1. Craig Johnson’s Longmire series – they are the basis of the A&E series that ran this summer. Longmire is a sheriff in Wyoming. The first book in the series of 8 is The Cold Dish.
2. Canadian author Louise Penny has a series set that features Chief Insp Armand Gamache and most take place in a mythical town with the world’s best B&B. First in the series is Still Life and they do progress a bit in order. Penny has won every award given to traditional mysteries with this series, many of them several times. Latest title is The Beautiful Mystery due out in late August.