Valerie Wilson Wesley





Valerie Wilson Wesley


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in Connecticut, The United States
November 22, 1947

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Valerie Wilson Wesley is an African-American author of mysteries, adult-theme novels, and children's books,[1] and a former executive editor of Essence magazine. She is the author of the Tamara Hayle mystery series. Her writings, both fiction and non-fiction, have also appeared in numerous publications, including Essence, Family Circle, TV Guide, Ms., The New York Times, and the Swiss weekly magazine Die Weltwoche.

Average rating: 4.01 · 3,924 ratings · 182 reviews · 30 distinct works · Similar authors
Ain't Nobody's Business If ...

4.06 avg rating — 1,039 ratings — published 1999 — 5 editions
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When Death Comes Stealing (...

3.99 avg rating — 622 ratings — published 1994 — 9 editions
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Devil's Gonna Get Him (Tama...

4.10 avg rating — 347 ratings — published 1995 — 6 editions
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Where Evil Sleeps (Tamara H...

3.99 avg rating — 280 ratings — published 1996 — 6 editions
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No Hiding Place (Tamara Hay...

4.08 avg rating — 264 ratings — published 2012 — 9 editions
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Easier to Kill (Tamara Hayl...

4.03 avg rating — 232 ratings — published 1998 — 7 editions
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The Devil Riding (Tamara Ha...

4.05 avg rating — 195 ratings — published 2000 — 5 editions
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Dying in the Dark (Tamara H...

3.96 avg rating — 210 ratings — published 2004 — 8 editions
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Playing My Mother's Blues

3.85 avg rating — 246 ratings — published 2005 — 7 editions
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Of Blood and Sorrow (Tamara...

3.98 avg rating — 172 ratings — published 2008 — 10 editions
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“I’m addicted to silence and privacy; I wallow in it.”
Valerie Wilson Wesley

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