Nancy Pickard

Nancy Pickard has charmed the world with her Jenny Cain mysteries. Nancy Pickard - Photo courtesy of Random House, Inc.A queen among mystery writers, she has been president of Sister in Crime, served on the board of directors of the Mystery Writers of America, and has won numerous awards including an Anthony, Shamus, Macavity, and Agatha (the only author to ever win all four of them). She's received additional nominations for all of those awards plus the Edgar, and American Mystery Awards.

Born in 1945, Pickard earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from the Univeristy of Missouri-Columbia and then spent several years working as a reporter, editor, and freelance writer. At age 35, she began writing fiction.

Since then, her books have been published in countries all around the world from Australia to Japan to Sweden to Spain.




Jenny Cain
Eugenia Potter
Generous Death
The 27-Ingredient Chili Con Carne Murders (with Virginia Rich)
Say No to Murder
The Blue Corn Murders
No Body
The Secret Ingredient Murders
Marriage is Murder
Dead Crazy
Marie Lightfoot
Bum Steer
The Whole Truth
Ring of Truth
But I Wouldn't Want to Die There
The Truth Hurts
Other Books
Naked Came the Phoenix
The Virgin of the Small Plains
Seven Steps on the Writer's Path

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