Welcome to my website!

I’m Tam May and I write historical fiction and historical mysteries about empowered women in eras ranging from the late 19th century to the mid-20th century. I’m a lover of all things classic: literature, film, art, and music. I’m very passionate about women in history and historical true crimes too!

If you’re looking for fiction about women who take back their power and fight for justice during eras when women had no voice, you’ve come to the right place!

In 2022, I launched the Adele Gossling Mysteries, a historical cozy mystery series that features an independent, sassy stationery store owner who helps a small town police department solve crimes. I also have a historical fiction series called The Waxwood Series about the coming of age of a debutante coping with family secrets and a rapidly changing America. 

My books are set in the dynamic Gilded Age and Progressive Era. I also have a historical fiction short story collection set in the post-World War II era about women for whom the constraints of the 1950s become a journey of self-discovery and social change.

You can find out more about my books under the Books and Other Works tabs above. To find out more about me, please check out the About tab. 

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