Inspector Van Veeteren Series (10 books)
There are 10 primary works and 10 total works in the Inspector Van Veeteren Series
The main character is called Van Veeteren, a detective in the early novels and later the owner of an antique books shop. These books play out in a fictitious city called Maardam, said to be located in northern Europe in a country which is never named but resembles Sweden, the Netherlands, Poland and Germany. The names however are mostly Dutch.