Mystery Authors

Dry Bones

Carole Morden was raised in a log cabin nestled in the Montana Rocky Mountains.   She eagerly anticipated the family’s two weekly trips to town. Sunday for church and Monday to the library.   Her love for reading, particularly fiction took her to worlds far beyond the mountains. She has worked as …


Waterline

Elizabeth Robertson Huntsinger might wish she lived in a past era were she not so happy in this century reenacting colonial pirate adventures and the Civil War with the Charlestowne Few and the Pee Dee Light Artillery. A native of Manning, SC, Elizabeth moved to the edge of the continent …


Lowcountry Boneyard

Susan M. Boyer is the author of the Liz Talbot mystery series. Her debut novel, Lowcountry Boil, is a USA Today Bestseller, an Agatha Award winner for Best First Novel, and a Macavity nominee, among others. Susan loves beaches, Southern food, and small towns where everyone knows everyone, and everyone …


Solomon's Whisper

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 …


Watched

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of twenty-eight novels, former pediatric ER doctor CJ Lyons has lived the life she writes about in her cutting edge Thrillers with Heart. CJ has been called a “master within the genre” (Pittsburgh Magazine) and her work has been praised as “breathtakingly …


The Black Hour

Lori Rader-Day’s debut mystery, The Black Hour (Seventh Street Books, 2014), received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, Booklist, and Library Journal. Her short stories have appeared in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Time Out Chicago, Good Housekeeping, and others. Her next book, the mystery Little Pretty Things, is out in 2015. …


Kill 'Em With Cayenne

GAIL OUST REGRETFULLY HAD TO CANCEL HER APPEARANCE AT THE 2015 SC BOOK FESTIVAL. Gail Oust is often accused of flunking retirement. It wasn’t until she and her husband retired to South Carolina that inspiration struck for a mystery. Hearing the words “maybe it’s a dead body” while golfing fired …


As Night Falls

Jenny Milchman’s debut novel won the Mary Higgins Clark Award, earned praise from the New York Times, and was chosen as an Indie Next and Target Pick. Her second novel came out the following year to starred reviews and was selected as a 10 Best by Suspense magazine. Jenny’s third …


Southern Heat

David Burnsworth became fascinated with the Deep South at a young age. After a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tennessee and fifteen years in the corporate world, he made the decision to write a novel. Southern Heat is his first mystery. Having lived in Charleston on Sullivan’s …


Bloody Royal Prints

Reba White Williams worked for more than thirty years in business and finance—in research at McKinsey & Co., as a securities analyst on Wall Street, and as a senior executive at an investment management firm. She graduated from Duke, earned an MBA at Harvard and a PhD in Art History …


Don’t Talk to Strangers

Amanda Kyle Williams is the author of The Stranger You Seek, The Stranger in the Room, and Don’t Talk to Strangers. Williams is currently at work on her next Keye Street thriller.