Sue Ann Jaffarian is the author of the Odelia Grey Mystery series and the Ghost of Granny Apples Mystery series, and a full-time paralegal who lives and works in Los Angeles. She writes mysteries, general fiction, and short stories, and is sought after as a motivational and humorous speaker. She is a member of Mystery Writers of America and Sisters in Crime.
The first in Jaffarianâ€™s Odelia Grey Mystery series, Too Big to Miss, is a Bronze Medal winner for the 2007 Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPYs). Her Odelia Grey books are consistently reviewed favorably in prominent book industry publicationsâ€”receiving a starred review in Library Journalâ€”and national mystery magazines such as The Strand and Mystery Scene. Odelia Grey books have also been lauded in the New York Times, optioned for film/TV rights, and advocated by New York Times bestselling author Lee Child and Emmy award-winning actress and plus-size women activist Camryn Manheim.
The ever-growing praise for Jaffarianâ€™s one-of-a-kind, plus-size sleuth has garnered a recommendation for reading in national plus-size womanâ€™s magazine figure and elite recognition from the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association (IMBA).