About Nikki Stern

Nikki Stern is the author of THE FORMER ASSASSIN, which Indie Reader deemed
“an explosive page-turner which owes its momentum
to its two well-drawn opponents and a conflict that goes beyond
good-vs.-evil.” Bookworks also named her a feature author and THE FORMER ASSASSIN was also a 2018 Kindle Book category finalist. Nikki’s two non-fiction books include BECAUSE I SAY SO and HOPE IN SMALL DOSES. The latter is both a 2015 Eric Hoffer Montaigne Medal finalist and a 2017 BookWorks book of the week. Nikki’s essays have appeared in three anthologies and in the New York Times, Newsweek, USA Today and Humanist Magazine. Her short stories have been featured in various online publications; one was a Mark Twain Royal Nonesuch award finalist for humor. She shares author credit with David Landau on a series of interactive musical murder mysteries, published by Samuel French. She is excited to announce that her new book, the first in a mystery series, is due out in mid-June. Titled THE WEDDING CRASHER, it introduces an intrepid law officer by the name of Samantha (Sam) Tate.

Website: nikkistern.com

Nikki Stern’s Books

The Former Assassin

Susan Foster wants to retire. Her boss wants her dead. After decades as Victor Kemp’s off-the books killer, Suzanne finally quits. Not until five years later does Kemp discover how thoroughly she’s deceived him. Determined to punish her, he tracks her to Wales to watch her die. Instead, he walks into a trap that takes… [Read More]

Hope in Small Doses

What is hope? Is it instinctive or learned? Is it necessary or possible? How can a life-long doubter bring it into her life? Armed with questions, author Nikki Stern writes about a journey in search of a hope that will sustain her, especially after losing her husband on 9/11. The certainty-driven hope that insists on… [Read More]

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