A Higgins & Hawke Mystery ...1930s meets Rizzoli & Isles!

Death by Rum Running...

It’s the hot and humid East Coast summer of 1931 and seven years since Dr. Haley Higgins’ brother Joe was murdered. The case is cold. The Boston Police Department may have given up on finding Joe Higgins’ killer, but Haley never will. She’s serious and savvy and has what it takes to hold up under depressive times. At least she finds some satisfaction doing her part as the city pathologist’s assistant in solving other crimes... (Read more)

Death by Treason...

When the body of a British National is found at the base of the common house tower in Boston, assistant medical examiner, Dr. Haley Higgins has no reason to believe it wasn’t suicide.

That is until Investigative Reporter Samantha Hawke gets an anonymous tip: the victim, a Mrs. Olivia Gray, was pushed from the seventh floor to her death. The question is why? (Read more)

"Clever and entertaining, you'll love this charming Golden Age mystery series. And the fashion is to die for!"

~ Molly C. Quinn, actress, Castle

"Lady Gold is Solid Gold! Ginger Gold is a true lady, in both manners and title. She owns her own boutique, and manages to find time to solve mysteries... The cast of characters is rich and each is different in the most fantastic way." Katie Thompson - Amazon reviewer

"Absolutely fabulous! I really could not enjoy a series any more than this one."  Terri Donaldson - Amazon reviewer

Hello! Welcome to my website. I’m Lee Strauss, author of the bestselling GINGER GOLD MYSTERY Series, as well as other mystery, sci-fi, sweet romance and YA.

You’ll find more information about all of my series by clicking BOOKS in the menu at the top of this page. I also blog weekly on life and points of interest. You can subscribe below if you'd like to follow via email.

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Meet war-widow fashionista Ginger Gold! Readers say this 1920s cozy mystery series is "charming" and "addictive."

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