Posed for Murder
Author: Meredith Cole
Published: February 17, 2009 by St. Martin's Minotaur
Main Character: Lydia McKenzie
Winner of the St. Martin's/Malice Domestic Best First Traditional Mystery Competition, and nominated for an Agatha for Best First Novel. Lydia McKenzie is an art photographer who researches historic murder cases and then convinces her friends to model for her film noir style photos. But when she finally achieves her dream and has a show in a Brooklyn art gallery, she is horrified to discover that someone is killing her models just like her pictures.