Vanessa Riley

Murder in Drury Lane (The Lady Worthing Mysteries)

By Vanessa Riley - Published 2023

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

1806: Lady Abigail Worthing, a baroness and woman of color, spends many pleasant evenings at the theatre, eager to find refuge for a few ...Read Review

Queen of Exiles

By Vanessa Riley - Published 2023

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Hayti (Haiti) became a sovereign nation in 1804, free of slavery, after defeating Napoleon’s forces. The formerly enslaved now rule the new nation. ...Read Review

Murder in Westminster (The Lady Worthing Mysteries, 1)

By Vanessa Riley - Published 2022

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Abigail Carrington, daughter of an English solicitor and a West Indian seer, secured herself a respectable name when she married explorer Lord Worthing. ...Read Review

Sister Mother Warrior

By Vanessa Riley - Published 2022

Genres:

Saga

Riley brings to life the Haitian Revolution through the lens of its two most important female protagonists in this thrilling and utterly engrossing ...Read Review

Island Queen: A Novel

By Vanessa Riley - Published 2021

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

It is a truth that should be universally acknowledged, that history is written by the winning side – and traditionally our history has been ...Read Review

An Earl, the Girl, and a Toddler

By Vanessa Riley - Published 2021

Genres:

Romance

Jemina St. Maur and her infant daughter are the sole survivors of a shipwreck, but she suffers from complete amnesia, and her mixed-race ...Read Review

A Duke, the Lady, and a Baby (Rogues and Remarkable Women)

By Vanessa Riley - Published 2020

Genres:

Romance

First in a new series, Rogues and Remarkable Women, this Regency opens with Afro-Caribbean widow Patience Jordan’s dilemma. Her husband, Colin, has ...Read Review