Erika Chase

Erika Chase

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Erika writes the Ashton Corners Book Club mysteries for Penguin/Berkley Prime Crime. In a parallel life Erika Chase is also known as Linda Wiken. A former mystery bookstore owner (Prime Crime Books in Ottawa, ON, Canada), Linda is also a short story writer. She is a member of those dangerous dames, The Ladies' Killing Circle.

Her short stories have appeared in the seven Ladies’ Killing Circle anthologies (three of which she co-edited), and in the magazines Mysterious Intent and Over My Dead Body. She has been short-listed for an Arthur Ellis Award, Best Short Story, from Crime Writers of Canada.

Before life in the world of mystery, she worked as an advertising copywriter, radio producer, journalist and community education worker. Besides writ...more

Average rating: 3.65 · 842 ratings · 183 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
A Killer Read (An Ashton Co...
3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 515 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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Read and Buried
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 214 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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Cover Story (Ashton Corners...
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 112 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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Book Fair and Foul
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — expected publication 2014 — 2 editions
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“Every time we start thinking we’re the center of the universe, the universe turns around and says with a slightly distracted air, “I’m sorry. What’d you say your name was again?” BOOTLEGGER’S DAUGHTER—MARGARET MARON”
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