Victoria Thompson Books In Order | Gaslight Mystery Series

Victoria Thompson Books In Order – According to Albert Einstein; “The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true and true science”. If you will observe, you will find that reading mystery books and detective stories always develop a sense of curiosity and observation in a person’s characters.

If you are inclined to reading, you must have read different mystical fiction and Victoria Thompson’s books should be the next addition in your library. 

Victoria Thompson Books In Order of Publication

Thompson has written many series of novels and all the novels are warm-heartedly welcomed by the readers. Here, we will discuss some of her novels taken from her famous Gaslight series. About this series she writes,” Every time I ask my publishers for how much longer the Gaslight series go on, they say for as long as reader keep buying them”.

Publication Order of Counterfeit Lady Books

Book TitleYearBuy at Amazon
City of Lies(2017)Buy Now
City of Secrets(2018)Buy Now
City of Scoundrels(2019)Buy Now
City of Schemes(2020)Buy Now
City of Shadows(2021)Buy Now

Publication Order of Gaslight Mystery Books

Book TitleYearBuy at Amazon
Murder on Astor Place(1999)Buy Now
Murder on St. Mark’s Place(2000)Buy Now
Murder on Gramercy Park(2001)Buy Now
Murder on Washington Square(2002)Buy Now
Murder on Mulberry Bend(2003)Buy Now
Murder on Marble Row(2004)Buy Now
Murder on Lenox Hill(2005)Buy Now
Murder in Little Italy(2006)Buy Now
Murder in Chinatown(2007)Buy Now
Murder on Bank Street(2008)Buy Now
Murder on Waverly Place(2009)Buy Now
Murder on Lexington Avenue(2010)Buy Now
Murder on Sisters’ Row(2011)Buy Now
Murder on Fifth Avenue(2012)Buy Now
Murder in Chelsea(2013)Buy Now
Murder in Murray Hill(2014)Buy Now
Murder on Amsterdam Avenue(2015)Buy Now
Murder on St. Nicholas Avenue(2015)Buy Now
Murder in Morningside Heights(2016)Buy Now
Murder in the Bowery(2017)Buy Now
Murder on Union Square(2018)Buy Now
Murder on Trinity Place(2019)Buy Now
Murder on Pleasant Avenue(2020)Buy Now
Murder on Wall Street(2021)Buy Now

Publication Order of Lady and the Cowboy Romance Books

Book TitleYearBuy at Amazon
Texas Treasure(1985)Buy Now
Texas Triumph(1987)Buy Now
Texas Blonde(1987)Buy Now
Bold Texas Embrace(1989)Buy Now

Publication Order of Lady and the Scoundrel Books

Book TitleYearBuy at Amazon
Texas Vixen(1986)Buy Now
Rogue’s Lady(1988)Buy Now
Fortune’s Lady(1989)Buy Now

Publication Order of The Hired Gunslinger Books

Book TitleYearBuy at Amazon
Texas Angel / Angel Heart(1988)Buy Now
Wild Texas Promise(1990)Buy Now
Sweet Texas Surrender(1991)Buy Now
Blazing Texas Nights(1992)Buy Now

Publication Order of The Tates of Texas Books

Book TitleYearBuy at Amazon
Wild Texas Wind(1992)Buy Now
Winds of Promise(1993)Buy Now
Winds of Destiny(1994)Buy Now
Winds of Fortune(1995)Buy Now

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Book TitleYearBuy at Amazon
Beloved Outcast(1989)Buy Now
Playing with Fire(1990)Buy Now
Cry Wolf(1995)Buy Now
Wings of Morning(1996)Buy Now
From This Day Forward(1997)Buy Now

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Book TitleYearBuy at Amazon
Losing Alexandria(1998)Buy Now

Victoria Thompson Childhood, Education, Career

Victoria Thompson is an American author and won many awards and recognition for her excellent writing and series of novels.

Thompson was born on September 8, 1946, in Los Angeles. She is the USA Today Bestseller author whose six books from Gaslight Mystery series nominated for Edgar and Agatha Award and Counterfeit Lady series nominated for Sue Grafton Memorial Award respectively. Victoria has written 20 historical romances and 28 mysteries series and still writing and contributing to the field of the mystery genre.

Victoria Thompson Author
Victoria Thompson Author

At present, Victoria Thompson is living in Chicago with her husband and children. She shows her love for New York City and herself quotes “ I became enchanted by New York City, Greenwich Village in particular, while one of my daughters attended NYS after reading many books about the village and spend many pleasant hours dining, shopping, and just wondering the street permanently.”

