Originally Posted by Shayne Parkinson
I'm fond of dear old Brother Cadfael (by Ellis Peters). Also Marcus Didius Falco (Lindsey Davis' Roman investigator), and Stephanie Barron's vision of Jane Austen as an amateur detective. And of course Dirk Gentley (by Douglas Adams).
Thank you Shayne Parkinson. I already have Brother Cadfael and I'll be adding Marcus Didius to my wishlist.
I can only add Decius Caecilius Metellus from the SPQR series, another ancient Roman investigator, to this thread.