Ed Lynskey
Pseudonym: Lyn Key

Ed Lynskey is a crime fiction writer and poet living near Washington, D.C. His short fiction has appeared in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine. His poems have appeared in The Atlantic Monthly. His reviews have appeared in New York Times Book Review and Washington Post. He is the creator of:
1. ‘Frank Johnson’, a private investigator.
2. 'Hope Jones', the owner of the Brontë Bookshop in the small town of Sweet Springs (under the pseudonym 'Lyn Key').
3. 'Isabel and Alma Trumbo', two aging sisters and amateur sleuths.
4. 'Piper and Bill Robins', a married couple and amateur sleuths.


Titles and year of publication:
 'Frank Johnson' Novels
 1) Out of Town for a Few Days (short stories)  2004
 2) The Dirt-Brown Derby  2006
 3) The Blue Cheer  2007
 4) Pelham Fell Here  2008
 5) Troglodytes  2010
 6) The Zinc Zoo  2011
 7) After the Big Noise (e-book)  2014
 'Hope Jones' Novels (as 'Lyn Key')
 1) Nozy Cat 1 (e-book)  2016
 'Isabel and Alma Trumbo' Novels
 1) Quiet Anchorage  2011
 2) The Cashmere Shroud  2013
 3) The Ladybug Song (e-book)  2014
 4) The Amber Top Hat (e-book)  2015
 5) Sweet Betsy (e-book)  2015
 6) Murder in a One-Hearse Town (e-book)  2016
 'Piper and Bill Robins' Novels
 1) The Corpse Wore Gingham (e-book)  2015
 2) Fur the Win (e-book)  2016
 Other Novels
 1) A Clear Path to Cross (short stories)  2008
 2) Lake Charles  2011
 3) Ask the Dice  2012
 4) The Quetzal Motel  2012
 5) Blood Diamonds  2013
 6) Topaz Moon  2013
 7) Smoking on Mount Rushmore (short stories) (e-book)  2013
 8) Wrong Orbits (e-book)  2015