Angela just asked if I could add a new theme to the site which features “archaeology/anthropology based series“>>> so here goes! (Remember that I am only including authors who are posted on the Cozy Mystery Site. I am sure that there are many other authors who write mysteries which feature anthropologists and archaeologists…)
Margot Arnold: Penny Spring & Sir Toby Glendower Mystery Series… set in Great Britain, has both anthropologist and archaeologist as the sleuths.
Aileen G. Baron: The Lily Sampson Mystery Series features an archaeology graduate student in the early to mid 1900s.
Jefferson Bass: Body Farm Series … Dr. Bill Brockton works at the Tennessee body farm. (not Cozy)
Dana Cameron: Emma Fielding Mystery Series…Emma is a New England archaeologist/professor.
Barbara Cleverly: Laetitia Talbot Mystery Series…set in France after WWI, the sleuth is an archaeologist.
Beverly Connor: Diane Fallon Forensic Investigations Mystery Series (anthropologist) AND Lindsay Chamberlain Archaeology Mystery Series
Aaron Elkins: Gideon Oliver Mystery Series… Elkins, a former anthropologist has as his sleuth, a professor of anthropology.
Mary Anna Evans: Faye Longchamp Mystery Series… Faye is an archaeologist on the Florida Gulf Coast.
Lyn Hamilton: Archaeological Mystery Series: Lara McClintoch is a Canadian antiques dealer.
Erin Hart: Nora Gavin/Cormac Maguire Mystery Series: Nora is a forensic anthropologist and Coramc is an archaeologist.
Rett MacPherson: Torie O’Shea Mystery Series… Torie is a genealogist who uses a little anthropology, archaeology, & history in her searches.
Sharyn McCrumb: Elizabeth MacPherson Mystery Series… sleuth is a forensic anthropologist.
J. Michael Orenduff: Pot Thief Mystery Series… sleuth is a treasure hunter.
Elizabeth Peters (aka Barbara Mertz & Barbara Michaels: Amelia Peabody Mystery Series… a British Egyptologist/archaeologist.
Kathy Reichs: Temperance Brennan Mystery Series… (Not Cozy) the basis of the Fox show Bones… forensic anthropologist in Quebec.
Lynda S. Robinson: While the Lord Meren Mystery Series does not feature an archaeologist or anthropologist, the author of this ancient Egyptian mystery series holds a PhD in anthropology (emphasis on archaeology).
Sarah R. Shaber: Professor Simon Shaw Mystery Series… Simon is a history professor, and there is a little archaeology and anthropology thrown into the mysteries.
Malcolm Shuman: Alan Graham Mystery Series… Alan is a contract archaeologist in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
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