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Agatha Award

Index Agatha Award

The Agatha Awards, named for Agatha Christie, are literary awards for mystery and crime writers who write in the cozy mystery subgenre (i.e. closed setting, no sex or violence, amateur detective). [1]

191 relations: A Beautiful Blue Death, A Fatal Grace, A Great Deliverance, A Real Basket Case, Aaron Elkins, Abigail Padgett, Agatha Christie, Agatha Christie Award (Japan), Alan Bradley (writer), Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, Amanda Flower, Amelia Peabody's Egypt, Andy Straka, Angela Lansbury, Ann Parker (writer), Anne George (writer), Anne Perry, Anne Wingate, April Henry, Art Taylor (writer), Arthur Conan Doyle, Barbara D'Amato, Barbara G. Peters, Barbara Mertz, Barbara Neely, Barbara Reynolds, Ben Macintyre, Beth Groundwater, Blanche on the Lam, Blue Balliett, Bootlegger's Daughter, Brenda Blethyn, Bubbles Yablonsky, Carl Hiaasen, Carol Higgins Clark, Caroline and Charles Todd, Caroline Graham, Carolyn Hart, Charlaine Harris, Charles Finch, Charlotte Elkins, Charlotte MacLeod, Chasing Vermeer, Chris Grabenstein, Cindy Callaghan, Cozy mystery, Crippen & Landru, Dale Furutani, Dana Cameron, Dandy Gilver, ..., Daniel Stashower, David Suchet, Deanna Raybourn, Death in Bloodhound Red, Deborah Blum, Deborah Crombie, Denise Swanson, Diane Mott Davidson, Dick Francis, Donna Andrews (author), Dorothy Cannell, Dorothy Salisbury Davis, Dorothy Sucher, Douglas G. Greene, Down the Rabbit Hole (novel), Earlene Fowler, Ed Gorman (writer), Edith Pargeter, Edith Skom, Elaine Viets, Elizabeth George, Elizabeth J. Duncan, Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, Emma Lathen, Erin Hart, Flush (novel), Frances Fyfield, G. M. Malliet, H. R. F. Keating, Hank Phillippi Ryan, Harley Jane Kozak, Heather Webber (author), Ian Ousby, In the Bleak Midwinter (novel), Irene Marcuse, Jacqueline Winspear, Jan Burke, Jane K. Cleland, Janet Evanovich, Janet Quin-Harkin, Jeff Abbott, Jeffrey Marks, Jeri Westerson, Jerrilyn Farmer, Jill Churchill, Joan Hess, Joanne Dobson, John Connolly (author), Joseph Goodrich, Judy Clemens, Julia Spencer-Fleming, Karen MacInerney, Kate Ross, Kate Summerscale, Kathleen Karr, Kathy Lynn Emerson, Kirby Larson, L. C. Hayden, L. Dean James, Laura Lippman, Laurie R. King, Lea Wait, Lee Goldberg, Leslie S. Klinger, Louise Penny, Lucy Worsley, Maisie Dobbs (novel), Marcia Talley, Margaret Maron, Maria Konnikova, Marian Babson, Martin Edwards (author), Martin H. Greenberg, Mary Daheim, Mary Higgins Clark, Mary Jane Maffini, Mary Kay Andrews, Mary Stewart (novelist), Mary Willis Walker, Matthew Bunson, Max Allan Collins, Michael Dirda, Mignon G. Eberhart, Mike Ashley (writer), Mildred Benson, Murder with Peacocks, Mystery Muses, Mystery Scene, Nancy Drew, Nancy Pickard, Nevada Barr, On Conan Doyle; or, The Whole Art of Storytelling, P. D. James, Patricia Moyes, Penny Warner, Peter Abrahams (American author), Peter Lovesey, Phyllis A. Whitney, Phyllis Richman, Poisoned Pen Press, Richard Hack, Robert Barnard, Robin Winks, Rochelle Majer Krich, Ruth Cavin, Sara Paretsky, Sarah Caudwell, Sarah Smith (writer), Sarah Strohmeyer, Seldom Disappointed, Sharan Newman, Sharyn McCrumb, Simon Brett, Stefanie Pintoff, Stuart M. Kaminsky, Sue Grafton, Sujata Massey, Susan Kandel, Susan M. Boyer, Susan Thompson, Susan Wittig Albert, Susannah Stacey, Talking About Detective Fiction, Tatiana de Rosnay, Teri Holbrook, The Crossroads (novel), The Cruelest Month, The Golden Age of Murder, The Heirs of Anthony Boucher, The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War, The Other Woman (book), The Poisoner's Handbook, The Sookie Stackhouse Companion, The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, Thomas Dunne Books, Toni Kelner, Tony Hillerman, Virginia Lanier, Wildside Press, William L. DeAndrea, William Link. Expand index (141 more) »

