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Jess Lourey

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Jessica (Jess) Lourey is best known for her critically-acclaimed Murder-by-Month mysteries, which have earned multiple starred reviews from Library Journal and Booklist, the latter calling her writing "a splendid mix of humor and suspense." Jessica also writes sword and sorcery fantasy as Albert Lea, edge-of-your-seat YA adventure as J.H. Lourey, and magical realism, literary fiction, and thrillers under her given name.

She is a tenured professor of creative writing and sociology, a recipient of The Loft's 2014 Excellence in Teaching fellowship, and a sought-after workshop leader and keynote speaker who delivered the 2016 "Rewrite Your Life" TEDx Talk. When not teaching, reading, traveling, writing, or hanging out with her family, you can f
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Average rating: 3.63 · 5,789 ratings · 681 reviews · 24 distinct works · Similar authors
May Day (Murder-by-Month My...

3.35 avg rating — 1,029 ratings — published 2006 — 5 editions
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September Fair (Murder-by-M...

3.51 avg rating — 893 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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June Bug (Murder-by-Month M...

3.46 avg rating — 850 ratings — published 2007 — 4 editions
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Knee High by the Fourth of ...

3.81 avg rating — 456 ratings — published 2007 — 4 editions
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August Moon (Murder-by-Mont...

3.81 avg rating — 421 ratings — published 2008 — 4 editions
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December Dread

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October Fest (Murder-by-Mon...

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November Hunt

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January Thaw

3.82 avg rating — 310 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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February Fever

3.89 avg rating — 214 ratings — published 2015 — 3 editions
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