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Addressed to Kill

(Postmistress Mystery #3)

3.73  ·  Rating details ·  135 ratings  ·  28 reviews
Third in the Postmistress Mystery series by Jean Flowers, following Death Takes Priority and Cancelled by Murder...
Love is in the air for postmaster Cassie Miller and the residents of North Ashcot, Massachusetts. Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and the town is gearing up for a special dinner dance at the senior center. With the local musical group performing a
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Mass Market Paperback, 304 pages
Published July 25th 2017 by Berkley Books
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Lisa Ks Book Reviews
Jul 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
ADDRESSED TO KILL is a priority read. A genuine special delivery.

Waiting for this third installment in the Postmistress Mysteries felt slower than waiting for my mail! But the saying is true . . . Good things come to those who wait.

While I have loved my past visits to Ashcot, Massachusetts, author Jean Flowers has outdone herself, and once again written a cozy mystery I couldn’t tare myself away from, reading it in one sitting. Getting to spend time with series lead and postmistress, Cassie Mill
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Karen
Aug 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Over the weekend I finished Jean Flowers Addressed to Kill, the third book in her Postmistress Series. I have now read all three books and I think this is one of the coolest series in the cozy world. Maybe it is because I identify with the author's main character and her love of the mail. As far back as I can remember getting something in the mail was such a treat. My grandfather used to write and send stories to us and my mom would read them out to us until we were old enough to read them ourse ...more
Fred
Jul 20, 2017 rated it really liked it
Addressed To Kill is the third book in A Postmistress Mystery series;

Another exciting visit with Cassie Miller at the North Ashcot Post Office.

Valentine’s Day is quickly coming and a local band, The Ashcots are using the community room at the Post Office to practice for their upcoming Valentine’s Day dinner/dance at the senior center. After practice ended Dennis Somerville a college professor, comes into the post office and asks Cassie to look into a couple pieces of hate mail that he gotten whi
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Ashley
Oct 30, 2017 rated it it was ok
Cassie Miller has the highly respected (lol) job of postmistress of a tiny post office in North Ashcot, Massachusetts. She sees everyone in the town on an almost daily basis since there's no home delivery, and because she's a groupie of a somewhat popular musical group by dating one of the band. Cassie is also remarkably nosy, in deep with the chief of police of North Ashcot, and not bothered about making enemies along the way. So goes the mystery of Addressed to Kill, the story of who killed lo ...more
Cheryl
Aug 12, 2017 rated it really liked it
Cassie is the new postmistress in her hometown and the town is getting ready for Valentine's day. She lets the musical group practice at the post office in off hours. One of the musicians is found dead shot at his home. He had brought in some threatening letters from students so Cassie gets involved. Interesting information about the post office and it's history add to the story.
JoAnne McMaster (Any Good Book)
As the third book in the Postmistress series, I really wanted to like it better than the first two. But there are so many things wrong with this book, beginning with buildings changing locations and growing larger. That's right - growing larger. In the last book, the drawings showed the post office, then buildings 1201 Main and 1203 Main on the corner facing the bank. In this book, it's 1203 Main, 1201 Main, and a much larger post office (now transposed to the corner and facing the bank) - attac ...more
Susan
Sep 02, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: mystery
My only real complaint is that I hate it when the amateur sleuth keeps evidence from the police--and here, they're even friends.
OpenBookSociety.com
Aug 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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Addressed to Kill
Postmistress Mystery, Book #3
By Jean Flowers
ISBN13: 9780425279120
Brought to you by OBS reviewer Kayt


Synopsis:

Third in the Postmistress Mystery series by Jean Flowers, following Death Takes Priority and Cancelled by Murder…

Love is in the air for postmaster Cassie Miller and the residents of North Ashcot, Massachusetts. Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and the town is gearing up for a special dinner dance at the senior center. Wit
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Once Upon a Romance Reviews
Reviewed by Wendy

Sexual Content: None

Language Content: None

Violent Content: Minimal

Cassie Miller is the postmistress in North Ashcot, Massachusetts, a small town in the Berkshires. Although much smaller than Boston where she used to work, North Ashcot is not without its own problems.

