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JC: Women in Mystery with Sherry Thomas, Juliana Gray and Deanna Raybourn

    09/20/2017 - 7:30pm


    WORD is pleased to have three amazing powerhouse women join for one night only in Jersey City to discuss mysteries, female protagonists, and more!

    In STRANGE SCOTTISH SHORE, Juliana Gray's latest installment of the Emmeline Truelove series, a mysterious object discovered inside an ancient castle calls Maximilian Haywood, the new Duke of Olympia, and his fellow researcher Emmeline Truelove, north to the remote Orkney Islands. Its' dazzling voice and astonishing plot twists are sure to captivate readers until the very end of this Scottish adventure as they root for the spirited and unforgettable heroine that is Miss Emmeline Truelove.  Juliana Gray, the author of A Most Extraordinary Pursuit, is a pseudonym for New York Times bestselling author Beatriz Williams, the author of Cocoa Beach, The Wicked City, A Certain Age, Along the Infinite Sea, Tiny Little Thing, The Secret Life of Violet Grant, A Hundred Summers and Overseas, and coauthor of The Forgotten Room with New York Times bestselling authors Karen White and Lauren Willig. Visit her online at, and @JulianaGray

    In A CONSPIRACY IN BELGRAVIA, Charlotte continues her sleuthing exploits in Victorian-era London, cleverly disguised under the male alias of “Sherlock Holmes.” Having refused to submit to societal expectations of a high-born lady, Charlotte was willing to give up whatever it took in exchange for her freedom—including her family and reputation.  Written by USA Today's bestselling author, Sherry Thomas is one of the most acclaimed historical fiction authors writing today, having won the RITA Award two years running and appeared on innumerable “Best of the Year” lists, including those of Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, Library Journal, Dear Author, and All About Romance. Her novels include A Study in Scarlet Women, first in the Lady Sherlock series; My Beautiful Enemy; and The Luckiest Lady in London.

    Though a lepidopterist by trade, Veronica Speedwell has been up to much more than chasing after rare specimens of butterflies. Continuing on after the exhilarating adventures of A Curious Beginning, it’s difficult to imagine how the spunky and spirited Victorian-era sleuth could find herself caught up in even more thrilling and dangerous exploits. But young Miss Speedwell does not disappoint in A PERILOUS UNDERTAKING Deanna Raybourn’s the newly in paperback second installment of the Veronica Speedwell mystery series. Deanna Raybourn is the New York Times bestselling author of the award-winning Lady Julia Grey series, the Veronica Speedwell series, and several standalone novels. She lives in Virginia with her family.

    A Strange Scottish Shore Cover Image
    ISBN: 9780425277089
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    Published: Berkley Books - September 19th, 2017

    The acclaimed author of A Most Extraordinary Pursuit brings a dazzling voice and extraordinary plot twists to this captivating Scottish adventure...

    A Conspiracy in Belgravia (Lady Sherlock #2) Cover Image
    ISBN: 9780425281413
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    Published: Berkley Books - September 5th, 2017

    The game is afoot as Charlotte Holmes returns in USA Today bestselling author Sherry Thomas's Victorian-set Lady Sherlock series.

    A Perilous Undertaking (Veronica Speedwell Mystery #2) Cover Image
    ISBN: 9780451476159
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    Published: Berkley Books - January 10th, 2017

    The "wickedly clever and devilishly amusing"* Veronica Speedwell returns for a rousing adventure from the New York Times bestselling author of the Lady Julia Grey Mysteries.