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Juliet Blackwell



A pseudonym used by Hailey Lind

National bestselling author Juliet Blackwell (aka Julie Goodson-Lawes, aka Hailey Lind) started out life in Palo Alto, California, borne of a Texan mother and a Yankee father. Under the pseudonym of Hailey Lind, Juliet penned the Art Lover's Mystery Series with her sister Carolyn, about an ex-art forger trying to go straight by working as a muralist and faux finisher in San Francisco. The first of these, Feint of Art, was nominated for an Agatha Award; Shooting Gallery and Brush with Death were both IMBA bestsellers, and Arsenic and Old Paint is available from Perseverance Press.  

Genres: Cozy Mystery, Historical, Romance, Mystery
 
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A Week in Paris (2014)
Rachel Hore
"In A Week in Paris, Rachel Hore takes us on an emotional whirlwind, visiting a deep well of family secrets and sacrifice and asking: how far do parents go to protect their child during wartime? From evoking the texture of everyday life in occupied Paris during World War II, to capturing the vintage style of the City of Light in the early sixties, this is an absorbing tale of a young woman's discovery of the truth about her past. A Week in Paris takes the reader on a haunting journey that resonates with mystery and romance."
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The Accidental Alchemist (2015)
(Accidental Alchemist Mystery, book 1)
Gigi Pandian
"The Accidental Alchemist is a recipe for a great read. Gigi Pandian's pen never disappoints."
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Death At First Sight (2016)
(Bay Island Psychic Mystery, book 1)
Lena Gregory
"As breezy and salty as a gust of wind off the chilly bay waters."
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Dead and Breakfast (2017)
(Merry Ghost Inn Mystery, book 1)
Kate Kingsbury
"What could be more intriguing than spending the night in a creaky old bed-and-breakfast haunted by a chuckling ghost? A charming grandmother/granddaughter duo, unsettling small-town secrets, and a long-hidden skeleton at the Merry Ghost Inn add up to a winning debut for this ghostly cozy series."
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The Man in the Microwave Oven (2017)
(Theo Bogart Mystery, book 2)
Susan Cox
"A quirky, aromatic concoction of mystery, suspense, and humor."
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The Dress in the Window (2017)
Sofia Grant
"A remarkable story of sewing, sisterhood, reinvention, and redemption."
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Flowers and Foul Play (2018)
(Magic Garden Mystery, book 1)
Amanda Flower
"An enchanted garden in rural Scotland? Bestill my heart. Amanda Flower’s latest, Flowers and Foul Play, is quirky, mysterious, magical fun. A delight from start to finish."
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Death in Paris (2018)
(Death in Paris Mystery, book 1)
Emilia Bernhard
"DEATH IN PARIS is as luscious as a pain au chocolat served at a sidewalk cafe -- and as charming as poking through the cobblestone alleyways of the Left Bank. Bernhard's debut promises a wonderful new series set in the most beautiful city in the world."
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Seances Are for Suckers (2018)
(Eleanor Wilde Mystery, book 1)
Tamara Berry
"When a saucy pseudo-psychic is hired to rid an ancestral estate of its alleged resident ghost, things are bound to get interesting. Add to that a charming English village, an eccentric family, and a killer on the loose, and Séances are for Suckers delivers a winning blend of mystery and the paranormal, with a little humor and romance thrown in for good measure. Don't miss out on this first in a promising series!"
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Ellie and the Harpmaker (2019)
Hazel Prior
"A lyrical, almost fairytale-like novel, as resonant and mysterious as a Celtic harp. The novel shines with all the grace and harmony of a handmade instrument, and shows us what can happen when a woman yearning for meaning meets a solitary man dedicated to his craft...and they both decide to open their hearts to possibility."
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When We Believed in Mermaids (2019)
Barbara O'Neal
"More than a mystery, Barbara O’Neal’s When We Believed in Mermaids is a story of childhood—and innocence—lost, and the long-hidden secrets, lies, and betrayals two sisters must face in order to make themselves whole as adults. Plunge in and enjoy the intriguing depths of this passionate, lustrous novel, and you just might find yourself believing in mermaids."
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A Deadly Inside Scoop (2020)
(Ice Cream Parlor Mystery, book 1)
Abby Collette
"With a host of quirky friends and family members, Abby Collette's new series is a welcome addition to the cozy mystery scene, and life at Crewse Creamery promises plenty of delectable adventures to come. Only one warning: A Deadly Inside Scoop causes a deep yearning for scoops of homemade ice cream, no matter the weather."
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A Spell for Trouble (2020)
(Enchanted Bay Mystery, book 1)
Esme Addison
"With a cache of family secrets, a score of small-town rivalries, and a bevy of botanically-inclined magical women, readers will fall under the spell of charming Bellamy Bay."
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Murder Goes to Market (2020)
Daisy Bateman
"In this charming debut, Daisy Bateman offers a deliciously fresh and funny take on cozy mysteries. Readers will want to spend more time with the irrepressible Claudia Simcoe, not to mention the quirky vendors and customers of her artisanal (but occasionally murderous) market hall located on the atmospheric Sonoma coast. I know *I'm* already hungry for more Murder Goes to Market!"
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The Secret French Recipes of Sophie Valroux (2020)
Samantha Vérant
"I savored every page of The Secret French Recipes of Sophie Valroux. Join a 'ruined' chef as she rebuilds her life at an ancestral chateau, rekindles an old romance, and, of course, labors in the grand kitchens where aspirations are fostered and dreams brought to fruition. With an ear for language, evocative sensory details, and delectable recipes, Samantha Verant invites us to take our seat at the table and relish a delicious sojourn in the south of France. And just remember: never trust a skinny chef."

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