Lorna Barrett
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Lorna Barrett

The immensely popular Booktown Mystery series is what put Lorna Barrett's name on the New York Times Bestseller list, but it's her talent -- whether writing as Lorna, or L.L. Bartlett, or Lorraine Bartlett -- that keeps her there. This multi-published, Agatha-nominated author pens the exciting Jeff Resnick Mysteries as well as the acclaimed Victoria Square Mystery series and has many short stories and novellas to her name(s).

Lorna lives in Rochester, NY with her husband and two cats, Chester and Fred.

What others are saying about Lorna's books:

"Barrett is skilled at making her characters flawed and fully believable."
--Richard Times-Dispatch

"Tightly plotted and paced to keep you turning the pages, this series is indeed getting better with each book."
--Gumshoe Review

"Charming...an engaging whodunit."
--Publishers Weekly

"Sheer entertainment. A good rollicking read."
--Roundtable Reviews

Indulge yourself today! Pick up a Lorna Barrett Booktown mystery! For more information about Lorna and her books visit her blog at www.LornaBarrett.blogspot.com or her website: www.LornaBarrett.com

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Best Sellers

    • Murder Is Binding

    • A Booktown Mystery
    • By: Lorna Barrett
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 621
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 531
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 531

    The streets of Stoneham, New Hampsire are lined with bookstores and paved with murder....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Nice Cozy Mystery

    • By Jessica on 06-08-11

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Bookplate Special

    • A Booktown Mystery
    • By: Lorna Barrett
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 220
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 190
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 189

    Bookstore owner Tricia Miles has put up - and put up with - her uninvited college roommate for weeks....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • surprises till the very end.<br />

    • By Vickie Oehring on 09-04-17

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Poisoned Pages

    • Booktown Mystery Series, Book 12
    • By: Lorna Barrett
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 104

    Mystery bookstore owner Tricia Miles learns that nothing kills a good party like a murder in the latest entry in The New York Times best-selling Booktown Mysteries....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Can’t wait for the next release!

    • By Tammy M. on 12-28-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • A Just Clause

    • Booktown Mystery Series, Book 11
    • By: Lorna Barrett
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 144
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127

    Tricia Miles, mystery bookstore owner and amateur sleuth, is in for a surprise when her ne'er-do-well father, John, comes to town....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The family dynamic!

    • By Christina on 06-23-17

    Regular price: $30.09

    • Bookmarked for Death

    • A Booktown Mystery
    • By: Lorna Barrett
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 263
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 230
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 229

    Tricia Miles, owner of the Haven’t Got a Clue bookstore, must solve her own mystery when a bestselling author is found dead in the washroom....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An okay mystery... Gets better each book

    • By Christina on 05-12-16

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Murder on the Half Shelf

    • Booktown Mystery Series, Book 6
    • By: Lorna Barrett
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 201
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 186
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183

    The town of Stoneham is a haven for bookstores, but it is sadly lacking in bed-and-breakfasts....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Didn't like the new narrator

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-18-15

    Regular price: $20.72

    • Chapter & Hearse

    • By: Lorna Barrett
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 209
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 172
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 172

    Mystery bookstore owner Tricia Miles has been spending more time solving whodunits than reading them...

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Hope it gets better

    • By Word Nerd on 01-09-11

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Sentenced to Death

    • A Booktown Mystery
    • By: Lorna Barrett
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 213
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 185
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 186

    As the owner of Stoneham, New Hampshire's, mystery bookstore Haven't Got a Clue, Tricia Miles can figure out whodunit in the latest best seller long before she gets to the last page....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Read

    • By Miriam R. Crump on 08-05-11

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Title Wave

    • Booktown Mystery Series, Book 10
    • By: Lorna Barrett
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 204
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 186
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 186

    While her bookstore, Haven't Got a Clue, is rebuilt following a devastating fire, Tricia Miles and her sister, Angelica, decide to book a cruise for some much needed R&R....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A personal twist I did not see coming

    • By Kimberly on 06-19-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Book Clubbed

    • A Booktown Mystery, Book 8
    • By: Lorna Barrett
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 193
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 184
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183

    Betsy Dittmeyer is done reading people the riot act. After she's crushed by a fallen bookcase, the next item to be read is her last will and testament - which is packed with surprises....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good cozy read, but an unlikeable main character

    • By Christina on 06-24-15

    Regular price: $20.72

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