Gail Bowen

Gail Bowen is a celebrated mystery writer.
Gail Bowen has been writing the Joanne Kilbourn mystery series since 1990. (Madeleine Bowen-Diaz)

Gail Bowen is a writer of mystery novels. Since publishing her first book Deadly Appearances 27 years ago, Bowen has regaled readers with the exploits of Joanne Kilbourn, a university professor, occasional political writer, family matriarch and amateur sleuth. In 2018, Bowen received the Crime Writers of Canada Grand Master award for her "long and illustrious" career as a crime fiction author. Her most recent mystery is The Winners' Circle. She is also the author of a book of advice for writing mysteries called Sleuth

Books by Gail Bowen

Interviews with Gail Bowen

Gail Bowen discusses her newest book in the Joanne Kilbourn series, "12 Rose Street."
Gail Bowen, the author of 17 Joanne Kilbourne mysteries, on her how-to guide to writing crime fiction.