Press Kit

Short Bio

Agatha and Anthony Award-nominated author Jennifer Chow writes the Magical Fortune Cookie series. With her previous L.A. Night Market Mysteries, Death By Bubble Tea was in The New York Times and on the SoCal Indie Bestseller List, and Hot Pot Murder was shortlisted for the Lefty and Lilian Jackson Braun Memorial Awards. She serves as Immediate Past President of Sisters in Crime. Website:

Long Bio

Jennifer J. Chow writes cozies filled with hope and heritage. She’s been a finalist for the Agatha, Anthony, Lefty, and Lilian Jackson Braun Memorial Award. Her newest series is the Magical Fortune Cookie mysteries; the first book is Ill-Fated Fortune, which Booklist says “will appeal to fans of Jenn McKinlay, Eve Calder, or Joanne Fluke.” Her other series include the L.A. Night Market Mysteries and the Sassy Cat Mysteries. Jennifer currently serves as Immediate Past President on the board of Sisters in Crime and blogs at She is an active member of Crime Writers of Color and Mystery Writers of America. Connect with her online and sign up for her newsletter at

She is represented by Jessica Faust at BookEnds Literary Agency

Photo credit: Julie Daniels


Series: Magical Fortune Cookie Novels (Book 1)

Mass Market Paperback

Publisher: Minotaur (February 20, 2024)

Language: English

ISBN: 978-1250323033

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