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    • The Secret, Book & Scone Society

    • By: Ellery Adams
    • Narrated by: Cris Dukehart
    • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,906
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,728
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,732

    Miracle Springs is a place of healing. Strangers flock there hoping that the natural hot springs, five-star cuisine, and renowned spa can cure their ills. And, if none of that works, they often find their way to Miracle Books, where, over a fresh-baked scone from the Gingerbread House bakery, they exchange their stories with owner Nora Pennington in return for a carefully chosen book. That's Nora's special talent: prescribing the perfect novel to ease a person's deepest pain and lighten their heaviest burden.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it

    • By Bookwyrme on 11-10-17

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Murder in the Mystery Suite

    • Book Retreat Mystery, Book 1
    • By: Ellery Adams
    • Narrated by: Johanna Parker
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 797
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 728
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 723

    Tucked away in the rolling hills of rural western Virginia lies the storybook resort of Storyton Hall, catering to book lovers who want to get away from it all. To increase her number of bookings, resort manager Jane Steward has decided to host a Murder and Mayhem week so that fans of the mystery genre can gather together for some role-playing and fantasy crime solving.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nancy Drew meets "The Librarian"

    • By Ray on 01-07-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Murder in the Locked Library

    • Book Retreat Mystery series, Book 4
    • By: Ellery Adams
    • Narrated by: Johanna Parker
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122

    With her twins, Fitzgerald and Hemingway, back in school, Jane Steward can finally focus on her work again - managing Storyton Hall and breaking ground on the resort's latest attraction: a luxurious, relaxing spa named in honor of Walt Whitman. But when the Earth is dug up to start laying the spa's foundation, something else comes to the surface - a collection of unusual bones and the remnants of a very old book. The attendees of the Rare Book Conference are eager to assist Jane with this unexpected historical mystery - until a visitor meets an untimely end in the Henry James Library.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Six stars (extra credit for being so good!)

    • By Victoria J. Mejia-Gewe on 04-28-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Murder in the Paperback Parlor

    • Book Retreat Mystery, Book 2
    • By: Ellery Adams
    • Narrated by: Johanna Parker
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 365
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 342
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 340

    With Valentine's Day just around the corner, Jane Steward is organizing a week of activities for fans of love stories at her book-themed resort. But her Regency readers barely have time to brush up on their Jane Austen before tragedy strikes Storyton Hall. Rosamund York, one of the most celebrated authors in attendance, is killed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Second Installment!

    • By Christina on 08-23-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Murder in the Secret Garden

    • Book Retreat Mystery Series, Book 3
    • By: Ellery Adams
    • Narrated by: Johanna Parker
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 251
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 228
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 229

    There is a hidden garden bordering the grounds of Jane Steward's book-themed resort - a garden filled with beautiful but deadly plants such as mandrake and nightshade. Tucked away behind ivy-covered walls and accessible only through a single locked door, as described in the pages of Frances Hodges Burnett's classic novel, the garden is of special interest to Jane's current group of guests, the Medieval Herbalists.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding addition to this series..

    • By Lynda Turpin on 08-17-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Carbs and Cadavers

    • Supper Club Mysteries Series, Book 1
    • By: Ellery Adams
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 157
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 144
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145

    James Henry, a kind-hearted professor of English literature, is forced to move back home to Quincy's Gap, a tiny town in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley, to care for his aging father. Shortly after moving into a house that hasn't changed since his childhood, the overweight, divorced, book-loving cheese puff addict accepts a position as head librarian and joins a supper club for dieters who call themselves the "Flab Five". Avoiding carbs is almost impossible in this deep-fried, all-you-can-eat Southern town.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another great series by Ellery Adams.

    • By Lynda Turpin on 12-13-17

    Regular price: $26.59

    • A Killer Plot

    • Books by the Bay Mystery Series #1
    • By: Ellery Adams
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 452
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 413
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 417

    Olivia Limoges is the subject of constant gossip. Ever since her mysterious return to the small coastal town of Oyster Bay, North Carolina, Olivia has kept to herself, her dog, and her unfinished novel. With a little cajoling from charming writer Camden Ford, she agrees to join the Bayside Book Writers to break her writer's block and even make a few friends. But when townspeople start turning up dead with haiku poems left by the bodies, anyone with a flair for language is suddenly suspect.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My new favorite Cozy Mystery Series!

