Roaring Twenties Books

Sexy romance wrapped in a paranormal mystery, set in 1920s San Francisco. Each book is a standalone romance, featuring members of the Magnusson family.

Roaring Twenties reading order:

(Note to rule-breakers and reading renegades: Each book can be read alone or out of order, but if you want to do things properly, start with Bitter Spirits.)

Book 1: Bitter Spirits

A 2015 RITA® Award finalist and one of PUBLISHERS WEEKLY’sBest Books of 2014″

  • Down & Dirty: When big, scarred bootlegger Winter Magnusson is cursed in Chinatown, his world is upended by spirit medium Aida Palmer, the speakeasy performer called in to exorcise ghosts from his past.
  • Published: January 7, 2014
  • Received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Booklist, a Top Pick from Romantic Times, and is a 2015 RITA® Award finalist; named as one of Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of 2014
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Book 2: Grim Shadows

  • Down & Dirty: Opposites attract when icy curator Hadley Bacall teams up with roguish archaeologist Lowe Magnusson on urban treasure hunt around 1920s San Francisco
  • Published: June 3, 2014
  • Praise: Received 4 1/2 stars from Romantic Times; Booklist: “Rollicking-good tale”
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Book 3: Grave Phantoms

  • rt_SEAL_OF_EXCELLENCEDown & Dirty: Flapper Astrid Magnusson pursues a forbidden romance with her bootlegging brother’s second-in-command Bo Yeung during a historic storm that beaches a long-lost yacht…with a crew of people who shouldn’t be alive.
  • Praise: “Wonderful.” —RT Book Reviews May 2015 Top Pick, 4 1/2 stars; “Steady, thoughtful Bo, with touches of the poet and the thug, is the star, steering this mismatched but charming pair through their rocky shoals” —Publishers Weekly; Awarded RT Book Reviews May 2015 Seal of Excellence
  • On sale: May 5, 2015 (Berkley Sensation/Penguin Random House)
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