I’m Gigi Pandian, a USA Today bestselling mystery author, breast cancer survivor, and accidental almost-vegan. I write modern-day mysteries that are a cross between Indiana Jones and Agatha Christie.

I’m the author of the Jaya Jones Treasure Hunt mystery series, the Accidental Alchemist mysteries, and locked-room mystery short stories.

The latest news: My most recent publication is novelette “The Library Ghost of Tanglewood Inn,” published November 16, and the story has been nominated for an Agatha Award for Best Mystery Short Story of 2017.

My latest full-length novel, The Ninja’s Illusion, has been long-listed for the ALA (American Library Association) 2018 Reading List.

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Gigi Pandian: magic mystery & history“Pandian’s [Jaya Jones] series may well captivate a generation of readers, combining the suspenseful, mysterious and romantic.”
RT Book Reviews
“Like Agatha Christie? Elizabeth Peters? Then you’re going to love Gigi Pandian.”
Aaron Elkins, Edgar-winning author of the Gideon Oliver “Skeleton Detective” mysteries