Janet Quin-Harkin (born 24 September 1941, Bath, Somerset ) is an author best known for her [1 ] mystery novels for adults written under the name "Rhys Bowen". Career [edit ]
Quin-Harkin graduated from the
University of London in 1963. She has worked for both BBC and Australian TV.
In the 1990s Quin-Harkin began writing
mystery novels for adults under the name "Rhys Bowen". She has written three series under this name: one featuring a British aristocrat, Lady Georgiana "Georgie", in 1930s England; one featuring an Irish immigrant, Molly Murphy, living in early 1900s New York City; and one featuring a Welsh police constable named Evan Evans.
She is also the author of
the Boyfriend Club, a series for young adults featuring four freshmen girls in Alta Mesa High School (Arizona): Roni, Ginger, Justine and Karen. Personal life [edit ]
Quin-Harkin is married and the parent of four children. She now divides her time between
Marin County, California and Arizona. Works [edit ]
This section is empty. You can help by adding to it. (April 2014) Books featuring Lady Georgiana "Georgie" [edit ] Her Royal Spyness (2007) A Royal Pain (2008) Royal Flush (2009) Royal Blood (2010) Naughty in Nice (2011) The Twelve Clues of Christmas (2012) Heirs and Graces (2013) Queen of Hearts (August 2014) Additional Short Stories [edit ] Masked Ball at Broxley Manor (2012) Books featuring Molly Murphy [edit ] Murphy's Law (2001) Death of Riley (2002) For the Love of Mike (2003) In Like Flynn (2005) Oh Danny Boy (2006) In Dublin's Fair City (2007) Tell Me, Pretty Maiden (2008) In a Gilded Cage (2009) The Last Illusion (2010) Bless the Bride (2011) Hush Now, Don't You Cry (2012) The Family Way (2013) City of Darkness and Light (2014) The Edge of Dreams (March 2015) Additional Short Stories [edit ] The Amersham Rubies (2011) The Face in the Mirror (2013) Through the Window (2014) Books featuring Constable Evan Evans [edit ] Evans Above (1997) Evan Help Us (1998) Evanly Choirs (1999) Evan and Elle (2000) Evan Can Wait (2001) Evans to Betsy (2002) Evan Only Knows (2003) Evan's Gate (2004) Evan Blessed (2005) Evanly Bodies (2006) Honors [edit ] 2000 "The Seal of the Confessional" - finalist, Agatha and Anthony awards 2001 Murphy's Law - Agatha Award for Best Novel 2002 Death of Riley - finalist, Agatha Award for Best Novel 2004 "Doppelganger" - finalist, Anthony Award for best short story 2011 Naughty in Nice - Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel References [edit ] ^ Elizabeth Blakesley Lindsay, ed., Great Women Mystery Writers, 2nd ed. Greenwood Press, 2007, p. 27. External links [edit ]