Jordan Stratford


Jordan Stratford

... has been pronounced clinically dead, and was briefly (mistakenly) wanted by INTERPOL for international industrial espionage. He is an ordained priest, has won numerous sword fights, jaywalked the streets of Paris, San Francisco, and São Paulo, and was once shot by a stray rubber bullet in a London riot. He lives on a tiny windswept Pacific island populated predominantly by realtors and carnivorous gulls. 

He's the author of the Middle-Grade Wollstonecraft Detective Agency series from Knopf / Random Penguin, which is being adapted to a video game by Hololabs in Victoria BC, and has been optioned for television.

He has been featured on c/net, io9, boing boing, WIRED, and Reading Rainbow and is represented by Heather Schroder, Compass Talent, New York.


Publisher’s Weekly

“Smart and Witty… will charm readers thoroughly.”

Financial Times

“the telling is sprightly and vaguely reminiscent of The Wolves of Willoughby Chase.”

Wall Street Journal

“Full of literary in-jokes and engagingly arch…enjoyable plot, resourceful heroines and fun writing.”

A Mighty Girl

“…emerging readers will love this series filled with humor, action, intrigue and wonderful artwork.”

Book Riot: Best Feminist Books for Young Readers

“Perfect for the budding mystery or historical fiction buff…with real, kick-ass feminist historical figures.”