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.

Read more Read less

JOIN AUDIBLE FREE FOR 30 DAYS AND STAY FOR $14.95/mo.

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 82
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79

    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
    • A perfect marriage of narrator and story.

    • By croshade on 09-22-18

    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 628
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 588
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 585

    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 396
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 372
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 367

    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 144
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 138
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 137

    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

    • 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 380
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 355
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 356

    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

    • 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 149
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142

    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

    • Point Blank: Five Dangerous Ground Novellas

    • By: Josh Lanyon
    • Narrated by: Derrick McClain
    • Length: 20 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    Special Agents for the Department of Diplomatic Security, Taylor MacAllister and Will Brandt have been partners and best friends for three years, but everything changed....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyed this series!

    • By Karen - New York on 09-07-17

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Male/Male Mystery and Suspense Box Set

    • 6 Novellas
    • By: Josh Lanyon
    • Narrated by: Jason Clarke, Lance Greenfield, Chris Gebauer
    • Length: 24 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 192
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 181
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 180

    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

    • 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 733
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 686
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 690

    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

    • The Dickens with Love

    • By: Josh Lanyon
    • Narrated by: Sean Crisden
    • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 124
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122

    Three years ago, a scandal cost antiquarian "book hunter" James Winter everything that mattered to him: his job, his lover and his self-respect....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awwwww....

    • By ALLIE on 12-12-15

    Regular price: $14.95

Are you an author?

Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography.