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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Julie Hyzy  

Pen Name: NC Hyzy, SF Hyzy

Genre: C:ADULT Mystery

Born: 1959 in Chicago, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Hyzy was born in Chicago and lives in Tinley Park.

Biographical and Professional Information

Julie Hyzy is the national bestselling author of the ''Alex St. James Mysteries'', ''White House Chef Mysteries'' and the ''Manor House Mysteries.'' The ''Alex St. James Mysteries'' feature sleuth Alex St James, news researcher. Her ''White House Chef Mysteries'' series combines mystery and adventure in the sub genre 'culinary mysteries' and feature Olivia Paras, assistant chef at the White house. The ''Manor House Mysteries'', features amateur sleuth Grace Wheaton, curator of palatial Marshfield Manor.Hyzy has also written several ebooks - some under her own name and others under the pen names NC Hyzy and SF Hyzy. They include: Mystery Short Stories, Volume 1; Science Fiction Short Stories, Volume 1; Short Story Collection, Volume 1; Playing With Matches; Dead Ringer; Deadly Interest; Deadly Blessings; and Artistic License.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- '''''State of the Onion''''' *Barry Award for Best Paperback Original, 2009 *Anthony Award for Best Paperback Original, 2009 '''''Grace Under Pressure''''' *Starred Review, Publishers Weekly She's also won the Anthony, Barry, Derringer, and Lovey Awards for her novels and short stories.