N. S. Wikarski
Nancy Wikarski is a fugitive from academia. After earning her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, she became a computer consultant and then turned to mystery and historical fiction writing. Her short stories have appeared in Futures Magazine and DIME Anthology, while her book reviews have been featured in Murder: Past Tense and Deadly Pleasures.
She has written the Evangeline LeClair series set in 1890s Chicago. Titles include The Fall Of White City (2002) and Shrouded In Thought (2005). The series has received People's Choice Award nominations for best first novel and best historical.
She is a member of Mystery Writers of America and has served as vice president of Sisters In Crime - Twin Cities and on the programming board of the Chicago chapter.
She is currently working on the seven book Arkana series.
Murder: Past Tense (Quarterly, 2000 - 2002)
Deadly Pleasures, Historical Potpourri column (Quarterly, 2003 - 2006)
"Careless People" in Futures Mysterious Anthology Magazine (Dec., 2001)
"The Only Game In Town" in DIME Anthology (Quiet Storm - June, 2004)
The Fall Of White City (Northgate Press - June 2002)
Shrouded In Thought (Northgate Press - April 2005)
The Granite Key (February 2011)
The Mountain Mother Cipher (December 2011)
The Dragon's Wing Enigma (December 2012)
The Riddle Of The Diamond Dove (coming December 2013)