Welcome to the website of Linda Wiken, author, former bookseller, chorister and Siamese cat lover --  aka Essie Lang and, Erika Chase.

The Castle Bookshop Mysteries by Essie Lang

The Dinner Club Mysteries by Linda Wiken

The Ashton Corners Book Club Mysteries by Erika Chase


Scenes from a bookseller, writer, chorister and Mom's life!

Grant Allen Award presented to The Ladies' Killing Circle for contributions to Canadian crime writing.