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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

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One of the many dancers we saw in India


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Snake charmer in a neighborhood outside Delhi


For as long as I can remember I have been captivated by India, a country I romantically envisioned as a spiritual place of vivid colors, capricious deities, squint-eyed snake charmers, multi-hued temples, and fiery food. Growing up I devoured novels about the tumultuous history of Hindustan, a land ruled by sult...

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The Chardonnay Charade (Win...

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Multiple Exposure

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Ghost Image (Sophie Medina #2)

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The Merlot Murders The Chardonnay Charade The Bordeaux Betrayal The Riesling Retribution The Viognier Vendetta The Sauvignon Secret
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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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