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Winner of the St. Martin’s Press/Malice Domestic best traditional first mystery contest with her book Posed for Murder, Meredith Cole was also a finalist for an Agatha Award for Best First Novel. Her series protagonist is Lydia McKenzie, an edgy art photographer who recreates murder scenes in a film noir style. In the series debut, Lydia is forced into the role of sleuth when the police find the model of one of her photographs murdered. The setting of Cole’s first mystery, the Williamsburg district of Brooklyn, “lends social and cultural interest” to the story,  according to Publishers Weekly.

In her second outing, Dead in the Water, just out, Lydia tries to discover who is killing local prostitutes. Publishers Weekly noted of this series addition, “Cole quickly hooks the reader with credible characters and a tantalizing puzzle.”

Merdith, it’s good of you to take time out from your promotional efforts to speak with Scene of the Crime. (more…)

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