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Erica Wright

Biography

Erica Wright

Erica Wright's debut crime novel THE RED CHAMELEON (Pegasus Books) was one of O, The Oprah Magazine's Best Books of Summer 2014 and was called "riveting" by Publishers Weekly. A sequel, THE GRANITE MOTH, will be released in November. She is also the author of the poetry collection INSTRUCTIONS FOR KILLING THE JACKAL (Black Lawrence Press, 2011) and the chapbook SILT (Dancing Girl Press, 2009). Her poems have appeared in Blackbird, Crazyhorse, Denver Quarterly, Gulf Coast, New Orleans Review, Spinning Jenny, and elsewhere. She is the poetry editor and a senior editor at Guernica Magazine as well as an editorial board member for Alice James Books. Her interest in crime writing began while teaching at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and she has also taught at Marymount Manhattan College and New York University's continuing studies program.

Erica Wright

Books by Erica Wright

by Erica Wright - Fiction, Mystery

As a private investigator, Kathleen Stone relies on her ability to blend into the background. But when a cheating spouse she’s been trailing ends up dead under suspicious circumstances, she fears that someone she angered in her past job --- busting gangs and drug dealers as an undercover cop --- has seen through her disguises. Now she must work with her former colleagues in the NYPD to solve the case before she’s the next victim.