Mystery and Suspense Books

Valerie Brooks

Multi-award-winning author Valerie J. Brooks writes femmes-noir fiction where the women are badass and take center stage. The first in the Angeline Porter Trilogy Revenge in 3 Parts was a finalist for the Nancy Pearl Book Award. NYTimes bestselling author Kevin O’Brien called her second novel Tainted Times 2 “… a real nail-biter from first page to the last.” Brooks is a member of Sisters in Crime. Her awards include an Elizabeth George Foundation grant and five writing residencies. She teaches workshops and classes on writing noir and creating plot twists. She lives in Oregon with her husband, Dan Connors.

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