First in Series
A Ruby Redlick Mystery
Ruby Redlick escapes the confines of domestic family life in Upper Norwood to join the West End music hall. When a Maharajah’s emeralds are stolen and a murder occurs backstage, Ruby decides to investigate.
Historical Mystery Author
Tracy Jennifer Johnson
TJJ has written and published over a hundred titles in various genres under other pen names. The Ruby Redlick mysteries are based on the life of her real Great Aunt Ruby, and a deep dive into her first love, historical fiction.
When not forcing butt into chair assisted by endless cups of mocha, she likes to get out into the mountains, or stretch out after a long day in that chair with some yoga and an infra-red sauna. And some days she just shakes up a cocktail.
Ruby Redlick Mysteries Series
The Music Hall Murder
Ruby joins the Gaiety Girls and a ‘fast’ life in society London. But when a murder occurs and a Maharajah’s jewels disappear Ruby is called to investigate.
The Titanic Mummy Murder
Ruby has set up an amateur detective agency in Monte Carlo. But when she has looks into the mysterious disappearance of priceless Egyptian artefacts, the result is murder.
“We girls have gotta stick together.” Ivy said, taking her arm. “And now I think it’s time for champagne.”
– Ivy Trevalyn, Gaiety Girl
OCTOBER 25 2021
Book Launch Reading • Online
Meet the author and reading from The Music Hall Murder.
December 24 2021
Book Launch Reading • Los Angeles, CA
Meet the author online and hear her read from The Titanic Mummy Murder.
Titanic has Launched!
Out now in paper and e-book
The Mummy Strikes
Book 2 Ruby Redlick mysteries
Ruby agrees to amateur sleuth for the Khedive of Egypt and discover which of the millionaire Americans is taking ancient artefacts from the tombs. But Monte Carlo is a hotbed meeting spot for monarchs and oligarchs and when she’s asked to investiagate a furious row, she ends up with more on her plate that just the squib.
Meet the real life characters from the Ruby Redlick Mystery series
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As I went through the various edits to The Titanic Mummy Mystery, the more I became absorbed by the character of La Belle Otero, who came vividly to life through the narrative journey. She was known as the World's Most Famous Courtesan, and the Suicide Siren, for the...
Of all the world-renowned courtesans of the era, Carolina, La Belle Otero, was too fabulous a character not to include in a major role. It’s hard for us to understand now, just how pre-eminent the courtesans were during the belle époque. As icons, they not only...
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