Ellen Hart
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Ellen Hart

Ellen Hart is the author of thirty-two crime novels in two different series. She is a six-time winner of the Lambda Literary Award for Best Lesbian Mystery, a three-time winner of the Minnesota Book Award for Best Popular Fiction, a three-time winner of the Golden Crown Literary Award, a recipient of the Alice B Medal, and was made an official GLBT Literary Saint at the Saints & Sinners Literary Festival in New Orleans in 2005. Entertainment Weekly named her one of the "101 Movers and Shakers in the Gay Entertainment Industry." For the past sixteen years, Ellen has taught "An Introduction to Writing the Modern Mystery" through the The Loft Literary Center, the largest independent writing community in the nation. Her newest Sophie Greenway mystery is No Reservations Required, (Ballantine, June 2005). Fever in the Dark, the newest Jane Lawless mystery, will be released by St. Martin's/Minotaur in October 2016. Ellen lives in Minneapolis with her partner of 37 years.

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    • A Whisper of Bones

    • By: Ellen Hart
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Britt Ickles doesn't remember much from her only visit to her mother's childhood home when she was a kid, except for playing with her cousin Timmy and the eruption of a sudden family feud. That's why, when she drops by unannounced after years of silence, she's shocked....

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Grave Soul

    • By: Ellen Hart
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    In the next riveting, insightful Jane Lawless mystery from award-winning Ellen Hart, Jane searches for the truth behind the death of Kira Adler's mother, which has haunted Kira for many years....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Really not OK

    • By Diane on 04-28-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Immaculate Midnight

    • Jane Lawless, Book 11
    • By: Ellen Hart
    • Narrated by: Aimee Jolson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Someone is out to get Jane Lawless and her family. But Jane is intimately familiar with danger, and she's never been one to shrink from a fight....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Horrible narration!

    • By Lori Ann Crume on 02-17-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Fever in the Dark

    • A Jane Lawless Mystery
    • By: Ellen Hart
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    In Fever in the Dark, Fiona and Annie return home from their one-year anniversary trip to discover that their poignant proposal video has been posted on YouTube and has garnered hundreds of thousands of hits....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • barely a 3

    • By Donna on 05-04-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Hallowed Murder

    • A Jane Lawless Mystery
    • By: Ellen Hart
    • Narrated by: Aimee Jolson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 42

    Jane reluctantly attends the wedding of Broadway star Octavia Thorn to a reclusive 83-year-old director. When the bodies start to drop, Jane thinks it might not be love that brought these two together....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Sloid mystery , Lesbean slueth

    • By Share Faerber on 04-11-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Hunting the Witch

    • By: Ellen Hart
    • Narrated by: Aimee Jolson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Jane Lawless has a knack for cooking and a talent for detection. A case gone bad has left her with a serious head injury and vulnerable enough to accept help from former lover Dr. Julia Martinsen....

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Rest for the Wicked

    • By: Ellen Hart
    • Narrated by: Aimee Jolson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    DeAndre Moore came to Minneapolis from St. Louis with a purpose, but things aren't going as he planned....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Robber's Wine

    • A Jane Lawless Mystery, Book 7
    • By: Ellen Hart
    • Narrated by: Aimee Jolson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    The first of the dead is wealthy Belle Dumont, who vanished from her home in the Minnesota woods only hours before she was to reveal startling news to her three grown children....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Merchant of Venus

    • A Jane Lawless Mystery, Book 10
    • By: Ellen Hart
    • Narrated by: Aimee Jolson
    • Length: 15 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    When the bodies start to drop, Jane Lawless realizes it might not be love that caused a young diva and a reclusive 83-year-old former movie director to tie the knot....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not my favorite

    • By Kindle Customer on 04-01-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Faint Praise

    • By: Ellen Hart
    • Narrated by: Aimee Jolson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Everyone knows Arno Heywood. He's been a Minneapolis TV personality for years. So when he jumps to his death from a downtown high-rise, it's a shocker--especially since he dies wearing women's clothes, a suicide in drag.....

    Regular price: $24.95

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