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Ana Brazil writes historical crime fiction that celebrates bodacious American heroines. Her debut Gilded Age mystery FANNY NEWCOMB AND THE IRISH CHANNEL RIPPER won the IBPA 2018 Gold Medal for Historical Fiction.
Ana’s short story heroines are featured in “Kate Chopin Tussles with a Novel Ending” (FAULT LINES: STORIES BY NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CRIME WRITERS), “Miss Evelyn Nesbit Presents” (ME TOO SHORT STORIES: AN ANTHOLOGY), and “Mr. Borden does not quite remem—” Kings River Life). Ana’s current WIP follows the detective adventures of a vaudeville-chanteuse-who-knows-too-much in 1919 San Francisco.
Ana is the 2020-21 Events Chair for Sisters in Crime Northern California Chapter, adores the Historical Novel Society, and is a founding member
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First Chapters Collection from Paper Lantern Writers!

I’m very pleased to announce that Paper Lantern Writers–a Historical Fiction Writers Collective that I belong to–is launching a store!

Our initial volume offers readers a sneak peek into the various historical worlds of our current members. Download Paper Lantern Writers’ FIRST CHAPTERS: VOLUME ONE on either a .epub platform or a .pdf platform for free!

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