Linda L. Richards

Linda L. Richards is a journalist and award-winning author. She is the founding editor of January Magazine, one of the Web’s most respected voices about books. She is also the author of six novels and several works of nonfiction and is on the faculty of the Simon Fraser University Summer Publishing Workshops. In 2010, Richards’ novel Death Was in the Picture won the Panik Award for Best Los Angeles- Based Noir.

Her Nicole Charles mystery series is set in Vancouver and includes If It Bleeds and When Blood Lies. Linda can be found at and @lindalrichards.

Awards and Nominations

2017 Arthur Ellis Award nominee

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If It Bleeds If It Bleeds
Reading Level: 4.0
Pub Date: September 1, 2014
Price: $9.95
Nicole Charles is a gossip columnist for a big city paper who gets the chance to cover a murder after she finds the body.

Paperback: 9781459807341 $9.95

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When Blood Lies When Blood Lies
Reading Level: 4.2
Pub Date: April 5, 2016
Price: $9.95
A chance discovery might land journalist Nicole Charles a job on the news desk.

Paperback: 9781459808379 $9.95

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