsty by M.T. Anderson

Agatha Christie Fans...

If you've read everything Agatha Christie ever wrote, then you may also enjoy the following:
  • The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series by Alexander McCall Smith, featuring Precious Ramotswe. Think a humorous, heart-warming version of Agatha Christie set in Africa.
  • The award-winning Inspector Gamache series by Louise Penny has been called a 21st-century version of Hercule Poirot.

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