Larissa Reinhart

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A Wall Street Journal bestselling author and 2018 Silver Falchion Best Cozy Mystery finalist, Larissa writes the Cherry Tucker Mystery, Maizie Albright Star Detective, and Finley Goodhart Crime Caper series. She loves to tell funny stories about women, looking for love (and dead bodies) in all the wrong places (but make it right in the end).

Her books have been chosen as book club picks by Woman's World Magazine and Hot Mystery Reviews. They've also been finalists in the Georgia Author of the Year Best Mystery; the Silver Falchion for Best Cozy Mystery; the Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense; The Emily Award; and has been a Dixie Kane Memorial winner. Her work also appeared in the 2017 Silver Falchion Reader’s Choice
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message 5: by Beth

Beth Hi Larissa,
Thanks for befriending this fellow mystery author on Goodreads!


Larissa Thanks! I always love meeting other Larissas!! lol


message 3: by Gigi

Gigi Larissa -- Based on our overlapping taste, I'm looking forward to checking out both your book recommendations and also your debut mystery! And I see we've got the same release date at the end of August!


Savannah Larissa, thank you for the friendship.
Stay naughty,
Savannah
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Harlequin Books Hi Larissa, I'm sorry it took a bit to stop by and say thanks for being a friend. I swear my day is over before it properly began! While here, I want you to know that if you ever have any questions about the books on my shelves or about Harlequin.com, I would be delighted to answer them. Also, I list as much Harlequin news and author news as I can so be sure to watch for my updates.

Happy reading,
Kim S., Harlequin Books ambassador


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