AUTHOR

Josh Lanyon

Josh Lanyon is the author of over sixty titles of classic Male/Male fiction featuring twisty mystery, kickass adventure and unapologetic man-on-man romance.

Her work has been translated into eleven languages. The FBI thriller Fair Game was the first Male/Male title to be published by Harlequin Mondadori, the largest romance publisher in Italy. Stranger on the Shore (Harper Collins Italia) was the first M/M title to be published in print. In 2016 Fatal Shadows placed #5 in Japan's annual Boy Love novel list (the first and only title by a foreign author to place). The Adrien English Series was awarded All Time Favorite Male/Male Series in the 2nd Annual contest held by the 20,000+ Goodreads M/M Group. Josh is an Eppie Award winner, a four-time Lambda Literary Award finalist (twice for Gay Mystery), and the first ever recipient of the Goodreads M/M Hall of Fame award.

Josh is married and lives in Southern California.

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Best Sellers

    • In Other Words...Murder

    • Holmes & Moriarity 4
    • By: Josh Lanyon
    • Narrated by: Kevin R. Free
    • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53

    Mystery author and sometimes amateur sleuth Christopher Holmes learns a body has been discovered in the backyard of his former home. To complicate matters, Christopher's ex turns up accusing Christopher of doing away with his former personal assistant - the man for whom David dumped him....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Josh Lanyon Mystry!

    • By Boo on 09-27-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Boy with the Painful Tattoo

    • Holmes & Moriarity, Book 3
    • By: Josh Lanyon
    • Narrated by: Kevin R. Free
    • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 310
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 291
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 293

    It's moving day at Chez Holmes. Somehow, against Kit's better instincts, he and J.X. are setting up house together....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another winner

    • By Riva on 01-14-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Fatal Shadows

    • The Adrien English Mysteries
    • By: Josh Lanyon
    • Narrated by: Chris Patton
    • Length: 5 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 725
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 679
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 683

    Someone's out to get Los Angeles bookseller Adrien English....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Good Mystery, Well Read

    • By Tony Squared on 11-26-12

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Somebody Killed His Editor

    • Holmes & Moriarity, Book 1
    • By: Josh Lanyon
    • Narrated by: Kevin R. Free
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 616
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 577
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 574

    Thanks to an elderly spinster sleuth and her ingenious cat, Christopher Holmes has enjoyed a celebrated career as a bestselling mystery writer....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Somebody Killed His Editor

    • By Murphy Irene on 02-04-13

    Regular price: $19.95

    • All She Wrote

    • Holmes and Moriarity, Book 2
    • By: Josh Lanyon
    • Narrated by: Kevin R. Free
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 389
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 366
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 361

    A murderous fall down icy stairs is nearly the death of Anna Hitchcock, the much-beloved "American Agatha Christie" and Christopher Holmes' former mentor....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Josh Lanyon does it again!!

    • By Anthony on 04-03-13

    Regular price: $19.95

    • So This Is Christmas

    • The Adrien English Mysteries, Book 7
    • By: Josh Lanyon
    • Narrated by: Kale Williams
    • Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130

    Arriving home early after spending Christmas in jolly old England, amateur sleuth Adrien English discovers alarming developments at Cloak and Dagger Books....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love Jake and Adrien!

    • By Viv on 12-16-17

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Murder Takes the High Road

    • By: Josh Lanyon
    • Narrated by: Gary Furlong
    • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 158
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148

    Librarian Carter Matheson is determined to enjoy himself on a Scottish bus tour for fans of mystery author Vanessa Rayburn. Sure, his ex, Trevor, will also be on the trip with his new boyfriend, leaving Carter to share a room with a stranger....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Probably my favorite from this author!

    • By Lark Knitter on 10-09-18

    Regular price: $21.67

    • The Magician Murders

    • The Art of Murder, Book III
    • By: Josh Lanyon
    • Narrated by: Kale Williams
    • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 139
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 133
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133

    Jason West, hot-shot special agent with the FBI’s Art Crime Team, is at the Wyoming home of Behavioral Analysis Unit Chief Sam Kennedy, who is recuperating from a recent hit-and-run accident, when he’s asked to consult on the theft of a priceless collection of vintage magic posters....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • things are heating up!

    • By B on 06-28-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Mermaid Murders

    • The Art of Murder, Book 1
    • By: Josh Lanyon
    • Narrated by: Kale Williams
    • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 368
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 344
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 345

    Special Agent Jason West is seconded from the FBI Art Crime Team to partner with the legendary Sam Kennedy to capture a serial killer known as the Huntsman....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfect Lanyon book!

    • By Viv on 10-18-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Male/Male Mystery and Suspense Box Set

    • 6 Novellas
    • By: Josh Lanyon
    • Narrated by: Jason Clarke, Lance Greenfield, Chris Gebauer
    • Length: 24 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 186
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 175
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 175

    This set contains six complete best-selling mystery and suspense novellas by one of the leading authors of male/male crime and mystery fiction....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Josh is the Best!!!

    • By John Body on 10-07-16

    Regular price: $29.95

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