Hello, I'm Carmen Amato.

Award-winning mystery author. Former US intelligence officer.

News junkie. Dog mom. Reluctantly recovering handbag addict.

If you're here, it's because you want a little more mystery in your life.


Then let's get to it.

2019 & 2020 Poison Cup Award for Outstanding Series - CrimeMasters of America

2019 Silver Falchion Award - Killer Nashville

“A thrilling series” - National Public Radio
“Consistently exciting” - Kirkus Reviews
“Smashing, kept me on the edge” - Book Vue
“Darkly thrilling and accomplished” - Book Viral
“Outdoes many of the best crime authors” - Artisan Reviews

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