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Larry Karp


(b.1939)

Larry Karp practiced perinatal medicine and wrote general nonfiction before turning his back on medical work to write mystery novels full-time. The backgrounds and settings of Larry's mysteries reflect many of his interests, including musical antiques, medical-ethical issues, and ragtime music. His current book, The King of Ragtime, the second work in a ragtime mystery trilogy, centers on a real-life dispute between Scott Joplin and Irving Berlin over the alleged theft of a piece of music.
 
Series
Dr. Thomas Purdue Mystery
1. Scamming the Birdman (2000)
2. The Midnight Special (2001)
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Ragtime Mystery Trilogy
1. The Ragtime Kid (2006)
2. The King of Ragtime (2008)
3. The Ragtime Fool (2010)
4. The RagTime Traveler (2017) (with Casey Karp)
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Detective Baumgartner Mystery
1. A Perilous Conception (2011)
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