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July 2018 Notable Maryland Author Sujata Massey

Sujata Massey(1964 - )

“Mystery readers are just great readers. They’re loyal and supportive ...”

Sujata was born in England to parents from India and Germany and was raised mostly in St. Paul, Minnesota. It was during her college years at Johns Hopkins University that Massey decided upon writing as a career. She holds a B.A. in the Writing Seminars from the Johns Hopkins University, was a features reporter for the Baltimore Evening Sun, and has made Baltimore her home for more than a quarter century. She is now a full-time novelist and the author of thirteen novels, two novellas, and numerous short stories. Read more about Sujata Masey at:

Genre: mystery

A genre that revolves around the solution of a problem or a crime, usually a mysterious death. It focuses on the efforts of the detective, private investigator or amateur sleuth to solve the mysterious circumstances of an issue by means of clues, investigation, and clever deduction. The plot often centers on the deductive ability, prowess, confidence, or diligence of the detective as they attempt to unravel the crime or situation by piecing together clues and circumstances, seeking evidence, interrogating witnesses, and tracking down a criminal. A partial reading list includes: The Widows of Malabar HillIndia Gray; The Salaryman’s Wife; The Flower Master; The Pearl Diver.

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