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Lucy Burdette

A pseudonym used by Roberta Isleib

Lucy Burdette is the author of the Key West food critic mystery series, launching in January 2012 with An Appetite for Murder (NAL.)

Lucy's alter-ego, clinical psychologist Roberta Isleib, has published eight mysteries including the golf lover's mystery series and the advice column mysteries. Her books and stories have been short-listed for Agatha, Anthony, and Macavity awards. She's a member of Mystery Writers of America, Romance Writers of America, and Sisters in Crime, and a past-president of Sisters in Crime.

Genres: Cozy Mystery
Lucy Burdette recommends
Facials Can Be Fatal (2017)
(Bad Hair Day, book 13)
Nancy J Cohen
"A delightful cozy!."
Hollywood Homicide (2017)
(Detective By Day Mystery, book 1)
Kellye Garrett
"There's a spunky new sleuth in town: Dayna Anderson takes readers on a madcap ride through the underbelly of La La Land, laced with high fashion, Twitter feeds, celebrities--and murder!"
A Deadly Eclair (2017)
(French Bistro Mystery, book 1)
Daryl Wood Gerber
"Ooh-la-la! French food, Napa Valley wine, a celebrity wedding—and murder. A delectable new cozy series from Daryl Wood Gerber!"
Word to the Wise (2019)
(Library Lover's Mystery, book 10)
Jenn McKinlay
"In Word to the Wise, Jenn McKinlay mingles an appealing protagonist, small-town politics, and the terror of a stalker with the joys of true love and a library. A master class in the cozy mystery!"
Murder Most Sweet (2020)
(Bookish Baker Mystery, book 1)
Laura Jensen Walker
"Murder Most Sweet serves up all the hallmarks of a satisfying cozy mystery—books, desserts, dogs, and a bit of romance—along with straight talk about surviving cancer from a nontraditional heroine."
A Side of Murder (2021)
(Cape Cod Foodie Mystery, book 1)
Amy Pershing
"An exquisite Cape Cod setting, a shamed but resilient chef, murderous secrets, and a long-buried but still steaming romance...Amy Pershing's debut mystery will leave you longing for a seaside vacation, complete with fried clams and the next book in her charming series."
An American in Scotland (2023)
(Scottish Isle Mystery, book 1)
Lucy Connelly
"A determined new heroine and a gorgeous small town Scottish setting will leave readers yearning for another visit."

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