“Interesting characters, growing interrelationships, plausible reasons for crime and an amateur to get involved in finding the answers–it’s like visiting friends and having an adventure rolled into one book after another.”
-Gumshoe Review


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… to the wonderful world of New York Times Bestselling and Agatha-nominated author Lorna Barrett. Okay, it’s not really a world, but it’s a place where she kicks off her Crocs and plays when she’s not writing. Have a cup of coffee from beans freshly ground at the Stoneham Coffee Bean, take a look around the site, sign up for Lorna’s newsletter, and find out more about the Booktown Mystery series.

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I don't always read mysteriesBOOK CLUBBED

the 8th Booktown Mystery!

Now available in Paperback, too!

Book clubbed MED

Cranky Chamber of Commerce receptionist Betsy Dittmeyer is crushed by a fallen bookcase. Her last will and testament is packed with surprises and it’s soon apparent that Betsy was hiding volumes of dark secrets behind her perpetual frown—and one of them just might have been a motive for murder. Tricia investigates to learn on who might have buried Betsy in a tomb of tomes.

(read more about it here!)

Coming June 2nd
In Hardcover, Audio, and all e-book formats



Did you know Lorna Barrett, L.L. Bartlett, and Lorraine Bartlett (author of the Victoria Square Mysteries) were one and the same? Check out my Alter Ego’s page.

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