C.J. Archer
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C.J. Archer

Over 1 MILLION books sold!

C.J. Archer is the USA Today bestselling author of historical fantasy novels including THE EMILY CHAMBERS SPIRIT MEDIUM TRILOGY, the FREAK HOUSE series, the MINISTRY OF CURIOSITIES series and the GLASS AND STEELE books. She has also written historical romances set in Elizabethan England.

C.J. has loved history and books for as long as she can remember and feels fortunate that she found a way to combine the two. She has at various times worked as a librarian, IT support person and technical writer but in her heart has always been a fiction writer. She lives in Melbourne, Australia, with her husband, 2 children and Coco the black and white cat.

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Best Sellers

    • The Watchmaker's Daughter

    • Glass and Steele, Book 1
    • By: C. J. Archer
    • Narrated by: Emma Powell
    • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,766
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,609
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,597

    India Steele is desperate. Her father is dead, her fiancé took her inheritance, and no one will employ her, despite years working for her watchmaker father....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding Start to Historical Fantasy Series!

    • By LilMissMolly on 01-16-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Ink Master's Silence

    • Glass and Steele, Book 6
    • By: C.J. Archer
    • Narrated by: Marian Hussey
    • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 348
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 322
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 320

    When the editor of The Weekly Gazette is killed, controversial journalist and ink magician, Oscar Barratt, asks India and Matt to investigate. As the recipient of threatening letters written on magic paper, he believes he was the intended target....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding series!

    • By Kiren on 09-01-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Ministry of Curiosities Boxed Set

    • Books 1-3
    • By: C.J. Archer
    • Narrated by: Shiromi Arserio
    • Length: 26 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 346
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 315
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 314

    This boxed set contains the first three books in C. J. Archer's popular Ministry of Curiosities series. Titles in the set include The Last Necromancer, Her Majesty's Necromancer, and Beyond the Grave....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just the kind of series I love to listen to!!

    • By Patricia on 04-04-18

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Mapmaker's Apprentice

    • Glass and Steele, Book 2
    • By: C. J. Archer
    • Narrated by: Marian Hussey
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,016
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 929
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 924

    When an apprentice from the Mapmakers' Guild goes missing, Matt and India are employed to find him....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great follow up to book 1!

    • By BikeVON on 03-27-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Magician's Diary

    • Glass and Steele, Book 4
    • By: C.J. Archer
    • Narrated by: Marian Hussey
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 642
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 589
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 585

    India and Matt thought all their problems would come to an end once they found Chronos. But the watch magician brings with him as many questions as answers, and a load of trouble....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Family reunions - This is a great one!

    • By BikeVON on 11-05-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Apothecary's Poison

    • Glass and Steele, Book 3
    • By: C. J. Archer
    • Narrated by: Marian Hussey
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 759
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 682
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 680

    When a newspaper report of a medical miracle catches Matt's eye, he and India go in search of Dr. Hale in the hope that he can lead them to Chronos....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Get On With It

    • By Maranda G. on 06-28-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Convent's Secret

    • Glass and Steele, Book 5
    • By: C.J. Archer
    • Narrated by: Marian Hussey
    • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 532
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 490
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 488

    To find the one man who can fix the magic in Matt's watch, he and India are led to a convent where the nuns will do anything to keep their secrets private. Including murder? Find out....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Too much of a not good thing

    • By Bel on 04-09-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Echo of Broken Dreams

    • After the Rift, Book 2
    • By: C. J. Archer
    • Narrated by: Marian Hussey
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    When a palace maid is attacked, Josie and the captain of the guards investigate together. Since one of the suspects is a foreign diplomat and magic expert, they use the opportunity to learn more about sorcery....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An excellent story filled with secrets and more

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-15-19

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Palace of Lost Memories

    • After the Rift, Book 1
    • By: C.J. Archer
    • Narrated by: Marian Hussey
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    The king's magnificent palace was built in a matter of weeks. No one saw the builders, no villagers are allowed beyond the gilded gate, and only one servant has ever left. The haunted look in her eyes as she was recaptured by the palace guards is something Josie, daughter of the village doctor, has never forgotten....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing, as usual

    • By Niki on 11-14-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • From the Ashes

    • Ministry of Curiosities, Book 6
    • By: C.J. Archer
    • Narrated by: Shiromi Arserio
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 228
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 206
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 205

    When Charlie returns to Lichfield, she steps into chaos. The killer is still on the loose, Lady Harcourt's secret is out, Seth and Gus are gone, and Lady Vickers has come to stay....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful series!

    • By Amber on 11-18-18

    Regular price: $19.95

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