McKenna Jordan, Store Owner at Murder By The Book since 2003
McKenna has her Bachelor's Degree in English and a Master's in Violin Performance from University of Houston. She's owned Murder By The Book since January 2009.
Some of McKenna's favorite authors; Megan Abbott, Cara Black, Ken Bruen, Kerry Greenwood, Charlaine Harris, Carolyn Haines, Peter Lovesey, Daniel Silva, Jacqueline Winspear.
McKenna's 2017 Top 10
1. The Child Finder by Rene Denfeld
2. He Said, She Said by Erin Kelly
3. Party Girls Die in Pearls by Plum Sykes
4. The Last Place You Look by Kristen Lepionka
5. The Vanishing Season by Joanna Schaffhausen (out 12/5)
6. The Address by Fiona Davis
7. Swiss Vendetta by Tracee De Hahn (signing 2/20)
8. Final Girls by Riley Sager
9. The Marsh King's Daughter by Karen Dionne
10. Mad by Chloe Esposito
Highly recommended collections:
both edited by Lawrence Block
In Sunlight and In Shadow
Alive in Shape and Color (out 12/5)
"A real murder, a real family and a brand new crime fiction heroine are woven together to make a fascinating, and highly enjoyable, read. I loved it."
--Julian Fellowes, creator and writer of Downton Abbey and Belgravia
One of The New Yorker's "Books We Loved in 2017," a BOMB's Looking Back on 2017: Literature Selection, and one of Vulture's 10 Best Thriller Books of 2017.
Girlfriend. Prostitute. Addict. Terrorist? Who is K?
Winner of the Minotaur Books/Mystery Writers of America First Crime Novel Competition, Joanna Schaffhausen's accomplished debut The Vanishing Season will grip readers from the opening page to the stunning conclusion.
"A true page turner...I found the plot fascinating, and de Hahn builds the tension and suspense perfectly to a satisfying conclusion. I was left wanting to read more about Agnes, and I am looking forward to her next adventure "--Charles Todd on Swiss Vendetta
The explosive debut novel - about family, power and privilege - from the creator of the award-winning Mad Men.
Named a Barnes & Noble Best Book of the Year
Swiss Vendetta, Tracee de Hahn's mesmerizing debut, is an emotionally complex, brilliantly plotted mystery set against the beautiful but harsh backdrop of a Swiss winter.