A Beautiful Blue Death

A Beautiful Blue Death, by Charles Finch, is the first novel in a series of mysteries featuring Victorian gentleman and amateur detective Charles Lenox.

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A Fatal Grace

A Fatal Grace, by Louise Penny, published in Canada as Dead Cold, is the second novel in the Three Pines Mysteries series, which feature Inspector Armand Gamache.

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A Great Deliverance

A Great Deliverance is a book written by Elizabeth George and published by Bantam Books (now owned by Random House) on 1 May 1988 which later went on to win the Anthony Award for Best First Novel in 1989.

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A Real Basket Case

A Real Basket Case is a mystery novel that was written by Beth Groundwater.

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Aaron Elkins

Aaron Elkins (born Brooklyn July 24, 1935) is an American mystery writer.

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Abigail Padgett

Mary Abigail Padgett (born May 13, 1942, in Vincennes, Indiana) is an American author of mystery novels who features in Great Women Mystery Writers (2007)page 196-198, Great Women Mystery Writers, 2nd Ed.

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Agatha Christie

Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, Lady Mallowan, (born Miller; 15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976) was an English writer.

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Agatha Christie Award (Japan)

The is a Japanese literary award established in 2010 in commemoration of the 120th anniversary of Agatha Christie's birth.

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Alan Bradley (writer)

Alan Bradley (born 1938) is a Canadian mystery writer known for his Flavia de Luce series, which began with the acclaimed The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie.

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Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (AHMM) is a monthly digest size fiction magazine specializing in crime and detective fiction.

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Amanda Flower

Amanda Flower (born January 23, 1980 in Akron, Ohio) is an American academic librarian and writer of mystery novels under her real name and the pen name Isabella Alan.

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Amelia Peabody's Egypt

Amelia Peabody's Egypt: A Compendium is a 2003 non-fiction book, edited by Elizabeth Peters and Kristen Whitbread.

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Andy Straka

Andy Straka is a Shamus Award-winning American crime novelist.

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Angela Lansbury

Dame Angela Brigid Lansbury, (born 16 October 1925) is an English-American-Irish actress who has appeared in theatre, television, and film, as well as a producer and singer.

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Ann Parker (writer)

Ann Parker is a writer, and was a finalist for Best Historical Novel in the 2011 Agatha Award.

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Anne George (writer)

Anne Carroll George was an American author and poet.

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Anne Perry

Anne Perry (born Juliet Marion Hulme; 28 October 1938) is an English author of historical detective fiction, best known for her Thomas Pitt and William Monk series.

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Anne Wingate

Anne Wingate, born in 1943, is a mystery, fantasy, and romance writer currently living in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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April Henry

April Henry (born April 14, 1959) is an American New York Times bestselling author of mysteries, thrillers, and young adult novels.

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Art Taylor (writer)

Art Taylor is an American short story writer and book critic.

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Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a British writer best known for his detective fiction featuring the character Sherlock Holmes.

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Barbara D'Amato

Barbara D'Amato (born April 10, 1938 in Grand Rapids, Michigan) is an American mystery author and winner of the Agatha and Anthony Award.

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Barbara G. Peters

Barbara G. Peters (December 22, 1940) was born in Winnetka, Illinois.

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Barbara Mertz

Barbara Louise Mertz (September 29, 1927 – August 8, 2013) was an American author who wrote under her own name as well as under the pseudonyms Elizabeth Peters and Barbara Michaels. In 1952, she received a PhD in Egyptology from the University of Chicago.

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Barbara Neely

Barbara Neely (often self-stylized as BarbaraNeely) is an African-American novelist, short story writer and activist who writes murder mysteries.

