Jack Fredrickson

Jack Fredrickson © Scott Mutter

JACK FREDRICKSON is the author of Honestly, Dearest, You’re Dead, a Nancy Pearl Pick, as well as A Safe Place for Dying, which was nominated for the Shamus Award. His short fiction has appeared in the acclaimed Chicago Blues, Michael Connelly’s The Blue Religion, and Charlaine Harris’s Crimes by Moonlight. He was a top pick in a recent Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine reader poll. He lives with his wife, Susan, west of Chicago, where he is president of the Friends of the Hinsdale Library, writes a newspaper column, and is at work on the next Dek Elstrom mystery.


A Safe Place for Dying, the first in Jack Fredrickson’s highly acclaimed Dek Elstrom mystery series, was nominated for the Shamus Award for Best First Novel. Now, Chicago...


An extortion letter arrives at Crystal Waters, one of Chicago's wealthiest gated communities. It makes no specific threats, gives no instructions, demands only that $50,000 be gotten ready---chump...


“Everything I want in a mystery.” —Nancy Pearl, National Public Radio on A Safe Place for Dying, A Pearl Pick "Jack Fredrickson is one...


"Jack Fredrickson is one hell of a writer. This is a book that satisfies on every level."--William Kent Krueger  Sweetie Fairbairn, the...