Sue Henry

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Sue Henry (born 1940) is an author of mystery thriller fiction. She has also been a college administrator and instructor at the University of Alaska and has lived in Anchorage, Alaska since the 1970s.[1][2][3]

Her first book Murder on the Iditarod Trail (1991), was well reviewed and won both the Macavity Awards and Anthony Awards for best first novel, prompting the author to develop a series based on this book's characters, Alaskan state trooper Alex Jensen and Jessie Arnold, a sled dog racer. In 2005 she started a new mystery series featuring a 63 year old widow, Maxine McNab, travelling in her Winnebago with a miniature dachshund, Stretch. Maxine had appeared in Dead North (2001) in the first series. Henry went on the road to research the book.[4]

Murder on the Iditarod Trail was filmed for television as The Cold Heart of a Killer (1996) starring Kate Jackson, who bought the rights to the book.[5][6]

Contents

Alex Jensen and Jessie Arnold

Maxie and Stretch

See also

References

  1. ^ Lindsay, Elizabeth Blakesley (2007). Great Women Mystery Writers. Westport, CT.: Greenwood Press. pp. 114–116. 
  2. ^ "Sue Henry." Contemporary Authors Online. Detroit: Gale, 2009. Gale Biography In Context. Web. accessed 10 Aug. 2012.
  3. ^ "Sue Henry." The Writers Directory. Detroit: St. James Press, 2012. Gale Biography In Context. Web. accessed 10 Aug. 2012.
  4. ^ Jaimie Hall, "Writing on the Road: Novelist Sue Henry." Oct 23 2006 Roadtrip America, accessed 10 August 2012
  5. ^ The Cold Heart of a Killer at IMDb accessed 10 Aug 2012.
  6. ^ The Cold Heart of a Killer at www.kate-jackson.com accessed 10 Aug 2012.