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Name:  Victoria Thompson  

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Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Mystery Romance

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Thompson lives in the Chicago area.

Biographical and Professional Information

Victoria Thompson writes the Edgar and Agatha Award nominated Gaslight Mystery Series, set in turn-of-the-century New York City and featuring midwife Sarah Brandt, and the Sue Grafton Award nominated Counterfeit Lady Series set in early twentieth century New York City and featuring con artist Elizabeth Miles. She also contributed to the award winning writing textbook MANY GENRES/ONE CRAFT. A popular speaker, Victoria teaches in the Seton Hill University master's program in writing popular fiction.

She WON the Romantic Times Book Reviews 2011 Career Achievement Award for her outstanding body of work in mystery fiction.


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