Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

A Conway Sax Mystery

 

The Conway Sax Mysteries, by Steve Ulfelder, is a contemporary hard boiled mystery series set in central Massachusetts and featuring Conway Sax, a smart-talking former alcoholic who owes everything he’s got to the Barnburners, the Alcoholics Anonymous group who saved him. So when they have a problem, he fixes it. The first book in the series, Purgatory Chasm, was nominated for the Edgar and Anthony Awards for Best First Novel of 2012, and won the Reviewer’s Choice Award from RT BookReviews for Best First Mystery of 2011.  Conway has been described by reviewers as “a Spenser-like paladin more plausible than Robert B. Parker’s original Spenser” (Publishers Weekly, starred review).  Of the fourth novel in the series, Wolverine Bros. Freight & Storage, Booklist raved: “the twists and turns run wildly through this story right up to the surprising ending. Ufelder, like Elmore Leonard, exemplifies contemporary noir.” 

 

Books in this Series

Wolverine Bros. Freight & Storage
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Wolverine Bros. Freight & Storage

A Conway Sax Mystery (Volume 4)
Steve Ulfelder
St. Martin's Press

Conway Sax is back in a thrilling and heartrending new novel from critically acclaimed, Edgar-nominated author Steve Ulfelder

Conway Sax is a man on a mission-this time in Los Angeles, where...

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Shotgun Lullaby
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Shotgun Lullaby

A Conway Sax Mystery (Volume 3)
Steve Ulfelder
St. Martin's Press

From critically acclaimed, Edgar-nominated author Steve Ulfelder-Conway Sax is back in a thrilling and heart-wrenching story of how far a father will go to save his son

Conway Sax is...

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The Whole Lie
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The Whole Lie

A Conway Sax Mystery (Volume 2)
Steve Ulfelder
St. Martin's Press

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"The Massachusetts gubernatorial race forms the backdrop for Ulfelder's excellent sequel to his Edgar-finalist debut, Purgatory Chasm… Readers will...

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Purgatory Chasm
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Purgatory Chasm

A Conway Sax Mystery (Volume 1)
Steve Ulfelder
St. Martin's Press

"Tander Phigg was an asshole, but he was also a Barnburner. Barnburners saved my life. I help them when I can. No exceptions."

The job seems simple. Conway Sax, a no-nonsense auto mechanic...

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About the author

Steve Ulfelder

STEVE ULFELDER, author of the Conway Sax mysteries, is an amateur race driver and co-owner of Flatout Motorsports, a Massachusetts company that builds race cars. He was a business and technology journalist for 20 years.  His first novel, Purgatory Chasm, was an Edgar Award Finalist. 

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