A local music group which will be performing at the local Valentine’s dance ends up practicing at the post office when their usual place is unavailable. But not long after practice, one of the local musicians is foun
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Susan
Nov 28, 2017 rated it liked it
I really liked the first in this series. This one doesn't have much to do with Cassie Miller's role of postmistress in her small town. Instead, it features two puzzles--the series of robberies that plague the small community, and also the death of a professor at the nearby community college, a man who played in the same group as Cassie's boyfriend. She doesn't have much to do with elucidating the first mystery--her friend the police chief does that on her own--but does figure out the second prob ...more
Katrina Wiese
Cassie Miller, Postmistress at the North Ashcot Post Office in North Ashcot, Massachusetts, is gearing up for Valentine's day in her tiny town. This year she has the pleasure of hearing the rehearsals of the local band, The Ashcots, who are using the community room at the Post Office to practice for their upcoming Valentine’s Day dinner/dance at the senior center. When the murder of one of the band members, Dennis Somerville, a local college professor, looks to be linked to some harassing mail i ...more
Melissa Castor
Sep 11, 2017 rated it really liked it
It's Valentine's Day approaching in North Ashcot. The band that Cassie's boyfriend Quinn is in is rehearsing for the upcoming Valentine's dance. There have also been a rash of burglaries around town. When one of the members of the band, a professor at the local college is found murdered, it is unclear if it was part of the burglaries or something else. Cassie believes it was not the burglaries and sets out to find the real killer. Another enjoyable book with interesting postal facts.
Sheila
Aug 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: mysteries
I hope this series never ends and post offices stop closing! This story had me hooked from the first page. Like Cassie, I had several characters vying for the killer! Nice plot twist with Morgan and the three thieves!! I think her friend Linda should find a valentine in Ashcot and move there!!!!!! I really like the map of Main Street and that Cassie's boyfriend, Quinn, plays the dobro - nice touch. The last chapter was a cliff-hanger and can't wait for the next story!!!
Yaritza
Sep 20, 2017 rated it really liked it
I was happy to have won a book that mixes mystery and the postal service. First book I have read that has the main character both as the postmistress and has her nose in a murder mystery, while her best friend is a detective. It was a fun book to read. Cassie is very adventures and is very well known in town since she is the only worker at the post office in the small town of North Aschcot, Massachusetts. She kept me on point thinking of all the possible suspects with motives.
Kayt18
Aug 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Truly a first class cozy! I love protagonist Cassie Miller and the town of North Ashcot. A fun romp into Valentine's Day mystery and intrigue. Even if you have not read the other 3 great books in this series, you can jump right into this one. Another super read from author Jean Flowers.
I was given a copy by the publisher, the opinions are unbiased and my own
Catherine
Dec 01, 2018 rated it liked it
The base of the mystery was interesting. I am not sure why most authors show their main character as interfering snoops. They withhold important information and assume they know best. Still I did enjoy reading about the history of the postal service.
Mai
Feb 26, 2018 rated it really liked it
Lots of fun.
Brenda Schneider
Jan 27, 2018 rated it really liked it
Enjoyed the story and characters.
Becky
Aug 15, 2018 rated it liked it
I enjoy the post office trivia presented in this series.
Val
Oct 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
WONDERFUL, FUNNY awesome characters, loved the small town setting! The best part was the ending!
Helen Geng
Mar 04, 2018 rated it it was ok
Appealing concept, annoying heroine & slack mystery. Plus a ragbag of trivia at the end.
I will not be revisiting.
Michelle
Nov 22, 2017 rated it it was ok
Nothing specifically bad, just kind of blah.
Kristin Cochran Schadler
Sep 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: have
Good, fun read. Good mystery. Fun stories about the post office. Murderer was not who I thought it would be. Hoping this series continues!!
Jeanie Harper
Nov 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
What a great series. Fantastic story line.
Diane
The post office history in this book was interesting, but I felt that this mystery was the weakest one in the series so far.
Sarah
Oct 30, 2017 added it
Shelves: cozies-mysteries
Having just finished this book, I have to plug my hometown! Ms. Flowers made it sound like Valentine, TX had the first Valentine re-mailing program and that all the other programs began to emulate it in the last 30 years. Sorry, but no. Loveland, CO's re-mailing program is entering its 72nd year in 2018! Over 200.000 cards from all over the world are processed here each year. Volunteers remove the outer envelope, check the inner envelope for postage and then hand stamp each and every one with Lo ...more
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