Fun international mystery series that are not set in the United States or the United Kingdom
Mystery novels are so much fun to read, aren’t they? I can easily find great mystery series set in the US or the United Kingdom, but sometimes I just want to travel beyond those two areas. So, I’ve gathered a list of international mystery series that you won’t want to put down.
So, let’s go travel the world through mystery books!
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Mysteries Set Outside the United States or United Kingdom
Travel around the world from Asia to Africa to Australia with this list of both historical and contemporary mystery novels.
The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith set in Botswana
Tannie Maria Mystery Series by Sally Andrew set in South Africa
Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery Series by Donna Leon set in Venice, Italy
Art History Mystery Series by Iain Pears set in Italy
The Inspector Montalbano Mysteries by Andrea Camilleri set in Sicily
Harry Hole Series by Jo Nesbo set in Oslo, Norway
Chief Inspector Gamache Mystery Series by Louise Penny set in Quebec
Phryne Fisher Murder Mysteries by Kerry Greenwood set in Australia
Inspector Singh Investigates Series by Shamini Flint set in Singapore
Aunty Lee Series by Ovidia Yu set in Singapore
Perveen Mistry Novels by Sujata Massey set in India
Vish Puri Mysteries by Tarquin Hall set in India
The Malabar House Series by Vaseem Khan set in India
Amelia Peabody Mysteries by Elizabeth Peters, historical mysteries set in Egypt
Which of these international mystery series do you want to read next?