She was known for her Sigrid Harald and Deborah Knott mystery series.
By Kara Brand
The acclaimed author's mysteries captured the drama and intrigue of the American West.
His popular mystery books transported readers to the timeless western frontier.
Her character Blanche White, an African American maid-turned-sleuth, was a favorite among mystery readers.
The creator of beloved detectives Hamish Macbeth and Agatha Raisin has passed away at the age of 83.