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J.E. Irvin

J.E. (Janet) Irvin is a career educator and the award-winning author of five mystery/thrillers. She holds degrees in English, Teaching, and Spanish from Ohio University, the University of Dayton, and the University of Cincinnati. Her short stories, poems, and essays have appeared in a variety of print and online publications, including Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, Hawaii Pacific Review, creosote, Sherlock Holmes Mystery Magazine, and FLIGHTS. An avid nature lover, canoeist, and hiker, Irvin, her husband, and their two crazy cats live in Springboro, Ohio, where she serves on the city Park Board.


Jeremiah Healey/Whodunit Award (only two-time winner)

Finalist for Silver Falchion Award





A Principle of Light

The Strange Disappearance of Rose Stone

The Rules of the Game

The Dark End of the Rainbow

A more extensive list of publications is available on the author’s website.