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I'm Lee Strauss, author of Contemporary Romance, Speculative Fiction, and Historical fiction. I divide my time between British Columbia, Canada and Dresden Germany. My time spent in Germany has inspired the settings and situations found in The Minstrel Series and Playing with Matches. I love to travel, drink red wine with fine food and, of course, read!

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Murder at St. George's Church: a 1920s cozy historical mystery (A Ginger Gold Mystery Book 7)
by Lee Strauss
“Clever and entertaining, you’ll love this charming Golden Age mystery series. And the fashion is to die for!” - Molly C. Quinn, actress, Castle Weddings can be murder. Romance is in the air for the delightful Reverend Oliver Hill. Unfortunately, the choir rehearsal for the wedding ends abruptly with the sudden and...
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A Nursery Rhyme Mysteries - 3 book bundle: A Marlow and Sage Mystery
by Lee Strauss
Praise for  The Nursery Rhyme Mystery series: "...each story is fresh and new with a unique plot. There is nothing formulaic about this series. " "The plots are fast moving and the characters likeable and well developed." " Awesome Series!" GINGERBREAD MAN When that cute chick you met online is murdered ~ but shows up for your...
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Murder at Kensington Gardens: a 1920s cozy historical mystery (A Ginger Gold Mystery Book 6)
by Lee Strauss
“Clever and entertaining, you’ll love this charming Golden Age mystery series. And the fashion is to die for!” - Molly C. Quinn, actress, CastleMurder isn't a walk in the park...War widow fashionista, Ginger Gold, makes a gruesome discovery while walking her Boston terrier, Boss, through Kensington Gardens. A woman of ill-repute...
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CLOCKWISE: A Young Adult Time Travel Romance (The Clockwise Series Book 1)
by Lee Strauss
Almost sixteen-year-old Casey Donovan just wants to survive high school ~ uncontrollable trips to the 19th century do NOT help, especially when you accidentally take the cutest boy in the school back in time!Casey Donovan’s hair is too curly, her limbs too long, and she barely fills an A cup. She can throw a ball as well as any boy...
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CLOCKWISER: A Young Adult Time Travel Romance (The Clockwise Series Book 2)
by Lee Strauss
From  USA TODAY bestselling author Lee Strauss.Praise for CLOCKWISER: "Fantastically fun!"""I really LOVED every page of Clockwiser.""A great follow-up to the super fun CLOCKWISE!"The last year has been smooth sailing for Casey Donovan. She and her boyfriend Nate are doing better than ever, and things at home are good, too....
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CLOCKWORK CRAZY: A Young Adult Time Travel Romance (The Clockwise Collection Book 5)
by Lee Strauss
Almost sixteen-year-old Casey Donovan just wants to survive high school ~ uncontrollable trips to the 19 th  century do NOT help. Casey Donovan’s hair is too curly, her limbs too long, and she barely fills an A cup. She can throw a ball as well as any boy, but for reasons she wouldn’t dare share, she never tries out for any...
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Murder Aboard the Flying Scotsman: a 1920s cozy historical mystery (Ginger Gold Mystery Book 8)
by Lee Strauss
“Clever and entertaining, you’ll love this charming Golden Age mystery series. And the fashion is to die for!” - Molly C. Quinn, actress, Castle Mayhem All Aboard! One blustery day in October of 1924, newlyweds Mr. and Mrs. Basil Reed travel aboard the recently christened Flying Scotsman, a high-speed steam engine...
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The Wedding of Ginger & Basil: a 1920s historical cozy mystery (A Ginger Gold Mystery)
by Lee Strauss
“Clever and entertaining, you’ll love this charming Golden Age mystery series. And the fashion is to die for!” - Molly C. Quinn, actress, CastleFor fans of Ginger Gold and Basil Reed!!This is the wedding you’ve been waiting for! The bride and groom prepare for their big day and, of course, things don’t go exactly as planned....
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Death at the Tavern: a 1930s Cozy Murder Mystery (A Higgins & Hawke Mystery Book 1)
by Lee Strauss
Death by Rum Running. . .  When a man is found dead at the Bell in Hand Tavern on Union Street, pathologist Dr. Haley Higgins and investigative reporter Samantha Hawke are both working the case. They want the same thing ~ to catch a killer. Though they don't exactly trust each other, they'll have to work together if they want to...
