Wet Grave

Barbara Hambly (Author)

Product Details

Publish Date
April 29, 2003
4.16 X 1.05 X 6.86 inches | 0.41 pounds
Mass Market Paperbound
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About the Author

Barbara Hambly attended the University of California and spent a year at the University of Bordeaux, France, obtaining a master's degree in medieval history. She has worked as both a teacher and a technical editor, but her first love has always been history. Ms. Hambly lives in Los Angeles. She is at work on the seventh Benjamin January novel, Feast Among the Bones.


Praise For Barbara Hambly's

Die Upon A Kiss

--The New York Times Book Review

"Dazzling. January is a wonderfully rich and complex character."
--Chicago Tribune

Sold Down The River

"A masterly piece of historical storytelling...haunting."
--The New York Times Book Review

"The darkest time in American history comes alive in Hambly's unforgettable series....[A] fiercely burning picture of the horrors of slavery...astonishing."
--Publishers Weekly

Graveyard Dust

"Seductive...Sweeps from lavish balls on elegant river plantations to voodoo rites in Congo Square and savage brawls in mean waterfront dives....January proves the ideal guide through these treacherous social strata."
--The New York Times Book Review

Fever Season

A New York Times Notable Book Of The Year

"From the highborn Creoles in their river mansions to the uncivilized Americans brawling on the levee, Hambly speaks all their languages, knows all their secrets, and brings them all to life."
--The New York Times Book Review

A Free Man Of Color

"Magically rich and poignant...In scene after scene researched in impressive depth and presented in the cool, clear colors of photography, Hambly creates an exotic but recognizable environment for January's search for justice."
--Chicago Tribune

"A darned good murder mystery."
--USA Today