Marcia Muller


Birthday September 28, 1944

Birth Sign Libra

Birthplace Michigan

Age 79 years old

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An American mystery and thriller writer, she is particularly known for her novels featuring female detective Sharon McCone. Her popular P.I. novel, Vanishing Point, received the Shamus Award.

Before Fame

After graduating from the University of Michigan, she began her literary career by working as a journalist for Sunset Magazine.


In addition to the Sharon McCone series, she wrote the Joanna Stark and Soledad County books.

Family Life

She was raised in Birmingham, Michigan. She later married Bill Pronzini, a fellow author of detective fiction.

Associated With

She and Alfred Hitchcock both received the Mystery Writers of America's Grand Master award.