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An Affinity for Murder (Lake George Mystery #1)

3.49  ·  Rating Details  ·  43 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Two dead art experts and a secret cache of paintings which may have been the work of Lake George's most famous summer resident, Georgia O'Keeffe, set writer Ellen Davies on a collision course with danger. Ellen thinks she's stumbled on a multi-million dollar find which will send her career in journalism soaring. But, as with other recently discovered O'Keeffe paintings, no ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published April 1st 2001 by Dark Oak Mysteries
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Mysteryfan
Aug 14, 2014 Mysteryfan rated it it was ok
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Could there be an undiscovered trove of Georgia O'Keeffe paintings in upstate New York? Anne's White story explores the world of art forgeries in a small-town setting. Anne White was a winner of the Malice Domestic grant in 1999 and this was her first book. I did enjoy the details about upstate New York and about O'Keeffe herself. I was less persuaded that a grown woman would be such a ditz. I understand she has a different protagonist for the later Lake George mysteries so I may give them a loo ...more
Diana
Apr 01, 2009 Diana rated it it was amazing
Ellen Davies, the Mayor of Emerald Point on LG and her friend Diane Anderson, find a dead body in the middle of a smoldering fire in the center of Diane and her ex-husband's lakeside livingroom. Jim Thompson, the Warren Co. Sheriff investigator interrogates both of them at the Marlborough House Inn where Ellen later discovers Georgia O'Keeffe knock off paintings. Someone tries to kill Ellen when she becomes involved. Josie Donahue, the teenage daughter of Kate who owns a cafe and catering busine ...more
Jenn
Sep 25, 2012 Jenn rated it it was ok
Although the plot points were pretty good, the writing seemed awkward. I think trying to write from a first person point of view is difficult & I often felt myself annoyed with the narrator rather then on her side.
Joy H.
Anne White writes mysteries set in the Lake George and Glens Falls, NY, area. I enjoyed this book but wasn't able to finish it because it was due back at the library. I intend to pick it up again when I have time.
Gale Payne
Oct 17, 2007 Gale Payne rated it really liked it
A short but interesting mystery. Caught my attention because of fictionalized account of Georgia O'Keefe and the "resurfacing" of her work.
Sara Bartlett
Jul 15, 2012 Sara Bartlett rated it really liked it
Loved this book, about Georgia O'Kiefe paintings that are hidden, good characters and action. Really good read.
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Jul 21, 2010 Carrie rated it liked it
You've got to read an Adirondack mystery when you are staying in the Adirondacks.
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Jun 01, 2010 Maeghan rated it it was ok
Eh. The writing wasn't that great, but the story was good enough to keep reading.
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Anne lives in Glens Falls, NY and is a member of Sisters in Crime, Mystery Writers of America, the Lake George Arts Project, the Adirondack Center For Writing, and the Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council. In conjunction with her novels, she writes articles for Mystery S
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