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Victoria Abbott

A pseudonym used by Mary Jane Maffini, Victoria Maffini

Victoria Abbott are mother and daughter authors Mary Jane and Victoria Maffini. Mary Jane Maffini's latest Charlotte Adams book The Busy Woman's Guide to Murder won the 2012 RT Award for Best Amateur Sleuth.

Together they write the Book Collectors Mystery series which started in 2013 and is set in Harrison Falls, NY. It features Jordan Kelly, who needs a new job and a new place to live. She moves in with her not so law-abiding uncles, in debt thanks to a credit card stealing ex and pending grad school loans.

Jordan finds the perfect job, a research position that includes room and board, allowing her to spend her days hunting down rare mysteries for an avid book collector. There's just one problem: her employer, Vera Van Alst is the most hated citizen of Harrison Falls.

Genres: Cozy Mystery
Victoria Abbott recommends
Gator Bowl (2015)
(Biscuit Bowl Food Truck)
J J Cook
"Fast, fun and so foodworthy!"
Berried Secrets (2015)
(Cranberry Cove Mystery, book 1)
Peg Cochran
"I can’t wait for Monica’s next tasty adventure—and I’m not just saying thatbecause I covet her cranberry relish recipe."
A Murder for the Books (2017)
(Blue Ridge Library Mystery, book 1)
Victoria Gilbert
"Victoria Gilbert delivers an entertaining mystery with a sizzle of romance, a dash of history and a scintillating hint of the supernatural. Cozy readers will find all the right elements to curl up and have fun."
Better Off Read (2018)
(Bookmobile Mystery, book 1)
Nora Page
"Who wouldn’t want to get on the bookmobile with Cleo Watkins, the librarian who just never quits?...a fun and witty read with the perfect blend of action, humor, romance and a twisty mystery. Great fun!"
A Study in Murder (2020)
(Victorian Bookclub Mystery, book 1)
Callie Hutton
"[A] lively and entertaining mystery...I predict a long run for this smart series."
On Borrowed Crime (2020)
(Jane Doe Book Club Mystery, book 1)
Kate Young
"A twisty tale of murder…This engaging mystery is spiced with Southern charm, family drama and a tantalizing bit of romance. Enjoy!"

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