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The Waxwood Series

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Welcome to my website!

My name is Tam May and I’m a historical fiction and historical mystery writer. I’m also a lover of all things classic (literature, film, art) and I’m passionate about the nooks & crannies of history — the stuff you don’t read about in the history books.

I’m currently working on a family saga set in the San Francisco Bay Area during the Gilded Age (1890s), and I have a historical mystery series in the works that features a turn-of-the-century New Woman sleuth at odds with her more conservative community. I also published a stand-alone book of historical women’s fiction short stories in March 2020, which debuted at #1 in its category on Amazon.

To find out more about me and what I’m currently working on, please check out the “About” tab.

I also keep a blog called The Dream Book Blog where I explore social and psychological history and add extra goodies about my books like cover reveals, release blitzes, and excerpts. You can check it out at the tab labeled with that title above.

While you’re here, don’t forget to sign up for my newsletter to get fascinating information about the history you never thought of as well as updates on my new releases and discounts, exclusive sneak peaks and giveaways, and a free short story just for signing up!

I also have a readers group on Facebook, which you can join by clicking here. Lots of interesting historical stuff there as well and you’ll get access to special live posts and book excerpts.

Header Image Photo Credit: View of San Francisco in 1850, George Henry Burgess, 1878, oil on canvas, Oakland Museum of California: Wmpearl/ Wikimedia Commons/PD Art (PD old 100)