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Donna Andrews


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Donna Andrews was born in Yorktown, Virginia, the setting of Murder with Peacocks and Revenge of the Wrought Iron Flamingos, and now lives and works in Reston, Virginia. When not writing fiction, Andrews is a self-confessed nerd, rarely found without her laptop. She is a member of Sisters in Crime, Mystery Writers of America, and the Private Investigators and Security Association.

Genres: Cozy Mystery, Mystery
 
Anthology series
Chesapeake Crimes
   Chesapeake Crimes (2004)
   Chesapeake Crimes II (2005) (with Maria Lima)
   Chesapeake Crimes 3 (2008) (with Marcia Talley)
   They Had It Comin' (2010) (with Barb Goffman and Marcia Talley)
   This Job Is Murder! (2012) (with Barb Goffman and Marcia Talley)
   Storm Warning (2016) (with Barb Goffman and Marcia Talley)
   Fur, Feathers, and Felonies (2017) (with Barb Goffman and Marcia Talley)
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Anthologies edited
   Homicidal Holidays (2014) (with Barb Goffman and Marcia Talley)
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Awards
Anthony Awards Best First Novel winner (2000) : Murder with Peacocks
Dilys Awards Best Book nominee (2000) : Murder with Peacocks
Agatha Award Best Novel winner (2002) : You've Got Murder
Agatha Award Best Novel nominee (2003) : Crouching Buzzard, Leaping Loon
Dilys Awards Best Book nominee (2003) : You've Got Murder
Agatha Award Best Novel nominee (2004) : We'll Always Have Parrots
Dilys Awards Best Book nominee (2004) : Crouching Buzzard, Leaping Loon
Agatha Award Best Novel nominee (2005) : Owls Well That Ends Well
Agatha Award Best Novel nominee (2007) : The Penguin Who Knew Too Much
Agatha Award Best Novel nominee (2008) : Six Geese A-slaying
Agatha Award Best Novel nominee (2009) : Swan for the Money
Agatha Award Best Novel nominee (2010) : Stork Raving Mad
Agatha Award Best Novel nominee (2011) : The Real Macaw
Agatha Award Best Novel nominee (2014) : The Good, the Bad, and the Emus
Agatha Award Best Contemporary Novel nominee (2014) : The Good, the Bad, and the Emus


Donna Andrews recommends
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Speak Now (2004)
(Charley Fairfax Mystery, book 1)
Margaret Dumas
"A modern-day Nick and Nora Charles... witty, suspenseful."
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Fairway to Heaven (2005)
(Golf Lover's Mysteries, book 4)
Roberta Isleib
"Isleib definitely shoots under par with this book."
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Death at High Tide (2020)
(Island Sisters Mystery, book 1)
Hannah Dennison
"Death at High Tide took me away to a new and beautiful place. I have no idea when I'll get a chance to travel to the Scilly Isles, but in the meantime, I'm definitely going to enjoy this series set there."

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