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Barbara Reynolds

Eva Mary "Barbara" Reynolds (13 June 1914 – 29 April 2015) was an English scholar of Italian Studies, lexicographer and translator, wife of the philologist and translator Lewis Thorpe.

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Ben Macintyre

Benedict Richard Pierce Macintyre (born 25 December 1963) is a British author, historian, reviewer and columnist writing for The Times newspaper.

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Beth Groundwater

Beth Groundwater is an American author who has written three novels.

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Blanche on the Lam

Blanche on the Lam is a mystery novel by author Barbara Neely.

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Blue Balliett

Blue Balliett (born 1955 in New York) is an American author, best known for her award-winning novel for children, Chasing Vermeer.

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Bootlegger's Daughter

Bootlegger's Daughter is a book written by Margaret Maron and published by Mysterious Press on 1 May 1992 which later went on to win the Anthony Award for Best Novel in 1993.

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Brenda Blethyn

Brenda Anne Blethyn, OBE (née Bottle; 20 February 1946) is an English film, television, and stage actress.

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Bubbles Yablonsky

Bubbles Yablonsky is the fictional protagonist of the Bubbles series of screwball mysteries by Sarah Strohmeyer.

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Carl Hiaasen

Carl Hiaasen (born March 12, 1953) is an American writer.

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Carol Higgins Clark

Carol Higgins Clark (born July 28, 1956) is an American mystery author and actress.

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Caroline and Charles Todd

Charles Todd is a pen name used by the American authors Caroline and Charles Todd. This mother-and-son writing team lives in the eastern United States, in North Carolina and Delaware respectively.

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Caroline Graham

Caroline Graham (born 17 July 1931) is an English playwright, screenwriter and novelist.

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Carolyn Hart

Carolyn Gimpel Hart is an American mystery writer who specializes in traditional mysteries, also known as cozy mysteries.

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Charlaine Harris

Charlaine Harris Schulz (born November 25, 1951) is an American New York Times bestselling author who has been writing mysteries for thirty years.

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Charles Finch

Charles Finch (born 1980) is an American author and literary critic, notable for his series of mystery novels set in Victorian era England and his prize-winning criticism.

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Charlotte Elkins

Charlotte Elkins (born July 4, 1948) is an American author who teamed with her husband, writer Aaron Elkins, to write a series of mystery novels about Lee Ofsted, a struggling female professional golfer.

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Charlotte MacLeod

Charlotte MacLeod (November 12, 1922 – January 14, 2005) was a mystery fiction writer.

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Chasing Vermeer

Chasing Vermeer is a 2004 children's art mystery novel written by Blue Balliett and illustrated by Brett Helquist.

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Chris Grabenstein

Christopher "Chris" Grabenstein is an American author.

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Cindy Callaghan

Cindy Callaghan (born c. 1976) is an American author of children's books who has written several middle-grade novels.

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Cozy mystery

Cozy mysteries, also referred to as "cozies", are a subgenre of crime fiction in which sex and violence are downplayed or treated humorously, and the crime and detection take place in a small, socially intimate community.

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Crippen & Landru

Crippen & Landru Publishers is a small publisher of mystery fiction collections, based in Norfolk, Virginia, United States.

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Dale Furutani

Dale Furutani (born December 1, 1946, in Hilo, Hawaii) is the first Asian American to win major mystery writing awards.

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Dana Cameron

Dana Cameron (born 1965) is an American archaeologist, and author of award-winning crime fiction and urban fantasy.

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Dandy Gilver

Dandy Gilver is the protagonist of a historical mystery series by Catriona McPherson.

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Daniel Stashower

Daniel Stashower is an American author and editor of mystery fiction and historical nonfiction.

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David Suchet

David Suchet, (born 2 May 1946) is an English actor, known for his work on British stage and television.

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Deanna Raybourn

Deanna Raybourn (born June 17, 1968) is an American author of historical fiction and historical mysteries.

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Death in Bloodhound Red

Death in Bloodhound Red is a book written by Virginia Lanier and published by Pineapple Press on 1 March 1995 which later went on win the Anthony Award for Best First Novel in 1996.

