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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...more

Average rating: 3.87 · 2,038 ratings · 405 reviews · 15 distinct works · Similar authors
Veil of Lies (Crispin Guest...
3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 793 ratings — published 2008 — 7 editions
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Serpent in the Thorns (Cris...
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The Demon's Parchment (Cris...
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 276 ratings — published 2010 — 5 editions
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 209 ratings — published 2011 — 9 editions
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Blood Lance (Crispin Guest,...
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Shadow of the Alchemist (Cr...
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Catching Elijah
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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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