Books by Susan Kandel

DIAL H FOR HITCHCOCK by Susan Kandel
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2009

"Flat characters, an implausible premise and a simply preposterous conclusion."
When she's framed for murder, it's up to Californian writer and vintage fashionista Cece Caruso (Christietown, 2007, etc.) to clear her name. Read full book review >
CHRISTIETOWN by Susan Kandel
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 22, 2007

"Murky stuff from the usually reliable Kandel."
A real-estate developer transplants St. Mary's Mead to the California desert, and gets pretty much what he deserves. Read full book review >
SAM SPADE IN THE GREEN ROOM by Susan Kandel
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2006

"A midsized dash of Hammett spices Kandel's rollicking fourth."
Biographer Cece Caruso (Not a Girl Detective, 2005, etc.) coaches a surfer-turned-actor for his role as Dashiell Hammett. Read full book review >
NOT A GIRL DETECTIVE by Susan Kandel
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2005

"Fact-filled and funny: a worthy successor to Cece's bright debut."
Beauty-queen-turned-biographer Cece Caruso (I Dreamed I Married Perry Mason, 2004) and her two best gal pals head to the desert for a mystery conference that includes a real live corpse. Read full book review >
I DREAMED I MARRIED PERRY MASON by Susan Kandel
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2004

"The verdict: thumbs up to newcomer Kandel's series for its snappy dialogue and carefully worked-out plot."
Witty "biography" of the creator of America's favorite lawyer lands a former beauty queen in big legal trouble. Read full book review >