Miriam Featured in Boca Raton Magazine


Left to Right: Deborah Sharp, Miriam Auerbach, James W. Hall, James Grippando

Boca Raton Magazine has identified Miriam as one of today’s best South Florida crime-mystery writers!


by John Thomason

In a 2013 piece for The New Yorker, Adam Gopnik observed that Florida crime fiction “may have supplanted the L.A.-noir tradition as a paperback mirror of American manners”—a mirror driven by, as author Dave Barry put it, a bunch of “South Florida wackos.” Our lower peninsula, stretching all the way down to the freewheeling Keys, has proved fascinating to readers across the country and beyond ever since John D. MacDonald began writing series thrillers here in 1964. Here’s a look at four of the best writers currently carrying the South Florida crime-mystery torch.

The article appears in the July/August 2014 issue of Boca Raton Magazine.