Waldron's mysteries take place in the town of Princeton and at Princeton University where she lived and worked for many years. In this whodunnit, the first female president of Princeton is murdered and Professor McLeod Delaney must face the administration's stonewalling and a host of shady suspects to discover who placed her highly-esteemed former colleague on permanent sabbatical.
Author Judy Blume grew up in Elizabeth, NJ and is best known for her children's books. This was her first adult novel and features a New Jersey housewife in the 1970's who is disillusioned with her husband, children and lifestyle.
Isenberg is a mystery writer whose heroine, Professor Bel Barrett, teaches English at the fictional River Edge Community College in Jersey City. One critic said "Bel Barrett is Stephanie Plum twenty-five years later."
Mr. Rockland hails from Morristown and is known for his non-fiction writing. He penned this novel in the 1970's about a professor in New Jersey who abandons his family, friends and career to join a religious commune in India. His latest novel, Stones, takes place in New York.
This "Jersey" centered work by Princeton professor and celebrated author, Joyce Carol Oates, is a psychological thriller set in the Pine Barrens.
Fleming is originally from Jersey City and has set this historical novel in New Jersey during the American Revolution.
The author lives in Morristown and writes mysteries that take place in the Adirondacks. Also try Swallow the Hook.