O'Shaughnessy, Mary (Perri O'Shaughnessy, a joint pseudonym)

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O'Shaughnessy, Mary (Perri O'Shaughnessy, a joint pseudonym)

PERSONAL:

Born in CA; married; children: three. Education: University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A. (magna cum laude).

ADDRESSES:

Home—CA. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

Writer.

WRITINGS:

"NINA REILLY" SERIES; WITH SISTER, PAMELA O'SHAUGHNESSY, UNDER PSEUDONYM PERRI O'SHAUGHNESSY

Motion to Suppress, Delacorte Press (New York, NY), 1995.

Invasion of Privacy, Delacorte Press (New York, NY), 1997.

Obstruction of Justice, Delacorte Press (New York, NY), 1997.

Breach of Promise, Delacorte Press (New York, NY), 1998.

Acts of Malice, Delacorte Press (New York, NY), 1999.

Move to Strike, Delacorte Press (New York, NY), 2000.

Writ of Execution, Delacorte Press (New York, NY), 2001.

Unfit to Practice, Delacorte Press (New York, NY), 2002.

Presumption of Death, Delacorte Press (New York, NY), 2003.

Unlucky in Law, Delacorte Press (New York, NY), 2004.

Case of Lies, Delacorte Press (New York, NY), 2005.

OTHER; WITH SISTER, PAMELA O'SHAUGHNESSY, UNDER PSEUDONYM PERRI O'SHAUGHNESSY

Sinister Shorts (stories), Delacorte Press (New York, NY), 2006.

Keeper of the Keys (novel), Delacorte Press (New York, NY), 2006.

Contributor to Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine.

ADAPTATIONS:

A number of books have been adapted for audio.

SIDELIGHTS:

See Pamela O'Shaughnessy for Sidelights.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Booklist May 15, 1998, Emily Melton, review of Breach of Promise, p. 1565; April 15, 1999, Jenny McLarin, review of Acts of Malice, p. 1483; May 15, 2000, Mary Frances Wilkens, review of Move to Strike, p. 1702; May 15, 2001, Mary Frances Wilkens, review of Writ of Execution, p. 1708; June 1, 2002, Mary Frances Wilkens, review of Unfit to Practice, p. 1646; May 15, 2004, Mary Frances Wilkens, review of Unlucky in Law, p. 1580; June 1, 2005, Mary Frances Wilkens, review of Case of Lies, p. 1713; January 1, 2006, Stephanie Zvirin, review of Sinister Shorts, p. 68; October 1, 2006, David Pitt, review of Keeper of the Keys, p. 6.

Entertainment Weekly, August 1, 2003, Karyn L. Barr, review of Presumption of Death, p. 82.

Kirkus Reviews, July 1, 1996, review of Invasion of Privacy, p. 923; July 1, 1997, review of Obstruction of Justice, p. 978; May 1, 1998, review of Breach of Promise, p. 610; May 1, 1999, review of Acts of Malice, p. 659; June 15, 2000, review of Move to Strike, p. 825; May 1, 2001, review of Writ of Execution, p. 615; July 15, 2002, review of Unfit to Practice, p. 985; June 1, 2003, review of Presumption of Death, p. 776; May 1, 2004, review of Unlucky in Law, p. 418; December 1, 2005, review of Sinister Shorts, p. 1258; August 15, 2006, review of Keeper of the Keys, p. 813.

Library Journal, September 1, 1997, Susan Gene Clifford, review of Obstruction of Justice, p. 220; June 1, 1998, Cecilia R. Cygnar, review of Breach of Promise, p. 156; June 15, 2000, Nancy McNicol, review of Move to Strike, p. 117; July, 2003, Nancy McNicol, review of Presumption of Death, p. 124; October 15, 2006, Nancy McNicol, review of Keeper of the Keys, p. 56.

New York Times Book Review, August 6, 1995, Marilyn Stasio, review of Motion to Suppress, p. 23.

Publishers Weekly, May 8, 1995, review of Motion to Suppress, p. 285; July 8, 1996, review of Invasion of Privacy, p. 75; July 7, 1997, review of Obstruction of Justice, p. 50; May 4, 1998, review of Breach of Promise, p. 202; May 24, 1999, review of Acts of Malice, p. 63; July 10, 2000, review of Move to Strike, p. 43; June 11, 2001, review of Writ of Execution, p. 57; June 10, 2002, review of Unfit to Practice, p. 40; June 14, 2004, review of Unlucky in Law, p. 43; June 13, 2005, review of Case of Lies, p. 32; November 21, 2005, review of Sinister Shorts, p. 29; September 18, 2006, review of Keeper of the Keys, p. 35.

ONLINE

Bookreporter.com,http://www.bookreporter.com/ (July 16, 2004), interview; (July 8, 2005), interview.

Decatur Daily Online,http://www.decaturdaily.com/ (March 26, 2006), Judy Counts, review of Sinister Shorts; (November 19, 2006), Judy Counts, review of Keeper of the Keys.

Perri O'Shaughnessy Home Page,http://www.perrio.com (December 31, 2006).

Readers Read,http://www.readersread.com/ (December 31, 2006), "Interview with Perri O'Schaughnessy."

ReadersRoom Coffee Chats,http://www.readersroom.com/coffee.html/ (December 31, 2006), "Bestselling Author Perri O'Shaughnessy" (interview).

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