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Joan Hess


USA (1949 - )

aka Joan Hadley

Joan Hess is the author of both the Claire Malloy and the Maggody mystery series. She is a winner of the American Mystery Award, a member of Sisters in Crime, and a former president of the American Crime Writers League. She lives in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
 
Series contributed to
 
Malice Domestic 9
 
Anthologies edited
The Year's 25 Finest Crime and Mystery StoriesFunny Bones: 15: New Tales of Murder and MayhemCrime After Crime
 
Anthologies containing stories by Joan Hess
The Best of the Best
 
Short stories
Six Shades of Black (1998)


Awards
Agatha Award Best Novel nominee (1988) : Mischief in Maggody
Agatha Award Best Novel nominee (1993) : O Little Town of Maggody
Agatha Award Best Novel nominee (1995) : Miracles in Maggody


Joan Hess recommends
The Christie Caper
The Christie Caper (1991)
(Death On Demand, book 7)
Carolyn Hart
" A wickedly clever plot."
All the Hungry Mothers
All the Hungry Mothers (1994)
(Jesus Creek, book 4)
Deborah Adams
"A series rich in provocative themes and artful plots."
All the Blood Relations
All the Blood Relations (1996)
(Jesus Creek, book 6)
Deborah Adams
"A series rich in provocative themes and artful plots."
Antiques Fruitcake
Antiques Fruitcake (2014)
(Trash 'n' Treasures Mystery, book 9)
Barbara Allan
"A hilarious team of snoops."



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