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 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 Between Mountain and Sea, a novel 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

    • 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 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    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

    • 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 102
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 92
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 92

    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
    • Deadly Proof

    • By Kindle Customer dc on 05-31-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • 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 127
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 115

    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

    • Maids of Misfortune: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery

    • By: M. Louisa Locke
    • Narrated by: Cynthia Wallace
    • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 366
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 335
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 326

    It's the summer of 1879, and Annie Fuller, a young San Francisco widow, is in trouble....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable story, annoying narration

    • By KarenB on 04-26-13

    Regular price: $23.08

    • 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 113
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94

    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

    • Mr. Wong Rights a Wrong

    • A Victorian San Francisco Story
    • By: M. Louisa Locke
    • Narrated by: Alexandra Haag
    • Length: 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Annie Fuller once again turns to Mr. Wong for help in solving a puzzle that could have life or death consequences....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Winner in this Series

    • By Christy M. on 07-02-14

    Regular price: $3.95

    • 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 42
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    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

    • 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
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    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

    • The Misses Moffet Mend A Marriage

    • A Victorian San Francisco Story
    • By: M. Louisa Locke
    • Narrated by: Alexandra Haag
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    This short story, set in 1879 San Francisco, features two elderly dressmakers, Miss Minnie and Miss Millie Moffet, who face a moral dilemma of no small dimensions....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Tisk, Tisk, What's an old Maid to do?

    • By wookie's mom on 04-23-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Kathleen Catches a Killer

    • A Victorian San Francisco Novella
    • By: M. Louisa Locke
    • Narrated by: Alexandra Haag
    • Length: 2 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    It's the very end of December, 1880, and the servant Kathleen Hennessey expects to spend a quiet week taking care of the O'Farrell Street boarding house....

    Regular price: $6.95

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