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And Then There Were Nuns

(League of Literary Ladies #4)

4.08  ·  Rating details ·  696 ratings  ·  125 reviews
The national bestselling author of The Legend of Sleepy Harlow returns to South Bass Island, where the League of Literary Ladies has to find out who’s killing off nuns.

B and B owner Bea Cartwright has taken on the responsibility of taking meals to ten visiting nuns, who are on retreat at the Water’s Edge Center for Spirit and Renewal on picturesque South Bass Island on Lak
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Mass Market Paperback, 304 pages
Published March 1st 2016 by Berkley
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James
Aug 21, 2016 rated it liked it
3 stars to Kylie Logan's And Then There Were Nuns, her fourth installment in the League of "Literary Ladies mystery" series. When one of your all-time favorite stories is Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None, you feel compelled to read any books that appear to follow in its footsteps, especially if they are part of an existing mystery series you already enjoy reading, hence why I selected this one earlier in the week.

While it followed the original storyline, and had its own new interpretat
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Lisa Ks Book Reviews
Feb 28, 2016 rated it really liked it
There is nun-thing readers won’t love about this book!

It was fun being back with Bea and the other members of the League of Literary Ladies. Goodness, they had their hands full this time! Lucky for us readers, author Kylie Logan knows how to handle them.

Without reading the acknowledgments I would still have easily seen that Ms. Logan’s knowledge of nuns was learned firsthand rather than from research. She did a marvelous job in her portrayal of each one.

As is always the case with a book writt
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LORI (Dollycas) CASWELL
Mar 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-2016
Dollycas’s Thoughts

It has been almost a year since the Ladies were court ordered to form a book club. The League of Literary Ladies quickly turned into more than a book club and even with all their differences these women have managed to become good friends. In this installment Bea has been asked to provide meals for 10 nuns who have come to South Bass Island for a retreat. Chandra, Kate, and Luella are pitching in to help. They also want to get inside the Water’s Edge Center and see what is beh
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Jonathan
*I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review from Berkley and Netgalley. All thoughts and opinions in this review are entirely my own.*

There are some series you simply can't get enough of, and there are others that you can overdo. Kylie Logan's League of Literary Ladies series, however, is one of those series that I can absolutely not get enough of. Filled with the right blend of serious and hilarious characters and set on an ideal island it is certainly a winner!

The cha
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Mark Baker
Mar 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: mystery, 2016
When ten nuns arrive on South Bass Island, Bea agrees to help with their meals during their week long retreat. However, when one of the Sisters doesn’t show up for dinner, Bea finds her dead body. Is one of the other Sisters hiding a deadly grudge? Or is someone out to put a killer end to this retreat?

I was thrilled to return to South Bass Island and Bea and her friends. They are a delightful group, and I enjoyed spending time with them as always. While borrowing nicely from the setup of the Chr
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Kendrea Parsons
Mar 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The League of Literary Ladies has quickly become one of my favorite cozy mystery series. And Then There Were Nuns is the best book of the series so far, but I could be biased since it's so similar to my favorite book of all time: And Then There Were None. I enjoyed the book so much that I almost finished it in one night. I really loved being stumped by the two mysteries in the book. Well, there's really three mysteries if you count the weird way Chandra acts towards the other ladies throughout t ...more
Mystereity Reviews
I knew I'd love this book when the opening lines concerned seeing penguins on the front porch that turned out to be nuns. And so started a new mystery for The League of Literary Ladies, full of murder, betrayal, secrets and lies. I really enjoyed the intricate plot, with so many twists and turns that it was impossible to finger the real killer.

I enjoy how Bea and the other Literary League ladies have formed such a tight bond. Their squabbles always remind me of how sisters argue all the time bu
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Dawn Michelle

Well.
I knew who the "bad guy" was from almost the beginning, but I didn't know the why's until everyone else did, which makes up for knowing "whodunnit". The author is very good at writing red herrings and for a brief moment I was carried away by the idea of a certain person and then shook my head and went back to my original theory and I was correct. You cannot read cozy mysteries for as long as I have and not have somewhat of a clue sometimes. ;-)
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Gail
Nov 03, 2016 rated it it was amazing
A great fun loving cozy mystery with the Literary Ladies. A fun group of women who trouble seems to follow. I knew they were reading the wrong book for their discussion group. They should have been reading Agatha Christie's And Than There Were None. One of my favorites.
I hope there will be more books to this series. I really love this series and great covers to the books too!
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Mary Brown
Feb 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Synopsis:

The national bestselling author of The Legend of Sleepy Harlow returns to South Bass Island, where the League of Literary Ladies has to find out who’s killing off nuns.

