About Jeri

Jeri WestersonEmail me at JeriWesterson@gmail.com

Los Angeles native JERI WESTERSON is the author of fourteen Crispin Guest Medieval Noir novels, a series nominated for 13 national awards from the Agatha to the Shamus. Her first in the series, Veil of Lies was named Editor’s Choice by the Historical Novel Society Review, her third The Demon’s Parchment received a coveted starred review by Library Journal, and her sixth, Shadow of the Alchemist, was named Best of 2013 by Suspense Magazine. Also in 2013, her fifth novel Blood Lance was named one of the Ten Hot Crime Novels for Colder Days by Kirkus Reviews.

Romantic Times Magazine gave Booke of the Hidden, Jeri’s urban fantasy series released in 2017, Five Stars and called it “…A flawless tale of adventure, mystery and saucy romance. The page reverberates with passion, and absolutely no wrong can come from vivid characters and a hero to die for.” It finaled for the Seal of Excellence from RT Reviews. The series is complete with four novels.

Her historical fantasy/steampunk novel, THE DAEMON DEVICE—in her Enchanter Chronicles trilogy—released October 2019. The second in the series–CLOCKWORK GYPSY–releases October 2020. And the first in her other paranormal series, a werewolf mystery–MOONRISERS–released March 2020, with the second book in the series–BAYING FOR BLOOD–releasing in 2021.

Jeri was featured on three local NPR shows, ‘My Awesome Empire”, “Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez”, and “KVCR-Arts”. She has served two terms as president of the Southern California Chapter of Mystery Writers of America, as vice president for the Los Angeles Chapter of Sisters in Crime, and twice president of the Orange County Chapter of Sisters in Crime. She is also a member of the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America. Jeri frequently guest lectures on medieval history at local colleges and museums, and lives in southern California with her home-brewing husband, a complacent desert tortoise, and a polite gray kitty. See more about Jeri on her Wikipedia page.

Jeri Westerson

Little Free Library

I’m a librarian! Or at least a library steward, because I have a Little Free Library outside my house chock full of books to lend to the community. It’s got children’s books, romances, mysteries—all sorts of things. People leave a book and take a book. Happy reading, everyone. You can find out more about Little Free Libraries here.


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