Ed Lynskey
1956-
Pseudonym: Lea Charles and 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  2014
 'Hope Jones' Novels (as 'Lyn Key')
 1) Nozy Cat 1  2016
 2) Nozy Cat 2  2017
 3) Nozy Cat 3  2018
 'Isabel and Alma Trumbo' Novels
 1) Quiet Anchorage  2011
 2) The Cashmere Shroud  2013
 3) The Ladybug Song  2014
 4) The Amber Top Hat  2015
 5) Sweet Betsy  2015
 6) Murder in a One-Hearse Town  2016
 7) VI's Ring  2017
 8) Heirloom  2017
 9) A Big Dill  2018
 'Piper and Bill Robins' Novels
 1) The Corpse Wore Gingham  2015
 2) Fur the Win  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)  2013
 8) Wrong Orbits  2015
 As 'Lea Charles'
 1) Found Key  2018

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