Mary Dutta

Short mysteries long on fun

Welcome! If you love a mystery with a twist and some laughs, then you’re in the right place. Check out the site to learn more about my short stories and discover how I wandered my way to becoming an award-winning author.

"Mary Dutta weaves the most wonderful twisty mysteries."
Author Mary Dutta Short mysteries long on fun
Heather Weidner
Author of the Delanie Fitzgerald Mysteries and the Jules Keene Glamping Mysteries
"Mary Dutta writes with sublime cheekiness, culminating in twisty, clever endings. I can’t wait to read more from her!"
Author Mary Dutta Short mysteries long on fun
Becky Clark
Award-winning author of the Mystery Writer’s Mysteries and A Crossword Puzzle Mystery series

Latest Release

“Devil’s Advocate”
Published in Mystery Most Diabolical

Malice Domestic Devil’s Advocate

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There’s a special end-of-summer thrill when the school supplies hit the shelves. The pristine packs of perfectly sharpened colored pencils. The siren song of shiny

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