Miss Zukas is the protagonist in a series of mystery novels by American novelist Jo Dereske. Helma Zukas is a mild-mannered librarian who solves mysteries.

Jo Dereske began her Miss Zukas series in 1994 with the novel Miss Zukas and the Library Murders. The series lasted 12 novels until concluding with Farewell, Miss Zukas in 2011. Below is a list of Jo Dereske’s Miss Zukas books in order of when they were originally published (which is the same as their chronological order):

Publication Order of Miss Zukas Books

Miss Zukas and the Library Murders(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Miss Zukas and the Island Murders(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Miss Zukas and the Stroke of Death(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Miss Zukas and the Raven's Dance(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Out of Circulation(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Final Notice(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Miss Zukas in Death's Shadow(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Miss Zukas Shelves the Evidence(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bookmarked to Die(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Catalogue of Death(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Index to Murder(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Farewell, Miss Zukas(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price


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Miss Zukas Synopses: Miss Zukas and the Library Murders is the first Miss Zukas novel by Jo Dereske. When a dead body turns up right in the middle of the fiction stacks, the police don’t know what to make of it. But librarian Helma Zukas, who never fails to make note of the slightest deviation from the norm of everyday life, is tracking some baffling questions of her own.

Miss Zukas and the Island Murders by Jo Dereske is the second Miss Zukas novel. Twenty years after her high-school graduation, an anonymous letter urges Helma Zukas to organize a class reunion, and when she undertakes the project, other anonymous letters threaten her life if she continues.

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