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The Twinning Murders is a modern day classic mystery centering on the ventures of Emily Ryder, a thirty-something rambler and tour guide. The story opens just before she embarks on this year's Twinning ritual exchange. It's between her historic New England home and its sister village deep in Dartmoor, a wild upland area in the west of the county of Devon, England. Emily be ...more
Paperback, 228 pages
Published September 27th 2010 by Beckham Publications Group
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Ruth Hill
Mar 17, 2011 Ruth Hill rated it it was ok
Shelves: mystery
I am one who has liked good mysteries since I was a young teenager. I tend to prefer mysteries that happen I England, and so that made this book a promising book to read and review. I loved the protagonist's name and personality from the beginning. These were honestly the positives in the book. I also appreciated that profanity was extremely mild, and there were no sex scenes.

I was asked to review this book, and I have to say I was somewhat unimpressed. The writing styke failed to grab my attent
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Paula Ratcliffe
Dec 14, 2010 Paula Ratcliffe rated it really liked it
This book was sent to me via the publisher for a honest and fair review via Pump Up Your Books! This book starts out in Connecticut with the main character Emily getting ready for her trip to England for the Twinning Exchange. Early on you meet Christopher Cooper who succumbs to a miserable death off of a ladder. Emily is very upset about this as Christopher was a close friend of hers. To make things worse Harriet Curtis one of the people going to England has been acting very bizarre. She left f ...more
Kathleen Kelly
Dec 17, 2010 Kathleen Kelly rated it really liked it
Shelves: finished
The twinning in this British/American mystery refers to what is more commonly known as sister cities. One would be in America and the other would be in another country and what would happen is representatives from both cities/villages would go to the other citie/village. In this story the main character Emily does just that. She has built a travel agency just for this. In The Twinning Murders, Emily has a trip planned to go from Lydfield in Connecticut to Lydfield-in-the-Moor in England. But bef ...more
Elizabeth A.
Dec 16, 2010 Elizabeth A. rated it liked it
"All Emily knew was that she had to get back on the field. Start over, start somewhere…retrace where it had all gone wrong."

There’s an awful lot going wrong in The Twinning Murders, the latest book from author Shelly Frome, not the least of which are two suspicious deaths which span the Atlantic.

Emily Ryder is a tour guide based in Lydfield, Connecticut who specializes in taking clients on international jaunts to England. At the start of The Twinning Murders Emily is preparing to take one of the
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Professor Emeritus of Dramatic Arts at the University of Connecticut
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