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Laurie R King


USA flag (b.1952)

aka Leigh Richards

Laurie King is a third-generation native of San Francisco, but since her marriage to an Anglo-Indian professor she has lived briefly on five continents. She and her husband have two children. They live mostly in California.

Genres: Historical Mystery, Mystery
 
Series
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Anne Waverly
   A Darker Place (1998)
     aka The Birth of a New Moon
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Anthologies edited
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Non fiction
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Awards
Agatha Award Best Novel nominee (1994) : The Beekeeper's Apprentice
Edgar Awards Best Novel nominee (1997) : With Child
Macavity Awards Best Novel winner (2002) : Folly
Agatha Award Best Historical Novel winner (2015) : Dreaming Spies


Laurie R King recommends
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In the Midnight Hour (2001)
(Laura Principal, book 5)
Michelle Spring
"... delicious."
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No Good Deed (2001)
Manda Scott
"Manda Scott picks us up by the scruff of the neck, drags us kicking and bumping along the rough side of life, then makes us fall in love with her characters along the way. Wow, just...wow."
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A Grave Denied (2003)
(Kate Shugak, book 13)
Dana Stabenow
"Shugak is one of the great characters of modern crime fiction."
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The Parisian Prodigal (2010)
(Fools' Guild Mystery, book 8)
Alan Gordon
"Only a fool would pass this one up."
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Alias Hook (2013)
Lisa Jensen
"A delicious and thought-provoking read."
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A Knife in the Fog (2018)
(Margaret Harkness and Arthur Conan Doyle, book 1)
Bradley Harper
"Ardent feminism and cerebral detection face down the Ripper in the fog-shrouded streets of London: a feast for lovers of historical crime!"

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