Jennifer Berg, Historical Mysteries Author

Author of Historical Mysteries set in 1950s Seattle. #1950sMysteries

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 trying to balance her successful career with her complicated love life, but Riggs keeps pulling her into sticky murder cases. 

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 novella, 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.  

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.

UPDATE: After eight wonderful years, Barking Rain Press has decided to close it’s doors. The Elliott Bay Mysteries will soon be available from a new publisher. In the meantime, The Blue Pearl Murders, is an Editors’ Choice Recipient on Wattpad, where it can currently be enjoyed for free.

The Blue Pearl Murder, an Elliott Bay Mystery. By Jennifer Berg
Wattpad Editors’ Choice
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