Lisa M. Lane

Biography

Lisa M. Lane is a multi-genre author and historian who creates well-researched historical mysteries, literary fiction, and cozies.

Where to find Lisa M. Lane online

Series

The Tommy Jones Mysteries
These mysteries stand alone, but have interconnected characters.

Books

Bummer at Luna Beach
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,730. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2024 by Grousable Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A body has been found half-buried on Luna Beach, a surfing haven in the delightful SoCal town of San Benno. Rory Gallardo, the newly assigned detective, reluctantly accepts assistance from long-time local resident Rosie McMahon and her cat Hephaestus in a mystery more perplexing than it appears.
Murder Steampunk Style: A Short Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Originally Published: August 22, 2023 by Grousable Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
When obnoxious steampunk author Vernon Sledge is found dead at the 19th Annual Steampunk Convention in San Diego, it is up to high school teacher Emily Carter and her students to help un- ravel the mystery. Assisted by convention attendees in their neo-Victorian finery and at least one Sherlock Holmes, the team follows the clues from the Mad Hatter's Tea Party, the vendor tables, and author...
A Heart Purloined
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,800. Language: English. Originally Published: February 14, 2023 by Lisa M Lane. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Historical » Victorian
Amanda Goodwin first encounters Jack Strawman when both of them are robbing the same house, so she knows he's a thief. But she needs his help to retrieve a painting of great value to her grandfather. Which will get them in more trouble, his lying ways or her brutal honesty?
The Dancing Colonel: A Short Story
Series: The Tommy Jones Mysteries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Originally Published: April 21, 2023 by Lisa M Lane. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A short story. In 1865 London, a colonel has dropped dead on the dance floor of a charity ball. Baker Bridget Williams and her friend Jo Harris must uncover the mystery.
Murder on the Pneumatic Railway
Series: The Tommy Jones Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,650. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2023 by Lisa M Lane. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
In 1870 London, the body of a postal clerk is found inside a pneumatic railway car, and surgeon Samson Light has been accused. Tommy Jones must abandon his many jobs to pursue the witness who can exonerate his former tutor. Inspector Morgan of St Giles Station seems unusually reluctant to pursue the case, so Samson's barrister, wife, and friends must investigate. Clues lead to the General Post...
Murder at Old St. Thomas's
Series: The Tommy Jones Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,670. Language: English. Originally Published: March 6, 2022 by Grousable Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
In 1862 London, the body of a famous surgeon is found, sitting upright, in an old operating theatre. His dead eyes stare at the table at the center of the room, where patients had screamed and cried as medical students looked on. The bookish Inspector Slaughter must discover the killer with the help of his American sergeant Mark Honeycutt and clues from Nightingale nurses, surgeon's dressers...
Murder at an Exhibition
Series: The Tommy Jones Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,560. Language: English. Originally Published: October 12, 2022 by Lisa M Lane. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
In 1863 London, a photographer is murdered, his body found at the Royal Academy Exhibition shortly after his assistant, Bridget, is locked in the dark-room at the studio. Then art expert Giovanni Morelli is attacked. With the police unable to see the connection, illustrator Jo Harris must help Bridget uncover the clues among wealthy art collectors and purveyors of photographic pornography, with...
Before the Time Machine
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 47,300. Language: English. Originally Published: January 5, 2022 by Grousable Books. Categories: Fiction, Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
What would happen if a historical scholar of today could meet a budding writer from a century before? In 19th century England, young H.G. Wells struggles to overcome his lower-class origins to pursue his dreams of becoming a science teacher. In present-day California, middle-aged Katherine dedicates her historical studies to young Wells' life, travelling to England to immerse herself in his...