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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Deborah C. Brod  

Pen Name: D.C. Brod

Genre: Fiction Mystery

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1951 in Chicago, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Brod grew up in LaGrange. She currently resides in St. Charles.

Biographical and Professional Information

Deborah Brod is the author of the Quint McCauley private detective series and the contemporary Arthurian thriller Heartstone. She has a master's degree in journalism from Northern Illinois University. Along with her books, she has also published numerous short stories and is recipient of the Reader's Choice Award. Brod's short stories can be found in Chicago Blues and Cubbie Blues: 100 Years of Waiting Till Next Year.


Heartstone Reader's Choice Award, 2005

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Brothers in blood /
ISBN: 0802732399. OCLC Number: 27810072

Walker and Co.,. .

"A Quint McCauley mystery."

Error in judgment /
ISBN: 0802757634. OCLC Number: 21038860

Walker,. .

Getting lucky /
ISBN: 1440531951. OCLC Number: 767731955

Tyrus Books,. .

"When a young reporter is killed in a hit-and-run accident, freelance writer Robyn Guthrie agrees to finish one of the stories the reporter had been writing for the local newspaper. But nothing is as simple as it seems when she uncovers shady land deals, encounters an old high school nemesis, and attempts to fend off her aging mother's latest notion."--Page [4] of jacket.

Getting Sassy /
ISBN: 1935562215. OCLC Number: 601134026

Tyrus Books,. .

In an attempt to avoid having her aging and forgetful mother move in with her, Robyn Guthrie and her accountant Mick Hughes hatch a scheme that targets the man who defrauded Robyn's mother and involves kidnapping a goat named Sassy.

Heartstone /
ISBN: 1594142890. OCLC Number: 57750320

Five Star,. .

The novel weaves elements of the Arthurian legend into a contemporary quest tale in which a young woman seeks the truth behind her father's disappearance and the mysterious stone he left her.

Masquerade in blue /
ISBN: 0802757928. OCLC Number: 23214548

Walker,. .

Murder in store /
ISBN: 0802757375. OCLC Number: 19354190

Walker,. .

After his boss drops dead, Quint McCauley continues to investigate the suspects involved with the threatening letters his boss received. After all, he took ten thousand dollars for the job.

Paid in full :
ISBN: 0786226730. OCLC Number: 43903555

Five Star,. .