TV series based on crime novels

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A Touch of Frost (1992 TV Series)
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DI Jack Frost is an unconventional policeman with sympathy for the underdog and an instinct for moral justice. Sloppy, disorganized and disrespectful, he attracts trouble like a magnet. (105 mins.)
“ Inspector Frost series by R. D. Wingfield ” - isis_sideris
 
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Above Suspicion (2009 TV Series)
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DC Anna Travis joins a team on the hunt for a particularly gruesome serial killer. When the latest victim is found and doesn't fit the usual profile of the killer's victims, Travis sets out to prove herself. (120 mins.)
“ Anna Travis Mystery series by Lynda La Plante ” - isis_sideris
 
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Case Histories (2011 TV Series)
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Former soldier and policeman, Jackson Brodie, becomes a private investigator.
“ Jackson Brodie series by Kate Atkinson ” - isis_sideris
 
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DCI Banks (2010 TV Series)
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The tenacious and stubborn DCI Banks unravels disturbing murder mysteries aided by his young assistants, DS Annie Cabbot and DI Helen Morton. (45 mins.)
“ Inspector Banks series by Peter Robinson ” - isis_sideris
 
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Dirk Gently (2010 TV Series)
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Holistic detective Gently relies on the universe to unravel mysteries based on the 'interconnectedness of all things'. (58 mins.)
“ Dirk Gently series by Douglas Adams ” - isis_sideris
 
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Endeavour (2012 TV Series)
Episode: Pilot (2012)
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Young Endeavour Morse joins Inspector Fred Thursday's investigation into the disappearance of a schoolgirl named Mary Tremlett. (89 mins.)
“ Inspector Morse series by Colin Dexter ” - isis_sideris
 
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Inspector George Gently (2007 TV Series)
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With the help of DS John Bacchus, Inspector George Gently spends his days bringing to justice members of the criminal underworld who are unfortunate enough to have the intrepid investigator assigned to their cases. (89 mins.)
“ Inspector George Gently series by Alan Hunter ” - isis_sideris
 
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Inspector Morse (1987 TV Series)
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Inspector Morse has an ear for music, a taste for beer and a nose for crime. He sets out with Sergeant Lewis to solve each intriguing case. (100 mins.)
“ Inspector Morse series by Colin Dexter ” - isis_sideris
 
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Jack Taylor: The Magdalen Martyrs (2011 TV Movie)
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Galway Private Investigator JACK TAYLOR is hired by the daughter of a former inmate of the infamous... (90 mins.)
Director: Stuart Orme
“ Jack Taylor series by Ken Bruen ” - isis_sideris
 
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Inspector Lewis (2006 TV Series)
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Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them. (90 mins.)
“ Inspector Morse series by Colin Dexter ” - isis_sideris
 
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Agatha Christie's Marple (2004 TV Series)
Episode: The Body in the Library (2004)
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Dolly Bantry calls upon her old friend Miss Marple when the strangled corpse of an unknown blonde girl is found in the library of her home, Gossington Hall. (93 mins.)
“ Miss Marple series by Agatha Christie ” - isis_sideris
 
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Messiah (2001 Mini-Series)
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After two horribly mutilated bodies are discovered, DCI Red Metcalfe is assigned to the case and plunged head-on into a nightmare. (152 mins.)
“ Messiah by Boris Starling ” - isis_sideris
 
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Midsomer Murders (1997 TV Series)
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A veteran DCI and his young sergeant investigate murders around the regional community of Midsomer County. (90 mins.)
“ Chief Inspector Barnaby series by Caroline Graham ” - isis_sideris
 
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Rebus (2000 TV Series)
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Set in Edinburgh, the mercurial Detective Inspector John Rebus's investigations lead him through the city's ancient beauty and into its more sinister quarters. (90 mins.)
“ Inspector Rebus series by Ian Rankin ” - isis_sideris
 
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Sherlock (2010 TV Series)
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A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London. (88 mins.)
“ Sherlock Holmes series by Arthur Conan Doyle ” - isis_sideris
 
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The Field of Blood (2011 TV Series)
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Glasgow 1982, a young girl investigates mysterious murders in a world of men. (59 mins.)
“ Paddy Meeham series by Denise Mina ” - isis_sideris
 
