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Larissa Reinhart

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A 2014 Georgia Author of the Year nominee, Larissa writes with a particular focus on sassy female characters with a penchant for trouble. The Cherry Tucker Mystery series is published by Henery Press. The first in the series, PORTRAIT OF A DEAD GUY (2012), is a 2012 Daphne du Maurier finalist, 2012 The Emily finalist, and 2011 Dixie Kane Memorial winner. STILL LIFE IN BRUNSWICK STEW (2013), HIJACK IN ABSTRACT (2013), and DEATH IN PERSPECTIVE (June 2014) follow, with the Cherry Tucker novella, QUICK SKETCH, in the 2013 anthology, HEARTACHE MOTEL, as a prequel to PORTRAIT. The fifth Cherry Tucker Mystery, THE BODY IN THE LANDSCAPE, is due out in 2015.

After teaching in Japan and the US, she now lives near Atlanta with her family and Cairn Terr...more

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message 5: by Beth

Beth Hi Larissa,
Thanks for befriending this fellow mystery author on Goodreads!

Larissa Thanks! I always love meeting other Larissas!! lol

message 3: by Gigi

Gigi Larissa -- Based on our overlapping taste, I'm looking forward to checking out both your book recommendations and also your debut mystery! And I see we've got the same release date at the end of August!

Savannah Larissa, thank you for the friendship.
Stay naughty,

Harlequin Books Hi Larissa, I'm sorry it took a bit to stop by and say thanks for being a friend. I swear my day is over before it properly began! While here, I want you to know that if you ever have any questions about the books on my shelves or about, I would be delighted to answer them. Also, I list as much Harlequin news and author news as I can so be sure to watch for my updates.

Happy reading,
Kim S., Harlequin Books ambassador

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