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Barbara Ross

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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, Mystery

Agatha Award Best Novel nominee (2013) : Clammed Up
Agatha Award Best Contemporary Novel nominee (2016) : Fogged Inn

Barbara Ross recommends
Assault and Pepper (2015)
(Spice Shop Mysteries, book 1)
Leslie Budewitz
"Parsley, sage, rosemary and…murder. Assault and Pepper, the scintillating first book in Leslie Budewitz’s new Spice Shop Mystery series will add zing to your reading."
Chime and Punishment (2017)
(Clock Shop Mystery, book 3)
Julianne Holmes
"An intriguing premise, a fun mystery, and a town and heroine with heart."
Death on Tap (2017)
(Sloan Krause, book 1)
Ellie Alexander
"In Death on Tap, Ellie Alexander brews up a tasty concoction containing a charming setting, sympathetic characters, and a compelling heroine that kept me turning pages way past my bedtime."
Rattlesnake Hill (2017)
(Berkshire Hilltown Mystery, book 1)
Leslie Wheeler
"Not all snakes are reptiles . . . Rattlesnake Hill is a riveting tale of past and present, innocence and evil, that kept me turning the pages far into the night."
Death and a Pot of Chowder (2018)
(Maine Murder Mystery, book 1)
Cornelia Kidd
"Compelling…I couldn’t put it down."
One Taste Too Many (2018)
(Sarah Blair Mystery, book 1)
Debra H Goldstein
"Twins, murder, and mouthwatering descriptions of delicious food. One Taste Too Many is a page-turner debut of a cozy mystery that leaves you wanting more."
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!"
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."

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