One of the nice things about loving mysteries and traveling is the regional novel.
Those crime fictions are so rooted to the city or state they are set in that you feel you are actually there.
So as I prepare to visit Philadelphia later this month, one of the first things I do is think about what mystery novels were set in the City of Brotherly Love.
Here are a few mystery writers whose novels capture the history, culture, and contemporary concerns of Philadelphia.
And you don’t even have to plan a trip to enjoy them.
By the way, if I have missed a few—and I am sure I have—let me know.
In no particular order are: