G. M. Malliet

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G. M. Malliet is an American author of mystery novels and short stories. She is best known as the author of the award-winning Detective Chief Inspector St. Just mysteries and the Rev. Max Tudor mysteries.


Malliet's first books followed DCI St. Just on a series of cases, all of which involved writers of mystery novels and other genres. [1] [2] Her second series, the Max Tudor mysteries, takes place in the fictional English town of Nether Monkslip, and features a vicar who is a former MI5 agent. [3]

Awards and honors

Her first novel, Death of a Cozy Writer, won the 2008 Agatha Award for Best First Novel, [4] and her books Wicked Autumn, A Fatal Winter, Pagan Spring, and A Demon Summer have all been short-listed for the Agatha Best Novel award. [5] She received a Malice Domestic Grant in 2003 to write Death of a Cozy Writer. [6]

Malliet's books Death of a Cozy Writer and Death and the Lit Chick were both nominated for Anthony Awards. [7] Death of a Cozy Writer was also nominated for the Macavity Award for Best First Mystery. [8]

She is represented by Trident Media Group, literary agents in New York City.


Max Tudor Series

  1. Wicked Autumn, St. Martin's Press, 2011
  2. A Fatal Winter, St. Martin's Press, 2012
  3. Pagan Spring, St. Martin's Press, 2013
  4. A Demon Summer, St. Martin's Press, 2014
  5. The Haunted Season, St. Martin's Press, 2015
  6. Devil's Breath, St. Martin's Press, 2017
  7. In Prior's Wood, St. Martin's Press, 2018

St. Just Series

  1. Death of a Cozy Writer, Midnight Ink, 2008
  2. Death and the Lit Chick, Midnight Ink, 2009
  3. Death at the Alma Mater, Midnight Ink, 2010
  4. St. Just in Cornwall, Canongate/Severn House, 2021

Standalone Suspense

  1. Weycombe, Midnight Ink, 2017

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  2. Death and the Lit Chick, Publishers Weekly," 2/23/2009.
  3. "Raising a Killer", The New York Times," Marilyn Stasio, November 3, 2011.
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  8. Macavity Awards, accessed September 8, 2014.