B and B owner Bea Cartwright has taken on the responsibility of taking meals to ten visiting nuns, who are on retreat at the Water’s Edge Center for Spirit and Renewal on picturesque South Bass Island on Lake Erie. But the peace of the retreat is shattered when one of the nuns is found at the water’s edge—murdered. And wh
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Brooke Blogs
Mar 01, 2016 rated it really liked it
And Then There Were Nuns by Kylie Logan is the fourth book in the League of Literary Ladies mystery series. Around this time last year, I read the first book in the series. I read the second book right before starting this one, and I plan to go back and read the third book. This is such a great series! Bea has secrets...she moves to South Bass Island on Lake Erie to open a B&B. She also discovers she has a penchant for solving murders and other crimes.

This series is so fun. I loved that secrets
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Kelly
Jan 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: cozy-mystery
This book is the next installment in the League of Literary Ladies series. Set in South Bass Island, Ohio, this series revolves around Bea Cartwright, her B&B and island life. In this book, we learn who Bea really is and why she came to South Bass Island. This book has a good mystery and is play on words to the Agatha Christie book, "And then there were none". The Literary Ladies were being careful not to read a book that had a murder given their experiences in the past, but that didn't stop a m ...more
Abby Fabian
Feb 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This was a fantastic book! This was the first book in this series that I have read. It was very easy to fall into step with the world that Kylie Logan has created. I could tell that through the books the main character kept a secret. In this book she let the secret out. As far as all of the characters, I love them! This book has ten nuns in it, and I was concerned that I would mix them all up. But that did not happen. The author kept it very clear, and I never got lost. The mystery was fantastic ...more
Stacie  Haden
3.5 stars because I can't figure out why Levi would like Bea. When it comes to him she is unfair, negative and overly dramatic and any other man would rightfully run for the hills. Bitchy and strong are not the same thing, and I've noticed the same thing in all of the Kylie Logan books I've read so far.
The romance angle is just a small part of this mystery, but it just irks me. Otherwise, it was ok.
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Laurien Berenson
May 21, 2016 rated it really liked it
I bought this book because the title made me laugh and I'm very glad that I did. I enjoyed the characters, the plot, and the setting, and the nuns were terrific. ...more
Amanda
Apr 24, 2019 rated it really liked it
I think this is my favorite one in the series so far. Another Agatha Christie storyline parallel, how can I resist? A retreat with where 10 nuns are staying. Why would anyone want to kill nuns? There are also some background questions that are answered (but you should have guessed already if you read the others), one is a twist. A totally fun read.
Nidah (SleepDreamWrite)
Aug 17, 2017 rated it really liked it
I'm liking the series more and more. And of course the story arcs are getting interesting. The mystery in this was interesting. Another really good installment in the League of Literary Ladies series. ...more
Barbara Hackel
Jan 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I have enjoyed all the books in this series, but I think this one was probably my favorite. While it was nice to know Bea had finally given in to her feelings about Levi, it was also nice to know she didn't turn into a simpering lovestruck lady! Instead when a secret was revealed about why Levi was living on the island, Bea got mad and stayed mad...and got even! She is a tough and determined lady, who likes her privacy, which is why I was surprised that she finally revealed her true identity to ...more
Stephani Phillips-Plapp
If you are looking for a good read this is a safe bet as you will enjoy.
THIS was a very good read my first by this author. I will BE READING more of her books.
I read a ton of cozy type on my ipad so this was nice to have the actual book in my hands.
I did receive the book to write a personal review.
The book does have others before it but did read well as a stand alone.

THE story has a wonderful flow and does have nice likable main characters.
The nuns were cute and sweet. I did like the referen
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frugalitymom
Feb 19, 2016 rated it really liked it
I loved it! From the moment I read Mayhem At The Orient Express I knew I found my new favorite cozy mystery series. In the fourth installment Kylie Logan doesn't fail to deliver a marvelous book. And Then There Were Nuns is a play on words of Agatha Christie's classic novel And Then There Were None like the other books in the series that are centered around a book that The League of Literary Ladies are reading. In this book there are plenty of twists and turns that when you think you have figure ...more
Linda Brue
May 12, 2016 rated it really liked it
Bea Cartwright runs a B&B on South Bass Island on Lake Erie. The owner of Water’s Edge Center for Spirit and Renewal is called away and asks Bea to take meals and generally look after the ten nuns visiting the resort for a retreat. All goes well until one of the nuns is found floating in the lake--and it doesn't appear to be an accident.

