Parker Francis, author of the Quint Mitchell mystery series

Welcome to the online home of mystery writer Parker Francis. Parker is the author of the award-winning Quint Mitchell Mystery series which includes MATANZAS BAY, BRING DOWN THE FURIES, and HURRICANE ISLAND. He’s also penned the short story collection GHOSTLY WHISPERS, SECRET VOICES and the novella BLUE CRABS AT MIDNIGHT. Take a few minutes to graze through the pages, and sign up for my e-newsletter to stay atop the latest news and views. I’m always happy to hear from readers or writers so feel free to contact me.

Hurricane Island

Cover of "Hurricane Island," a Quint Mitchell Mystery by Parker Francis

“Hurricane Island will blow you away.”
– Michael Wiley, Shamus Award-winning author of Blue Avenue

If you’ve been holding your breath awaiting the next Quint Mitchell Mystery take a deep breath. Hurricane Island is now available from Amazon.com as both a print and Kindle ebook. Of course, Quint finds himself in read more…

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Beaches Reader Fest

Join me and 14 other local authors at the first Annual Beaches Reader Fest, Saturday, November 16 at the Beaches Branch Library. Cassandra King Conroy is the keynote speaker, and she’ll talk about her late husband Pat Conroy. The event runs from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and features a read more…