Victoria Thompson Top Books Summary

Let’s have a look at the Victoria Thompson summary –

Murder Of Astor Place

Victoria’s famous series “The Gaslight” features Sarah Brandt, a midwife, a Police Detective, and a Frank Mallory. The story begins when Sarah meets sergeant Frank who was the cop in the city of New York. At that time, the cops were favoring the people who are regarding them with handsome money. 

Frank wanted to become an officer in Army. He didn’t want to involve any type of cases that could not pay him money. But anyhow Sarah convinced him. Over the period they learn to respect one another and soon they realize they can work together. The first novel of this series grabbed the attention of readers worldwide.

Murder On St. Mark’s Place

Sarah has seen lots of ups and downs, suffering and joy even life and death experiences as a midwife on the crime-prone streets. She started to feel new life when she was hired by German citizen Agnes Otto but again a piece of shocking news about the death of Gerda was waiting for her there. No one was interested to care about a careless girl like Gerda but Sarah decided to investigate this case with the help of frank Malloy. They started their investigation from the bright-sighted streets that ended on Faith Avenue.

In the series of Victoria Thompson Books In Order, The Murder on St. Mark’s Place was nominated by like-minded writers in 2001 for the Edgar Award. 

Murder On Gramercy Park

The main characters remain the same in the Murder on Gramercy Park series too. The story of the book revolves around an important New York doctor who gives an unusual remedy to a rich woman suffering from intense pain one day his young pregnant wife found him dead in his studies. When Malloy, during investigation discovers that lady Letitia is going into labor pain he calls Sarah for assisting that lady. 

Amid many twists and turns and fine mystery, they investigate it as murder, not suicide. How?? Like her two books, you must have read this book to find your answer. 

Murder On Washington Square

This is the fourth book in the Gaslight series in which the story is woven around the detective skills of Sarah and Sergeant Frank Malloy. The written story by Thompson is based on How they solve the case of Mrs. Ellacworth and her son Nelson by finding the actual murderer? Nelson who was the pride and joy of Mrs. Ellsworth was accused of murder. 

One more twist that we can see in this story is the relationship journey of Sarah and Frank. Despite knowing the fact their social background does not allow them to be with each other, they fall in love. 

To read about this spark is like a relief after reading a suspense thriller. 

Murder On Mulberry Bend

The fifth story in the series is set in New York City in late 1800. Sarah meets her old friend, Richard who told her dead wife‘s passion for the prodigal son’s mission. This mission was about to take the young girls from the street and teach them skills to get some Profession instead of prostitution. Sarah started feeling a connection with some of the girls but suddenly one resident gets killed in the park. 

Detective Frank and Sarah reached the place where one more surprise was waiting for her. Want to know? Go and grab for reading. 

Victoria Thompson – Awards & Achievements

Several books and novels are available to read in Victoria Thompson Books In Order. Victoria has written lots of novel series like Gaslight series, cowboy series, and counterfeit Lady series and won lots of awards and achievements. 

She has been hired as Human Resource Manager by the Poudre school district. She is a founding member and past president of Novelist and co-founder and past president of PENWRITERS. Victoria is among the Board of directors of Romance Writers of America. Besides it, she is a member of Mystery Writers of America. 

Victoria Thompson received the Career Achievement award in mystery writings in 2012. She also contributed to writing an award-winning textbook MANY GENRES/ ONE CRAFT. One short story for the Anthology Sherlock Holmes is also written by her.

Conclusion – Victoria Thompson

Victoria Thompson has achieved great success because of her writings. She herself says about her success “Now and then I pinch myself to make sure I am not dreaming. Not many writers are fortunate enough to have mystery series that goes on for well over 20 years. I am so grateful to the readers for making it possible…..”. If you want to know more about her hysterical way of writing, you must read Victoria Thompson Books In Order.

Top faq on Victoria Thompson

  1. In which year Victoria Thompson was born?

    Victoria Thompson was born on 25 July 1966 (age 55 years).

  2. Which is the recent release by Victoria Thompson?

    “City of Shadows” from Counterfeit Lady Series is the latest release by Victoria Thompson.

  3. How many books are there in Gaslight Mystery Series?

    There are a total of 24 books in the Gaslight Mystery series as of December 2021.

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