Victoria Thompson (Photo Credit: Jim Thompson)
Victoria Thompson is an American author of historical mystery and historical romance novels. She is best known for her Gaslight Mysteries series, featuring midwife Sarah Brandt and detective Frank Malloy. Victoria began her career writing historical romances, which gave her an appreciation for the 19th century that carried over into her historical mysteries. Victoria is a public speaker who holds seminars on how to write popular fiction across the United States and Canada. She also teaches the Master’s degree program at Seton Hill University – the same place where she earned her MFA degree.

Victoria Thompson’s career began in 1985 with the historical romance novel Texas Treasure. Her historical mystery career would begin in 1999 with the novel Murder on Astor Place, beginning her Gaslight Mysteries series. Below is a list of Victoria Thompson’s books in order of when they were originally published:

Publication Order of Texas Triumph Books


Texas Triumph(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Angel Heart(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Tates Books


Wild Texas Promise(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wild Texas Wind(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Winds of Promise(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Winds of Destiny(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Winds of Fortune(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Chronological Order of Tates Books


Wild Texas Wind(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Winds of Promise(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Winds of Destiny(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Winds of Fortune(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wild Texas Promise(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Gaslight Mysteries Books


Murder on Astor Place(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder at St. Mark's Place(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder on Gramercy Park(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder on Washington Square(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder on Mulberry Bend(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder on Marble Row(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder on Lenox Hill(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder in Little Italy(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder in Chinatown(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder on Bank Street(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder on Waverly Place(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder on Lexington Avenue(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder on Sisters' Row(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder on Fifth Avenue(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder in Chelsea(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder in Murray Hill(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder on Amsterdam Avenue(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder on St. Nicholas Avenue(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder in Morningside Heights(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Texas Treasure(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Texas Vixen(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Texas Blonde(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rogue's Lady(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Beloved Outcast(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bold Texas Embrace(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fortune's Lady(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Playing with Fire(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sweet Texas Surrender(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blazing Texas Nights(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cry Wolf(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wings of Morning(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
From This Day Forward(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Michael Patrick(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


Losing Alexandria(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Note: Angel Heart was also published as Texas Angel.

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Victoria Thompson Synopses: In Victoria Thompson’s standalone novel, From This Day Forward, Eric Ross gets Lori McClintock pregnant, alone and devastated. Down on her luck, she builds a relationship with Adam, Eric’s older brother. But can they overcome a family secret that threatens to ruin everyone’s lives?

Wings of Morning is a standalone novel by Victoria Thompson. Emma Winthrope is a broke, recently widowed Philadelphia woman. She is now at the mercy of her brother-in-law, Grayson Sinclair. Grayson is handsome, enigmatic and arrogant and is also rumoured to be responsible for his own wife’s death.

In Blazing Texas Nights, Leah Harding is a strong-willed woman who is trying to protect her family’s ranch from landgrabbers. But she is caught off-guard when a handsome gunslinger named Calhoun Stevens has shown up with an unproven claim on the land.

In Wild Texas Wind (first in the Tates series chronologically; second in publication order), Rebekah Tate has been largely raised by the Comache, but dreams of seeing her childhood home once again. Can her dreams come true when a trader named Sean MacDougal risks his wife in order to take her home?

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