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Kelli Stanley

Kelli Stanley
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Kelli Stanley is an award-winning author of crime fiction (novels and short stories). She makes her home in Dashiell Hammett's San Francisco, a city she loves to write about. She is the author of two crime fiction series, one set in 1940 San Francisco, the other in the first century AD.Kelli earned a Master's Degree in Classics, loves jazz, old movies, battered fedoras, Art Deco and speakeasies. She is walked daily by a Springer Spaniel named Bertie.She credits Raymond Chandler, Ernest Hemingway, Cornell Woolrich, Dashiell Hammett and Thomas Hardy as some of her major influences.

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City of Ghosts
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City of Ghosts

A Miranda Corbie Mystery

Kelli Stanley
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

June, 1940.

For the United States, war is on the horizon.

For Miranda Corbie, private investigator and erstwhile escort, there are debts to be paid and memories—long-suppressed and...

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City of Secrets
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City of Secrets

A Miranda Corbie Mystery

Kelli Stanley
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

This powerful sequel to Kelli Stanley's scorching City of Dragons, which introduced unique and unforgettable series heroine Miranda Corbie, begins on May 25th, 1940, opening day for the World's...

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Memory Book
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Memory Book

A Miranda Corbie Mystery

Kelli Stanley
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

Miranda Corbie returns in this stunning prequel story to Kelli Stanley's acclaimed historical series.

San Francisco, 1939.

The Golden Gate International Exposition has captured the imagination...

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City of Dragons
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City of Dragons

A Miranda Corbie Mystery

Kelli Stanley
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

February, 1940. In San Francisco's Chinatown, fireworks explode as the city celebrates Chinese New Year with a Rice Bowl Party, a three day-and-night carnival designed to raise money and support...

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First Thrills: Volume 2
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First Thrills: Volume 2

Edited by Lee Child; With stories from Stephen Coonts, Heather Graham, Wendy Corsi Staub, Kelli Stanley, Grant McKenzie, and Ken Bruen
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

New York Times bestselling author Lee Child and the International Thriller Writers, Inc. present a collection of remarkable stories in First Thrills. From small-town crime stories...

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The Curse-Maker
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The Curse-Maker

Kelli Stanley
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

The Curse-Maker is the sequel to he award-winning Nox Dormienda, the first book of the Roman noir series created by Kelli Stanley (City of Dragons). Wedding impeccably researched...

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