Kristen Lepionka

Interviewed 21 July 2018

Kristen Lepionka

Kristen Lepionka grew up mostly in a public library and could often be found in the adult mystery section well before she was out of middle school. Her debut novel was The Last Place You Look, featuring PI Roxane Weary.

Her writing has been selected for Shotgun Honey, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Grift and Black Elephant. She lives in Columbus, Ohio, with her partner and two cats.


Books by Kristen Lepionka

The Stories You Tell

A phone call in the middle of the night never brings good news, and the one private investigator Roxanne Weary gets from her brother is no exception to that rule, especially when he was the last person to see a missing woman.

Reviewed on 09 November 2019 by Linda Wilson

The Last Place You Look

PI Roxane Weary is hired to find a woman who went missing 15 years ago and who may well hold the key to saving a man from Death Row.

Reviewed on 16 September 2017 by Linda Wilson