Gigi Vernon

About me

Historical crime fiction author. 2015 International Thriller Writers Thriller Award Nominee for best short story “Show Stopper” in the anthology Mystery Writers Presents Ice Cold: Tales of Intrigue from the Cold War.
Also a medieval historian and a research librarian.

From my website

“Grave Doubts” now available as an ebook

It’s 843 Anno Domini and Francia is being terrorized by Vikings and their heathen magic. Something is killing cows, removing the flesh, and etching the skeletons with runes. Has this evil been unleashed by a pair of Viking corpses and rune stones discovered in fresh graves? An ex-knight newly turned…

May 3 Reading in Ithaca

      I and members of my local critique group, Strictly Genre: Ithaca Fiction Critique Group, will be doing a group reading Sunday, May 3, 3-4:30pm at Community School of Music and Arts in Ithaca as part of Ithaca Spring Writes Literary Festival 2015: 3:00 to 4:30pm Reading: Ithaca…

“Show Stopper” Nominated by International Thriller Writers!

Imagine my surprise when I saw a tweet congratulating me on my nomination! “Whut?” It *was* April Fool’s Eve.  Was it a cruel prank or honest mistake? But it turned out to be true. True! My short story “Show Stopper” (about killer Soviet fashion) which appeared in Mystery Writers of…

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