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Barbara Ross is the author of Clammed Up, first in a series of Maine Clambake Mysteries.

Barbara and her husband own the former Seafarer Inn at the head of the harbor in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. From her perch on the Seafarers wide front porch, Barbaras had a chance to observe the quirks of life in a small resort town, along with the stunning harbor views.

Barbaras first mystery novel, The Death of an Ambitious Woman, was published by Five Star/Gale/Cengage in August, 2010. In her former life, Barbara was a co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of two successful start-ups in educational technology. When they arent in Boothbay, she and her husband live in Somerville, MA.

Genres: Cozy Mystery
New and upcoming books
Maine Clambake Mystery
   1. Clammed Up (2013)
   2. Boiled Over (2014)
   3. Musseled Out (2015)
   4. Fogged Inn (2016)
   5. Iced Under (2016)
   6. Stowed Away (2017)
   7. Steamed Open (2018)
   8. Sealed Off (2019)
   9. Shucked Apart (2021)
   10. Muddled Through (2022)
   Hallowed Out (2022)
   Logged On (2022)
   11. Hidden Beneath (2023)
   Scared Off (2023)
   12. Torn Asunder (2024)
   Edgar Allan Cozy (2016) (with others)
   Easter Basket Murder (2024) (with Lee Hollis and Leslie Meier)
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Barbara Ross recommends
Final Cut (2023)
(Hollywood Mystery, book 1)
Marjorie McCown
"This compellingly-readable mystery set in the Hollywood costuming industry kept me turning the pages well into the night, both to find out whodunnit and to vacuum up every fascinating piece of insider information about the inner workings of the movie industry. Heartily recommend!"
Dead on the Vine (2020)
(Finn Family Farm Mystery, book 1)
Elle Brooke White
"Buckle up for a crazy ride when Charlotte Finn inherits the family farm—and her family’s darkest secrets. Did these secrets spawn a murder? Author Elle Brook White kept me in my seat around every curve to the very last page."
My Fair Latte (2020)
(Cafe Cinema Mystery, book 1)
Vickie Fee
"An old movie theater, a want-to-go-there tourist town, designer coffee, a plucky heroine, and a murder? Sign me up for Vickie Fee's My Fair Latte and please send more!"

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Books containing stories by Barbara Ross
Noir at the Salad Bar (2017)
Culinary Tales With A Bite
edited by
Verena Rose, Harriette Sackler and Shawn Reilly Simmons
Someone Wicked (2013)
A Written Remains Anthology
edited by
Weldon Burge and J M Reinbold

Award nominations
2016 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel (nominee) : Fogged Inn
2013 Agatha Award for Best Short Story (nominee) : Bread Baby
2013 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel (nominee) : Clammed Up

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