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Death Pays the Rose Rent (Tori Miracle #1)

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Death Pays the Rose Rent marks the start of a delightful new mystery series featuring Tori Miracle - New York City crime reporter turned novelist - and the charming setting of Lickin Creek, a Civil War town nestled in the heart of Pennsylvania's Amish country. When Tori accepts an invitation from her dearest friend, Alice-Ann, and her husband, Richard, to visit them in Lic ...more
Mass Market Paperback, 352 pages
Published August 10th 1998 by Dell
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Aug 05, 2008 Jan rated it liked it
Set in a fictional town in a fictional county somewhere between the real Adams and Franklin counties in Pennsylvania, but sounding more like an outsider's stereotypical misconceptions of rural West Virginia or Tennessee, this series has its flaws, most notably (in my opinion) the rather condescending description of the colorful locals. I live here, I know these people, and while most of them aren't urban sophisticates, they're a lot more three-dimensional and less hickish than portrayed in these ...more
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Shelves: cozy
Book one in the Tori Miracle mystery series, this was a nice read.
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Feb 12, 2012 Melissa rated it liked it
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Book #55 read in 2007

Although I thought this was slow-going at times, I really enjoyed the story. I like Tori Miracle a great deal because she was a little self-conscious and funny. She seemed "real". The supporting cast was okay too. I will read more in this series.
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Feb 08, 2012 Diane rated it liked it
This was a pretty good book - I think I'd like to read more in this series.
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An entertaining read with interesting characters and location.
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Valerie Skuse Malmont grew up in a foreign service family and lived in several different Asian countries. She now lives in Pennsylvania.
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