Mortal Music: A Silver Rush Mystery #7

Mortal Music: A Silver Rush Mystery #7

In this new adventure in the award-winning Silver Rush mystery series, pianist Inez Stannert must track down a murderer before he silences a famous vocalist—forever… All Inez Stannert wants for ...

About The Author

Ann Parker

Ann Parker is the author of the award-winning Silver Rush historical mystery series set in 1880s, featuring saloon owner Inez Stannert. A science writer by day, Ann lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and is a member of Mystery ...

Reviews of

Mortal Music: A Silver Rush Mystery #7

“Meticulously researched and full of rich period details, Mortal Music is a gripping read. Nineteenth century San Francisco springs to life in Ann Parker’s capable hands, and her characters will stay will you long after you’ve finished the last page. Highly recommended.”

Tasha Alexander, New York Times bestselling author of the Lady Emily mystery series

“Parker again combines an impeccably detailed historical setting (San Francisco after the Gold Rush) with sharply drawn characters and a suspenseful story to create a wholly satisfying mystery.”


“Richly nuanced period details and vivid characters enhance a plot that takes some surprising turns.”

Publishers Weekly

“The detailed and devious plot makes this book difficult to set aside.”

Historical Novel Society

“The action puts the reader right on scene, and the characters are well depicted. Inez and company are certain to keep you turning the pages”

Western Writers of America

“The author has created a wonderful picture of 1880s San Francisco, partially Wild West, partially a western cultural outpost, and a melting pot for the Chinese immigrants streaming in. She’s also created a good look at what it might have been like to have been a musician at the time…”

Mystery Scene Magazine