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from Crooked Lane Books:

"Brilliant...Ellen Byron has written a delectable Cajun cozy mystery that is one of the best books I have read in a long time!" -- Night Owl Reviews, Top Pick

 

AGATHA AWARD NOMINEE FOR BEST FIRST NOVEL

 

LEFTY AWARD NOMINEE FOR BEST HUMOROUS MYSTERY

DAPHNE AWARD NOMINEE FOR BEST MAINSTREAM MYSTERY

 

DEBUT MYSTERY OF THE MONTH!

"Recipes and fascinating tidbits about plantation history add a tasty lagniappe to this entertaining and well-done cozy debut. A twisty plot and engaging colorful characters complete this mystery’s many pleasures." Library Journal

 

​“Byron’s debut brings energy and verve to the cozy.”  Publishers Weekly

 

"Plantation Shudders" is a delight -- a fast, fun read. Ellen Byron is a new cozy voice with a charming Southern accent. You'll love this novel and its colorful Louisiana characters."

Elaine Viets, author of "Checked Out," a Dead-End Job mystery

 

“I love a mystery that's a gumbo of wit, charm, and plenty of heart. Laissez les bons temps rouler!” 

Nancy Martin, author of The Blackbird Sisters Mystery Series 

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