About The Author

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Writing has been Tam May’s voice since the age of fourteen. She writes stories about powerful women set in the past. Her fiction gives readers a sense of justice for women, both the living and the dead. Tam’s stories are set mostly around the Bay Area because she adores sourdough bread, Ghirardelli chocolate, and San Francisco history.

Tam is the author of the Adele Gossling Mysteries which take place in the early 20th century and feature sassy suffragist and epistolary expert Adele Gossling whose talent for solving crimes doesn’t sit well with the ideas of some people around her about women’s place. The first book of the series reached #1 in its category on both Amazon and Apple and went into the Top 100 Kindle Free Books list on Amazon for the entire store.

Tam has also written historical fiction about women breaking loose from the confinements of their era. She has a 4-book historical fiction series set in the Gilded Age titled the Waxwood Series and a post-World War II short story collection available. The short story collection,  Lessons From My Mother’s Life, debuted at #1 in its category on Amazon, and Book 1 of the series, The Specter continues to remain in the top 10 in its category.

Although Tam left her heart in San Francisco, she lives in the Midwest because it’s cheaper. When she’s not writing, she’s devouring everything classic (books, films, art, music) and concocting yummy vegan dishes.

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