Anne R. Tan is USA Today bestselling author. She writes the Raina Sun Mystery series and Lucy Fong Mystery series. Her humorous cozy mysteries feature Chinese-American amateur sleuths dealing with love, family, and life while solving murders.
A Note from Anne:
My books are my legacy to my children. Unfortunately, they won't grow up in the San Francisco Bay Area as I did. Without a cultural hub to keep the language and philosophies alive, our family will lose this part of our heritage in one generation. My children will be visitors to this rich culture just like my readers. I hope you'll enjoy your time with Raina Sun and her large dynamic family.
When Raina Sun bought a dilapidated old house on a steal, they are thrown into a whirlwind of construction activities with well-meaning relatives coming into town, permit issues, and a dead body behind the drywall of the living room. With all construction activities at a standstill, Raina must solve this cold case to get her life back on track. Will Raina find the killer or will she be next?
Raina Sun arrives in Las Vegas to elope and ends up with a missing groom. With an overbooked hotel and a rock and roll conference, Raina thought her fiancé was helping the hotel-casino with their security—until a strange woman searches Raina’s room and a dead woman is found in a laundry bag. Can Raina solve this murder and find out what her fiancé is hiding? Or will she become the next victim?
Raina Sun is in San Francisco, preparing for her cousin's upcoming wedding...to her ex-boyfriend. Even though she is a reluctant bridesmaid, she understands duty to her family. When the bridegroom shows an unusual interest in her fiancé, and a dead body drops in during the photo shoot, Raina is drawn into another murder investigation. Will she find the killer among the guests?
While on a blind date with a doctor and his mama, Lucy Fong gets a call that her estranged mom is found shot in the stomach in her private investigation office. She returns to Morro Cliff Village to search for answers and her sister...and finds only a dead body in her sister's apartment. Will Lucy find the killer before he strikes at her family again?
After private investigator in training, Raina Sun witnesses a kidnapping, the victim shows up unharmed and claims nothing happened. The case grows even murkier when Raina's client, the husband of the supposed victim, is found dead at the site for a contentious new mall development. Can Raina see her way clear to the end, or will a storm come crashing down when the murderer
Grad student Raina Sun searches for a precious family journal and finds herself in hot water with a dangerous Asian triad. A fake fiancé and a murder complicate matters even more. With danger heating up, can she find a murderer, prove her own innocence, and retrieve the secret hidden in the journal?
Raina Sun is cashing in a gift certificate for a free hairstyle from the town’s premier beauty salon and day spa. When the attacker ends up six feet under, her best friend becomes the prime suspect. As the murder investigation heats up, Raina summons her sleuthing skills to track down this devious killer before she becomes the next target. There's no place for an amateur when it comes to murder...
Raina Sun thought cleaning her grandma's house in San Francisco to prepare for Chinese New Year would be a breeze. Instead, she finds her deceased grandfather’s secret journal and ends up French kissing the train tracks in a mugging incident. And the second time Raina ends up flat on her back without a man in sight, she suspects the Year of the Monkey would leave her skulking in cold damp places.
Graduate student Raina Sun thought she knew what she was getting herself into when she volunteered to take the new foreign exchange student shopping on the last weekend before Christmas. But between a riot for the last hot toy of the season and an abandoned baby, the holiday is a season for mayhem, and sometimes it doesn’t pay to be a Good Samaritan. For readers who like fun cozy mysteries.
A grad student in pursuit of a larcenous advisor finds herself in deep waters … starting with his murder. An old flame and a troublesome grandma complicate matters even more. With storm clouds gathering, can she stay afloat?