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Deborah Blum

Deborah Blum (born October 19, 1954) is an American journalist and the director of the Knight Science Journalism program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Deborah Crombie

Deborah Crombie (née Darden) is an American author of the Duncan Kincaid / Gemma James mystery series set in the United Kingdom.

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Denise Swanson

Denise Swanson is an American mystery writer.

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Diane Mott Davidson

Diane Mott Davidson (born) is an American author of mystery novels that use the theme of food, an idea she got from Robert B. Parker.

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Dick Francis

Richard Stanley Francis CBE FRSL (31 October 1920 – 14 February 2010) was a British crime writer, and former steeplechase jockey, whose novels centre on horse racing in England.

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Donna Andrews (author)

Donna Andrews is an American mystery fiction writer of two award-winning amateur sleuth series.

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Dorothy Cannell

Dorothy Cannell is an English-American mystery writer.

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Dorothy Salisbury Davis

Dorothy Margaret Salisbury Davis (April 25, 1916 − August 3, 2014) was an American crime fiction writer.

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Dorothy Sucher

Dorothy Sucher (May 18, 1933 – August 22, 2010) was an American author and psychotherapist who worked as a reporter at the Greenbelt News Review, where an article that she wrote that quoted critics of a developers calling his plans "blackmail" initially resulted in a $17,500 judgement against the paper.

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Douglas G. Greene

Douglas G. Greene (born 1944) is an American historian, editor, and author.

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Down the Rabbit Hole (novel)

Down The Rabbit Hole is the first book in the Echo Falls mystery series by best selling crime novelist Peter Abrahams.

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Earlene Fowler

Earlene Fowler is an American novelist and the author of a number of mystery novels set in the fictional Californian city of San Celina.

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Ed Gorman (writer)

Edward Joseph Gorman Jr. (November 2, 1941 – October 14, 2016) was an American writer and short fiction anthologist.

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Edith Pargeter

Edith Mary Pargeter, OBE, BEM (28 September 1913 – 14 October 1995), also known by her nom de plume Ellis Peters, was an English author of works in many categories, especially history and historical fiction, and was also honoured for her translations of Czech classics; she is probably best known for her murder mysteries, both historical and modern.

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Edith Skom

Edith Mary Skom (née Rosen; August 8, 1929 – February 3, 2016) was the author of three detective novels with a nineteenth-century literature theme, published between 1989 and 1998.

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Elaine Viets

Elaine Viets is a Midwestern American newspaperwoman and mystery writer.

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Elizabeth George

Susan Elizabeth George (born February 26, 1949) is an American writer of mystery novels set in Great Britain.

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Elizabeth J. Duncan

Elizabeth J. Duncan is a Canadian writer of cozy mysteries and the author of the ongoing Penny Brannigan series set in North Wales.

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Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine

Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine is an American digest size fiction magazine specializing in crime fiction, particularly detective fiction, and mystery fiction.

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Emma Lathen

Emma Lathen is the pen name of two American businesswomen: economic analyst Mary Jane Latsis (July 12, 1927 – October 29, 1997) and attorney Martha Henissart (born 1929).

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Erin Hart

Erin Hart (born September 1, 1958) is an American author of crime fiction.

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Flush (novel)

Flush is a young adult novel by Carl Hiaasen first published in 2005, and set in Hiaasen's native Florida.

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Frances Fyfield

Frances Fyfield (born 18 November 1948) is the pseudonym of Frances Hegarty, a lawyer and crime-writer.

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G. M. Malliet

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H. R. F. Keating

Henry Reymond Fitzwalter "Harry" Keating (31 October 1926 – 27 March 2011) was an English crime fiction writer most notable for his series of novels featuring Inspector Ghote of the Bombay CID.

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Hank Phillippi Ryan

Hank Phillippi Ryan is an American investigative reporter for Channel 7 News on WHDH-TV, a local television station in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Harley Jane Kozak

Harley Jane Kozak (born January 28, 1957) is an American actress and author.

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Heather Webber (author)

Heather Webber is an American author of romance and mystery novels.

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Ian Ousby

Ian Vaughan Kenneth Ousby (26 June 1947 – 6 August 2001) was a British historian, author and editor.

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In the Bleak Midwinter (novel)

In the Bleak Midwinter is a mystery novel written by Julia Spencer-Fleming.

