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Carolyn Gimpel Hart is an award-winning American mystery writer who specializes in traditional mysteries, also known as cozy mysteries. Hart was born Carolyn Gimpel and was raised in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, where she attended Cleveland Elementary School, Taft Junior High School, and Classen High School. At the age of 11, Hart decided that being a newspaper reporter would be the most exciting, rewarding, and worthwhile thing she could do. She worked on school papers beginning in grade school and continuing all the way through her college years.

Hart is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Oklahoma (class of 1958), where she majored in journalism. Hart met her husband, Philip, while traveling in Europe in her junior year in college. After graduation and while her husband attended law school, Hart worked as a reporter for The Norman Transcript. She gave up journalism to concentrate on childrearing and housekeeping after the birth of her son, Philip Jr.

In 1964, the same year her daughter, Sarah, was born, Hart won a writing contest calling for a mystery novel that would appeal to adolescent girls, which was sponsored by Dodd, Mead and Calling All Girls. After that success, she went on to write several more teenage and young adult mysteries between 1965 and 1972. From 1972 to 1987, she wrote nine stand alone suspense novels and mysteries which had only modest sucess. Until the publication of books by Marcia Muller, Sara Paretsky, and Sue Grafton, publishers had little interested in mysteries written by female American authors. The success of these authors opened the door for Hart's Death on Demand series in 1987.

Hart's stand-alone World War II novel Letter from Home was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction by the Oklahoma Center for Poets and Writers at Oklahoma State University—Tulsa. Hart lives in Oklahoma City.

Hart has twice appeared as one of the featured mystery authors at the Library of Congress National Book Festival on the Mall in Washington, D.C. .

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Total Books: 226
Ghost Ups Her Game
2020 - Ghost Ups Her Game [Bailey Ruth Ghost Novel] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780727890474
ISBN-10: 0727890476
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1

Ghost on the Case
2018 - Ghost on the Case [A Bailey Ruth Ghost Novel] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780451488589
ISBN-10: 045148858X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Walking on My Grave
2018 - Walking on My Grave [Death on Demand, Bk 26] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780451488558
ISBN-10: 0451488555
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1

Ghost Times Two
2017 - Ghost Times Two [A Bailey Ruth Ghost Novel] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780425283745
ISBN-10: 0425283747
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1

Ghost to the Rescue A Bailey Ruth Ghost Novel
2016 - Ghost to the Rescue a Bailey Ruth Ghost Novel (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780425276570
ISBN-10: 0425276570
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 2

Don't Go Home
2016 - Don't Go Home [Death on Demand, Bk 25] (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780425276556
ISBN-10: 0425276554
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 4

High Stakes
2015 - High Stakes (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780985910785
ISBN-10: 098591078X
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Romance
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Ghost to the Rescue
2015 - Ghost to the Rescue [A Bailey Ruth Ghost Novel] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781410482198
ISBN-10: 1410482197
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1

Ghost Wanted
2015 - Ghost Wanted [Bailey Ruth, Bk 5] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780425266168
ISBN-10: 0425266168
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 5

Death at the Door
2015 - Death at the Door [Death on Demand, Bk 24] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780425266182
ISBN-10: 0425266184
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 5

Ghost Gone Wild
2014 - Ghost Gone Wild [Bailey Ruth, Bk 4] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780425260760
ISBN-10: 0425260763
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 11

Cliff's Edge
2014 - Cliff's Edge (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780984010998
ISBN-10: 0984010998
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Romance
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Dead White and Blue
2014 - Dead White and Blue [Death on Demand, Bk 23] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780425260784
ISBN-10: 042526078X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 8

Death at the Door A Death on Demand Bookstore Mystery
Castle Rock
2014 - Castle Rock [Carolyn Hart Classics] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781616148737
ISBN-10: 161614873X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 2

Cry in the Night
2013 - Cry in the Night (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780425269909
ISBN-10: 0425269906
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
 4

Death by Surprise
2013 - Death By Surprise [Carolyn Hart Classics] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781616148690
ISBN-10: 1616148691
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Ghost Gone Wild A Bailey Ruth Ghost Novel
2013 - Ghost Gone Wild a Bailey Ruth Ghost Novel (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781624069314
ISBN-10: 1624069312
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Brave Hearts
2013 - Brave Hearts (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781616147976
ISBN-10: 1616147970
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Escape From Paris
2013 - Escape From Paris [Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781624066597
ISBN-10: 1624066593
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Romance
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Escape From Paris
2013 - Escape From Paris (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781616147938
ISBN-10: 1616147938
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Romance
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 2

2013 - Death Comes Silently [Death on Demand, Bk 22] (Paperback)
 
