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Edgar® Nominated author Victoria Thompson writes the Gaslight Mystery Series, set in turn-of-the-century New York City and featuring midwife Sarah Brandt. A popular speaker, Victoria teaches in the Seton Hill University master's program in writing popular fiction. She lives in Central PA with her husband and a very spoiled little dog.
 


Genres: Historical Mystery, Historical Romance
 
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Series
Lady and the Cowboy Romance
   1. Texas Treasure (1985)
   2. Texas Triumph (1987)
   3. Texas Blonde (1987)
   4. Bold Texas Embrace (1989)
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Lady and the Scoundrel
   1. Texas Vixen (1986)
   2. Rogue's Lady (1988)
   3. Fortune's Lady (1989)
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Hired Gunslinger Romance
   1. Texas Angel (1988)
     aka Angel Heart
   2. Wild Texas Promise (1990)
   3. Sweet Texas Surrender (1991)
   4. Blazing Texas Nights (1992)
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Tates of Texas
   1. Wild Texas Wind (1992)
   2. Winds of Promise (1993)
   3. Winds of Destiny (1994)
   4. Winds of Fortune (1995)
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Gaslight Mysteries
   1. Murder on Astor Place (1999)
   2. Murder on St. Mark's Place (2000)
   3. Murder on Gramercy Park (2001)
   4. Murder on Washington Square (2002)
   5. Murder on Mulberry Bend (2003)
   6. Murder on Marble Row (2004)
   7. Murder on Lenox Hill (2005)
   8. Murder in Little Italy (2006)
   9. Murder In Chinatown (2007)
   10. Murder on Bank Street (2008)
   11. Murder on Waverly Place (2009)
   12. Murder on Lexington Avenue (2010)
   13. Murder on Sisters' Row (2011)
   14. Murder on Fifth Avenue (2012)
   15. Murder in Chelsea (2013)
   16. Murder in Murray Hill (2014)
   17. Murder on Amsterdam Avenue (2015)
   18. Murder on St. Nicholas Avenue (2015)
   19. Murder in Morningside Heights (2016)
   20. Murder in the Bowery (2017)
   21. Murder on Union Square (2018)
   22. Murder on Trinity Place (2019)
   23. Murder on Pleasant Avenue (2020)
   24. Murder on Wall Street (2021)
   25. Murder on Madison Square (2022)
   26. Murder on Bedford Street (2023)
   27. Murder in Rose Hill (2024)
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Counterfeit Lady
   1. City of Lies (2017)
   2. City of Secrets (2018)
   3. City of Scoundrels (2019)
   4. City of Schemes (2021)
   5. City of Shadows (2021)
   6. City of Fortune (2022)
   7. City of Betrayal (2023)
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Novels
   Beloved Outcast (1989)
   Playing With Fire (1990)
   Cry Wolf (1995)
   Wings of Morning (1996)
   From This Day Forward (1997)
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Books containing stories by Victoria Thompson
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Murder Most Edible (2019)
(Malice Domestic, book 14)
edited by
Rita Owen, Verena Rose and Shawn Reilly Simmons
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Charlaine Harris Presents Malice Domestic 12 (2017)
Mystery Most Historical
(Malice Domestic, book 12)
edited by
Charlaine Harris, Rita Owen, Verena Rose and Shawn Reilly Simmons
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Katherine Hall Page Presents Malice Domestic 11 (2016)
Murder Most Conventional
(Malice Domestic, book 11)
edited by
Barb Goffman, Rita Owen, Katherine Hall Page and Verena Rose

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Award nominations
2018 Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel (nominee) : Murder on Union Square
2016 Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel (nominee) : Murder in Morningside Heights
2015 Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel (nominee) : Murder on Amsterdam Avenue
2014 Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel (nominee) : Murder in Murray Hill
2013 Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel (nominee) : Murder in Chelsea
2012 Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel (nominee) : Murder on Fifth Avenue
2005 Lefty Award for Best Historical Mystery Novel (nominee) : Murder on Marble Row
2001 Edgar Award for Best Paperback original (nominee) : Murder on St. Mark's Place


Victoria Thompson recommends
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Murder Takes the Stage (2024)
(Phyllida Bright Mystery, book 4)
Colleen Cambridge
"What if Agatha Christie's housekeeper was the best detective of all?."
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Sniffing Out Murder (2023)
(Bailey the Bloodhound Mystery, book 1)
Kallie E Benjamin
"You will love spunky Pris and her canine companion, Bailey the Bloodhound. Prepare for lots of doggy kisses and bloodhound heroics."
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No Justice for the Deceived (2023)
(Mystery of Old San Francisco, book 6)
Nancy Herriman
"Another twisty Old San Francisco mystery that will keep you guessing until the very end."

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