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Penny Warner
[1947-]
Connor Westphal, a newspaper publisher in Flat Skunk, California:

Dead Body Language (1997)
1998 Macavity Award for Best First Novel
Finalist 1997 Agatha Award for Best First Novel
Finalist 1998 Barry Award for Best Paperback

Sign of Foul Play (1998)

Right To Remain Silent (1999)

A Quiet Undertaking (2000)

Blind Side (2001)

Silence Is Golden (2003)

Dead Man’s Hand (2007)

Presley Parker, a former abnormal psychological university professor who opens a party planning business in San Francisco, California, in the Party Planning mysteries:

How To Host a Killer Party (2010)

How To Crash a Killer Bash (2010)

How To Survive a Killer Seance (2011)

How To Party with a Killer Vampire (2011)

How To Dine on Killer Wine (2012)

Cody, Quinn, Luke, and M.E., who love to play around with codes, in the Code Busters mysteries for ages 8 and up:

The Code Busters Club, Case #1: The Secret of the Skeleton Key (2011)
Finalist 2011 Agatha Award for Best Children’s/YA Novel

The Code Busters Club, Case #2: The Haunted Lighthouse (2012)
2012 Agatha Award for Best Children’s/YA Novel

The Code Busters Club, Case #3: The Mystery of the Pirate’s Treasure (2013)
Finalist 2013 Agatha Award for Best Children’s/YA Novel
Finalist 2014 Anthony Award for Best Children’s/YA Novel

The Code Busters Club, Case #4: The Mummy’s Curse (2014)
2014 Agatha Award for Best Children’s/YA Novel

The Code Busters Club, Case #5: The Hunt for the Missing Spy (2015)

The Code Busters Club, Case #6: The Secret of the Puzzle Box (2016)
Finalist 2016 Agatha Award for Best Children’s/YA Novel

Written as Penny Pike
Darcy Burnette, a downsized San Francisco restaurant reviewer working at her aunt Abby's Big Yellow School Bus food truck in the Food Festival mysteries:

Death of a Crabby Cook (2014)