I believe this is the 4th in this "League of Literary Ladies" series, but I've only read one of the others. But it doesn't really matter, as the characters are e
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Celia
Feb 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: anyone!
And Then There Were Nuns was truly a delight to read. This book is a first rate mystery that kept me reading well into the night because of the various twists and turns in the plot that kept me guessing right up to the last pages of the book. I enjoyed the Librarians and the Agatha Christie references and would love to have friends like Bea has in the League. And the Nuns were lovely and charming. Even though I have not read the first three books in the series, this story could definitely stand ...more
Doward Wilson
Feb 18, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Murder intrudes on an island retreat for Nuns! B&B owner, Bea Cartwright and her three friends in the League of Literary Ladies Book Club are preparing and serving meals to ten Nuns at the recently opened Water's Edge Center for Spirit and Renewal on South Bass Island on Lake Erie. Shortly after their arrival, one nun is found murdered and a second soon follows. Having gained the Nun's trust Bea and her friends assists the police chief in solving the crime. Theft, greed, a hit man and money all ...more
Jeanne
Mar 01, 2016 rated it really liked it
‘And Then There Were Nuns’ is book 4 in the League of Literary Ladies Mysteries by Kylie Logan.

I had not read the first 3 books in the series, but that did not prevent me from following along and enjoying this book.

I liked the premise of a B&B and the varied house guests. I wasn't sure before reading this how nuns would fit into a cozy mystery but it made perfect sense on how they came to the island. It was interesting reading about the differences in the nuns and what they did.

There were a lo
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Betty
Jan 06, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: cozy, arc, e-books, kylie-logan
A Retreat Center is opening on South Bass Island and the first group of visitors are nuns who all earned a grant. They had never met each other. Bea is catering the meals for the retreat. Kate, Laurie and Chandra are helping her. As events occur each seems to mirror Agatha Christie's THEN THERE WERE NONE. Chandra s bent on causing trouble. Levi and Bea's secrets are exposed. The many twists and turns of the story will hold your attention.

Disclosure: I received a free copy from Berkley Publishin
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Laura
Mar 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Great Book!
This is a great book; this is the fourth book in the League of Literary Ladies series by Kylie Logan. Bea Cartwright is the owner of a B & B in South Bass Island in Ohio. Bea has taken on the responsibility of taking meals to some visiting nuns, who are on a retreat at the Water’s Edge Center for Spirit and Renewal. When one of the nuns body is found, it is up to Bea and the other members of the League of Literary Ladies to find out what is going on. If you are looking for a great mys
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Lin
Mar 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I approached this series because of the location; South Bass Ohio. My husband and his family are from Sandusky Oh so I was intrigued to read a mystery set in this area.

Once I began reading this book, I was quickly drawn in. Early on I began creating my list of possible murderers. While I did pick the murderer, I didn’t.

You really need to read this book. I’m going back to read the previous books in the series.

The book is fast paced and easy to follow, even with 10 nuns to keep track of.

A fun r
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Meagan Danielle
Jul 08, 2019 rated it really liked it
Rated 4.5
Pamela Mitchell
Mar 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This is an enjoyable cozy with captivating characters and a really good mystery that kept me intrigued from beginning to end. I really liked the twist on Agatha Christie's "And Then There Were None". Even though this is the fourth book in Ms. Logan's League of Literary Ladies Mysteries, it is the first one I have read in this series and I had no problems reading it as a standalone. I like Bea, Chandra, Kate, and Luella so much, I plan to read the first three and any future installments.

I was for
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Robin Leslie Coxon
Mar 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Kylie Logan continues her wonderful series involving The League of Literary Ladies and South Bass Island in book number four of this series. Bea Cartwright owner of B and B Bed and Breakfast returns and agrees to provide meals to nuns who are holding a retreat at the Water's Edge Center for Spiritual and Renewal. Unfortunately someone has it in for one of the nuns and it stirs not just Bea but also her fellow Literary Ladies to track down just who that person(s) might be. Being a fellow Ohioan, ...more
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