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 1,669
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,519
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,507

    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 251
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 234
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 232

    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 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 483
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 444
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 443

    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 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 584
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 534
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 531

    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 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 955
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 871
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 865

    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 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 700
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 626
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 625

    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 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 304
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 276
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 276

    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 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 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    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

    • Grave Expectations

    • The Ministry of Curiosities, Book 4
    • By: C. J. Archer
    • Narrated by: Shiromi Arserio
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 241
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 222
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 221

    Charlie's life is perfect. She has everything her heart desires. Until it all goes horribly wrong....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • mixed feelings

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-14-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Wisdom of Madness

    • Ministry of Curiosities, Book 10
    • By: C.J. Archer
    • Narrated by: Shiromi Arserio
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    With Alice determined to discover the truth about her past and Seth determined to help her, the couple find themselves sucked into a world where nothing is as it seems and no one can be trusted. They're on the run to escape a mad queen's wrath, with an entire realm looking for them....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I loved it!

    • By Pinklady on 11-11-18

    Regular price: $19.95

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