S J Rozan (born 1950, Bronx, New York) is the pen name for Shira Judith Rosan, an award winning mystery writer. Her books are set in New York (where she lives) and most feature the private investigators 'Lydia Chin' and 'Bill Smith'.
The Shanghai Moon - nominated for (2010) Dilys Award
In This Rain - nominated for (2008) Nero Award, Excellence in Mystery Genre.
Absent Friends - nominated for (2005) Gumshoe Award, Best Mystery.
Winter and Night - (2009) Maltese Falcon Award, Best Hardboiled Novel - Japan; (2003) Edgar Award, Best Novel; Nero Award, Excellence in Mystery Genre; Macavity Award, Best Mystery Novel. Nominated for (2003) Anthony Award, Best Novel; (2003) Barry Award, Best Novel; (2003) Shamus Award, Best P.I. Novel.
Reflecting the Sky - (2002) Shamus Award, Best P.I. Novel. Nominated for (2002) Edgar Award, Best Novel; (2002) Anthony Award, Best Novel.
Stone Quarry - nominated for (2000) Shamus Award, Best P.I. Novel.
A Bitter Feast
No Colder Place - (1998) Anthony Award, Best Novel. Nominated for (1998) Barry Award, Best Novel; (1998) Shamus Award, Best P.I. Novel.
Concourse - (1996) Shamus Award, Best P.I. Novel.
A Tale About a Tiger and Other Mysterious Events, Crippen & Landru Publishers, 2009 - a volume of nine previously published short stories.
32 Short Stories
Ms. Rozan's Double-Crossing Delancy won the 2002 Edgar Award for Best Short Story and was nominated for the 2002 Anthony Award for Best Short Fiction. In addition, her Hoops and Building were also nominated for the 1997 and 2007 Edgar Award for Best Short Story respectively.
She edited the short story collection Bronx Noir and co-edited The Dark End of the Street: New Stories of Sex and Crime with Jonathan Santlofer.