BUMBLING DETECTIVES

Puzzles and pratfalls
There’s a case to be solved—but these men and women might not be the best people for the job. While they tend to put the pieces together in the end and save the day, the journey to solve the crime is full of hijinks, pitfalls, and plenty of laughs for the fans.
    • Spellman Files

    • By: Lisa Lutz
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 440
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 390
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 386

    Invading people's privacy comes naturally to Izzy and all the Spellmans....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Spellman Files (Unabridged)

    • By Lisa Worthen on 07-14-11

    Regular price: $22.63

    • The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

    • A Flavia de Luce Mystery
    • By: Alan Bradley
    • Narrated by: Jayne Entwistle
    • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4,010
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,271
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,260

    Debut Dagger Award winner Alan Bradley introduces one of the most singular and engaging heroines in recent fiction: 11-year-old Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a passion for poison.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Phenomenal!

    • By 'Nathan on 03-03-10

    Regular price: $26.60

    • One for the Money

    • A Stephanie Plum Novel, Book 1
    • By: Janet Evanovich
    • Narrated by: C. J. Critt
    • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5,083
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4,483
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4,477

    You’ve lost your job as a department store lingerie buyer. Now the rent is due again. What do you do? If you’re Stephanie Plum, you become a bounty hunter....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • NOT THE GREATEST.

    • By Pat H. on 10-21-11

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Crocodile on the Sandbank

    • The Amelia Peabody Series, Book 1
    • By: Elizabeth Peters
    • Narrated by: Barbara Rosenblat
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4,737
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,400
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,388

    Amelia Peabody inherited two things from her father: a considerable fortune and an unbendable will....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nice break from the usual-

    • By Carrie on 12-18-04

    Regular price: $26.57

    • Heat Wave

    • By: Richard Castle
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 1,896
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,391
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,390

    The title character from ABC's hit television series Castle kicks off his new series of books featuring tough and sexy New York police detective Nikki Heat with a bang....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • As advertised-Great lite read.

    • By Ryan A. Hayes on 04-16-10

    Regular price: $22.99

    • Burglars Can't Be Choosers

    • By: Lawrence Block
    • Narrated by: Richard Ferrone
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 232
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 182
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 179

    In this first in a series of wickedly funny mysteries, best-selling author Lawrence Block introduces Bernie Rhodenbarr, sometimes burglar, sometimes sleuth....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful Wise-Ass Humour

    • By Bodiccea on 02-25-14

    Regular price: $19.99

    • A Good Man Gone

    • Mercy Watts Mysteries, Book 1
    • By: A.W. Hartoin
    • Narrated by: Lyssa Browne
    • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 104
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 92
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 91

    It's summer in St. Louis and Mercy Watts is on vacation from her parents. The great detective and his nosy wife are on a cruise and Mercy thinks she's off the hook for doing any investigating for them....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Funny and entertaining

    • By BikeVON on 09-03-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Mother's Day Out

    • The Margie Peterson Mysteries, Book 1
    • By: Karen MacInerney
    • Narrated by: Cris Dukehart
    • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 404
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 342
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 346

    Margie Peterson is a typical stay-at-home mom until she trades dishes for detective work to become Austin’s least-likely PI....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • That was fun!

    • By karen on 08-11-14

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Board Stiff

    • An Elliot Lisbon Mystery
    • By: Kendel Lynn
    • Narrated by: Rachel Frawley
    • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 131
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 125
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 122

    As director of the Ballantyne Foundation on Sea Pine Island, SC, Elliott Lisbon scratches her detective itch by performing discreet inquiries for Foundation donors....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A strong start to a new cozy mystery series

    • By Takeyabue on 02-15-14

    Regular price: $17.96

    • Louisiana Longshot

    • A Miss Fortune Mystery, Book 1
    • By: Jana DeLeon
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,945
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,611
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,591

    CIA assassin Fortune Redding is about to undertake her most difficult mission ever - in Sinful, Louisiana....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Clever, funny and fun

    • By Pamela on 06-08-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Inspector and Mrs. Jeffries

    • Mrs. Jeffries Series, Book 1
    • By: Emily Brightwell
    • Narrated by: Lindy Nettleton
    • Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 170
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 159
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 159

    She keeps house for Inspector Witherspoon...and keeps him on his toes. Everyone's awed by his Scotland Yard successes - but they don't know about his secret weapon....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fun cozy mystery!

    • By Amanda R on 05-01-15

    Regular price: $24.49