Rob Osler

Episode 118
1h 3m | Oct 9, 2023

Rob Osler writes mysteries featuring LGBTQ+ main characters. Book one of his “Hayden & Friends” series, Devil’s Chew Toy, was a best first novel finalist for the 2023 Anthony, Macavity, Agatha, and Lefty Awards. Book two, Cirque du Slay, arrives early next year. Rob’s first-ever publication, Analogue (Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine), won the 2022 Robert L Fish Award at the MWA Edgar Awards. Other shorts include Miss Direction (EQMM Sept/Oct 2023) and (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, (Brutal & Strange: Stories Inspired by Elvis Costello Songs from Down & Out Books, Dec 2023). On the horizon is book one of a new historical series, Harriet Morrow Investigates, set in Chicago and featuring a queer female detective during America’s Progressive Era (Kensington Books, January 2025).

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