Shelly Frome is an American author of mystery novels, plays and non-fiction books. A former actor, Shelly is a professor of dramatic arts emeritus at the University of Connecticut. He has written numerous articles on creative writing and acting for various publications and websites.

Shelly Frome made his debut as a novelist in 2000 with Tinseltown Riff. Below is a list of Shelly Frome’s books in order of when they were first published:

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Tinseltown Riff (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lilac Moon (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Twinning Murders (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Twilight of the Drifter (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder Run (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Moon Games (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Secluded Village Murders (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Miranda and the D-Day Caper (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Playwriting (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sun Dance for Andy Horn (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Actors Studio (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Art and Craft of Screenwriting (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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Shelly Frome Synopsis: In Twilight of the Drifter by Shelly Frome, Josh Devlin is a failed journalist in his thirties who, after a year of wandering, finds himself in a Kentucky homeless shelter on a wintry December. Soon after the opening setup, the crosscurrents go into motion as Josh comes upon a runaway named Alice holed up in an abandoned boxcar. Looking to help her out and yet still dejected over his own squandered life, he brings her back to Memphis and his uncle’s Blues Hall Cafe. From there he tries to get back on his feet while seeking a solution to Alice’s troubles. As the story unfolds, a Delta bluesman’s checkered past comes into play and, inevitably, Josh finds himself on a collision course with a backwoods tracker fixated on the Civil War and, by extension, the machinations of the governor-elect of Mississippi.

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