A Berlin Story
Published 2004
In the 1930s a physics professor is murdered in a Berlin cabaret.
A Shot to Die For
Published 2005
Winner, Readers' Choice Award for Best Traditional Novel, 2006

Ellie chats with a young woman at a highway rest stop. A pickup pulls up, the rear window opens, and the woman is shot dead.
A Winter's Tale
Published 2005
Ellie Foreman comforts a woman who lost her husband and finds more going on than just grief.
An Image of Death
Published 2004
Ellie receives a videotape that shows the murder of a young woman. AN IMAGE OF DEATH also features Georgia Davis when she was still a police officer.
Capital Partners
Published 2012
Two women solve their troubled marriages and come together in an unusual way.
"A fine (story),,," Publishers Weekly
Doubleback
Published 2009
"Great Lakes Great Read" Autumn Pick, 2009 Great Lakes Bookseller Association

PI Georgia Davis and Ellie Foreman team up after the kidnapping of a young girl triggers a series of deadly events.
Easy Innocence
Published 2008
Winner, Best PI Novel, Readers Choice Award

Freshly-minted PI Georgia Davis investigates the murder of a high school girl and finds out how far teen girls in suburban Chicago will go for approval from their peers.
Havana Lost
Published 2013
HAVANA LOST is award-winning author Libby Fischer Hellmann’s tenth novel and third thriller that explores how strife and revolution affect the human spirit. HAVANA LOST is a testament to Hellmann’s gift for authentic historical detail as well as her talent for writing compulsively readable thriller.
Josef's Angel
Published 2006
A little boy sees an angel while in a German children’s camp during World War Two.
The Jade Elephant
Published 2007
A lifelong thief seeks redemption by returning a jade elephant he stole from a woman.
"Standouts include THE JADE ELEPHANT..." Publishers Weekly
The Murder of Katie Boyle
Published 2009
How did Ellie Foreman and Georgia Davis first meet? You'll find out in this short story.
The Rainforest Messiah
Published 2000
An undercover FBI agent tries to bring in a gun-runner who is financing rebels in the South American rain forest.

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Featured Pages

Featured pages highlights events, appearances, crime writing workshops I run and other topics you will find interesting.

Libby’s new video series, WRITING LITE, is designed to give crime writers a few “light-bulb” moments they can apply to their own work. Each installment is three minutes or less, and she offers practical tips in each one.

Blue is the new noir, and nobody does Blues like Chicago. This collection of dark stories, from today’s best Chicago crime fiction authors, captures the depths to which people sink when they run out of options. Edited by Libby Fischer Hellmann.

Places to find Libby in the coming months for speaking, interviews and book signings.

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