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Mystery authors who write
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William Bayer
, Peregrine

Sandy Ceren, Prescription for Terror

Harlan Coben. Myron Bolitar series

Denise Dietz, Ellie Bernstein series

Harriet Feder
Murder in Miami Beach
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Linda Fairstein, Alexandra Cooper series

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S.T. Haymon, Inspector Ben Jurnet series

Libby Hellman, An Eye for Murder in the Ellie Foreman series

April Henry, Circles of Confusion

Susan Isaacs, Compromising Positions
After All These Years; Lily White

Sharon Kahan, Ruby the Rabbi's wife series

Michael Kahn, Rachel Gold series

Stuart Kaminsky, Detective Lieberman series

Faye Kellerman, Rina Lazarus & Peter Decker series
Quality of Mercy; Moon Music


Harry Kemelman, Rabbi David Small series

Jon Land, Walls of Jerico

David Liss, A Conspiracy of Paper

Ma’an Meyers, The Dutchman series

Sharan Newman, series with medieval setting

Marissa Piesman, Nina Fischman series

Lawrence Raphael
editor of Mystery Midrash, short stories anthology

Lev Raphael, Nick Hoffman series

Gillian Roberts, Amanda Pepper series

David Rosenbaum, Sasha's Trick; Zaddik;Goyim

Robert Rosenberg
Crimes of the City; An Accidental Murder

Shelly Singer, Jake & Rosie series

Janice Steinberg, Margo Simon series

Serita Stevens, Fanny Zindel series

Joseph Telushkin, Rabbi Daniel Winter series

James Yaffe, "Mom" series

For a more complete listing and brief summaries of mysteries with Jewish characters and/or themes, check out the DETECTIVE FICTION BIBLIOGRAPHY edited by Rabbi Lawrence Raphael.

Postpartum Depression (PPD)

Blues in the Night,
the first in my new Molly Blume series, explores the serious subject of pospartum illness, a condition that affects thousands of women around the world and is often undiagnosed and untreated.

For more information, or for help, please contact the following organizations recommended by Jane I. Honkiman, co-founder of Postpartum Support International.

Association for Post-Natal Illness (APNI)
44 0171 386-0868 (United Kingdom)

Depression After Delivery

Family Resource Coalition of America

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)

National Association of Mothers' Centers (NAMC)

Pacific Post Partum Support Society (PPPSS)
604-255-7999 (Canada)

Beyond Pink and Blue, San Antonio, Texas

Post Natal Depression Support Group (ACT), Inc.

Postpartum Adjustment Support Service, Canada (PASS-CAN)

Postpartum Depression Connection, Inc.

Postpartum Depression Support Program of the Family Centre
403-423-2831 (Canada)

Postpartum Education for Parents (PEP)
Warmline: 805-564-3888

Postpartum Health Alliance of California (PHA)

Postpartum Support International (PSI)

Vermont Postpartum Task Force

Women's Health Centre
416-530-6850 (Canada

Books on Postpartum Illness

Behind the Smile: My Journey Out of Postpartum Depression, by Marie Osmond

I'm Listening: A Guide to Supporting Postpartum Families,
by Jane I. Honikman, M.S.

Overcoming Postpartum Depression and Anxiety, by Linda Sebastian, RN.

The Postpartum Survival Guide: It wasn't Supposed To Be Like This, by Ann Dunnewold, Ph.D. and Diane Sanford, Ph.D.

Shouldn't I Be Happy?: Emotional Problems of Pregnant and Postpartum Women, by Shaila Misri, MD

Sleepless Days: One Woman's Journey through Postpartum Depression, by Susan Kushner Resnick

Step by Step: A Guide to Organizing a Postpartum Parent Support Network in Your Community, by Jane I. Honikman, M.S.

This Isn't What I Expected: Overcoming Postpartum Depression, by Karen Kleiman and Valerie Raskin, M.D.

Infertility Organizations
The plot of Fertile Ground revolves around fertility clinics, egg donation, and assisted reproduction techniques. For more information about infertility, adoption, and assisted reproduction, click on one of the following or go to AOL Keyword: infertility.

American Society for Reproductive Medicine       
Child of My Dreams  

Jewish Organizations

My LAPD series detective, Jessie Drake, is exploring her Jewish heritage. Here are some of the on line sites that she and some of my other characters, Dr. Lisa Brockman (Fertile Ground) and Debra Laslow (Speak No Evil) are visiting, and that you may want to visit, too:
In Till Death Do Us Part, my heroine, Deena Vogler, can’t remarry until her husband gives her a get, a Jewish divorce.

If you or someone you know is having difficulty in obtaining a get, contact this organization for help: Agunah
Blood Money deals, in part, with art looted from Jews during the Holocaust. Other mysteries that deal with the subject include:

An Eye for Murder, Libby Hellman
Circles of Confusion
, April Henry
Fearless Jones,
Walter Mosley
Immaculate Reception
, Jerrilyn Farmer
, by Aaron Elkins



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