'Taken By The Wind' by Ellen Hart

Ellen Hart is a Minnesota based author who has written twenty previous mysteries featuring Jane Lawless and her best friend, Cordelia Thorn. Hart writes in the gay mystery genre, however she has successfully crossed over to be popular with straight readers as well…. read more

'Rest for the Wicked: A Jane Lawless Mystery' by Ellen Hart

When Jane Lawless, newly minted private eye, receives a voicemail message from her PI partner’s nephew, she has no idea that he’s already dead. DeAndre Moore was knifed outside a strip club, Gaudy Lights, before Jane ever had a chance to contact him. DeAndre’s uncle, Alf Nolan, is stunned. Alf’s sister had adopted DeAndre many… read more

'The Cruel Ever After' by Ellen Hart

Lambda Literary Award Finalist Ellen Hart is reliable. That may sound like damning with faint praise, coming from a critic, but rather, it’s a relief. When I get an Ellen Hart mystery to review, I don’t have to grit my teeth and think about how I will never get those hours of my life back…. read more

Lesbian Mystery Roundup: May 2010

With summer just around the corner, we need beach reading. Since I was a child, beach reading has meant mysteries. When I was eight it was Nancy Drew and the Bobbsey Twins. Soon after I discovered Agatha Christie, Mary Renault and Mary Roberts Rhinehart. Then I dallied with Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett—who wouldn’t?—and even… read more