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Jeri Westerson

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L.A. native Jeri Westerson writes the critically acclaimed “Crispin Guest Medieval Noir” series. Her protagonist is a disgraced knight turned detective, plying his trade on the mean streets of fourteenth century London. Author Tim Hallinan says about her latest CUP OF BLOOD, “CUP OF BLOOD starts like a clap of thunder. Crispin maintains his standing as one of today’s (and yesterday’s) most engaging private eyes. I loved it!”

Her books have been shortlisted for a slew of mystery awards, including the Macavity, Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award, the Agatha, and the Shamus, and the sixth was named Best of 2013 by Suspense Magazine. The Boston Globe calls her detective “A medieval Sam Spade, a tough guy who operates according to his own mor

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We had a fabulous time at the Huntington Library Botanical Gardens and Museum today, launching my latest historical, ROSES IN THE TEMPEST.

Hubby and I got there early enough to wander the library and art gallery. Now, I used to come here a lot when I was a kid. Museums were free in those days, offering a young family of five a chance to give their kids a bit of culture. Where would I be today if...

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message 4: by Jeri

Jeri Westerson right back at ya, Beth!

message 3: by Beth

Beth Hi Jeri,
Thanks for befriending this fellow mystery author here as well as elsewhere!

message 2: by Simon

Simon Hey lady!!!

Savannah Jeri, thank you for the friendship.
Stay naughty,

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