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The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001 TV Series)
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British crime investigation series based around aristocratic, Oxford-educated Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and his working-class assistant Sergeant Barbara Havers. (90 mins.)
“ Inspector Lynley series by Elizabeth George ” - isis_sideris
 
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The Last Detective (2003 TV Series)
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"Dangerous" Davies always gets the cases no one else wants, and no one notices when he eventually succeeds. But his old-fashioned decency and dogged determination have won him legions of loyal fans. (90 mins.)
“ Dangerous Davies series by Leslie Thomas ” - isis_sideris
 
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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (2008 TV Series)
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A woman opens her own detective agency in Botswana. (60 mins.)
“ No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series by Alexander McCall Smith ” - isis_sideris
 
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The Runaway (2010 Mini-Series)
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Cathy Connor and Eamonn Docherty are brought up together in the East End. As the daughter of a prostitute...
“ The Runaway by Martina Cole ” - isis_sideris
 
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The Shadow Line (2011 Mini-Series)
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Chiwetel Ejifor leads an all-star cast in this gritty conspiracy thriller in which he plays a cop searching for the murderer of a crime boss...
“ by Hugo Blick ” - isis_sideris
 
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The Take (2009 Mini-Series)
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Based upon the novel by Martina Cole, this TV series is mostly about Freddie Jackson, portrayed by Tom Hardy, who is just out of prison. He has the right connections and now he's ready to use them.
Director: David Drury
“ The Take by Martina Cole ” - isis_sideris
 
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Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010)
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DI Tom Thorne's only key to a catching a serial killer is a survivor unable to move or communicate. (180 mins.)
Director: Stephen Hopkins
“ Tom Thorne series by Mark Billingham ” - isis_sideris
 
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Wallander (2008 TV Series)
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A TV program centered on a soul-searching Swedish cop. (90 mins.)
“ Wallander series by Henning Mankell ” - isis_sideris
 
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Whitechapel (2009 TV Series)
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A fast-tracked inspector, a hardened detective sergeant, and an expert in historical homicides investigate modern crimes with connections to the past in the Whitechapel district of London. (180 mins.)
“ based on Jack the Ripper stories ” - isis_sideris
 
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Wire in the Blood (2002 TV Series)
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A psychologist gets inside of the minds of both killers and victims to aid the police in solving gruesome serial killings in Northern England. (69 mins.)
“ Tony Hill & Carol Jordan series by Val McDermid ” - isis_sideris
 
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Vera (2011 TV Series)
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With her caustic wit and singular charm, DCI Vera Stanhope and her trusted right-hand man DS Joe Ashworth face a series of captivating murder mysteries set against the breathtaking Northumberland landscape. (90 mins.)
“ Vera Stanhope series by Ann Cleeves ” - isis_sideris
 
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Zen (2011 Mini-Series)
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Detective Aurelio Zen brings justice to modern-day Italy. (270 mins.)
“ Aurelio Zen series by Michael Dibdin ” - isis_sideris
 
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The Young Montalbano (2012 TV Series)
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The young "Commissario" detective Salvo Montalbano, based in the fictitious village of Vigata, solves mysterious crimes in Sicilia. (120 mins.)
“ Salvu Montalbano series by Andrea Camilleri ” - isis_sideris
 
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Fabio Montale (2001 Mini-Series)
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(90 mins.)
“ Fabio Montale series by Jean-Claude Izzo ” - isis_sideris
 
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Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (2012 TV Series)
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Our female sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of late 1920s Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl-handled pistol and her dagger-sharp wit. (60 mins.)
“ Phryne Fisher series by Kerry Greenwood ” - isis_sideris
 
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Blood Ties (2007 TV Series)
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This gritty supernatural drama centers on Vicki Nelson a former homicide cop turned private investigator and Henry Fitzroy a 470 year old vampire. Together they form a unique team solving cases and dealing with the supernatural world. (60 mins.)
“ Victoria Nelson series by Tanya Huff ” - isis_sideris
 
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The Dresden Files (2007 TV Series)
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A Chicago-based wizard works as a private investigator. (60 mins.)
“ The Dresden Files series by Jim Butcher ” - isis_sideris
 
