Book Series

List of the best series on books selected by visitors to our site: Eye Candy, Bitten, Clarice, Altered Carbon, New Amsterdam, A Young Doctor's Notebook, The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair, I May Destroy You, Chapelwaite, A Confession.

In the top there are new series of 2021, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

Eye Candy (2015)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersSerial killers, Hackers
PlotInvestigation, Missing people
PlaceUSA
StyleBy books

Tech genius Lindy, convinced by her roommate to begin online dating, begins to suspect that one of her mysterious suitors may be a deadly cyber stalker. When her friends at the elusive cyber-police uncover a potential serial killer in Manhattan, all signs point to one of Lindy’s dates. Teaming up with this band of hackers Lindy works to solve the murders while unleashing her own style of justice on the streets of New York City.

Bitten (2014)
Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryCanada
Duration00:43
CharactersWerewolves, Psychologists, Strong women, Photographers
PlotSupernatural, Mystery, Sects
StyleSpectacular, Action, By books

Elena Micheals thought she left the world of supernatural behind when she left Stonehaven behind 'for good this time' she thought. Until the night she got the mysterious call from her pack leader asking her to come back. So now she is heading back, leaving her life as a normal photographer in Toronto for the moment to re-enter the world of werewolves, rules about protect the pack and a man she has spent years trying to get out of her system. Oh and did she mention she was the only living female werewolf in existence?

Clarice (2021)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers, Strong women
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, FBI, Mystery, Mystery
PlaceUSA
StyleBy books, Women in the lead roles, Fascinating

In 1993, six months after the events of The Silence of the Lambs, FBI Agent Clarice Starling returns to the field to pursue serial murderers and sexual predators while navigating the high stakes political world of Washington, D.C.

Altered Carbon (2018)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, action, cartoon, detective, anime
CountryJapan, USA
Duration02:28
CharactersRich
PlotInvestigation, Artificial Intelligence, Technology
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular, By books

After 250 years on ice, a prisoner returns to life in a new body with one chance to win his freedom: by solving a mind-bending murder.

New Amsterdam (2018)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration00:41
CharactersDoctors, Nurses, Surgeons
PlotMedicine, Relationship, Cancer
PlaceHospitals
StyleBy books, To cry, Fascinating, Touching

Dr. Max Goodwin, the hospital's newest medical director, sets out to tear up the bureaucracy and provide exceptional care.

A Young Doctor's Notebook (2012)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:24
CharactersDoctors, Nurses, Surgeons
PlaceVillage, Hospitals, Russia
StyleShort, By books

A young doctor who has graduated at the top of his class from the Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry is thrust out into an isolated and impoverished country side as the village's only doctor. As he learns to adapt to his new lifestyle, he develops a morphine addiction to stay his sanity while realizing what being a doctor in the real world means.

The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersWriters
PlotInvestigation, Mystery
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Makes me think

A writer gets caught up in a murder investigation involving his mentor, an esteemed American author. Based on the book of the same name, by Joël Dicker.

I May Destroy You (2020)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersWriters
PlotLife, Everyday life
PlaceUSA
StyleBy books, Women in the lead roles, Fascinating

Set in London, where gratification is only an app away, the story centers on Arabella, a carefree, self-assured Londoner with a group of great friends, a boyfriend in Italy, and a burgeoning writing career. But when her drink is spiked, she must question and rebuild every element of her life.

Chapelwaite (2021)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily
PlotSupernatural, Death, Death of his wife
PlaceMansions
StyleBy books

In the 1850s, Captain Charles Boone relocates his family of three children to his ancestral home in the small, seemingly sleepy town of Preacher’s Corners, Maine after his wife dies at sea. Charles will soon have to confront the secrets of his family’s sordid history, and fight to end the darkness that has plagued the Boones for generations.

A Confession (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotInvestigation, Missing people
PlaceEngland
StyleAction, By books, Based on real events

The story of how Detective Superintendent Steve Fulcher deliberately breached police procedure and protocol to catch a killer, a decision that ultimately cost him his career and reputation.

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The Musketeers (2014)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersKings, Military, Heroes, Friends, Soldier
PlotAdventures
StyleSpectacular, By books

Set in 17th century Paris, musketeers Athos, Porthos, Aramis and D'Artagnan are members of an elite band of soldiers who fight for what is just. They are heroes in the truest and most abiding sense – men that can be trusted and believed in to do the right thing, regardless of personal risk.

