M. Louisa Locke
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M. Louisa Locke

USA Today Bestselling Author, M. Louisa Locke, is a retired professor of U.S. and Women's History who embarked on a second career as an historical fiction writer. Her Victorian San Francisco Mystery series feature Annie Fuller, a boardinghouse owner and pretend clairvoyant, and Nate Dawson, a San Francisco lawyer, who together investigate murders and other crimes. Her short stories and novellas give secondary characters from this series a chance to get involved in their own minor mysteries.

As Louisa Locke, she has written a coming of age science fiction trilogy in the open source science fiction world of the Paradisi Chronicles. To learn more about her historical mysteries or the new science fiction series go to http://mlouisalocke.com/. If you wish to be notified of new publications subscribe to her newsletter or click the yellow FOLLOW button under her photograph on her Author Page.

Dr. Locke is an active member in the Alliance of Independent Authors, a Director of the Historical Fiction Authors Cooperative, and a founder of the Paradisi Chronicles. For those of you who have read her work, Locke would love to hear from you at mlouisalocke@gmail.com.

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Best Sellers

    • Maids of Misfortune

    • A Victorian San Francisco Mystery, Book 1
    • By: M. Louisa Locke
    • Narrated by: Alexandra Haag
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    It’s the summer of 1879, and Annie Fuller, a young San Francisco widow, is in trouble. Annie’s husband squandered her fortune before committing suicide five years earlier, and one of his creditors is now threatening to take the boardinghouse she owns to pay off a debt....

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Deadly Proof

    • A Victorian San Francisco Mystery, Book 4
    • By: M. Louisa Locke
    • Narrated by: Alexandra Haag
    • Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 94

    It's the summer of 1880, and once again the lovely and inquisitive businesswoman Annie Fuller is helping San Francisco lawyer and beau Nate Dawson with a troublesome case....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fabulous series!

    • By Smile on 04-02-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Bloody Lessons

    • A Victorian San Francisco Mystery, Book 3
    • By: M. Louisa Locke
    • Narrated by: Alexandra Haag
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98

    In Bloody Lessons, it's the winter of 1880, and the teachers of San Francisco are under attack: their salaries slashed and their competency and morals questioned....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • another great book!

    • By Butterfly Nurse on 04-18-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Pilfered Promises: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery

    • Victorian San Francisco Mysteries, Book 5
    • By: M. Louisa Locke
    • Narrated by: Alexandra Haag
    • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 33

    It is the winter of 1880, and the future looks promising for Annie and Nate Dawson. Nate's law practice is taking off. Annie has made the transition from pretend clairvoyant....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Delightful historical cozy mystery

    • By Gus on 10-19-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Uneasy Spirits

    • A Victorian San Francisco Mystery
    • By: M. Louisa Locke
    • Narrated by: Alexandra Haag
    • Length: 13 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 135
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 121
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 122

    Despite her growing financial success as the clairvoyant Madam Sibyl, Annie doesn't believe in the astrology and palmistry her clients think are the basis for her advice....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another wonderful historical mystery

    • By EmilyK on 03-28-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Dandy Detects

    • A Victorian San Francisco Story
    • By: M. Louisa Locke
    • Narrated by: Alexandra Haag
    • Length: 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 38

    In this short story it is the fall of 1879 and San Francisco swelters under a heat wave while Barbara Hewitt, a reserved schoolteacher, uncovers a mystery....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Short Story

    • By Christy M. on 03-01-14

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Dandy Delivers

    • A Victorian San Francisco Novella, Book 3
    • By: M. Louisa Locke
    • Narrated by: Alexandra Haag
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    It’s January 1881, and while the grownups in Annie and Nate Dawson’s San Francisco O’Farrell Street boardinghouse are busy with their own affairs, two boys and a dog find their own adventure....

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Under Two Moons: Paradisi Chronicles

    • Caelestis Series, Volume 2
    • By: Louisa Locke
    • Narrated by: Alexandra G Haag
    • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    Mei Lin Yu, a shy studious young woman from a Founding Family, and Silence, a fierce snowcat running with outlaws, shouldn't have anything in common. But on New Eden, a world where the native Daerans have psychic abilities, a world ruled by the Founders who fled a dying Earth....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Between Mountain and Sea

    • Paradisi Chronicles (Caelestis Series, Book 1)
    • By: Louisa Locke
    • Narrated by: Alexandra Haag
    • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Living among the Ddaerans, the original inhabitants of New Eden, Mei Lin Yu will discover secrets about Mabel Yu her family wants to keep buried and a truth about herself that will forever change her own destiny....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Violet Vanquishes a Villain

    • A Victorian San Francisco Novella
    • By: M. Louisa Locke
    • Narrated by: Alexandra Haag
    • Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    What was supposed to be a pleasant romantic interlude for Anne and Nate, plus a chance for Annie to get to know Nate's family better, turns serious when a crime is uncovered....

    Regular price: $6.95

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