Danielle Girard
AUTHOR

Danielle Girard

Danielle Girard is the author of eleven previous novels, including Exhume, book 1 in the Dr. Schwartzman Series, and Chasing Darkness, as well as The Rookie Club series. Her books have won the Barry Award and the RT Reviewers' Choice Award, and two of her titles have been optioned for movies.

A graduate of Cornell University, Danielle received her MFA at Queens University in Charlotte, North Carolina. She, her husband, and their two children split their time between San Francisco and the Northern Rockies.

Series Order

Dr. Schwartzman Series:
Exhume
Excise
Expose
Expire (2019)

The Rookie Club Series:
Dead Center
One Clean Shot
Dark Passage
Interference
Everything to Lose

Standalone Novels:
Savage Art
Ruthless Game
Chasing Darkness (winner of the RT Reviewers' Choice Award)
Cold Silence (winner of the Barry Award)

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Best Sellers

    • Exhume

    • Dr. Schwartzman, Book 1
    • By: Danielle Girard
    • Narrated by: Shannon McManus
    • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,005
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 870
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 869

    Dr. Annabelle Schwartzman has finally found a place to belong. As the medical examiner for the San Francisco Police Department, working alongside homicide detective Hal Harris....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • 3 Stars Mixed Feelings

    • By Lia on 05-11-17

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Expose

    • Dr. Schwartzman, Book 3
    • By: Danielle Girard
    • Narrated by: Shannon McManus
    • Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    Summoned to a homicide in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco medical examiner Annabelle Schwartzman realizes that she’d seen the victim just hours before, alive and well in a parked Jeep with a small boy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Each book leaves me wanting more!

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-17-18

    Regular price: $18.19

    • Excise

    • Dr. Schwartzman, Book 2
    • By: Danielle Girard
    • Narrated by: Shannon McManus
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 319
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 261
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 258

    Medical examiner Dr. Annabelle Schwartzman was not meant to be idle, which is why she's back at a murder scene even while reeling from recent chemotherapy treatments....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not a stand alone; listen to Exhume first!

    • By Wayne on 09-03-17

    Regular price: $18.19

    • Interference

    • Rookie Club Series, Book 4
    • By: Danielle Girard
    • Narrated by: Rachel Dulude
    • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Seventy-two guns are stolen from a San Francisco police storage facility, causing murders in the city to spike. The shooters appear unrelated. Their only connection is that each uses a gun stolen from police storage....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing...

    • By Wayne on 07-03-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Dark Passage

    • Rookie Club Series, Book 3
    • By: Danielle Girard
    • Narrated by: Rachel Dulude
    • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Cameron Cruz feels like she'll never recover when her lover, Diego, is killed during an undercover assignment - leaving her pregnant with his unborn son. Back from maternity leave, Cameron is ready to rejoin her Special Ops team and works to shut down a human trafficking operation....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent dark detective mystery!

    • By Wayne on 06-05-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Dead Center

    • Rookie Club Series, Book 1
    • By: Danielle Girard
    • Narrated by: Rachel Dulude
    • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    Fifteen years ago, the Rookie Club began as a tight-knit band of female cops struggling for respect. Jamie Vail was one of them. So was Natasha Devlin, the woman Jamie caught in bed with her husband....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Well written and narrated detective mystery!

    • By Wayne on 04-29-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Chasing Darkness

    • By: Danielle Girard
    • Narrated by: Nicol Zanzarella
    • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    A tough special agent with the Department of Justice and a dedicated single mother to her orphaned nephews, Samantha Chase is unbreakable. Until two women, both from the shadows of Sam's past, are discovered strangled....

    Regular price: $20.99

    • One Clean Shot

    • Rookie Club Series, Book 2
    • By: Danielle Girard
    • Narrated by: Rachel Dulude
    • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    Hailey Wyatt's life is finally settling into a sort of normalcy after the tragedy that struck her family. Or it seems that way until an investigation into the homicide of two powerful San Francisco residents is suddenly the center of a media frenzy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Book 2 in the Rookie Club suspense series

    • By Wayne on 04-24-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Everything to Lose

    • Rookie Club Series, Book 5
    • By: Danielle Girard
    • Narrated by: Rachel Dulude
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    When the daughter of San Francisco socialites is brutally assaulted, Jamie Vail makes it her mission to find the attacker. Jamie can almost set aside the fact the man caught on tape with the victim is someone she's been wary of for years - her adopted son's biological father....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Almost 5 stars

    • By Yikes on 07-22-18

    Regular price: $17.49

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