Jane Haddam

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Jane Haddam
BornOrania Papazoglou
(1951-07-13) July 13, 1951 (age 68)
Bethel, Connecticut
DiedJuly 19, 2019(2019-07-19) (aged 68)
Pen nameAnn Paris[1][2]
OccupationNovelist
LanguageEnglish
NationalityAmerican
GenreMystery
Notable worksGregor Demarkian series

Orania Papazoglou (born July 13, 1951), better known by her pen name Jane Haddam, is an American mystery writer.

Biography[edit]

Haddam was born in Bethel, Connecticut and now lives in Watertown.[3][4][5] She was married to mystery writer William L. DeAndrea until his death in 1996.[3] Their son, Matt DeAndrea, is also a writer.

Writing[edit]

Haddam has worked as a teacher at the college level and as a magazine editor.[6] She is best known for her series of books featuring Gregor Demarkian, a former FBI agent. She has also written a number of murder mysteries under her real name Orania Papazoglou featuring the romance author Patience McKenna.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Sanctity (1986)
  • Sweet, Savage Death (1984)
  • Wicked, Loving Murder (1985)
  • Death's Savage Passion (1986)
  • Rich, Radiant Slaughter (1988)
  • Once And Always Murder (1990)
  • Not a Creature Was Stirring (1990)
  • Precious Blood (1991)
  • Act of Darkness (1991)
  • Quoth the Raven (1991)
  • A Great Day for the Deadly (1992)
  • A Feast of Murder (1992)
  • A Stillness in Bethlehem (1993)
  • Murder Superior (1993)
  • Charisma (1993)
  • Dear Old Dead (1994)
  • Festival of Deaths (1994)
  • Bleeding Hearts (1995)
  • Fountain of Death (1995)
  • Baptism in Blood (1996)
  • Deadly Beloved (1997)
  • And One to Die on (1997)
  • Skeleton Key (2000)
  • True Believers (2001)
  • Somebody Else's Music (2002)
  • Conspiracy Theory (2003)
  • The Headmaster's Wife (2005)
  • Hardscrabble Road (2006)
  • Glass Houses (2007)
  • Cheating at Solitaire (2008)
  • Living Witness (2009)
  • Wanting Sheila Dead (2010)
  • Flowering Judas (2011)
  • Blood in the Water (2012)
  • Hearts of Sand (2013)
  • Fighting Chance (2014)

Awards[edit]

Haddam was nominated for an Edgar Award in the "Best First Mystery Novel by an American Author" category for her novel Sweet, Savage Death in 1985.[7] Her novel Not a Creature Was Stirring also received an Edgar nomination, this time for "Best Paperback Original";[8] it was also nominated for the 1991 Anthony Award in the same category.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bernard A. Drew (May 18, 2011). 100 Most Popular Contemporary Mystery Authors: Biographical Sketches and Bibliographies. ABC-CLIO. pp. 210–213. ISBN 978-1-59884-446-7. Retrieved January 2, 2016.
  2. ^ Mitzi Brunsdale (January 1, 2006). Gumshoes: A Dictionary of Fictional Detectives. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 127. ISBN 978-0-313-33331-6. Retrieved January 2, 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Jane Haddam, Mystery Novels, Authors, and their Characters". Blue Dahlia Mysteries. Archived from the original on December 4, 2008. Retrieved March 27, 2012.
  4. ^ Haddam, Jane (September 4, 2000). "The Official Jane Haddam Web Site - Biography". Janehaddam.com. Retrieved March 27, 2012.
  5. ^ Pace, Eric (June 30, 1991). "What Evil Lurks in Connecticut? The Novelists Know". New York Times. Retrieved March 27, 2012.
  6. ^ Jordan, Jon (December 9, 1999). "Mystery One Bookstore - Interview with Jane Haddam". Mysteryone.com. Retrieved March 27, 2012.
  7. ^ "Best First Mystery Novel by an American Author Edgar Award Winners and Nominees - Complete Lists". Mysterynet.com. Archived from the original on April 14, 2012. Retrieved March 27, 2012.
  8. ^ "Best Paperback Original Mystery Novel Edgar Award Winners and Nominees - Complete Lists". Mysterynet.com. Retrieved March 27, 2012.
  9. ^ "Bouchercon World Mystery Convention : Anthony Awards Nominees". Bouchercon.info. October 2, 2003. Archived from the original on February 7, 2012. Retrieved March 27, 2012.

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