    • By Christina on 09-21-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Fit to Die

    • Supper Club Mysteries, Book 2
    • By: Ellery Adams
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90

    James Henry, a lovable librarian, has gotten used to being back home in Quincy's Gap, a tiny town in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. He has a job he adores, a group of close friends and fellow dieters who call themselves the "Flab Five", and is actually thinking about starting an exercise regimen. Six months after starting a low-carb diet, however, James and the Flab Five have fallen off the diet wagon. A new ice cream shop has opened in town, but so has the Witness to Fitness weight loss center, run by the zealous Veronica Levitt.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Low Cal Plates. Lifting Weights and Deadly Fates

    • By Debbie on 02-08-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Pies and Prejudice

    • Charmed Pie Shoppe Mystery Series #1
    • By: Ellery Adams
    • Narrated by: C. S. E Cooney
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 271
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 249
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 247

    When the going gets tough, Ella Mae LaFaye bakes pies. So when she catches her husband cheating in New York, she heads back home to Havenwood, Georgia, where she can drown her sorrows in fresh fruit filling and flaky crust. But her pies aren't just delicious. They're having magical effects on the people who eat them, and the public is hungry for more. Discovering her hidden talent for enchantment, Ella Mae makes her own wish come true by opening the Charmed Pie Shoppe.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A real treat!

    • By Christina on 04-08-16

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Last Word

    • Books by the Bay Mystery Series # 3
    • By: Ellery Adams
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 254
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 236
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 238

    Olivia Limoges and the Bayside Book Writers are excited about Oyster Bay's newest resident: bestselling novelist Nick Plumley, who's come to work on his next book. But when Olivia stops by Plumley's rental she finds that he's been strangled to death. Her instincts tell her that something from the past came back to haunt him, but she never expects that the investigation could spell doom for one of her dearest friends....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing story!

    • By Madonna on 10-14-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • A Killer Collection

    • Antiques & Collectibles Mysteries Series #1
    • By: Ellery Adams
    • Narrated by: Andi Arndt
    • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 213
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 190
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 189

    Molly Appleby is a young writer for Collector's Weekly, and when the attractive reporter isn't covering auctions and antique shows all over the South, she's trying to get her new relationship with a coworker off the ground. When her latest assignment takes her to North Carolina pottery country to cover an exclusive kiln opening, she's certain that the show promises surprising offerings and rare finds. What she doesn't expect to find is a dead body.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • New pot? No, sorry, just a dead body!

    • By Eddie Lynn on 08-08-17

    Regular price: $23.09

    • Written in Stone

    • Books by the Bay Mystery Series #4
    • By: Ellery Adams
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 231
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 214
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211

    When Munin Cooper, known as the Witch of Oyster Bay, warns Olivia Limoges that death is coming, neither of them realize that it is the older woman herself who will soon be found dead. And Olivia's instincts tell her that something - or someone - more sinister than a mystical force is at play...Olivia has a lot on her plate preparing for the Coastal Carolina Food Festival. When she hears the news of Munin's untimely death, however, finding the murderer takes priority.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • WARNING: Has An Explicit Graphic Scene!

    • By Christina on 12-10-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • A Deadly Cliché

    • Books by the Bay Mystery, Book 2
    • By: Ellery Adams
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 300
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 277
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 276

    While walking her poodle, Olivia Limoges discovers a dead body buried in the sand. Could it be connected to the bizarre burglaries plaguing Oyster Bay, North Carolina? At every crime scene, the thieves set up odd tableaus: a stick of butter with a knife through it, dolls with silver spoons in their mouths, a deck of cards with a missing queen. Olivia realizes that each setup represents a cliché. And who better to decode the cliché clues than her Bayside Book Writers group?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Wonderful 2nd Installment!

