About Sara Johnson

Sara E. Johnson is a mystery writer who spent nine months exploring wondrous New Zealand. Everywhere she snooped, there was a mystery that needed writing.  The Bone Riddle, Sara’s fourth novel in the Alexa Glock Forensic Mysteries, was published in June, 2023.  The first three mysteries in the series are, in order of publication, Molten Mud Murder, The Bones Remember, and The Bone Track.  Sara’s publisher is Poisoned Pen Press/Sourcebooks.

Sara also writes articles for magazines.  Most recently, she introduced readers of The Strand magazine to five New Zealand-based mystery writers. Shark cage diving, featured in her second book The Bones Remember, is the topic of her article in the CrimeReads website.  Take a look at Adventures in Shark Cage Diving!

She has a BA in Journalism and an MA in Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Sara lives in Durham, North Carolina with her husband. Sara is a graduate of the Durham Citizen Police Academy. She is the past President of Triangle Sisters in Crime and a member of the North Carolina Writers’ Network.