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Who Killed Dorian Gray?

(Claire Rawlings #2)

3.17  ·  Rating details ·  18 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Still reeling from the shocking demise of an ill-fated romance, Claire jumps at the chance to teach a writing seminar at an artist colony in Woodstock. She thinks it will be the perfect opportunity to rest, relax, and recover--but instead of happy-go-lucky hippies, the writers in residence are argumentative overachievers.

Claire's getting some really bad vibes from this gr
Paperback, 278 pages
Published July 1st 2000 by Berkley
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Shazza Maddog
Jul 31, 2019 rated it liked it
Claire gets invited by a friend of hers (Liza) to attend a Woodstock artist colony for a week. As Claire works for a publishing company, the authors in residence will be able to pick her brain and attend classes and such.

One of the writers, a woman who wrote for newspapers under the name of Dorian Gray, turns up dead. Was someone in the writers' or artists' a murderer?

A cozy with a bit of a twist, as Claire isn't the one solving the mystery, but her young friend, Meredith (and by 'young', I mea
Jun 01, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: mystery
This one was a little slower than the first, with an excess of wording, but still an enjoyable read.
Jun 27, 2011 rated it liked it
Shelves: mysteries
Well written book that reminded me of a Golden Age mystery with its limited list of suspects, all of whom have secrets and hidden motives. A few turn-offs for me, though -- the end of the previous book is mentioned frequently (decreasing my desire to read it), the characters treat political conservatives with disdain in a few areas, and the heroine does a few things that don't make sense.
Jack Heath
Oct 06, 2018 marked it as to-read
Synopsis: Claire Rawlings is teaching a seminar at a writing colony and finds the colony's beautiful-one dead.
Lynn Wyvill
Mar 29, 2015 rated it liked it
A good tale. I did get irritated by the detailed descriptions of each character's chin and forehead, but I enjoyed Meredith's position in the story. She added levity, perspective and humour.
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