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Ellery Adams

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New York Times bestseller author, Ellery Adams, has written over thirty novels and can’t imagine spending a day away from the keyboard. Ms. Adams, a Native New Yorker, has had a lifelong love affair with stories, food, rescue animals, and large bodies of water. When not working on her next novel, she bakes, gardens, spoils her three cats, and wastes far too much time on Pinterest. She lives with her husband and two children (aka the Trolls) in North Carolina.

Current Series: Secret, Book, & Scone Society (Kensington) Book Retreat Mysteries (Kensington) Books By the Bay Mysteries (Berkley Prime Crime), Charmed Pie Shoppe Mysteries ((Berkley Prime Crime), Molly Appleby Antiques & Collectibles Mysteries (Beyond the Page), and Hope Stree
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"Sad that this is the end of a well loved series!!!! Good mystery but not a happy ending for Olivia, glad to see all my favorite characters one last time!!!!!!"
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Wow, not what I expected. Very well written and another great mystery but not the ending I was hoping to read."
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“It's like pretending to be Santa and then stabbing someone with a candy cane!”
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message 26: by Erin

Erin HI :) Long time no see! Hope the fam is doing well. Now that we're in NOVA, I really miss Richmond! Let me know if you're ever coming up this way! The Cherry Blossom Festival is April 4th and we'll be there!


message 25: by Andrea

Andrea Kulman Hi & thank you for being a friend.


message 24: by Jessie

Jessie Stopping by to say hi!


message 23: by Roger

Roger Cottrell Hi JB,
Thanks for the freiendship.
Always great to meet another crime writer on Goodreads.
ROGER


message 22: by Ellery

Ellery Adams Elizabeth wrote: "Thanks for the invitation. It's nice to see a mystery writer. They seem few and far between lately, though that can't be true. I'm going to check you books out. They sound great.

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Elizabeth wrote: "Thanks for the invitation. It's nice to see a mystery writer. They seem few and far between lately, though that can't be true. I'm going to check you books out. They sound great.

"


Thanks for saying hello! It's so cold tonight - I swear my toes haven't thawed from earlier today. I'm reading a good mystery myself and drinking tea! I hope you enjoy the books - happy reading!


message 21: by E.A.

E.A. Thanks for the invitation. It's nice to see a mystery writer. They seem few and far between lately, though that can't be true. I'm going to check you books out. They sound great.




message 20: by Jessie

Jessie Stopping by to say hi!


message 19: by Johanna

Johanna I love the cat. Congratulations on your successful books. Kill the Messenger: Gemini: A Small Novel by Johanna Nimley


message 18: by Cathy

Cathy Bryant Thanks for accepting my friend invite. I look forward to reading your work.

Blessings!
Cathy


Kathy I look forward to being friends on Goodreads, J.B. I plan to check out your books, too. I love your witty titles.


message 16: by Rowena

Rowena Hi, JB,

Thank you for the friendship. I love cats, too.

Best wishes,
Rowena Cherry

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message 15: by Dianne

Dianne Ascroft Thanks for asking me to join your circle of friends, JB. I see we are both cat lovers - it can get a bit difficult to type with them dangling from your arm, can't it?

Dianne Ascroft,
author, 'Hitler and Mars Bars'



message 14: by Barbara

Barbara Awwww...that's such a cute picture! Well, thanks for the friend request and have a great day!!!


message 13: by Jeannie

Jeannie Faulkner Barber Hi J.B., (love those initials, lol) thanks for adding me as a friend. If you have the time,I'd love for you to visit my web site, jeanniebarber.com. I'm a novice writer so feel free to make any kind of suggestions, ideas or thoughts to correct it. I’m co-authoring a novel with Patty Wiseman, another friend on Goodreads. We’ve known each other for over 30 years. While you're there, please sign the guestbook, too!
Thanks,
Jeannie



♀☻ஆ(¸.•'´Pal2aSt0o `'•.¸) hiiiiiiiii nice to meet uuuuuuuu


message 11: by Lee

Lee Thanks for being my goodreads buddy, JB!

My new romantic suspense, The Twist is a Bookstrand #1 Bestseller! A story of mind-bending control and unnerving metamorphosis, The Twist unravels the tale of a hotshot consultant as he struggles to foil a plot to steal $12 million and to rescue the feisty, female scientist who has stolen his heart.

READ AN EXCERPT FROM THE TWIST


Lee

Lee Silver
"Romance With a Twist"
THE TWIST, BookStrand #1 Bestseller
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message 10: by maria

maria Hey there,J.b
Thank you for add me as your friends.
Its my honor to be in your friends list.
Best regards
Maria


Rosemary Thanks so much for the invitation. You, your kitty, and your books look charming. I'm going to recommend them to my antique dealer friend and my librarian friends.


Rat de bibliothèque Thanks for the friend invite. I think you may be the first to send me one that I didn't locate first.


message 7: by Julia

Julia
Hey! Thank for the request.
It's nice to meet you.. and your books =)
I'm looking forward reading your books..


message 6: by Erin

Erin J. b. thank you for requesting that I add you. I am honored.
I look forward to reading your books!

Hugs!
Erin


Brigid *Flying Kick-a-pow!* hi! thanx for the add :D it's always awesome to meet fellow writers!


message 4: by Kim

Kim Thank you for asking me to be your friend and I look forward to chceking your books out of my local library.


message 3: by Erin

Erin I am addicted, completely addicted, to both series J.B. writes. I keep going to the book store wondering when.. oh when, will the next one be out?

(This goes for every book written so far...)

E



Ellery Adams Wow! I love you!
Have a lovely evening....JB


message 1: by Daniel (last edited Apr 12, 2008 04:07PM)

Daniel
J.b., I've added Carbs and Cadavers, Fit to Die, Chili Con Corpses, A Killer Collection and your other book A Fatal Appraisal to my to-read list.


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