Kenneth (K.J.A.) Wishnia is an American author of historical fiction and mystery novels. He writes the Filomena Buscarsela series. Kenneth was born in New Hampshire, graduated from Brown University, and earned a Ph.D. in comparative literature from SUNY Stony Brook. He is currently a professor in the English Department at SUNY Suffolk. Kenneth lives in Long Island, New York with his wife and two children.

K.J.A. Wishnia made his debut as a novelist in 1998 with the novel 23 Shades of Black. Below is a list of K.J.A. Wishnia’s books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Filomena Buscarsela Books

23 Shades of Black (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Soft Money (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Glass Factory (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Red House (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood Lake (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Fifth Servant (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Flat Rate and Other Tales of Mystery and Weirdness (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Twentieth Century Ecuadorian Narrative (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Scumble River Mysteries Books

(with Jeff Abbott, Dana Stabenow, Max Allan Collins, John Lantigua, Hazel Holt, Peter Tremayne, Judith Gieson, Peter King, Edie Claire, Tamar Myers, , Andy Straka, JoAnna Carl, Lydia Adamson, Denise Swanson)

Murder of a Small-Town Honey (By: Denise Swanson) (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder of a Sweet Old Lady (By: Denise Swanson) (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
...And the Dying is Easy (With: Jeff Abbott,Dana Stabenow,Max Allan Collins,John Lantigua,Hazel Holt,Peter Tremayne,Judith Gieson,Peter King,Edie Claire,Tamar Myers,,Andy Straka,JoAnna Carl,Lydia Adamson,Denise Swanson) (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder of a Sleeping Beauty (By: Denise Swanson) (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder of a Snake in the Grass (By: Denise Swanson) (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder of a Barbie and Ken (By: Denise Swanson) (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder of a Pink Elephant (By: Denise Swanson) (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder of a Smart Cookie (By: Denise Swanson) (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder of a Real Bad Boy (By: Denise Swanson) (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder of a Botoxed Blonde (By: Denise Swanson) (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder of a Chocolate-Covered Cherry (By: Denise Swanson) (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder of a Royal Pain (By: Denise Swanson) (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder of a Wedding Belle (By: Denise Swanson) (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder of a Bookstore Babe (By: Denise Swanson) (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder of a Creped Suzette (By: Denise Swanson) (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder of the Cat's Meow (By: Denise Swanson) (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder of a Stacked Librarian (By: Denise Swanson) (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder of a Needled Knitter (By: Denise Swanson) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder of an Open Book (By: Denise Swanson) (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder of a Cranky Catnapper (By: Denise Swanson) (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies

...And the Dying is Easy(2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder in Vegas: New Crime Tales of Gambling and Desperation(2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Queens Noir(2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jewish Noir(2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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K.J.A. Wishnia Synopsis: The Fifth Servant by Kenneth Wishnia goes back to 16th century Prague in the shadow of the Papal Inquisition – and introduces a uniquely unforgettable protagonist, a young Talmudic scholar who has three days to solve a heinous murder before official reprisals decimate the city’s Jewish community. It mixes themes of religion, mystery, and intrigue, recreating life in the era when Emperor Rudolph II occupied the throne – a time of uncertainty and fear viewed through the eyes of an intrepid rabbinical student on a quest for truth and justice.

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