Mark de Castrique
Barry Clayton, an ex-cop who returns home to help run the family funeral home business, in Gainesboro, North Carolina, in the Buryin’ Barry mysteries:

Dangerous Undertaking (2003)

Grave Undertaking (2004)

Foolish Undertaking (2006)

Final Undertaking (2007)

Fatal Undertaking (2010)

Risky Undertaking (2014)

Secret Undertaking (2018)

Sam Blackman, a former Chief Warrant Officer in the Criminal Investigation Detachment of the U.S. military who lost part of his leg in Iraq, in Asheville, North Carolina, in the Blackman Agency Investigations:

Blackman’s Coffin (2008)

The Fitzgerald Ruse (2009)

The Sandburg Connection (2011)

A Murder in Passing (2013)

A Specter of Justice (2015)

Hidden Scars (2017)

Murder in Rat Alley (2019)

Fatal Scores (2021)

Ethel Fiona Crestwater, a legendary 75-year-old retired FBI agent, in Arlington, Virginia, in the Secret Lives series:

Secret Lives (2022)
Finalist 2023 Sue Grafton Award

Dangerous Women (2023)


A Conspiracy of Genes (2005) [YA]

Death on a Southern Breeze (2009) [YA]

The 13th Target (2012)

Double Cross of Time (2013)

The Singularity Race (2016)

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