Awards

FIFTH HONOR FOR E. J. RAND

LABYRINTH has been honored as a finalist in the prestigious 2010 Killer Nashville-Claymore Award

FOURTH HONOR FOR E. J. RAND

PERFECT COVER has been honored as a finalist in the prestigious international 2009 NEXT GENERATION INDIE BOOK AWARDS

THIRD HONOR FOR E. J. RAND

The New York Chapter of the MYSTERY WRITERS OF AMERICA named E. J. Rand one of three winners in its 2008-2009 Mentor Program. The announcement, made in March 2009 at the National Arts Club in Manhattan, honored DARK SEA, the fourth novel in the Reluctant Sleuth Mystery series.

Finalist, 2008 Next Generation Indie Book Awards

E. J. Rand's SAY GOODBYE was honored as a FINALIST in this prestigious international award contest. This is quite an accomplishment for a first novel. The achievement is published at www.IndieBookAwards.com.

Best Mystery Thriller of 2006

E. J. Rand's SAY GOODBYE was named winner of Deadly Ink Press' 2007 David G. Sasher, Sr. Best Unpublished Thriller Novel Award. Impressed with the fast action, depth of characters, and mounting suspense of SAY GOODBYE, Deadly Ink Press published the book in February, 2008.

Reviews For SAY GOODBYE:

Buckle your seatbelts, SAY GOODBYE, the debut mystery from E. J. Rand, is a roller coaster of a ride. Action-packed, with an intriguing mystery and a charming mature romance, Rand has created a page turner that leaves the reader waiting anxiously for a Reluctant Sleuth sequel.

Evelyn David - MURDER OFF THE BOOKS

SAY GOODBYE starts with a bang and carries you at a breakneck pace all the way to the very satisfying end. A retired widower finds the courage to investigate a friend's murder, battle corporate corruption, and even seize a second chance at love! I'm looking forward to more Reluctant Sleuth books!

E. F. Watkins - BLACK FLOWERS

Mystery and thriller fans will shout a warm hello to E. J. Rand's Reluctant Sleuth, Gary Kemmerman, who uses his low key charm and off beat method of detection to solve a complicated crime. I finished SAY GOODBYE in one sitting!"

Noreen Wald AKA Nora Charles - Kate Kennedy Senior Sleuth Series: HURRICANE HOMICIDE, and DEATH RIDES THE SURF.

You'll never forget the reluctant sleuth — E. J. Rand's fresh characters and intriguing plot wrap mystery, thriller, and romance into a page-turner. Don't miss this book.

Allan Lazar - THE 101 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE WHO NEVER LIVED.