McPherson, Catriona

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Catriona McPherson writes the Dandy Gilver Mystery Series which started in 2005 and is set in 1930s Scotland after WWI. It features Aristocrat, Dandelion Dahlia Leston (Dandy). In this upstairs/downstairs cozy mystery series Dandy Gilver is caught between Victorian morals and her sense of freedom. Follow Dandy as she becomes an ametuer sleuth in 1930s Scotland.

The 6th book in this series, Dandy Gilver and an Unsuitable Day for Murder, is an Agatha Award 2012 nominee for Best Historical Novel.

Catriona McPherson writes the Last Ditch Mystery Series which starts in April 2018 and is set in California. It features Lexy Campbell who fell in love and left her native Scotland for a golden life in California―hitched to a hunk, building her marriage counseling practice, living the dream. Six months later she's divorced, broke, and headed home. Lexy's only client―sweet little old Mrs. Bombarro―is in jail for murdering her husband with a fireworks rocket. Lexy knows the cops have got it wrong; all she needs is a few days to prove it and somewhere cheap to sleep at night. But checking into the Last Ditch Motel leads Lexy to a whole new cast of characters with troubles of their own.