Julie Hyzy is an author of mystery fiction. She writes a series of books with sleuth 'Alex St James', news researcher, which combines mystery and adventure, and another about Olivia Paras, assistant chef at the White house, which sits in the sub genre 'culinary mysteries'. Her State of the Onion, from the latter series, won an Anthony Award and other awards. She has a third series, the Manor House Mysteries, featuring amateur sleuth Grace Wheaton, curator of palatial Marshfield Manor.
She studied business at college and worked in business-related jobs until taking up fiction writing.
Dead Ringer (2008) Five Star (with Michael A. Black)
White House Chef Mysteries - Ollie Paras series
State of the Onion (January, 2008) Berkley Prime Crime Press (2009 Anthony Award for Best Paperback Original, 2009 Barry Award for Best Paperback Original, 2009 Lovey Award for Best Traditional Mystery.)
Hail to the Chef (December, 2008) Berkley Prime Crime Press
Eggsecutive Orders (January, 2010) Berkely Prime Crime Press
Manor House Mysteries - Grace Wheaton series
Grace Under Pressure (June, 2010) Berkley Prime Crime