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Erika Chase

A pseudonym used by Linda Wiken

Erika Chase writes the Ashton Corners Book Club mysteries for Penguin/Berkley Prime Crime. In a parallel life Erika Chase is also known as Linda Wiken. A former mystery bookstore owner (PrimeCrime Books in Ottawa, ON, Canada), Linda is also a short story writer. She is a member of those dangerous dames, The Ladies' Killing Circle.

Her short stories have appeared in the seven Ladies' Killing Circle anthologies (three of which she co-edited), and in the magazines Mysterious Intent and Over My Dead Body. She has beenshort-listed for an Arthur Ellis Award, Best Short Story, from Crime Writers of Canada.

Genres: Cozy Mystery
Ashton Corners Book Club
   1. A Killer Read (2012)
   2. Read and Buried (2012)
   3. Cover Story (2013)
   4. Book Fair and Foul (2014)
   5. Law and Author (2015)
Erika Chase recommends
The Cracked Spine (2016)
(Scottish Bookshop Mystery , book 1)
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"A great read for book lovers, mystery seekers, and anyone who enjoys a determined new heroine. Sure to be a winning series."

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