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Welcome readers! This is the official website of Anne R. Tan, author of the Raina Sun Mystery series and the Lucy Fong Amateur PI Mystery series. Her humorous cozy mysteries feature Chinese-American amateur sleuths dealing with love, family, and life while solving murders.

What readers are saying about the Raina Sun Mystery series

I was laughing out loud at this mystery that reminded me of Stephanie Plum & her grandmother. ~ Nicki Mech

I really loved this book! The characters are relatable and it definitely captures the small town dynamic. ~ Shawn C. Morris

Think Murder She Wrote meets Stephanie Plum's bad luck for getting into trouble. ~ Shoshanah Lila

New Release

Just Shoot Me Dead

(Lucy Fong Amateur PI Mystery #1)

While on a blind date with a doctor and his mama, Lucy gets a call that her estranged mom is found shot in the stomach in her private investigation office. She returns to Morro Cliff Village to search for answers and her sister...only to find a dead body in her sister's apartment. 

When the local police chief zeros in on her sister as a "person of interest," Lucy must brush up her sleuthing skills. It's a race to find her sister before the police...and the killer. She must use all her wits (and those she can borrow, though her grandma has a reputation for being a loose cannon) to find this hidden killer before he strikes at her family again.

Don't miss this fast-paced cozy mystery--get your copy of Just Shoot Me Dead today!

Judy Tucker


A page turner. Interesting story and characters. Lots of twist. A mystery that keeps you reading until the end

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Coming Soon

Summer Snoops and Cozy Crimes

Available July 24, 2018

I will contribute a Lucy Fong novella to this charity anthology. All proceeds from the sales will go to the no kill shelters of AniCira and Jefferson SPCA.

Just Lost and Found (Lucy Fong #1.5)

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Smoldering Flames and Secrets

(Raina Sun Mystery #7)

Available August 2018

Smoldering flames are still deadly... 

Raina Sun is in San Francisco, preparing for her cousin’s upcoming wedding…to her ex-boyfriend. Even though she is a reluctant bridesmaid, she understands duty to her family.

When the bridegroom shows an unusual interest in her fiancé, and a dead body drops in during the rehearsal dinner, Raina is drawn into another murder investigation. She must prove the bridegroom’s innocence, or he will reveal a secret that could change her beloved fiancé’s life…and not for the better.

As things heat up, she learns all families have skeletons, and some are more deadly than others. Among the hundreds of guests, could she find this heartless killer before she becomes the next victim? And will this secret stay hidden?

Come join Raina in this next phase in her life—get your copy of Smoldering Flames and Secrets now!