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Irene Marcuse

Irene Marcuse is an American author of mystery novels.

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Jacqueline Winspear

Jacqueline Winspear is a mystery writer, author of the Maisie Dobbs series of books exploring the aftermath of World War I. She has won several mystery writing awards for books in this popular series.

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Jan Burke

Jan Burke is an author of novels and short stories.

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Jane K. Cleland

Jane K. Cleland is a contemporary American author of mystery fiction.

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Janet Evanovich

Janet Evanovich (born Janet Schneider; April 22, 1943) is an American writer.

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Janet Quin-Harkin

Janet Quin-Harkin (born 24 September 1941, Bath, Somerset) is an author best known for her mystery novels for adults written under the name Rhys Bowen.

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Jeff Abbott

Jeff Abbott (born 1963) is a U.S. suspense novelist.

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Jeffrey Marks

Jeffrey Marks (born October 8, 1960) is an American author.

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Jeri Westerson

Jeri Westerson (born 1960) is an American novelist of medieval mysteries, historical novels, and paranormal novels, along with LGBT mysteries under the pen name Haley Walsh.

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Jerrilyn Farmer

Jerrilyn Farmer is an American mystery fiction writer, author of a series of humorous 'cozy' mysteries featuring Hollywood caterer 'Madeline Bean'.

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Jill Churchill

Jill Churchill (born Janice Young Brooks January 11, 1943 in Kansas City, Missouri) is an American author, winner of the Agatha and Macavity Awards for her first Jane Jeffrey novel and featured in Great Women Mystery Writers (2007).

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Joan Hess

Joan Hess (January 6, 1949 – November 23, 2017) is an American mystery writer, a member of Sisters in Crime, and a former president of the American Crime Writers League.

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Joanne Dobson

Joanne Dobson (born March 27, 1942 in New York City) is a writer of mystery novels and features in Great Women Mystery Writers (2007).

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John Connolly (author)

John Connolly is an Irish writer who is best known for his series of novels starring private detective Charlie Parker.

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Joseph Goodrich

Joseph Goodrich (May 12, 1800 – October 9, 1867) was an American pioneer, businessman, and politician.

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Judy Clemens

Judy Clemens is a successful American novelist.

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Julia Spencer-Fleming

Julia Spencer-Fleming (born 1961page 240, Great Women Mystery Writers, 2nd Ed. by Elizabeth Blakesley Lindsay, 2007, publ. Greenwood Press) is an American novelist of Mystery fiction.

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Karen MacInerney

Karen MacInerney is an American novelist who writes three genre book series - one a cozy mystery series about a bed and breakfast owner in an island community off the coast of Maine, another a paranormal series with a strong streak of humour, about an accountant trying to ignore the werewolf gene she has inherited from her father, and the last is about a suburban mom who decides to become a private investigator.

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Kate Ross

Katherine Jean "Kate" Ross (June 21, 1956 – March 12, 1998) was an American mystery author who wrote four books set in Regency-era England about the dandy Julian Kestrel.

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Kate Summerscale

Kate Summerscale (born 1965) is an English writer and journalist.

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Kathleen Karr

Kathleen Karr (née Csere; April 21, 1946 – December 6, 2017) was an American author of historical novels for children and young adults.

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Kathy Lynn Emerson

Kathy Lynn Emerson is an American writer of historical and mystery novels and non-fiction.

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Kirby Larson

Kirby Lane Larson is an American writer of children's books including Oppenheim Platinum Award-winner The Magic Kerchief, illustrated by Rosanne Litzinger.

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L. C. Hayden

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L. Dean James

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Laura Lippman

Laura Lippman (born January 31, 1959) is an American author of detective fiction.

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Laurie R. King

Laurie R. King (born September 19, 1952) is an American author best known for her detective fiction.

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Lea Wait

Lea Wait is an American author of historical novels and mysteries, many set in Maine.

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Lee Goldberg

Lee Goldberg is an American author, screenwriter, publisher and producer known for his work on several different TV crime series, including Diagnosis: Murder, A Nero Wolfe Mystery, Hunter, Spenser: For Hire, Martial Law, She-Wolf of London, SeaQuest, 1-800-Missing, The Glades and Monk.

