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 538
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 456
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 455

    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

    • A Fatal Chapter

    • Booktown Mystery, Book 9
    • By: Lorna Barrett
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129

    While out walking Sarge, her sister's bichon frise, Tricia is led by the agitated dog to a man lying in a gazebo. She's startled when she recognizes Pete Renquist....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Shocking Ending!

    • By Christina on 07-16-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • A Just Clause

    • Booktown Mystery Series, Book 11
    • By: Lorna Barrett
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101

    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

    • 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 162
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152

    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

    • Not the Killing Type

    • A Booktown Mystery, Book 7
    • By: Lorna Barrett
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 159
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 144

    It's November in Stoneham, New Hampshire, and time for the Chamber of Commerce elections....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • THE BEST YET

    • By Beatrice on 04-19-14

    Regular price: $20.72

    • Bookmarked for Death

    • A Booktown Mystery
    • By: Lorna Barrett
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 228
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 195
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 195

    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
    • Book Lovers Mystery

    • By Ann Malokas on 03-05-12

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Chapter & Hearse

    • By: Lorna Barrett
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146

    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

    • 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 192
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 162
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 161

    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

    • Murder on the Half Shelf

    • Booktown Mystery Series, Book 6
    • By: Lorna Barrett
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 157
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154

    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

    • Title Wave

    • Booktown Mystery Series, Book 10
    • By: Lorna Barrett
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 178
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 160
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 160

    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....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Very Disappointing

    • By AudreyD on 07-10-16

    Regular price: $27.99

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