Mystery Books

  • Twisted: A Novel

    Hollywood homicide detective Petra Connor has helped psychologist Alex Delaware crack tough cases in the past. And in Jonathan Kel

  • Storm Prey

    When a simple robbery turns deadly, the thieves close in on the only witness: Lucas Davenport's wife...

  • Ghost Country

    Sara Paretsky's genius made Chicago private eye  V.I. Warshawski a household name.  Now the New York Times bestselling

  • The Second Chair (Dismas Hardy)

    In the latest of his acclaimed novels featuring Dismas Hardy, John Lescroart skillfully and subtly weaves together a story of a pr

  • J is for Judgment (Kinsey Millhone Alphabet Mysteries, No. 10)

    Wendell Jaffe looks great for a dead man! He’s been six feet under for five years ago—until his former insurance

  • My Laugh Comes Last

    Farrell Brannigan, President of the National Californian Bank, is an extremely successful man. So when he builds another bank in a

  • A Cold Heart (Alex Delaware)

    Jonathan Kellerman is a master at creating psychologically nuanced novels of suspense—an author whose name is synonymous with un

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Aaron Elkins biography

 

 

Aaron Elkins

(1935 - )

Aaron Elkins (born Brooklyn July 24, 1935) is an American mystery writer. He is best known for his series of novels featuring forensic anthropologist Gideon Oliverthe 'skeleton detective'. The fourth Oliver book, Old Bones, received the 1988 Edgar Award for Best Novel. As Oliver is a world-renowned authority, he travels around the world and each book is set in a different and often exotic locale. In another series, the protagonist is museum curator Chris Norgren, an expert in Northern Renaissance art. One of his stand-alone thrillers, Loot deals with art stolen by the Nazis and introduces protagonist Dr. Benjamin Revere. With his wife, Charlotte Elkins, he has also co-written a series of golf mysteries about LPGA member Lee Ofsted. They shared an Agatha Award for their short story "Nice Gorilla".

Information source: wikipedia