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THE GOLDEN HOUR: A Nora Tierney English Mystery (Nora Tierney English Mysteries Book 4)

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From the award-winning author of the Nora Tierney Mysteries comes her most chilling novel to date, one author Elly Griffiths of the Ruth Galloway Mysteries notes: "Nora Tierney tackles her most complex and catpviating mystery yet." Nora Tierney can't shake the feeling she has a stalker. While she's house hunting in Oxord, her partner, DI Declan Barnes, untagles the murder ...more
Kindle Edition, 297 pages
Published July 30th 2017 by Bridle Path Press
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I LOVED this book! I was a little bit hesitant by reading it because it was fourth in a series but this book can be easily read as a standalone and was highly enjoyable! I loved all the characters and enjoyed the twists! The plot flowed smoothly, descriptive yet fast paced. I loved the English setting and was captivated by the descriptions. This is the first book that I have read by this author but it surely won't be the last! I think many would enjoy this mystery! I know I gobbled it up within ...more
Linda Strong
Oct 09, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-in-2017
This is 4th in a series that features Nora Tierney, an author of childrens' books and her boyfriend, DI Declan Barnes. Nora is also mother to a year old son, Sean. Nora and Declan are planning a life together, but his work seems to get in the way.

An art conservative dies of smallpox. How she got it, who or what she was exposed to is a big mystery. The entire British colony may be in danger if this is not a one off.

Meanwhile, Nora is being stalked. First comes the back-of-the-neck tingling, but t
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Ashley Dyer
Jul 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: crime-fiction
Although Marni Graff is an American, there's not much about Britain she doesn't know. Her hugely likable Nora Tierney series is set mostly in Oxford and the Lake District, but The Golden Hour takes us to Brighton and Bath, too. The writing style is charming, the setting(s) enchanting, and Nora is a rounded, sparky, intelligent protagonist. Crime fans will get a kick out of the inclusion of a real life British author in Nora's fictional life. The Golden Hour is a British cozy mystery with a dash ...more
Wendy Kendall
Nov 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The Golden Hour is about an American in Oxford. It’s part of the wonderful Nora Tierney mystery series. Trouble seems to follow Nora Tierney at an uncomfortably close distance. In this case trouble comes in the guise of a stalker who is keeping a close watch on Nora’s every action, including with her baby son. He’s also stalking when she’s with her DCI boyfriend. He’s also watching when she’s alone.

While Nora has her hands full with concerns about this watcher, her boyfriend Declan is called in
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Owen Jones
Jun 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The Golden Hour by M.K. Graff is a novel written in the third person belonging to the genre of fiction mystery/thriller. Others might call it a cosy mystery, but so are the vagaries of the book classification system. It is set in current times in England, the UK, although the main protagonist, Nora Tierny is American – a writer by profession, and the heroine of a series of novels that is entitled the ‘Nora Tierney English Mysteries’, of which there are now four.

When the story opens, we meet Nora
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Annie
Sep 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
What a delight to dive into the Nora Tierney English Mystery series by Marni K. Graff. The Golden Hour is book four in the series. Take a look below at the first three. For The Golden Hour, do not expect a fast-paced novel with lots of twists and turns. This is a lovely stroll through characters and setting, ambience and Englishness, and a high-stakes plot that takes it sweet time to ease you into the events until you are comfy and settled. Then it rears its dastardly head and will not let you p ...more
Jeannie and Louis Rigod
Jul 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The problem with this book was that it is the last (so far I pray, ) in the series. I found myself entranced with the story plot immediately. I've already told everyone I know how I love the characters, their locations, and then to have a spy thriller thrown into the mix? I was in heaven.

Someone, for some reason, is following our Nora Tierney and son, Sean. Soon wire taps are found and Nora 'knows' someone is watching them. As she phones Declan, her partner and a homicide detective to give her s
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Donna
Dec 01, 2019 rated it really liked it
Great mystery set against the English backdrop.

Characters are all finely thought out. The mystery is two fold a murder in Oxford. A stalker following Nora Tierney. The two cases become drawn together.
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How have I not discovered author Marni (M.K.) Graff's Nora Tierney before now? Clearly this can be read as a standalone as I did and was enthralled. Any past history relevant to the instant story is quietly and comprehensively colored in, providing a rich background and full context to the goings on; characters develop beautifully as the intricate plot unfolds. Some things I figured out early, others were an utter surprise as new clues popped up from the fertile soil of Ms. Graff's imagination. ...more
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