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Ritter Ames

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Ritter Ames is the USA Today Bestselling author of the Organized Mysteries series and the Bodies of Art Mysteries series. When she's not writing or brainstorming new mysteries Ritter is usually trying to get her favorite yellow lab to stay out of the pond, or keep her grouchy black cat from trying to give the dog away on Freecycle. Ritter would love to live on a boat and write from far flung locations around the globe, but the dog would constantly have to be fished from the water, and her husband and cat would just complain endlessly about the dog's smell, so staying on land seems to be the only good option to keep her sanity and not get sidetracked from writing.

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Organized for Murder (Organ...

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Counterfeit Conspiracies by Ritter Ames
"A must read!

This is my first book by this author. I'm so glad I found her. Counterfeit Conspiracies is the first book in the series. The main character, Laurel, works as an art recovery expert. She likes to work alone, as she finds her way into wh..." Read more of this review »
Happy Homicides 3 by Joanna Campbell Slan
"Happy Homicides once again brings us a killer collection with the 3rd book. Any story in the Happy Homicides 3 anthology is worth well more than the cost of the book. I am a fan of character driven novels so these stories are perfect for me; all o..." Read more of this review »
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"It was a cozy little mystery that had wit style and a little action. You’ll like the heroine, Laurel Beacham and the mysterious Jack Hawkes and they were hot one minute and cold the next but somehow they managed to make it work. And you liked the..." Read more of this review »
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"I continue to love this series! Laurel and Jack's relationship is still interesting and developing! The action is non-stop. I'm looking forward to book 3.

I received this book from NetGalley and Henery Press in return for an honest review "
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“(Good tip to throw out during presentation) Hide Your Files No room for a filing cabinet? Create secret storage by converting an old footlocker into an ottoman. Add wheels, and pad sides and top before covering in a material that coordinates with living room furniture. You'll have a great ottoman, and after placing hanging file folders inside it'll be an "outta-sight" way to store files.”
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