Agatha Award-winning G.M. Malliet is the acclaimed author of two traditional mystery series and a standalone novel set in England. The first entry in the DCI St. Just series, Death of a Cozy Writer, won the Agatha Award for Best First Novel and was nominated for Macavity and Anthony Awards. The Rev. Max Tudor series has been nominated for many awards as have several of her short stories appearing in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine and The Strand. Although now residing in the US, she lived many years in England, which inspires most of her stories.
Longtime cozy fans will be reminded of golden age classics starring Dorothy Sayers' Harriet Vane and Edmund Crispin's Gervase Fen. Malliet's writing is both smooth and elegant and her humor delicious. The reader who hasn't yet discovered Malliet's St. Just mystery series has a real treat in store * <b>Booklist Starred Review</b> of <b>Death at the Alma Mater</b> * Fans of Dorothy Sayers's novels and other Golden Age British mysteries will enjoy this contemporary salute * <b>Library Journal</b> on <b>Death at the Alma Mater</b> * Fans of the early Martha Grimes novels as well as the work of Robert Barnard and C.S. Challinor will also find much to like here. A real find for old-school mystery fans * <b>Booklist Starred Review</b> of <b>Death and the Lit Chick</b> * Lots of humor and a bit of 'guess who this writer is' make this one a good choice for readers who enjoy intelligent cozies and traditional mysteries * <b>Library Journal</b> on <b>Death and the Lit Chick</b> * Top notch ... readers will find a tasty tale that doesn't disappoint. Perfect for fans of the wickedly funny cozy writers M.C. Beaton and Catriona McPherson * <b>Booklist</b> on <b>In Prior's Wood</b> * [Malliet] may be the best mystery author writing in English at the moment (along with Tana French). She's certainly the most entertaining * <b>Cleveland.com</b> on <b>A Demon Summer</b> *