Susan M. Boyer

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Susan M. Boyer
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Genre Mystery
Notable awards Agatha Award

Susan M. Boyer is an American author. She lives in Greenville, in South Carolina, [1] and has published seven mystery novels set in that state.


Lowcountry Boil (2012), Boyer's first book, won a Romance Writers of America Daphne du Maurier award in 2012 [2] [3] and an Agatha Award for Best First Novel in 2013, [4] [5] [6] It was nominated for a Macavity Award in 2013. [7] The Huffington Post called it "a simmering gumbo of a story full of spice, salt, heat and shrimp." [8]

Lowcountry Bombshell was published in 2013 by Henery Press. Kirkus Reviews called it a "story that keeps you flipping the pages until late at night". [9]

Lowcountry Boneyard was a Spring 2015 Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance Okra Pick, [10] and was shortlisted for the 2016 Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize. [11]

Lowcountry Bordello was released in November 2015. [12]

Lowcountry Book Club was released July 5, 2016 [13] and is a finalist for the 2017 Southern Book Prize. [14]

Lowcountry Bonfire was released June 27, 2017. [15]

Lowcountry Bookshop was released May 29, 2018. [16]

Lowcountry Boomerang was released September 3, 2019. [17]

Lowcountry Boondoggle was released June 30, 2020. [18]

Lowcountry Boughs of Holly was released November 17, 2020. [19]

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  17. "Lowcountry Boomerang (Liz Talbot Mystery #8)". Retrieved 2021-08-19.
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  19. "Lowcountry Boughs of Holly (Liz Talbot Mystery, #10)". Retrieved 2021-08-19.