Janice LawJanice Law (born 1941), also known as Janice Law Trecker, is an American mystery novelist and short story writer. She has written for ''Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine'', ''Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine'', ''Sherlock Holmes Mystery Magazine'', ''The Midwest Quarterly'', ''The American Scholar'', and the ''American Quarterly''. She is best known for her Anna Peters series of novels, which was one of the first to feature a female detective.
Law is a graduate of Syracuse University and the University of Connecticut, where she served as an instructor and assistant professor of English.
Law was nominated for an Edgar Award in 1977 for her first Anna Peters novel, ''The Big Payoff''. In 2013, she was nominated for the Lambda Literary Award for Gay Mystery for ''Fires of London'', the first novel in her Francis Bacon series, and won the award the following year for its sequel, ''The Prisoner of the Riviera''. Provided by Wikipedia