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Death on the Tower: a 1930s Cozy Historical Murder Mystery (A Higgins & Hawke Mystery Book 2)
by Lee Strauss
Death by Treason . . . When the body of a British National is found at the base of the common house tower in Boston, assistant medical examiner, Dr. Haley Higgins has no reason to believe it wasn’t suicide. That is until Investigative Reporter Samantha Hawke gets an anonymous tip: the victim, a Mrs. Olivia Gray, was pushed from...
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Murder at the Boat Club: a 1920s cozy historical mystery (A Ginger Gold Mystery Book 9)
by Lee Strauss
“Clever and entertaining, you’ll love this charming Golden Age mystery series. And the fashion is to die for!” - Molly C. Quinn, actress, Castle Murder's a Bad Stroke of Luck! River Thames boat races between the London University colleges are popular events, and Mrs. Ginger Reed is excited to attend for the first...
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Lady Gold Investigates: a Short Read cozy historical 1920s mystery collection
by Lee Strauss, Norm Strauss
Ginger Gold has opened her own private investigation office!  This short story companion series to Ginger Gold Mysteries has the clever Mrs. Ginger Reed, aka Lady Gold, and her adventurous sister-in-law Felicia taking on clients who've got all sorts of troubles. This first volume consists of  The Case of the Boy who Vanished  and ...
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Murder on Eaton Square: a 1920s cozy historical mystery (A Ginger Gold Mystery Book 10)
by Lee Strauss
“Clever and entertaining, you’ll love this charming Golden Age mystery series. And the fashion is to die for!” - Molly C. Quinn, actress, Castle Murder’s Bad Karma. . . Life couldn’t be better on Eaton Square Gardens where the most prestigious families lived, until one of their own dies and it’s  murder....
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Murder on Eaton Square: a 1920s cozy historical mystery (A Ginger Gold Mystery Book 10)
by Lee Strauss
“Clever and entertaining, you’ll love this charming Golden Age mystery series. And the fashion is to die for!” - Molly C. Quinn, actress, Castle Murder’s Bad Karma. . . Life couldn’t be better on Eaton Square Gardens where the most prestigious families lived, until one of their own dies and it’s  murder....
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Murder on Eaton Square: a 1920s cozy historical mystery (A Ginger Gold Mystery Book 10)
by Lee Strauss
“Clever and entertaining, you’ll love this charming Golden Age mystery series. And the fashion is to die for!” - Molly C. Quinn, actress, Castle Murder’s Bad Karma. . . Life couldn’t be better on Eaton Square Gardens where the most prestigious families lived, until one of their own dies and it’s  murder....
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Lady Gold Investigates Volume 2: a Short Read cozy historical 1920s mystery collection
by Lee Strauss, Norm Strauss
Lady Gold Takes The Case! Join Mrs. Ginger Reed~aka Lady Gold, her adventurous sister-in-law Felicia, and her curious dog Boss, as they take these new challenging puzzles. Lady Gold Investigates Volume Two presents  The Case of the Recipe Robbery  and  The Case of the Museum Burglary.  A companion series to Ginger Gold...
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Lady Gold Investigates Volume 3: a Short Read cozy historical 1920s mystery collection
by Lee Strauss, Norm Strauss
Lady Gold Takes The Case in this 3rd volume of Ginger Gold's popular short story mystery series! Join Mrs. Ginger Reed~aka Lady Gold, her adventurous sister-in-law Felicia, and her curious dog Boss, as they unravel these new challenging puzzles. Lady Gold Investigates Volume Three presents  The Case of Missing Time and  The...
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Lady Gold Investigates Volume 3: a Short Read cozy historical 1920s mystery collection
by Lee Strauss, Norm Strauss
Lady Gold Takes The Case in this 3rd volume of Ginger Gold's popular short story mystery series! Join Mrs. Ginger Reed~aka Lady Gold, her adventurous sister-in-law Felicia, and her curious dog Boss, as they unravel these new challenging puzzles. Lady Gold Investigates Volume Three presents  The Case of Missing Time and  The...
