Deborah Crombie

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Deborah Crombie
Deborah Crombie
Crombie at the 2014 Texas Book Festival.
Born Deborah Darden
(1952-06-06) June 6, 1952 (age 63)
Dallas, Texas
Occupation Author
Language English
Alma mater Austin College
Genre Mystery
Notable works Dreaming of the Bones
Notable awards
  • Macavity Award, 1998, 2009
  • New York Times Book of the Year, 1997

Deborah Crombie (née Darden) (born June 6, 1952) is an American author of the Duncan Kincaid / Gemma James mystery series set in the United Kingdom. Crombie was raised in Richardson, Texas, and has lived in the United Kingdom.[1] She now lives in McKinney, Texas.

Crombie studied biology at Austin College[2] and was a writing student of Warren Norwood at Tarrant County College.


Duncan Kincaid & Gemma James series


  1. ^ "Biography". Deborah Crombie website. Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  2. ^ page 55, Great Women Mystery Writers, 2nd Ed. by Elizabeth Blakesley Lindsay, 2007, publ. Greenwood Press, ISBN 0-313-33428-5

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