2013 - Dead White and Blue [Death on Demand, Bk 23] (Hardcover)
2013 - What the Cat Saw [Thorndike Mystery] (Hardcover)
2013 - The Devereaux Legacy [Carolyn Hart Classics] (Paperback)
2012 - Skulduggery [Carolyn Hart Classics] (Paperback)
2012 - What the Cat Saw [Nela Farley, Bk 1] (Hardcover)
2012 - Dead By Midnight [Death On Demand, Bk 21] (Paperback)
2012 - Honeymoon with Murder [Death on Demand, Bk 4 - Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)
2012 - What the Cat Saw [Large Print] (Hardcover)
2011 - Ghost in Trouble [Bailey Ruth, Bk 3] (Paperback)
2011 - Laughed 'til He Died [Death On Demand, Bk 20] (Paperback)
2011 - Dead By Midnight [Death On Demand, Bk 21] (Hardcover)
2010 - Merry Merry Ghost [Bailey Ruth, Bk 2] (Paperback)
2010 - Ghost in Trouble [Bailey Ruth, Bk 3] (Hardcover)
2010 - Laughed 'til He Died [Death on Demand, Bk 20] (Hardcover)
2010 - Dare to Die [Death on Demand, Bk 19] (Paperback)
2009 - Merry Merry Ghost [Bailey Ruth, Bk 2] (Hardcover)
2009 - Ghost at Work [Bailey Ruth, Bk 1] (Paperback)
2009 - Death Walked In [Death on Demand, Bk 18] (Paperback)
2009 - Dare to Die [Death on Demand, Bk 19] (Hardcover)
2009 - Death Walked In [Death on Demand, Bk 18] (Hardcover)
2009 - Dare to Die [Death on Demand, Bk 19 - Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)
2008 - Ghost at Work [Bailey Ruth, Bk 1] (Hardcover)
2008 - Letter From Home [Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)
2007 - Set Sail for Murder [Henrie O, Bk 7] (Hardcover)
2007 - Dead Days of Summer [Death on Demand, Bk 17] (Paperback)
2007 - Set Sail for Murder [Henrie O, Bk 7] (Paperback)
2006 - Death of the Party [Death on Demand, No 16] (Paperback)
2006 - Dead Days of Summer [Death on Demand, Bk 17] (Hardcover)
2005 - La Libraire Mene L'enquete [Honeymoon With Murder - Death on Demand, Bk 4 - French Edition] (Paperback)
2005 - Death of the Party [Death on Demand, No 16] (Hardcover)
2005 - Murder Walks the Plank [Death on Demand, No 15] (Paperback)
2004 - Murder Walks the Plank [Death on Demand, Bk 15] (Hardcover)
2004 - Engaged to Die [Death on Demand, No 14] (Hardcover)
2003 - Motherhood Is Murder [Large Print] (Hardcover)
2003 - Engaged to Die [Death on Demand, Bk 14] (Paperback)
2002 - April Fool Dead [Death on Demand, Bk 13] (Paperback)
2002 - April Fool Dead [Death on Demand, No 13] (Hardcover)
2000 - Sugarplum Dead [Death on Demand, No 12] (Paperback)
2000 - Sugarplum Dead [Death on Demand, No 12] (Hardcover)
2000 - Sugarplum Dead [Death On Demand, Bk 12 - Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)
2000 - Death in Paradise [Henrie O, No 4 - Large Print] (Hardcover)
1999 - Yankee Doodle Dead [Death on Demand, No 10] (Paperback)
1999 - White Elephant Dead [Death on Demand, Bk 11] (Paperback)
1999 - Death on the River Walk [Henrie O, No 5] (Hardcover)
1999 - White Elephant Dead [Death on Demand, No 11] (Hardcover)
1998 - Yankee Doodle Dead [Death on Demand, No 10] (Hardcover)
1995 - Mint Julep Murder [Death on Demand, Bk 9] (Hardcover)
1994 - Scandal in Fair Haven [Henrie O, Bk 2 - Large Print] (Hardcover)
1993 - Southern Ghost [Death on Demand, Bk 8] (Paperback)
1993 - Dead Man's Island [Henrie O, Bk 1] (Hardcover)
1992 - Death on Demand [Death on Demand, Bk 1] (Hardcover)
1992 - Southern Ghost [Death on Demand, Bk 8] (Hardcover)
1991 - Deadly Valentine [Death on Demand, No 6] (Paperback)
1988 - Honeymoon with Murder [Death on Demand, Bk 4] (Paperback)
1988 - Something Wicked [Death on Demand, No 3] (Paperback)
1987 - Death on Demand [Death on Demand, No 1] (Paperback)
1987 - Design for Murder [Death on Demand, Bk 2] (Paperback)
Death in Lovers' Lane [Henrie O, No 3] (Paperback)
Death in Paradise [Henrie O, No 4] (Paperback)
Resort to Murder [Henrie O, No 6] (Paperback)
Death in Lover's Lane [Henrie O, No 3] (Hardcover)
Death in Paradise [Henrie O, No 4] (Hardcover)
Resort to Murder [Henrie O, No 6] (Hardcover)
A Little Class on Murder [Death on Demand, No 5] (Hardcover)
The Christie Caper [Death on Demand, No 7] (Hardcover)
Scandal in Fair Haven [Henrie O, No 2] (Hardcover)
Scandal in Fair Haven [Henrie O, No 2] (Paperback)
Design for Murder [Death On Demand, Bk 2 - Large Print] (Hardcover)
Death on the Riverwalk [Henrie O, No 5 - Audio] (Audio Cassette)
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