S.J. Rozan

S.J. Rozan

This is a complete list of S.J. Rozan books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

Recent/Upcoming S.J. Rozan Books

April 2nd, 2024: The Murder of Mr. Ma

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List of Lydia Chin & Bill Smith Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
8.5
China Trade
1994
2
8
Concourse
1995
3
8
Mandarin Plaid
1996
4
8
No Colder Place
1997
5
A Bitter Feast
1998
6
8
Stone Quarry / Bad Blood
1999
7
8
Reflecting the Sky / Blood Rites
2001
8
8
Winter and Night / Blood Ties
2002
9
8
The Shanghai Moon / Trail of Blood
2009
10
8
On the Line / Out for Blood
2010
11
6
Ghost Hero
2011
12
6
Paper Son
2019
13
6
The Art of Violence
2020
14
6
Family Business
2021
15
The Mayors of New York
2023

List of Lydia Chin & Bill Smith Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Poetry in Publication Order

List of Harold Middleton Books in Publication Order

This anthology series involves a retired military intelligence officer entangled in international espionage, terrorism, and conspiracy, with each book written by different thriller authors.

List of S.J. Rozan Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Women of Mystery II
1994
2
Canine Crimes
1998
3
Bronx Noir
2003
4
The Longman Anthology of Detective Fiction
2004
5
Once Upon a Crime: An Anthology of Murder, Mayhem and Suspense
2009
6
By Hook or By Crook and 27 More of the Best Crime and Mystery Stories of the Year
2010
7
8
Home Improvement: Undead Edition
2011
8
3
A Study in Sherlock
2011
9
Staten Island Noir
2012
10
10
In Pursuit of Spenser
2012
11
USA Noir
2013
12
8
Inherit the Dead
2013
13
Buffalo Noir
2013
14
Singapore Noir
2014
15
Dark City Lights: New York Stories (Have a NYC)
2015
16
Silent Night, Deadly Night
2016
17
Mystery Tribune / Issue Nº8: Winter 2019
2019
18
The Faking of the President
2020
19
Crime Hits Home
2022
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S.J. Rozan Biography

S.J. Rozan (Shira Judith Rozan) was born in 1950 and is currently 74 years old. S.J. Rozan was born in Bronx, New York, USA. Rozan attended Oberlin College where she received a Bachelor of Arts and State University of New York at Buffalo where she received an M.A. Architecture.

S.J. Rozan is the author of the Lydia Chin & Bill Smith series which currently consists of 15 novels. The Lydia Chin & Bill Smith series started in 1994 with the novel China Trade. The most recently released novel in the Lydia Chin & Bill Smith series was The Mayors of New York which was released in 2023. There are no upcoming novels for the Lydia Chin & Bill Smith series.

S.J. Rozan has been included in Japan's Kono Mystery ga Sugoi! list one time. In 2009, Winter and Night made #7 on the international list.

S.J. Rozan Awards & Accolades

S.J. Rozan has won many awards including:

  • Concourse won the Shamus Award, Best P.I. Novel, in 1996.
  • No Colder Place won the Anthony Award, Best Mystery Novel, in 1998.
  • Reflecting the Sky / Blood Rites won the Shamus Award, Best P.I. Novel, in 2002.
  • Double-Crossing Delancey won the Edgar Award, Best Short Story, in 2002.
  • Winter and Night / Blood Ties won the Nero Award, Best Mystery Novel, in 2003 as well as the Macavity Award - Best Mystery Novel in 2003, Edgar Award - Best Mystery Novel in 2003, Maltese Falcon Society - Falcon Award in 2009.
  • Ghost Hero won the Dilys Award, Best Mystery Novel, in 2012.
  • Chin Yong-Yun Helps a Fool won the Shamus Award, Best P.I. Short Story, in 2019.
  • Family Business won the Shamus Award, Best P.I. Novel, in 2022.
  • Paper Son won the Maltese Falcon Society, Falcon Award, in 2023.
  • Crime Hits Home won the Anthony Award, Best Anthology / Collection, in 2023.

The following novels by S.J. Rozan were also nominated for these awards:

  • No Colder Place: Barry Award, Best Novel (1998). Shamus Award, Best P.I. Novel (1998).
  • Stone Quarry / Bad Blood: Shamus Award, Best P.I. Novel (2000).
  • Reflecting the Sky / Blood Rites: Edgar Award, Best Mystery Novel (2002). Anthony Award, Best Mystery Novel (2002).
  • Double-Crossing Delancey: Anthony Award, Best Short Story (2002).
  • Winter and Night / Blood Ties: Barry Award, Best Novel (2003). Shamus Award, Best P.I. Novel (2003). Anthony Award, Best Mystery Novel (2003).
  • Absent Friends: Gumshoe Award, Best Thriller Novel (2005).
  • In this Rain: Nero Award, Best Mystery Novel (2008).
  • The Shanghai Moon / Trail of Blood: Macavity Award, Best Mystery Novel (2010). Barry Award, Best Novel (2010). Anthony Award, Best Mystery Novel (2010). Dilys Award, Best Mystery Novel (2010).
  • In Pursuit of Spenser: Edgar Award, Best Critical/Biographical Work (2013). Anthony Award, Best Non-Fiction Book (2013). Macavity Award, Best Mystery Critical/Biographical (2013).
  • Paper Son: RUSA Awards, Mystery Award (2020).
  • Family Business: Edgar Award, Sue Grafton Memorial Award (2022).

S.J. Rozan F.A.Q

When was S.J. Rozan Born? How old is S.J. Rozan?

S.J. Rozan was born in 1950. S.J. Rozan is currently 74 years old.

Where was S.J. Rozan Born?

S.J. Rozan was born in Bronx, New York, USA and is American.

What book awards has S.J. Rozan won?

Concourse: Shamus Award Best P.I. Novel (1996).
No Colder Place: Anthony Award Best Mystery Novel (1998).
Reflecting the Sky / Blood Rites: Shamus Award Best P.I. Novel (2002).
Double-Crossing Delancey: Edgar Award Best Short Story (2002).
Winter and Night / Blood Ties: Nero Award Best Mystery Novel (2003), Macavity Award Best Mystery Novel (2003), Edgar Award Best Mystery Novel (2003), Maltese Falcon Society Falcon Award (2009).
Ghost Hero: Dilys Award Best Mystery Novel (2012).
Chin Yong-Yun Helps a Fool: Shamus Award Best P.I. Short Story (2019).
Family Business: Shamus Award Best P.I. Novel (2022).
Paper Son: Maltese Falcon Society Falcon Award (2023).
Crime Hits Home: Anthony Award Best Anthology / Collection (2023).

What was the first book S.J. Rozan wrote?

The first novel written by S.J. Rozan was Body English, published in 1992.

What was the most recent book S.J. Rozan wrote?

Her most recently released work was The Mayors of New York on December 5th, 2023.

Will there be any more books by S.J. Rozan?

S.J. Rozan has a new book coming out on April 2nd, 2024 called The Murder of Mr. Ma.

How many books has S.J. Rozan written?

S.J. Rozan has written 31 books. 15 books in the Lydia Chin & Bill Smith Series, 7 Short Stories/Novellas, 3 Standalone Novels, 4 Short Stories/Novellas, 1 book in the Short Story Collections, 1 book in the Poetry.

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