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The Clockwise Collection Boxed Set 1-3: Young Adult Time Travel Romances
by Lee Strauss
Clockwise ~ a #1 bestseller in YA time travel: Casey Donovan has issues: hair, height and uncontrollable trips to the 19th century! And now this ~ she's accidentally taken Nate Mackenzie, the cutest boy in the school, back in time.Awkward.Protocol pressures her to tell their 1860 hosts that he is her brother and when Casey finds she has...
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Death on Hanover: a 1930s Cozy Historical Murder Mystery (A Higgins & Hawke Mystery Book 3)
by Lee Strauss
Includes bonus excerpt from Ginger Gold's next mystery ~ Murder on Fleet Street. Death by design. . . Investigative reporter Sam Hawke, alias Mrs. Samantha Rosenbaum, is the first on the scene—what luck!—when a body is found in the yard of St. Stephen’s Church on Hanover Street in Boston. Dr. Haley Higgins, the assistant...
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Death on Hanover: a 1930s Cozy Historical Murder Mystery (A Higgins & Hawke Mystery Book 3)
by Lee Strauss
Includes bonus excerpt from Ginger Gold's next mystery ~ Murder on Fleet Street. Death by design. . . Investigative reporter Sam Hawke, alias Mrs. Samantha Rosenbaum, is the first on the scene—what luck!—when a body is found in the yard of St. Stephen’s Church on Hanover Street in Boston. Dr. Haley Higgins, the assistant...
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CLOCKED: A Young Adult Time Travel Romance novella companion to Clockwise. (The Clockwise Series Book 6)
by Lee Strauss
Praise for CLOCKED: "I loved this book.""Best time travel story I have read.""Such a a fun a clean series with a touch of history! Loved it!"This is a Novella of 15K. For Fans of CLOCKWISE. Ever wonder how Nate got talked into asking Casey to dance on a dare? And what it felt like for him to experience 1860? How he really felt about...
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SEAWEED: A young adult merfolk tale.
by Lee Strauss
Praise for SEAWEED: "Fantastic!! Fun read for all ages!"A teen swim athlete discovers a merfolk world that threatens to keep her out of the ocean forever.Dori Seward can't wait to get out of Eastcove, a sleepy fishing village on the border of New Brunswick and Maine. She bides her time by hanging out with friends, attending swim club...
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AMBITION: A short story prequel to Perception. (The Perception Trilogy Book 0)
by Elle Strauss, Lee Strauss
Praise for AMBITION: "Suspenseful and entertaining.""This is a great prequel to the book perception.""Definitely worth reading."AMBITION is a short story prequel (5K- approx 20 pages) to PERCEPTION, capturing the beginning of Noah and Zoe's story from Noah's POV.Eighteen year old Noah Brody doesn't like GAPs--Genetically Altered Persons....
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Murder by Plum Pudding: a cozy historical 1920s mystery novella (A Ginger Gold Mystery Book 11)
by Lee Strauss
“Clever and entertaining, you’ll love this charming Golden Age mystery series. And the fashion is to die for!” - Molly C. Quinn, actress, CastleMurder à la mode!There's nothing more fun than a festive holiday dinner party and Ginger Reed, the former Lady Gold, has Hartigan House decorated and the gramophone playing. Dressed in...
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COUNTER CLOCKWISE: A Young Adult Time Travel Romance (The Clockwise Collection Book 4)
by Lee Strauss
From  USA TODAY bestselling author Lee Strauss. Praise for  Counter Clockwise: " I am addicted to the story." " THE Best Time Travel Romance Series Out There" " Fabulous series." Casey and Nate are back! High school senior Casey Donovan is in trouble.  Again. If only she had trusted in Nate's loyalty when he traveled...
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A Piece of Blue String: a young German girl's diary during WW2 (Playing with Matches Book 0)
by Lee Strauss
Praise for A Piece of Blue String: "Well written and engaging--enjoyed it!""A wonderful story of the youth in Germany during WW ll.""A very moving historical story from a point of view that is rarely presented."A companion short story to Playing with Matches.Excerpts from Katharina Ackermann's diary marking the turn of WW2 and of her...
