Welcome to the website of New York Times bestseller and Agatha and Anthony award-winning author Rhys Bowen, creator of the atmospheric Molly Murphy mysteries, set in turn-of-the-century New York City, and the Royal Spyness mysteries, sparkling British comedies featuring penniless minor royal Lady Georgiana in the 1930s.
COMING MARCH 2015: THE EDGE OF DREAMS
Daniel is receiving notes from a cunning serial killer while Molly is asked to help unlock the dreams of a young girl who survived a horrific fire that killed her family. Can the two be linked?
This suspenseful fourteenth novel in the Molly Murphy mystery series involves Molly in real New York history as well as in Freud’s newly published Interpretation of Dreams.
Rhys will be speaking and signing the Edge of Dreams during March and April. Her schedule is on the Appearances page.
Rhys begins a new venture! DREAMWALKER, BOOK ONE IN THE RED DRAGON ACADEMY SERIES, a middle-grade fantasy Rhys has written with her daughter Clare Broyles, is now available as a paperback and an e-book on all platforms. Links on the Red Dragon Academy page.
QUEEN OF HEARTS is nominated for an Agatha Award for best historical novel and for a Bruce Alexander Memorial Award for best historical novel.
The Audible Audiobook of MURPHY’S LAW is nominated for an Audie Award–best solo narration–female for reader Nicola Barber. Good luck Nicola!
The Molly Murphy series is finally published in paperback and e-book in the UK. Constable Crime/Little Brown.
The first three Molly books are now available as an e-book omnibus.
The audiobook version of Rhys’s The Twelve Clues of Christmas has won an Audie Award! The Royal Spyness mystery won the trophy for Best Solo Narration—Female. Heirs and Graces was also nominated for an Audie, in the Best Mystery Audiobook category. Both books were narrated by Katherine Kellgren. Listen to a sample of The Twelve Clues of Christmas audiobook on SoundCloud.