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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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Average rating: 3.80 · 12,355 ratings · 1,308 reviews · 13 distinct works · Similar authors
Murder is Binding
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 4,137 ratings — published 2008 — 8 editions
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Bookmarked For Death
3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 2,117 ratings — published 2009 — 9 editions
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Bookplate Special (A Bookto...
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 1,899 ratings — published 2009 — 7 editions
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Sentenced to Death (A Bookt...
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 1,473 ratings — published 2011 — 7 editions
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Chapter and Hearse (A Bookt...
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 1,357 ratings — published 2010 — 6 editions
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Murder on the Half Shelf (A...
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 851 ratings — published 2012 — 11 editions
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Not the Killing Type (A Boo...
3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 453 ratings — published 2013 — 8 editions
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Murder in Three Volumes
3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 44 ratings — published 2012
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UC_Chapter & Hearse
4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2010
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Book Clubbed (A Booktown My...
3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 7 ratings — expected publication 2014 — 5 editions
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Murder is Binding Bookmarked For Death Bookplate Special Chapter and Hearse Sentenced to Death Murder on the Half Shelf Not the Killing Type
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" I have to be in the mood for a cozy mystery (if you read my "read books" you'll know that I read in almost every genre) but when I am in the mood I really enjoy them and nobody does them better than Lorna Barrett.

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" Where do I start? I am so sad the book is done, I loved it. I love that it is the middle of summer and yet I have been transported for the last few days to Stoneham NH in the fall, my favorite time of year. I love the characters, Lorna Barret's bo... " Read more of this review »
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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¡

message 4: by Trine

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,

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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