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Leslie S. Klinger

Leslie S. Klinger (born May 2, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American attorney and writer.

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Louise Penny

Louise Penny (born 1958) is a Canadian author of mystery novels set in the Canadian province of Quebec centred on the work of Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Québec.

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Lucy Worsley

Lucy Worsley OBE (born 18 December 1973) is an English historian, author, curator, and television presenter.

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Maisie Dobbs (novel)

Maisie Dobbs is a mystery by Jacqueline Winspear published in 2003.

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Marcia Talley

Marcia Talley (born April 12, 1943) is an award-winning mystery novelist, author of the Hannah Ives mystery series, two collaborative novels, and numerous short stories.

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Margaret Maron

Margaret Maron is an American writer, the author of award-winning mystery novels.

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Maria Konnikova

Maria Konnikova is a Russian-American writer who lives in New York City and has an A.B. in psychology and creative writing from Harvard University and a Ph.D. in psychology from Columbia University.

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Marian Babson

Marian Babson is the pseudonym of American mystery writer Ruth Stenstreem, born in Salem, Massachusetts, in 1929.

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Martin Edwards (author)

Martin Edwards (born 7 July 1955), whose full name is Kenneth Martin Edwards, is a British crime novelist, critic and solicitor.

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Martin H. Greenberg

Martin Harry Greenberg (March 1, 1941 – June 25, 2011) was an American academic and speculative fiction anthologist.

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Mary Daheim

Mary Rene Daheim (born November 7, 1937) is an American writer of romance and mystery novels.

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Mary Higgins Clark

Mary Theresa Eleanor Higgins Clark Conheeney (née Higgins; born December 24, 1927), known professionally as Mary Higgins Clark, is an American author of suspense novels.

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Mary Jane Maffini

Mary Jane Maffini is a Canadian mystery writer.

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Mary Kay Andrews

Mary Kay Andrews (born July 27, 1954), Georgia Center for the Book (DeKalb County Public Library), Retrieved August 15, 2011 is the pen name of American writer Kathy Hogan Trocheck, based in Atlanta, who has authored a number of best-selling books under the Andrews pen name since 2002.

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Mary Stewart (novelist)

Mary, Lady Stewart (born Mary Florence Elinor Rainbow; 17 September 1916 – 9 May 2014), was a British novelist who developed the romantic mystery genre, featuring smart, adventurous heroines who could hold their own in dangerous situations.

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Mary Willis Walker

Mary Willis Walker (born May 24, 1942, Fox Point, Wisconsin) is an American crime fiction author.

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Matthew Bunson

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Max Allan Collins

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Michael Dirda

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Mignon G. Eberhart

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Mike Ashley (writer)

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Mildred Benson

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Murder with Peacocks

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Mystery Muses

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Mystery Scene

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Nancy Drew

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Nancy Pickard

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Nevada Barr

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On Conan Doyle; or, The Whole Art of Storytelling

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P. D. James

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Patricia Moyes

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Penny Warner

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Peter Abrahams (American author)

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Peter Lovesey

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Phyllis A. Whitney

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Phyllis Richman

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Poisoned Pen Press

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Richard Hack

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Robert Barnard

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Robin Winks

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Rochelle Majer Krich

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Ruth Cavin

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Sara Paretsky

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Sarah Caudwell

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Sarah Smith (writer)

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Sarah Strohmeyer

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Seldom Disappointed

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Sharan Newman

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Sharyn McCrumb

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Simon Brett

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Stefanie Pintoff

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Stuart M. Kaminsky

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Sue Grafton

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Sujata Massey

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Susan Kandel

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Susan M. Boyer

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Susan Thompson

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Susan Wittig Albert

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Susannah Stacey

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Tatiana de Rosnay

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Teri Holbrook

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The Crossroads (novel)

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The Cruelest Month

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The Golden Age of Murder

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The Heirs of Anthony Boucher

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The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War

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The Other Woman (book)

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The Poisoner's Handbook

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The Sookie Stackhouse Companion

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The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

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Thomas Dunne Books

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Toni Kelner

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Tony Hillerman

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Virginia Lanier

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Wildside Press

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William L. DeAndrea

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William Link

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