SYKM


Chris Grabenstein
[1955-]
John Ceepak, a veteran of the Iraq war, and his sidekick Danny Boyle, in Sea Haven, New Jersey:

Tilt-a-Whirl (2005)
2006 Anthony Award for Best First Novel

Mad Mouse (2006)

Whack-a-Mole (2007)

Hell Hole (2008)

Mind Scrambler (2009)

Rolling Thunder (2010) [review]
Finalist 2011 Left Coast Crime Watson Award

Fun House (2012)
Finalist 2013 Left Coast Crime Watson Award

Free Fall (2013)

Christopher Miller, an FBI agent in Jersey City, New Jersey:

Slay Ride (2006)

Hell for the Holidays (2007)
Zack Jennings, who can see and talk to ghosts, and his stepmother Judy, in spine-tinglers for young adults:

The Crossroads (2008)
2009 Anthony Award for Best Young Adult Mystery

The Hanging Hill (2009)
2009 Agatha Award for Best Children’s/YA Novel

The Smoky Corridor (2010)

The Black Heart Crypt (2011)
2011 Agatha Award for Best Children’s/YA Novel

 
Non-series for children:

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library (2013) [review]
Finalist 2014 Anthony Award for Best Best Children’s/YA Novel
2013 Agatha Award for Best Children’s/YA Novel