Andy Straka

Andy Straka (Fiction) | Charlottesville, VA

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Andy Straka is the author of the #1 bestseller A Witness Above and the Shamus Award-winning, Anthony and Agatha Award-nominated Frank Pavlicek private eye series. Featured by Publishers Weekly among a group of “rising stars” in crime fiction, his other books include the recently-optioned for television sci-fi thriller series Dragonflies and the critically-acclaimed suspense novels Record of Wrongs and The Blue Hallelujah. Andy is a licensed falconer, which plays an important role in his Pavlicek novels. He is also co-founder of the popular Crime Wave program at the annual Virginia Festival of the Book.


Blurbs, Press & Reviews

“Andy Straka has learned something about writing from falconry. His storytelling is as sharp and strong as talons, and once he’s got you in his grip, he never lets go.
—Rick Riordan

“Highly recommended.”
—Michael Connelly

“Fast-paced, twisty, and complex.”

“Witty, sharp, and flesh-and-blood real.”
—Jeffery Deaver

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