SYKM


Missouri Mysteries
Eileen Dreyer
  • Molly Burke: nurse and death investigator in St. Louis, Missouri

Joel Goldman
  • Lou Mason: attorney in Kansas City, Missouri

Jean Hager
  • Tess Darcy: bed-and-breakfast owner in Victoria Springs, Missouri in the Iris House mysteries

Janis Harrison
  • Bretta Solomon: 40-something owner of the Flower Shop in River City, Missouri, in The Gardening Mysteries

James Patrick Hunt
  • George Hastings: police lieutenant in St. Louis, Missouri
Michael A. Kahn
  • Rachel Gold: defense attorney in Chicago, Illinois then St. Louis, Missouri

Shirley Kennett
  • P.J. Gray: psychologist and computer expert in St. Louis, Missouri

Dolores Komo
  • Cleo Browne: cop’s widow and private investigation agency owner in St. Louis, Missouri

Suzann Ledbetter
  • Hannah Garvey: former advertising executive managing the upscale Valhalla Springs retirement community in the Missouri Ozarks

Sophie Littlefield
  • Stella Hardesty: a 50-year-old widow who suffered domestic violence, running a sewing shop and helping other abused women, in a small town in Missouri

John Lutz
  • Alo Nudger: private investigator in St. Louis, Missouri

Rett MacPherson
  • Victory (Torie) O’Shea: genealogist in New Kassel, Missouri
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Jean Marcy
  • Meg Darcy: working-class lesbian private investigator, and police detective Sarah Lindstrom, in St. Louis, Missouri

Christine Matthews & Robert J. Randisi
  • Gil Hunt: bookstore owner and Claire Hunt, a local celebrity in St. Louis, Missouri

Janet McClellan
  • Tru North: lesbian police detective in Kansas City, Missouri

Lise McClendon
  • Dorie Lennox: new private investigator in Kansas City, Missouri

Francis M. Nevins
  • Loren Mensing: law-school professor in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Milo Turner: con-man and private investigator, in St. Louis, Missouri
Robert J. Randisi & Christine Matthews
  • Gil Hunt: bookstore owner and Claire Hunt, a local celebrity in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Joe Keough: NYPD detective who moves to St. Louis, Missouri

W.L. Ripley
  • Wyatt Storme: ex-NFL star, Vietnam vet, and private investigator, in Branson, Missouri

Linda Rodriguez
  • Marquitta “Skeet” Bannion: a half-Cherokee ex-Kansas City homicide detective, now chief of the campus police force at Chouteau University, in Brewster, Missouri

Randy Russell
  • Alton Benjamin “Rooster” Franklin: retired car thief, ex-con, and gambler, mostly in Kansas City, Missouri

M.R. Sellars
  • Rowan Gant: Wiccan disciple in St. Louis, Missouri

Paige Shelton
  • Isabelle “Betts” Winston and her grandmother (Gram) who runs a cooking school in the fictional town Broken Rope, in southern Missouri, in the Country Cooking School mysteries

Joanna Campbell Slan
  • Kiki Lowenstein: newly widowed mother of a young daughter, working in a scrapbooking store, Time in a Bottle, in St. Louis, Missouri, in the Scrap-N-Craft series

Denise Swanson
  • Dev Sinclair: the new owner of an old-fashioned shop in a small town in Missouri, in the Devereaux Dime Store series

Lou Jane Temple
  • Heaven Lee: trendy restaurant owner-chef in Kansas City, Missouri

Elaine Viets
  • Josie Marcus: undercover store spy in St. Louis, Missouri, in the Mystery Shopper series
  • Francesca Vierling: a 6-ft. newspaper columnist in St. Louis, Missouri