Sandra Brannan

Crime and Puzzlement | Saturday, May 16, 10:40 - 11:30, Lexington Meeting Room A
Genre(s) Crime Fiction Fiction Mystery Thriller

After living in Wyoming, Washington, D.C., Washington state, and Colorado, Sandra Brannan returned to her hometown in South Dakota, where she is surrounded by family. She enjoys working with relatives in the mining business; living in the Black Hills with her husband, Joel; smiling with pride over the journeys taken by her four sons; doting over her three grandchildren; and appreciating all of life’s blessings, too many to count.


Book Title: Solomon's Whisper

Sandra Brannan continues the Liv Bergen story in “Solomon’s Whisper” this September, giving readers arguably the most awaited answers about certain beloved characters in the thrilling murder mystery series.

The fifth installment in Brannan’s award-winning series, “Solomon’s Whisper” begins with agent Streeter Pierce desperately trying everything he can to keep Liv as part of the FBI team. He assigns her a seven-year-old cold case – Brianna Keller, a young girl taken from her bedroom during a slumber party and found dead along the road in the desert near Las Vegas. It’s a hard one to pass up for Liv, as Brianna is her niece.

Brannan’s ability to build a complex web of chills and killer suspense has landed her series on the Denver Post bestseller list, the top 10 for e-book mysteries and top 5 for women’s mysteries. The series also garnered two highly sought Indie Next Pick awards from independent booksellers across the country. Her success in the literary world led to Brannan being named one of the top 25 most fabulous women by Black Hills Magazine.

Library Journal calls Brannan’s books “good and scary.” Booklist recommends the series “for hardcore crime fiction fans.” And booksellers having been buzzing about the series from its launch.