Jordan Stratford


Jordan Stratford

... has been pronounced clinically dead, and was briefly (mistakenly) wanted by INTERPOL for international industrial espionage. He 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 in the crumbling colonial capital of a windswept Pacific island populated predominantly by octogenarians 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 for iOS and Android, a tabletop pen-and-paper Roleplaying Game, as well a television series in production.

He has been featured on c/net, io9, boing boing, WIRED, and Reading Rainbow and is represented by Silvia Molteni at Peters, Fraser + Dunlop in London.


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.”