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Dead Ringer

(2020)
(Book 11 in the Mattie Winston series)
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A new murder victim with an old M.O. puts Mattie Winston on the trail of a killer who gives a grim new meaning to flower power . . .
 
Spring is beginning to brighten Sorenson, Wisconsin, for Mattie and Steve Hurley and their family. While their son Matthew may be in his terrible twos and Steve's daughter Emily a moody teenager, the kids bring light to their lives when their work is dark by its nature—Steve is a homicide detective and Mattie is a medicolegal death investigator, aka medical examiner. They deal in corpses.
 
The latest corpse, a Jane Doe, was clearly an addict, but drugs didn't kill her, at least not directly. She's been stabbed multiple times in a pattern that is disturbingly familiar to Mattie. When she discovers flower petals from yellow carnations stuffed into the stab wounds, she recognizes a very specific M.O.—belonging to a convicted serial killer who's currently serving a life sentence.
 
The details of the flower petals were never made public in the last case, so it can't be a copycat crime. It looks like the wrong man is in prison, and the murderer is still at large. Now it's up to Mattie and Steve to get the case reopened—and catch the real carnation killer . . .

Genre: Cozy Mystery

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February 2020 : USA Hardback
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Title: Dead Ringer (A Mattie Winston Mystery)
Author(s): Annelise Ryan
ISBN: 1-4967-2255-8 / 978-1-4967-2255-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kensington
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Audio Editions

March 2021 : Audio CD
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Title: Dead Ringer (Mattie Winston Mysteries)
Author(s): Annelise Ryan
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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March 2021 : Audio CD
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Title: Dead Ringer (The Mattie Winston Mysteries)
Author(s): Annelise Ryan
Publisher: Tantor and Blackstone Publishing
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March 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Dead Ringer: Mattie Winston Mystery Series, Book 11
Author(s): Annelise Ryan
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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March 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Dead Ringer: Mattie Winston Mystery Series, Book 11
Author(s): Annelise Ryan
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


March 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Dead Ringer: Mattie Winston Mystery Series, Book 11
Author(s): Annelise Ryan
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


March 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Dead Ringer: Mattie Winston Mystery Series, Book 11
Author(s): Annelise Ryan
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

February 2020 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Dead Ringer (A Mattie Winston Mystery Book 11)
Author(s): Annelise Ryan
Publisher: Kensington Books
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