Con Lehane: Author of the 42nd Street Library Mysteries

About Con Lehane

Con Lehane

Con Lehane is a mystery writer, living in Washington, DC. He is the author of the 42nd Street Library mysteries, featuring Raymond Ambler, curator of the library’s (fictional) crime fiction collection. He’s also the author of three mysteries featuring New York City bartender Brian McNulty, and has published short stories in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine and Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine.

Over the years, he has been a college professor, union organizer and labor journalist, and has tended bar at two-dozen or so drinking establishments. He holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in fiction writing from Columbia University School of the Arts and teaches writing at The Writer’s Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

About a Book Interview with Con Lehane

Interview With An Archivist: Con Lehane and Randal Brandt talk detectives, the wonders of research libraries, and a real-life murder in the archives.

Listen to an interview with Con Lehane on the Speaking of Mysteries podcast.

Read an interview with Con from The Big Thrill.

Read Con’s guest post from Criminal Element, “The Wonders of the 42nd Street Library.”

Read an interview with Con from Kirkus, “Death Breaks the Silence at a Literary Landmark.”

Read an interview with Con from Coffee with a Canine.

Read an interview with Con from The Rap Sheet.