09/26/2013 08:06 am ET Updated Nov 26, 2013

7 Awesome Crime-Fighting Duos In Books

In my new mystery/adventure series for young adults, I launch an unlikely pair of heroines: Mina Holmes (the niece of Sherlock), and Evaline Stoker (sister of Bram...and a vampire hunter herself).

That got me to thinking about other crime-fighting duos. Pretty much everyone is familiar with Holmes and Watson, the Hardy Boys, and Batman and Robin...but what about some of the lesser-known crime-fighting duos in fiction?

Awesome Crime-Fighting Duos in Books