Beate Boeker

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Beate Boeker

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January 2010

I love books with touches of humor and mischief. It doesn't matter if they're romances or mysteries or biographies - as long as they make me chuckle, count me in.

Here's my official author bio:

Beate Boeker is a USA Today bestselling author with a passion for books that brim over with mischief & humor.

Several of her novels were shortlisted for the Golden Quill Contest, the National Readers' Choice Award, the 'Best Indie Books' contest, and the RONE Award.

By day, Beate is a marketing consultant with a degree in International Business Administration. Widely traveled, she speaks German, English, French, and Italian and lives in the North of Germany together with her husband and daughter.

While 'Boeker' means 'books' in a German dialect, her

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Stormy Times

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Charmer's Death (Temptation...

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Delayed Death (Temptation i...

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Take My Place

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The Beauty and Beast E

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A New Life

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Mischief in Italy

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Chic in France

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Tricky Death by Beate Boeker
"I absolutely love the Mantoni clan! In this installment, poor Stefano winds up investigating the murder of a prostitute in a secret nightclub. The main suspect is Carlina's cousin's husband, who was found in the locked room with the victim, covere..." Read more of this review »
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" Charmer's Death is the second in the cozy series "Temptation in Florence" but can be read as a stand alone. It set in Florence, Italy, at Christmas.

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Delayed Death is Book #1 in the Temptation in Florence Series, a cozy murder mystery series with a strong dose of humor and romance.

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" Just finished Murder at the Brightwell by Ashley Weaver and totally loved it! Very British in tone and setting, a great cozy mystery with a nice roman ...more "
" Yes, Jessica, I agree! In the Christmas Spark there's SO MUCH snow! :-)

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“The beauty of Florence made up for many ugly things he saw in his work. (Commissario Garini's view of Florence,Italy.)”
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“Maybe he would not run away after all, even if exposed to all her family's idiosyncrasies. [Carlina's biggest fear about Stefano]”
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