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 603
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 513
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 513

    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

    • 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 193
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 178
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 175

    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

    • 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 206
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 178
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 179

    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 198
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 180
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 180

    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

    • 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 138
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 124
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122

    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

    • 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 97
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93

    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
    • 5 stars

    • By Beatrice on 09-04-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • 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 179
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 165
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163

    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

    • 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 185
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 176
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 175

    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

    • 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 252
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 220
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 219

    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

    • 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 156
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148

    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

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