S. J. Rozan
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S J Rozan (born 1950, Bronx, New York) is the pen name for Shira Judith Rosan, an award winning mystery writer. Her books are set in New York (where she lives) and most feature the private investigators 'Lydia Chin' and 'Bill Smith'.
Lydia Chin / Bill Smith Series
- China Trade (1994)
- Concourse (1995) - Shamus Award 1996, Best P.I. Novel.
- Mandarin Plaid (1996)
- No Colder Place (1997) - Anthony Award, Best Novel. Nominated for (1998) Barry Award, Best Novel; (1998) Shamus Award, Best P.I. Novel.
- A Bitter Feast (1999)
- Reflecting the Sky (2001) - Shamus Award, Best P.I. Novel. Nominated for (2002) Edgar Award, Best Novel; (2002) Anthony Award, Best Novel.
- Winter and Night (2002) - Maltese Falcon Award, Best Hardboiled Novel - Japan; (2003) Edgar Award, Best Novel; Nero Award, Excellence in Mystery Genre; Macavity Award, Best Mystery Novel. Nominated for (2003) Anthony Award, Best Novel; (2003) Barry Award, Best Novel; (2003) Shamus Award, Best P.I. Novel.
- Stone Quarry (2003) - nominated for Shamus Award, Best P.I. Novel.
- The Shanghai Moon (2010) - nominated for (2010) Dilys Award
- On the Line (2010)
- Ghost Hero (2011)
- Absent Friends (2004) - nominated for (2005) Gumshoe Award, Best Mystery.
- In This Rain (2006) - nominated for (2008) Nero Award, Excellence in Mystery Genre.
Short Story Collections
- Bronx Noir (2007) edited, wrote "Hothouse"
- A Tale About a Tiger and Other Mysterious Events, (2009) Crippen & Landru Publishers - a volume of nine previously published short stories.
- The Dark End of the Street: New Stories of Sex and Crime (2010) - co-edited with Jonathan Santlofer, wrote "Daybreak".
- Building (2011) - collection of seven standalone short stories
Individual Short Stories
- ”Heartbreak” in P.I. Magazine, Winter 1990, Vol.3 No.1
- ”Hot Numbers” in P.I. Magazine, Spring 1992, Vol.5 No.1
- ”Film at Eleven” in Deadly Allies II (1994), ed. Robert J. Randisi & Susan Dunlap
- ”Once Burned” in Lethal Ladies (1996), ed. Barbara Collins & Robert J. Randisi (originally published in P.I. Magazine, Winter 1991 )
- “Subway” in Vengeance Is Hers (1997), ed. Mickey Spillane & Max Allen Collins
- “Prosperity Restaurant” in Lethal Ladies II (1998), ed. Christine Matthews & Robert J. Randisi (originally published in The Fourth Woman Sleuth Anthology, ed. Irene Zahava, Sept 1991)
- “Cooking the Hounds” in Canine Crimes (1998), presented by Jeffrey Marks
- “Hunting for Doyle” in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, May 1999
- “Hoops” in Crème de La Crime (2000), ed. Janet Hutchings (originally published in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, 1996; also published in The Best American Mystery Stories 1997, ed. Robert B. Parker & Otto Penzler, 1997; The Year’s 25 Finest Crime & Mystery Stories; Sixth Annual Ed, ed. Joan Hess, Ed Gorman & Martin H. Greenberg 1997; and Crime After Crime, ed. Joan Hess, Martin H. Greenberg & Ed Gorman, 1999) - nominated for the 1997 Edgar Award for Best Short Story
- ”A Tale about a Tiger” in Criminal Records (2000), ed. Otto Penzler (originally published in Sounds Like Murder, Vol VI (1999), ed. Otto Penzler)
- ”Marking the Boat” in The Shamus Game (The Private Eye Writers of America Presents) (2000), ed. Robert J. Randisi
- “Childhood” in The World’s Finest Mystery & Crime Stories; Second Annual Collection (2001), ed. Ed Gorman
- “Motormouth” in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, April 2001
- “Double-Crossing Delancey” in The World’s Finest Mystery and Crime Stories; Third Annual Collection (2002) ed. Ed Gorman & Martin H. Greenberg (originally published in Mystery Street (The Private Eye Writers of America Presents) (2001), ed. Robert J. Randisi - won the 2002 Edgar Award for Best Short Story and was nominated for the 2002 Anthony Award for Best Short Fiction
- “Going Home” in The Mysterious North (2002), ed. Dana Stabenow
- ”Birds of Paradise” in Wild Crimes (2004), ed. Dana Stabenow (originally published in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, Dec 1994)
- ”The Last Kiss” in Dangerous Women (2005), ed. Otto Penzler
- ”Passline” in Murder in Vegas: New Crime Tales of Gambling and Desperation (2005), ed. Michael Connelly
- ”Shots” in Murder at the Foul Line: Original Tales of Hoop Dreams and Deaths from Today’s Great Writers (2006), ed. Otto Penzler
- ”Building” in Manhattan Noir (2006), ed. Lawrence Block - nominated for the 2007 Edgar Award for Best Short Story
- ”The Next Nice Day” in Deadly Housewives (2006), ed. Christine Matthews
- ”Sunset” in Hardboiled Brooklyn (2006), ed. Reed Farrel Coleman
- ”Body English” in Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine Presents Fifty Years of Crime and Suspense (2006), ed. Linda Landrigan ((also in Women of Mystery II (1994), ed. Cynthia Manson; originally published in Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, December 1992)
- ”Going Home” in Death by Pen: The Longman Anthology of Detective Fiction from Poe to Paretzsky (2007), ed. Deane Mansfield-Kelley & Lois A. Marchino (originally published in The Mysterious North, ed. Stabenow, Signet 2002)
- ”Undocumented” in A Hell of a Woman: An Anthology of Female Noir (2007), ed. Megan Abbott
- ”Hothouse” in The Best American Mystery Stories 2008, ed. George Pelecanos & Otto Penzler
- ”Seeing the Moon” in On a Raven’s Wing: New Tales in Honor of Edgar Allan Poe (2009), ed. Stuart Kaminsky
- ”Silverfish” in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, March/April 2009
- ”Night Court” in MWA Presents The Prosecution Rests: New Stories about Courtrooms, Criminals, and the Law (2009), ed. Linda Fairstein
- “Cold, Hard Facts” in Two of the Deadliest: New Tales of Lust, Greed, and Murder (2009), ed. Elizabeth George
- “I Seen That” in Once Upon a Crime: An Anthology of Murder, Mayhem and Suspense (2009), ed. Gary R. Bush & Chris Everheart
- One story in Damn Near Dead 2 (2010), ed. Bill Crider
- page 227, Great Women Mystery Writers, 2nd Ed. by Elizabeth Blakesley Lindsay, 2007, publ. Greenwood Press, ISBN 0-313-33428-5