Laurie R. King
Laurie King's first novel, A Grave Talent (1993) won the First Novel Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America and the Creasey Dagger from Britain's Crime Writers' Association. Later books have won or been nominated for an alphabet of prizes from Agatha to Wolfe ( The Beekeeper's Apprentice was chosen as one of the century's best crime novels by the IMBA.) and appear regularly on bestseller lists that include the Independent Booksellers Associations and the New York Times. In 2010, she was inducted into the Baker Street Irregulars, and was appointed Guest of Honor at the annual mystery convention, BoucherCon. She continues to write in two series and standalone novels.