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M Ruth Myers

A pseudonym used by Mary Ruth Myers

M. Ruth Myers is a Shamus Award winning mystery writer. Her Maggie Sullivan mystery series features a Depression era private eye in Dayton, Ohio.

Other novels by the author, who has also written as Mary Ruth Myers, have been translated, optioned for television and condensed in Good Housekeeping. They also have been used in college classes in Japan. She has taught at writers conferences across the country including the Antioch, Cape Cod and Mark Twain conferences.

Myers was born in Warrensburg, MO. When she was nine the family moved to Wyoming where she graduated from Cheyenne Central High School. After earning a Bachelor of Journalism degree at the University of Missouri J-School she worked as a reporter and feature writer on daily papers in Michigan and Ohio.

She and her husband are long-time Ohio residents with one grown daughter.

When not writing or reading, Myers plays Irish traditional music on an Anglo concertina. She confesses to more enthusiasm than skill.

Genres: Historical Mystery
   The Crime Cafe 9 Book Set (2016) (with Austin S Camacho, Donna Fletcher Crow, W D Gagliani, Dale T Phillips, Benjamin Sobieck, Jim Winter, Kenneth Wishnia (K j a Wishnia) and Frank Zafiro)
   Medieval to Modern (2018) (with Libi Astaire, Anna Castle, M Louisa Locke and Sarah Woodbury)
Shamus Awards Best Paperback original nominee (2018) : Dames Fight Harder