Victoria Thompson




Tonya B...
324 books | 1,066 friends

Kathy
640 books | 75 friends

Michele...
35,442 books | 4,594 friends

Lola Dodge
79 books | 214 friends

Malia
2,532 books | 167 friends

Mary De...
775 books | 139 friends

Michael
195 books | 1,439 friends

Vivek
7,948 books | 2,179 friends

More friends…

Victoria is following 0 people

Victoria Thompson

Goodreads Author


born
in Washington, D.C., The United States
July 25

gender
female

website

twitter username

genre

member since
March 2012


About this author

Edgar® Nominated author Victoria Thompson writes the Gaslight Mystery Series, set in turn-of-the-century New York City and featuring midwife Sarah Brandt. Her last book, MURDER ON FIFTH AVENUE, has been nominated for an Agatha Award. Her latest, MURDER IN CHELSEA, is a May 2013 release from Berkley Prime Crime. She also contributed to the award winning writing textbook MANY GENRES/ONE CRAFT. A popular speaker, Victoria teaches in the Seton Hill University master's program in writing popular fiction. She lives in Central PA with her husband and a very spoiled little dog.

"I became enchanted by New York City, and Greenwich Village in particular, while one of my daughters attended NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. After reading many books about t...more


So what does an author do when she’s written herself into a corner and can’t for the life of her figure out how to get out of it—all while thousands of fans are clamoring for her blood? That’s the situation in which I found myself last year at this time.

If you are a fan of the Gaslight Mystery Series (Berkley Prime Crime), you know that Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy of the New York City Poli... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
10 comments
8 likes · like  • 
Published on April 14, 2013 17:21 • 549 views • Tags: gaslight, murder, mystery, thriller, victoria-thompson
Average rating: 3.96 · 27,821 ratings · 2,063 reviews · 51 distinct works · Similar authors
Murder on Astor Place (Gasl...
3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 3,972 ratings — published 1999 — 12 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Murder on St. Mark's Place ...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 2,573 ratings — published 2000 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Murder on Gramercy Park (Ga...
3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 1,893 ratings — published 2001 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Murder on Marble Row (Gasli...
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 1,743 ratings — published 2004 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Murder in Chinatown (Gaslig...
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 1,799 ratings — published 2007 — 11 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Murder on Washington Square...
4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 1,724 ratings — published 2002 — 6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Murder on Bank Street (Gasl...
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 1,691 ratings — published 2008 — 12 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Murder on Mulberry Bend (Ga...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1,669 ratings — published 2003 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Murder on Lenox Hill (Gasli...
3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 1,536 ratings — published 2005 — 6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Murder in Little Italy (Gas...
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 1,528 ratings — published 2006 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Victoria Thompson…
Murder on Astor Place Murder on St. Mark's Place Murder on Gramercy Park Murder on Washington Square Murder on Mulberry Bend Murder on Marble Row Murder on Lenox Hill
Gaslight Mystery (16 books)
by
3.9575239966744764 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 26,462 ratings

Wild Texas Wind Winds of Destiny Winds of Fortune Winds of Promise
The Tates (4 books)
by
3.3728813559322033 of 5 stars 3.37 avg rating — 59 ratings

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Victoria's Recent Updates

Victoria Thompson is now friends with Trina
10560332
Phoenix Island by John  Dixon
Phoenix Island
by John Dixon (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2014
Rate this book
Clear rating
Just finished Phoenix Island by John Dixon. If you know a young person who loves to read or a young person you wish would start reading, get them this book. It’s Lord of the Flies meets The Most Dangerous Game, and it’s a thrill a minute from start t...more
"Steven wrote: "Can't wait to see how this turns out. I've been a Gaslight reader for about 5 years now, and getting the new Gaslight mystery is one of...more "
Murder in Chelsea by Victoria Thompson Vote on this list »
Tainted Angel by Anne Cleeland
Rate this book
Clear rating
We Shall Not Sleep by Anne Perry
Rate this book
Clear rating
At Some Disputed Barricade by Anne Perry
Rate this book
Clear rating
A Sunless Sea by Anne Perry
Rate this book
Clear rating
Angels in the Gloom by Anne Perry
Rate this book
Clear rating
Shoulder the Sky by Anne Perry
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Victoria's books…
“And I still want to know why you hit that man in front of me. You wanted me to see it, didn’t you?”
“Why would I want you to see it?”
Sarah was getting very annoyed with him. He usually wasn’t this dense. “Because you wanted me to think badly of you, and I demand to know why!”
“You do, do you?” he said in a very odd tone.
“Yes, I do, and I’m not getting out of this cab until you tell me!”
“I don’t want to tell you.”
“Then what do you want?”
She knew he was looking at her, although she doubted he could see very much in the darkness. “I want to show you,” he said.”
Victoria Thompson, Murder on Washington Square

“I want to know why you don’t like me, Malloy. I like you, even if you do hit people.”
He sighed. “I never said I didn’t like you, Mrs. Brandt.”
Reasonable again. She wanted to smack him. “And why don’t you ever call me Sarah? You think I’m beautiful, but you never call me Sarah.”
He muttered something she didn’t understand.
“You do think I’m beautiful,” she insisted. “You said so!”
“Yes, I do,” he said grudgingly. “And I do like you, Sarah. Now let’s talk about something else, because you’re going to be very embarrassed if you remember any of this conversation tomorrow.”
Victoria Thompson, Murder on Washington Square

“One woman couldn’t change the world. She could just make small parts of it better.”
Victoria Thompson, Murder on Astor Place

Polls

Please vote for the April Group Read. First and Second Place will be the selections.

 
  5 votes, 26.3%

 
  4 votes, 21.1%

 
  3 votes, 15.8%

 
  2 votes, 10.5%

 
  2 votes, 10.5%

 
  1 vote, 5.3%

 
  1 vote, 5.3%

 
  1 vote, 5.3%

 
  0 votes, 0.0%

 
  0 votes, 0.0%

 
  0 votes, 0.0%

2 comments
More...

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Cozy Mysteries : Victorian cozies 23 155 Apr 27, 2011 04:21PM  
Barnes & Nobl...: Clean Novel Reccomendations 10 77 May 22, 2011 02:54PM  
Cozy Mysteries : 2011 A-Z Character Names 69 189 Nov 25, 2011 03:22PM  
Cover to Cover Ch...: Ivy's 2011 Book Challenge 66 64 Nov 27, 2011 08:11AM  
The 104 Book Chal...: Ivy's Attempt at 100 books 35 28 Nov 27, 2011 08:14AM  
The Book Challenge: Ivy's 2011 book list 35 23 Nov 27, 2011 08:14AM  
~2014 Reading Cha...: Ivy's 100 books for 2011 41 24 Nov 27, 2011 08:15AM  
100+ Books in 2014: Ivy 100 in 2011 42 44 Nov 27, 2011 08:16AM  



No comments have been added yet.