The Woods (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryPoland, USA
PlotInvestigation, Missing people, Mystery
PlaceForest, Poland
StyleBy books, Fascinating

Paul Copeland is looking to solve the murder of his sister back in 1994.

Normal People (2020)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland
CharactersLovers
PlotRelationship, First love, Obsession with love
PlaceSchool, College, Small towns
StyleRomantic, By books, Touching, Makes me think

Marianne and Connell weave in and out of each other’s lives in this exploration of sex, power and the desire to love and be loved. Adaptation of Sally Rooney’s best-selling novel.

Backstrom (2015)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:28
CharactersDetectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, By books, Fascinating

Detective Lieutenant Everett Backstrom is a man with no filter. After a five-year exile to the traffic division for offensive behavior, he has returned from disgrace to lead Portland's newly minted S.C.U. Tasked with navigating the city's most sensitive and serious cases, he must solve each crime as he tries, and fails, to change his own self-destructive behavior. Based on renowned Swedish criminologist and novelist Leif G.W. Persson’s hit series of books of the same name.

The Poison Tree (2012)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:00
PlaceEngland
StyleAtmospheric, Action, By books, Fascinating

Karen Clarke was an ordinary girl thrown into an extraordinary world, as she first meets the glamorous Biba and her brother Rex in one long summer of love, but quickly becomes tangled up in their tragic family history with the romantic idyll turning into a nightmare – one that haunts her to the present day. She will go to extraordinary lengths to protect her family and the secrets that she keeps from them.

The Luminaries (2020)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, adventure, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, New Zealand
CharactersGold miners
PlotRelationship, Fate, Intrigue
Time19th century
StyleBy books, Women in the lead roles, Fascinating

The 19th-century tale of love, murder and revenge as men and women travel across the world to make their fortunes on the wild West Coast of New Zealand's South Island.

Cedar Cove (2013)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryCanada
CharactersSingle mothers
PlaceSmall towns, USA
StyleRomantic, By books, To cry, Fascinating, Touching

Judge Olivia Lockhart is considered the community's guiding light in the picturesque, coastal town of Cedar Cove, Washington. But like everyone else, Olivia fights the uphill battle of balancing career with family and finding love, all the while doing her best to care for the township she calls home. Based on best-selling author Debbie Macomber’s beloved book series.

Anna Karenina (2013)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama
CountryItaly, France, Spain, Lithuania
Duration03:20
PlotLove
PlaceRussia
Time19th century
StyleRomantic, By books, To cry, Fascinating

Anna and Kitty. Two lives. One of desperate passion that ends in tragedy, the other, an existence made real through love. Two destinies that interweave, giving rise to two, so very different stories, yet lived in pursuit of the same desire- to find a love that lets them fully be themselves, to live without having to conform to society’s pretenses.

The Secret of Crickley Hall (2012)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrehorror, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:59
CharactersGhosts, Orphans
PlotSupernatural, Second world war, Mystery
PlaceEngland
StyleAtmospheric, Action, By books

A year after the disappearance of their son, Gabe and Eve Caleigh and their two daughters attempt to start anew, they head to Crickley Hall - a seemingly perfect countryside house. But when cellar doors start to open on their own, phantom children's cries are heard through the night and a frenzied cane-wielding specter rears its head - the Caleigh's realize the house comes with a lot more than they bargained for. Just as they're ready to move out, Eve Caleigh hears Cam's cries and all bets are off.

Zen (2011)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy, Germany
Duration04:30
CharactersMafia, Judges
PlotMystery
StyleAtmospheric, By books

Zen is a British television mini series produced by Left Bank Pictures for the BBC, co-produced with WGBH Boston for its Masterpiece anthology series, Mediaset and ZDF. It stars Rufus Sewell and Caterina Murino and is based on the Aurelio Zen detective novels by Michael Dibdin. The series was filmed on location in Italy, but the dialogue is in English. The series, which comprises three 90-minute films, was broadcast in the United Kingdom on Sunday evenings from 2 January 2011 on BBC One. The three films were based on the books Vendetta, Cabal and Ratking.




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