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Lorna Barrett

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The immensely popular Booktown Mystery series is what put Lorna Barrett’s name on the New York Times Bestseller list, but it’s her talent -- whether writing as Lorna, or L.L. Bartlett, or Lorraine Bartlett -- that keeps her there. This multi-published, Agatha-nominated author pens the exciting Jeff Resnick Mysteries as well as the acclaimed Victoria Square Mystery series and has many short stories and novellas to her name(s). Check out the links to all her works here: http://www.lornabarrett.com

NEXT UP: Not The Killing Type (Booktown #7) will be released 7/2/13, and the paperback edition of Murder On The Half Shelf will debut the same day.



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Murder on the Half Shelf (A...
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Murder in Three Volumes
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More books by Lorna Barrett…

Sometimes I think Mr. L and I might drink a wee too much. I mean, he was making us a second drink the other night and looked out the front door (in our quiet suburban neighborhood) and did a double take. Wouldn't you?


Yes, suddenly there's an Amish buggy living next door. Mind you, Mr. L and I aren't adverse to a little kitsch ourselves.


But a buggy?

I suppose buggies and flamingos CAN live in h... Read more of this blog post »
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Eyewitness by L.L. Bartlett
"It's been two years since the mugging that left Jeff Resnick with psychic powers and four years since his ex-wife Shelly was murdered. When Jeff gets a call from the NYPD to report their progress, or rather lack thereof, Jeff offers his services.

W..." Read more of this review »
Eyewitness by L.L. Bartlett
"Eyewitness, a mini Jeff Resnick story by L. L. Barltett, is a great read. If you've read Jeff's prior stories, this is one you'll want to get. Jeff may finally get closure regarding his wife's murder. Though he has tried, in the last couple of yea..." Read more of this review »
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With Baited Breath by Lorraine Bartlett
With Baited Breath (Lotus Bay Mysteries #1)
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I wrote it (under my Lorraine Bartlett name). I like it.
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“Deception wasn’t Tricia’s strongpoint. Not when she’d been seven and blamed Angelica for a vase she’d broken, nor when coming up with excuses to avoid dating high school jocks who couldn’t spell, let alone comprehend, Sherlock Holmes.”
Lorna Barrett, Murder is Binding

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Wine Country by Ellen Crosby
 
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Dianne Hall Have and read all your books except 7, 8, and 9, love your books!


message 6: by Leon

Leon Shure Thanks for adding me as a friend,

Leon Shure


Daniel De Culla I enjoy You and Yrs so much.
Kisses and Blessed Be¡


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Trine Thanks for inviting me. :-)

Looking forward to reading your upcoming book Chapter and Hearse. It's such a great series.


message 3: by Lorna

Lorna Barrett Yvonne wrote: "Thanks for adding me to your friends! I love your books!"

I love to hear from readers. Have you checked out my web site? I offer bookmarks and/or bookplates to readers who request them. (Check out the contact page.)

All my best,
Lorna


message 2: by Beth

Beth Hi Lorna,
Thanks for befriending this fellow mystery author here on Goodreads as well as elsewhere!


Yvonne Thanks for adding me to your friends! I love your books!


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