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Murdoch Mysteries (2008 TV Series)
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In the 1890s, William Murdoch uses radical forensic techniques for the time, including fingerprinting and trace evidence, to solve some of the city's most gruesome murders. (48 mins.)
“ Detective Murdoch series by Maureen Jennings ” - isis_sideris
 
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Bones (2005 TV Series)
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Forensic anthropologist, Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan, and cocky FBI special agent Seeley Booth build a team to investigate murders - and quite often, there isn't more to examine than rotten flesh or mere bones. (40 mins.)
“ Temperance Brennan series by Kathy Reichs ” - isis_sideris
 
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Castle (2009 TV Series)
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After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes. (43 mins.)
“ Nikki Heat series by Richard Castle ;) ” - isis_sideris
 
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Dexter (2006 TV Series)
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Dexter Morgan is a Forensics Expert, a loyal brother, boyfriend, and friend. That's what he seems to be, but that's not what he really is. Dexter Morgan is a Serial Killer that hunts the bad. (53 mins.)
“ Dexter series by Jeff Lindsay ” - isis_sideris
 
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Elementary (2012 TV Series)
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A modern take on the cases of Sherlock Holmes, with the detective now living in New York City. (60 mins.)
“ Sherlock Holmes series by Arthur Conan Doyle ” - isis_sideris
 
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King & Maxwell (2013 TV Series)
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Sean King and Michelle Maxwell aren't your typical pair of private investigators. Both are former Secret Service agents... (60 mins.)
“ Sean King & Michelle Maxwell series by David Baldacci ” - isis_sideris
 
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Longmire (2012 TV Series)
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Walt Longmire is the dedicated and unflappable sheriff of Absaroka County, Wyoming. Widowed only a year, he is a man in psychic repair but buries his pain behind his brave face, unassuming grin and dry wit. (60 mins.)
“ Walt Longmire series by Craig Jhonson ” - isis_sideris
 
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Rizzoli & Isles (2010 TV Series)
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Detective Jane Rizzoli and Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Maura Isles team up to solve crimes in Boston. (60 mins.)
“ Rizzoli & Isles series by Tess Gerritsen ” - isis_sideris
 
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The Mob Doctor (2012 TV Series)
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A young thoracic surgeon becomes indebted to the South Chicago mafia and is forced to moonlight as a mob doctor, while also working full time at Chicago's most prominent hospital. (60 mins.)
“ Il Dottore: The Double Life of a Mafia Doctor by Ron Felber ” - isis_sideris
 
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Women's Murder Club (2007 TV Series)
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A homicide detective, a medical examiner, a newspaper reporter and a young assistant district attorney work together to solve homicide investigations. (60 mins.)
Director: Scott Winant
“ Women's Murder Club series by James Patterson ” - isis_sideris
 
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Ein Fall für Annika Bengtzon (2012 TV Series)
Episode: Prime Time (2012)
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As the recording of a TV show has come to an end, a popular television presenter, Michelle Carlsson...
“ Annika Bengtzon series by Liza Marklund ” - isis_sideris
 
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Irene Huss (2007 TV Series)
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On a beach in Gothenburg, a woman find parts of a dismembered man's body. The only clue is a torso, tattoo...
“ Irene Huss series by Helene Tursten ” - isis_sideris
 
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Kommissarie Winter (2010 TV Series)
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(58 mins.)
“ Inspector Winter series by Ake Edwardson ” - isis_sideris
 
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)
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A journalist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing -- or dead -- for forty years by a young female hacker. (152 mins.)
“ Millennium series by Stieg Larsson ” - isis_sideris
 
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Wallander (2005 TV Series)
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A Swedish cop in a small town near the Baltic coast. (90 mins.)
“ Wallander series by Henning Mankell ” - isis_sideris
 
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Vares: Private Eye (2004)
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On the trail of a woman, Vares finds himself caught up with underworld characters who are on the trail of hidden millions. (95 mins.)
Director: Aleksi Mäkelä
“ Jussi Vares series by Reijo Mäki ” - isis_sideris
 
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Partners in Crime (2015 TV Series)
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Agatha Christie's crime-fighting duo, Tommy and Tuppence Beresford, solve mysteries and search for enemy spies in 1950s Britain. (55 mins.)