Ellen Crosby
Ellen Crosby is an American author of mystery novels. She writes the Wine Country Mysteries series (featuring Lucie Montgomery) and the Sophie Medina series. Prior to becoming a novelist, Ellen worked as a freelance reporter for The Washington Post, worked as a foreign correspondent in Moscow for ABC Radio News and as an economist at the U.S. Senate. She lives in Virginia (outside of Washington D.C.) with her family.

Ellen Crosby became a published author in 2000 with the novel Moscow Nights, which was published in the UK. Her first novel to be published in the United States was The Merlot Murders, published in 2006. Below is a list of Ellen Crosby’s books in order of when they were originally published:

Publication Order of Wine Country Mysteries Books


The Merlot Murders(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Chardonnay Charade(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Bordeaux Betrayal(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Riesling Retribution(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Viognier Vendetta(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sauvignon Secret(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Sophie Medina Books


Multiple Exposure(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ghost Image(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Moscow Nights(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Note: The Viognier Vendetta was re-titled The Vintage Vendetta.

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Ellen Crosby Synopsis: In Moscow Nights by Ellen Crosby, Claire Brennan has left for Moscow to work, only to find out that her ex-lover has died there in the hospital. She bribes the authorities to fly his body back to the United States, where an autopsy reveals his death was not an accident. Now it is apparent that Claire has stumbled upon a conspiracy. Did those involved also have a motive for murder?


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