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Claudia Bishop

A pseudonym used by Mary Stanton

Mary Stanton  is an American author. She is most famous for her eight-volume children's fantasy series Unicorns of Balinor, about a young princess who must return to her kingdom to regain all of her memories, her throne, and to return peace to her world.

Under the pseudonym Claudia Bishop, she is the author of 14 mystery novels in the Hemlock Falls series published by Berkley Prime Crime, two novels in the Casebooks of Dr. Mckenzie mystery series, and the senior editor of three mystery story anthologies: Death Dines At Eight-Thirty, Death Dines In, and A Merry Band of Murderers. She also wrote three scripts for the TV cartoon Princess Gwenevere and the Jewel Riders, including the aired episode "Song of the Rainbow".

Genres: Cozy Mystery, Mystery
Hemlock Falls
   1. A Taste For Murder (1994)
   2. A Dash of Death (1995)
   3. A Pinch of Poison (1995)
   4. Murder Well-Done (1996)
   5. Death Dines Out (1997)
   6. A Touch of the Grape (1998)
   7. A Steak in Murder (1999)
   8. Marinade For Murder (2000)
   9. Just Desserts (2002)
   10. Fried By Jury (2003)
   11. A Puree of Poison (2003)
   12. Buried by Breakfast (2004)
   13. A Dinner to Die for (2006)
   14. Ground to a Halt (2007)
   15. A Carol for a Corpse (2007)
   16. Toast Mortem (2010)
   17. Dread on Arrival (2012)
   18. Fete Worse Than Death (2013)
Anthologies edited
   Death Dines at 8:30 (2001) (with Nick DiChario)
   Death Dines in (2004) (with Dean James)
   A Merry Band of Murderers (2006) (with Don Bruns)
Claudia Bishop recommends
Seeds of Deception (2016)
(Orchard Mystery, book 10)
Sheila Connolly
"[A] sleuth with a bushelful of entertaining problems."
An Uninvited Ghost (2011)
(Haunted Guest House Mystery, book 2)
E J Copperman
"If you love classic caper comedies, as I do, you'll have a real affinity for the tart-tongued Alison Kerby and her lively entourage."

Anthologies containing stories by Claudia Bishop
Bruce Coville's Book of Aliens (1995)
Tales to Warp Your Mind
edited by
Bruce Coville

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