Marni M. Graff (M.K. Graff) writes award winning murder and mayhem stories set in England. 

M. K. Graff Writes Cozy Mysteries Set in Small British Hamlets and the big city of Manhattan


The Nora Tierney English Mysteries Series

The Nora Tierney English Mysteries feature American writer Nora living in England. THE BLUE VIRGIN received First Prize in the Mystery and Mayhem Award for Best British Cozy from Chanticleer Media and is set in Oxford. THE GREEN REMAINS takes Nora to the Lake District where murder follows; it won the same award for Best British Cozy. THE SCARLET WENCH, shortlisted for the same award, finds Nora involved in finding the murderer from a visiting theatre troupe. A copy of SW is in the archives of the estate of Noel Coward, as all of the chapter epigrams are lines from his farce, “Blithe Spirit” which figures in the action. The fourth, THE GOLDEN HOUR, finds Nora visiting Brighton, Cornwall, and her beloved Oxford, with key action in Bath was shortlisted for the Mystery and Mayhem Award. The fifth in this series, THE EVENING’S AMETHYST, finds Nora in Oxford again, with several scenes in Cambridge and Woodstock. Amethyst won First Place in the Mystery and Mayhem Award from Chanticleer Media and was a finalist for a Silver Falchion Award at Killer Nashville. The entire series has been narrated for Audible books by British actress Nano Nagle and all are available on Kindle.

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The Trudy Genova Manhattan Mysteries

The first Trudy Genova Manhattan Mystery, DEATH UNSCRIPTED, is based on Graff’s real-life work as a medical consultant for a New York movie studio. Trudy has that job, too, but in her case, murder follows. This is the book P. D. James insisted Graff write and is dedicated to her. The book was named a finalist for the IAN Awards and was shortlisted as Best Mystery from Chanticleer Media. Book 2 in that series, DEATH AT THE DAKOTAdebuted in 2019 and also made the shortlist for Chanticleer’s Mystery and Mayhem award. The third Trudy Genova, DEATH IN THE ORCHARD, from award-winning author M. K. Graff brings Trudy home. Actress/director Lucinda Gainey narrates both Trudys on Audible, and these are also on Kindle.