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Tasha Alexander


USA flag (b.1969)
Wife of Andrew Grant

Tasha Alexander is the New York Times bestselling author of the Lady Emily series and the novel Elizabeth: The Golden Age. She attended the University of Notre Dame, where she studied English and Medieval History. Her work has been translated into more than a dozen languages. She and her husband, novelist Andrew Grant, divide their time between Chicago and the UK.

Genres: Historical Mystery
 
Novels
   Elizabeth (2007)
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Novellas
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"A stunning debut that will leave readers of Jodi Picault and Anita Shreve clamering for more from this talented author."
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Killing Red (2009)
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"Taut, provocative, and unforgettable. Henry Perez's Killing Red is the one debut novel you need to read this year."
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Little Girl Gone (2011)
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"Once again, Battles delivers everything a thriller reader wants. An irrepressible hero and breakneck pace combined with vibrant settings and a deftly drawn supporting cast place LITTLE GIRL GONE firmly at the top of the genre. A book to be devoured."
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Vienna Waltz (2011)
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"Meticulous, delightful, and full of surprises."
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Recipe for Treason (2012)
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Andrea Penrose
"A heroine feisty enough to give the most rakish Regency cad a run for his money."
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Brooklyn on Fire (2016)
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"(Gives) readers who love strong and capable female sleuths a character bound to be their new favorite. Engaging and clever."
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A Girl Like You (2016)
(Henrietta and Inspector Howard, book 1)
Michelle Cox
"Michelle Cox masterfully recreates 1930s Chicago in A Girl Like You, bringing to life its diverse neighborhoods and eclectic residents, as well as its seedy side. Henrietta and Inspector Howard are the best pair of sleuths I’ve come across in ages - Cox makes us care not just about the case, but about her characters. A fantastic start to what is sure to be a long running series."
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London Gambit (2016)
(Rannoch Fraser Mystery, book 11)
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"Meticulous, delightful, and full of surprises!."
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A Golden Cage (2016)
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"Freydont has brought Gilded Age Newport to life."
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Murder at Fontainebleau (2016)
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"Carmack's talent...is unparalleled."
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The Ripper's Shadow (2017)
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"Laura Joh Rowland reinvents the story of Jack the Ripper in a wholly unexpected way. Gritty, imaginative, and full of nail-biting suspense, The Ripper’s Shadow is a triumph."
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Murder in Mayfair (2017)
(Atlas Catesby Mystery, book 1)
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"Murder in Mayfair is a delicious tale of intrigue and deceit set in beautifully drawn Regency England. Fans of Thomas Hardy will especially love the set-up, and everyone will be hoping for the next installment of this new series."
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The Darkling Bride (2018)
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Fall of Angels (2018)
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"A novel that will equally satisfy fans of Evelyn Waugh and Dorothy L. Sayers, Fall of Angels is a delicious concoction, showcasing Barbara Cleverly’s prodigious talent. John Redfyre is a detective for the ages."
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The Dark Before Dawn (2018)
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