    • By Christina on 10-04-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Path of the Crooked

    • Hope Street Church Mysteries Series #1
    • By: Ellery Adams
    • Narrated by: Cris Dukehart
    • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111

    Cooper Lee is at a crossroads. Her boyfriend of five years just left her for another woman, she's living in an apartment above her parents' garage, and her job as a copier repairperson is feeling a little, well, repetitious. Hoping for a fresh start and a new outlook on life, she joins the Bible study group at Hope Street Church. The last thing she expects while studying the Bible is a lesson in murder.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really love this series

    • By Lynda Turpin on 04-11-16

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Stiffs and Swine

    • Supper Club Mysteries Series, Book 4
    • By: Ellery Adams
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    James Henry and the Flab Five are invited to serve as judges at Hog Fest, a celebrated barbecue festival in the Virginia mountains. But when one of the "pit masters" is found dead and a member of the supper club is accused of the murder, James and his friends have to lick the sauce off their fingers and get to work catching a killer. Amid a fairground filled with colorful people and tempting food, The Flab Five are sure to fall off the diet wagon. But James Henry has more to worry about than his expanding waistline.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 5 STARS

    • By Beatrice on 03-01-18

    Regular price: $26.59

    • Writing All Wrongs

    • Books by the Bay Mystery Series, Book 7
    • By: Ellery Adams
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167

    After Olivia and Chief Rawlings enjoy an all too brief honeymoon on Palmetto Island, they're joined by the rest of the Bayside Book Writers for the Legends of Coastal Carolina Festival. The event's highlight is Silas Black, celebrity screenwriter and television producer, who is currently working on a popular television show in North Carolina.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another home run in this wonderful series!

    • By Christina on 03-11-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Battered Body

    • Supper Club Mysteries Series, Book 5
    • By: Ellery Adams
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    There's big trouble in Quincy's Gap when the "Diva of Dough" arrives to bake the wedding cake for Milla and Jackson's Christmas Eve wedding. The Diva, a celebrity television chef and cookbook author, is Milla's younger sister. And while her cakes are delectably sweet and incredibly beautiful, the Diva makes enemies wherever she goes. When one of the Diva's enemies decides to take her out, and Deputy Lucy Hanover finds the famous chef's body covered in cake batter, the Supper Club members find themselves up to their necks in suspects.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Believeable?

    • By bg on 06-23-18

    Regular price: $26.59

    • A Fatal Appraisal

    • Antiques & Collectibles Mysteries Series #2
    • By: Ellery Adams
    • Narrated by: Andi Arndt
    • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102

    Molly Appleby loves her job at Collector's Weekly covering auctions and estate sales all over the South. When her latest assignment takes her to Richmond, Virginia, to interview the staff of the hit TV show Hidden Treasures, she's expecting a quick, fun trip. But when one of the show's appraisers is found murdered, Molly realizes that once again she'll have to put on her detective's cap until the culprit is captured.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Good

    • By Beatrice on 03-27-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Chili Con Corpses

    • Supper Club Mysteries Series, Book 3
    • By: Ellery Adams
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    Despite his trimmer waistline, his girlfriend Lucy's affections for him seem to have inexplicably cooled. So when Lindy suggests the supper club members join a Mexican cooking class, James leaps at the chance to try something new. The Flab Five's classmates include Shenandoah Star Ledger editor Murphy Alistair and twin sisters with supermodel physiques. When one of the sisters is murdered during a school field trip to Luray Caverns, the amateur sleuths set out to catch the killer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best one yet!

    • By Kaydob21 on 06-05-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Poisoned Prose

    • Books by the Bay Mystery Series #5
    • By: Ellery Adams
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 203
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 188
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 187

    Olivia thought that gathering some of the most renowned storytellers in one place would be a nice, simple way for herself and the Bayside Book Writers to appreciate their talents. But things take a dark turn when the most famous storyteller in the nation - the captivating performer Violetta Devereaux - announces onstage that she will meet her end in Oyster Bay. When Violetta is discovered murdered after the show, everyone involved with the retreat becomes a suspect.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Poisoned Prose

    • By Beatrice on 01-03-16

    Regular price: $27.99

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