For her first six novels, Kris Nelscott has received nine starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, Booklist, and Kirkus Reviews. Her novels have been chosen six times for the best mystery novel of the year on lists as varied as Booklist and Kirkus to BarnesandNoble.com. Library boards across the country have chosen her novels on their year’s best lists, including the prestigious New York Public Library’s Best Books for Teens list. Nelscott has been nominated for the Edgar Award for Best Mystery Novel of the Year. She has been nominated twice for the Oregon Book Award, and she won the Herodotus Award for the Best Historical Mystery Novel. Her novels have been reprinted around the world.