About Lucy

Lucy Burdette is the author of the popular Key West Food Critic mystery series. Her alter-ego, clinical psychologist Roberta Isleib, has also published eight mysteries including the golf lover’s mystery series and the advice column mysteries. Lucy’s first novel of suspense, Unsafe Haven, was published by Severn House Press in December 2021. The Ingredients of Happiness, a novel, was published by Severn House in July 2023.

Her books and stories have been shortlisted for Agatha, Anthony, and Macavity awards. Both A Dish to Die For and The Key Lime Crime won the bronze medal for popular fiction from the Florida Book Awards. She’s a member of Mystery Writers of America and Sisters in Crime, and a past president of Sisters in Crime. She currently serves as president of the Friends of the Key West Library.

Author photo by Coppola Photography