BARBARA FRADKIN           Mystery Writer

All books available internationally as trade paperbacks or ebooks through your local independent bookstore or online. All the Green and Doucette books are also available as audio books except None So Blind. Below are some of my favourite bookstores, all willing to special-order and ship.


All the books are available online at:



They are also available or can be ordered through these fine independent book stores:      Portland, Oregon     Toronto, Ontario    Ottawa, Ontario         Winnipeg,Manitoba and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan     Ottawa, Ontario


Elliott Bay Bookstore          Seattle, Washington        


Beggar's Banquet Bookstore          Gananoque, Ontario


Parry Sound Books     Parry Sound, Ontario


The Reading Room     Penetanguishene, Ontario


Talewind Books         Sechelt, BC


Mac's Fireweed Books      Whitehorse, Yukon


Yellowknife Book Cellar     Yellowknife, NWT


Owl's Nest        Calgary, Alberta


Chronicles of Crime        Victoria, BC


Whodunnit Books        Winnipeg, Manitoba


Blue Heron Books        Uxbridge, Ontario











News in brief

Hot off the press!

What's the link between a reclusive artist and a dead surfer on Vancouver Island's Pacific Rim?


First five Green books reissued in Fall 2022!

Available now!

Inspector Green is back! His interest in his daughters's domestic abuse case puts her in danger.

Available now!

Amanda Doucette explores the link between buried bones and her missing uncle.

Nominated for Best Novella!

In the fourth Cedric O'Toole short novel, Cedris'c life is turned upside down.

Released in 2018! 

The Third Amanda Doucette mystery is a tale of desperate choices.


Released in Sept. 2017! The second in the Amanda Doucette series is a chilling tale!


Released in Sept. 2016!

And garnering lots of great reviews. Thanks to readers everywhere for your support.

Shortlisted for Best Novella! Breaking news; The Night Thief is nominated for the 2016 Arthur Ellis Award.



Shortlisted for Best Novel! 

Barbara is thrilled ro be nominated for the 2015 Best Novel Award by Crime Writers of Canada.



Shortlisted for the Ottawa Book Awards! Barbara is thrilled and honoured that The Whisper of Legends is among the finalists for the 2011 Ottawa Book Awards.

Great reviews!

The reviews are beginning to come in for None So Blind. Check out Publishers Weekly, Quill & Quire, and The National Post


Superlative Reviews!

The Whisper of Legends has received numerous excellent reviews, such as The Globe and Mail, The Ottawa Citizen, and The National Post


Nominated for 2013 Best Novella!

Evil Behind that Door, the latest Cedric O'Toole Rapid Reads novel, has been shortlisted for Best Novella by Crime Writers of Canada.





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