Library of Congress

National Book Festival

Edna Buchanan switched from a career as an award-winning crime beat reporter for the Miami Herald to a celebrated writer of mystery novels. She has written 13 novels, many starring the character Britt Montero, a crime reporter for a major Miami newspaper. Buchanan's latest novel is "The Ice Maiden" (William Morrow, 2002). She lives in Miami.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Edna Buchanan