BARBARA FRADKIN           Mystery Writer

Favourites and Friends

 R J Harlick: Author of the Meg Harris series. The Quebec wilderness setting is a powerful character in itself.


Vicki Delany: Versatile and prolific author of numerous mystery series and standalones.


Mary Jane Maffini: Also a versatile and prolific author of four different series, and Canada's queen of comedy.


Erika Chase: Author of the gentle, Ashton Corners Book Club series set in Alabama. In her other life, Erika is Linda Wiken, Canada's Mystery Maven extraordinaire.


Linda Wiken: (AKA Erika Chase). Under her own name, Linda writes the gentle, cosy Dinner Club Mysteries.


Violette Malan: Fantasy author of the Dhulyn and Parno adventure series, among others.


C B Forrest: Powerful, poetic author of the Charlie McKelvey series.


Rick Blechta: Toronto author who blends his dual passions for writing and music in his novels.


Thomas Rendell Curran: Author of the evocative Inspector Stride series set in post-war Newfoundland.


Brenda Chapman: Versatile author of Young Adult and Rapid Reads mysteries as well as adult thrillers.


Mystery Links

Breaking News

Just out and on sale now! 

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 Arthur Ellis Best Novel! Barbara is thrilled that None So Blind is nominated for the 2015 Best Novel Award.



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 Arthur Ellis Award...

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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