Tuesday, February 3, 2015

2/3/1927 Joan Lowery Nixon is born

February 3, 1927.  Joan Lowery Nixon was born on this date in Los Angeles.  Her 100+ books, mostly for children and young adults, brought her an unprecedented 4 Edgar Awards from the Mystery Writers of America, scoring five other nominations.

I know one young reader, the veteran of countless R.L. Stine Goosebumps books, who thought her The Name of the Game was Murder was too suspenseful...