Victoria Thompson is the Edgar(R) and Agatha award-nominated author of the Gaslight Mysteries and twenty additional historical novels. She lives in Illinois with her family and a very spoiled little dog.
Praise for the Edgar(R) and Agatha award-nominated Gaslight Mysteries... "A new, compelling and very different heroine."--New York Times bestselling author Rhys Bowen "TANTALIZING."--Catherine Coulter, #1 New York Times bestselling author "With vivid character mannerisms, heavy historical influence and just the right amount of romance, Thompson has created an extraordinary foundation for a series."--RT Book Review "[A] winning series launch...sprightly romance, clever dialogue, and authentic historical details are a plus."--Publisher's Weekly "Sure to delight fans of history and suspense, City of Lies will have readers rooting for its resourceful heroine."--D. E. Ireland, author of the Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins Mysteries "Fast paced and intriguing."--Nancy Herriman, author of the A Mystery of Old San Francisco series "Suspenseful and delightful...A riveting historical page-turner that engaged me at every step."--National bestselling author Edith Maxwell "I loved this heroine! Elizabeth is a woman of her time yet timeless in spirit."--Alyssa Maxwell, author of the Gilded Newport Mysteries "This is how to start a series! Thompson brings an irresistible heroine onstage, backs her up with a terrific cast of sidekicks and delivers a rattling good plot."--Catriona McPherson, author of the multi-award-winning Dandy Gilver Mysteries "Victoria Thompson SHINES...Anne Perry and Caleb Carr fans, rejoice!"--Tamar Myers, national bestselling author "Completely captivating! Clever, engaging and romantic, this unlikely heroine will have you cheering her courage--and eagerly awaiting her next adventure. Loved it."--Agatha, Anthony and Mary Higgins Clark Award-winning author Hank Phillippi Ryan "Victoria Thompson gives us a fresh new series. City of Lies is the real deal...You'll love it."--Elaine Viets, author of Fire and Ashes "Strong, smart and savvy, this counterfeit lady is a grifter with a heart of gold, and I look forward to her next adventure!"--Ashley Weaver, author of the Amory Ames Mysteries "WITH WRITING THIS GOOD, I would recommend not missing a single Thompson tale."--Suspense Magazine "REWARDING reading to fans of Rhys Bowen and Cordelia Frances Biddle."--Library Journal "GANGS OF NEW YORK, EAT YOUR HEART OUT--this book is the real thing." --Mystery Scene