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Award Winning Author of Mysteries in Crime Time

Bare Trees in Fog

Coming Soon!

In a historic Victorian mansion being used as a movie set, Scott Drayco investigates a decades-old murder case that brings him face to face with deadly secrets of the past—and a killer determined to keep the truth buried.

Book #8 in the award-winning Scott Drayco mystery/thriller series.


“This labyrinthine novel is great for those who love to be as intellectually frenzied as the detectives in the stories they read. They’ll be eagerly flipping back to look for Lawson’s strategically placed clues.”

Library Journal

Praise & Reviews

“Lawson's protagonist is greatly compelling; Lawson also excels at crafting seemingly minor figures whose roles in the story may be more significant than they seem.”

Publishers Weekly Book Prize

“BV Lawson is a wonderful storyteller. Trust me and pick up one of her books.”

LJ Jones Edition


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Winner of the Dillydoun Flash Fiction Prize; 3rd Place, Pulpfictional Flash; Chosen for Bouchercon anthology; Finalist for the Writer’s Digest short-short story competition; Shortlisted for To Hull and Back and Flash 500; Longlisted for New Writers Flash and Fish Flash Prize.


About BV Lawson

BV Lawson’s short fiction has appeared in dozens of publications, been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, honored by Derringer, Golden Fedora, and Gemini Magazine Awards, and BV was also a contributor to the Anthony Award-winning Blood on the Bayou. BV’s Scott Drayco crime novels have also been named Best Mystery in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards, chosen as a Featured Library Journal Pick, and been a finalist for Shamus, Silver Falchion, Daphne, and Foreword Book Reviews Awards.

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