Jennifer Berg Writer of Historical Mysteries

Author of the Elliott Bay Mystery series Historical mysteries set in 1950s Seattle

Jennifer Berg

historical mystery author

The Elliott Bay Mysteries

Set in 1950s Seattle, The Elliott Bay Mysteries feature police sergeant Michael Riggs and the cleaver but reluctant sleuth, Victoria. Victoria is only interested in her balancing her successful career with her complicated love life, but Riggs recruits her assistance whenever a murder case gets too sticky. 

THE HATBOX MURDERS, Barking Rain Press, 2017. When a bombshell heiress dies mysteriously, Riggs and Victoria will investigate the dead woman’s friends, enemies, and the contents of a mysterious pink hatbox. But when the murderer strikes again, it will take more than a red dress and a gold watch to solve the perplexing case. 

THE TUGBOAT MURDER, a mini mystery, Barking Rain Press, 2017. When a scream interrupts Victoria’s waterfront stroll, she boards a private tugboat to find a bachelorette in a negligee hovering over a dead body.  Note: this short story is currently available in paper back only, however, I’m still trying to get a free e-version available.

And coming soon…

THE CHARLATAN MURDERS– Barking Rain Press, Spring 2019. Inspector Riggs is forced to team up with the prime suspect in order to solve a sensational set of high-class murders. 

THE BLUE PEARL MURDERS– Inspector Riggs and Victoria venture through Seattle’s art galleries and jealous love-triangles to solve a pair of creative crimes.

In addition to the Elliott Bay Mysteries, Jennifer is currently working on two new series, feature exciting colorful characters and perplexing plots. These series are also set in the 1950s.

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