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LIKE CLOCKWORK: A Young Adult Time Travel Romance (The Clockwise Series Book 3)
by Lee Strauss
Praise for LIKE CLOCKWORK: "Five stars.""This series just gets better with each book.""Another very run read by Elle Strauss."LIKE CLOCKWORK is a companion book to Clockwise and can be read alone.**Adeline shows up again with Casey in Counter Clockwise**Adeline doesn't feel she belongs in her own time, but can bad boys from the past be...
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Twinkle Little Star: a riveting mind-bending mystery (A Nursery Rhyme Mystery Book 4)
by Lee Strauss
Praise for Twinkle Little Star : "The stakes are higher than ever before..." "This is a series that keeps you wanting more." "I'm Hooked!" When you're dead wrong. Sage Farrell regrets missing her chance to be more than friends with Marlow Henry. But being alone and lonely in her sophomore year at Detroit University is the least of...
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I Spy with My Little Eye (A Nursery Rhyme Mystery short story): A Marlow and Sage Mystery
by Lee Strauss
Praise for I Spy with My Little Eye: "A GREAT READ""I liked it so much that I immediately read all the books in the series."When what you don't know will kill you.A dead Santa throws Marlow and Sage together in this Nursery Rhyme Mystery short story.The target isn't Santa, it's Sage, and she and Marlow aren't the only ones who want...
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Murder on the SS Rosa: a 1920s cozy historical mystery - an introductory novella (A Ginger Gold Mystery Book 1)
by Lee Strauss
From a USA TODAY Bestselling author, the first book in the acclaimed Ginger Gold Mystery series.Murder’s a pain in the bow!It's 1923 and bright young thing Ginger Gold makes a cross-Atlantic journey from Boston to London, England. When the ship's captain is found dead in a most intriguing fashion, Ginger is only too happy to lend her...
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Murder at Hartigan House: a 1920s cozy historical mystery (A Ginger Gold Mystery Book 2)
by Lee Strauss
“Clever and entertaining, you’ll love this charming Golden Age mystery series. And the fashion is to die for!” - Molly C. Quinn, actress, CastleThere's a skeleton in the attic!When Ginger Gold arrives at her childhood London home ~ Hartigan House ~ she's shocked to discover decade-old remains from some poor woman in the...
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Murder at Bray Manor: a 1920s cozy historical mystery (A Ginger Gold Mystery Book 3)
by Lee Strauss
“Clever and entertaining, you’ll love this charming Golden Age mystery series. And the fashion is to die for!” - Molly C. Quinn, actress, Castle A poltergeist guilty of murder? Ginger Gold receives a letter from her sister-in-law, Felicia, requesting Ginger come straightaway to her late husband's family home, Bray...
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Murder at Feathers & Flair: a 1920s cozy historical mystery (A Ginger Gold Mystery Book 4)
by Lee Strauss
“Clever and entertaining, you’ll love this charming Golden Age mystery series. And the fashion is to die for!” - Molly C. Quinn, actress, Castle Espionage, intrigue...murder... It's 1924 and war widow fashionista Ginger Gold's new Regent Street dress shop, Feathers & Flair, is the talk of the London fashion district...
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Murder at the Mortuary: a 1920s cozy historical mystery (A Ginger Gold Mystery Book 5)
by Lee Strauss
“Clever and entertaining, you’ll love this charming Golden Age mystery series. And the fashion is to die for!” - Molly C. Quinn, actress, Castle Cadavers can be deadly... Unregistered corpses are showing up amongst the cadavers in the mortuary of the London School of Medicine for Women. Unnatural deaths. Murders. The...
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A Ginger Gold Mysteries Bundle: 1920s Cozy Historical Mysteries Books 1-3
by Lee Strauss
The first 3 books of the acclaimed Ginger Gold Mystery series. "Clever and entertaining, you'll love this charming Golden Age mystery series. And the fashion is to die for!" - Molly C. Quinn, actress,  Castle MURDER ON THE SS ROSA  Praise for Murder on the SS Rosa:  "New to me and loved it!"  "One of the most enjoyable...
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