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Ellen Crosby

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Ellen Crosby is the author of 2 mysteries featuring photojournalist Sophie Medina: MULTIPLE EXPOSURE and GHOST IMAGE (Scribner, April, 2015). She has also written six books in the Virginia wine country mystery series featuring winemaker Lucie Montgomery, and MOSCOW NIGHTS, a standalone mystery published in the UK. Before writing fiction, Crosby was a freelance reporter for The Washington Post, Moscow correspondent for ABC Radio News, and an economist at the US Senate. After living overseas for many years, she now lives in the Washington, DC suburbs of northern Virginia. More information at www.ellencrosby.com or www.facebook.com/EllenCrosbyBooks


Received the first copy of GHOST IMAGE from my editor at Scribner today!

The first copy of GHOST IMAGE arrived today, along with spring!


My husband always marvels at how I (or any writer) can sit down at a computer with nothing but an idea for a story in my head and a year later or, in this case, two years later, he can hold a book in his hand that is the result of that idea. Of course he has listened to me moan, wail, and gnash teeth when the process isn’t going so...

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Average rating: 3.61 · 4,578 ratings · 722 reviews · 9 distinct works · Similar authors
The Merlot Murders (Wine Co...
3.43 of 5 stars 3.43 avg rating — 1,347 ratings — published 2006 — 11 editions
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The Chardonnay Charade (Win...
3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 774 ratings — published 2006 — 11 editions
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The Bordeaux Betrayal (Wine...
3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 692 ratings — published 2008 — 13 editions
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The Riesling Retribution (W...
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 573 ratings — published 2009 — 10 editions
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The Sauvignon Secret (Wine ...
3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 512 ratings — published 2011 — 9 editions
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The Viognier Vendetta (Wine...
3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 484 ratings — published 2010 — 8 editions
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Multiple Exposure: A Sophie...
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 174 ratings — published 2013 — 7 editions
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Ghost Image (Sophie Medina #2)
4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2015 — 2 editions
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Moscow Nights
4.29 of 5 stars 4.29 avg rating — 7 ratings2 editions
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The Merlot Murders The Chardonnay Charade The Bordeaux Betrayal The Riesling Retribution The Viognier Vendetta The Sauvignon Secret
Wine Country Mysteries (6 books)
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Multiple Exposure: A Sophie... Ghost Image
Sophie Medina (2 books)
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3.7967914438502675 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 187 ratings

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“We all have a right to our private lives; it's living a secret life that gets us in trouble.”
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message 1: by Beth (last edited Jan 30, 2010 06:25PM)

Beth Hi Ellen,
Thanks for befriending this fellow Goodreads mystery author!


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