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While others girls dreamed of dating Brad Pitt, Duffy Brown longed to take Sherlock Holmes to the prom. Today she is a national nestselling author and conjures up who-done-it stories of her own. She has two series, the Consignment Shop mysteries set in Savannah and her Cycle Path Mysteries on Mackinac Island, Michigan. This is her fifth Consignment Shop mystery.
Praise for Lethal in Old Lace
"Fans of broad humor ("I can't believe the light of my life, the song in my soul, the gravy on my mashed potatoes is gone, never to return") will find plenty to like in this cornpone cozy."
"Cancel your plans! Duffy Brown's Lethal In Old Lace gives an idyllic setting, characters I can root for in a good southern flavored mystery."
--Tonya Kappes, USA Today bestselling author
Praise for the Consignment Shop mysteries:
"Readers are sure to be immersed in this outrageously entertaining and hilarious mystery. This third in the series continues to highlight sharp dialogue, eccentric characters, and expand on the mystery that is Walker Boone."
--Kings River Life Magazine on Pearls and Poison
"Brown deftly spins the tale of Reagan's many misadventures while sleuthing, fills her story with Southern eccentrics, and offers up a magnolia-laced munificence of Savannah color."
--Richmond Times-Dispatch on Killer in Crinolines
"Southern coziness at its finest! A most enjoyable read--mystery fans will love this one. It's the kind of book that makes a bad day good!"
--Socrates' Book Reviews on Killer in Crinolines
"If you have read Iced Chiffon, then you'll absolutely LOVE Killer in Crinolines. In fact, if you weren't hooked on the series after reading Iced Chiffon, you bet your derriere you'll be hooked after reading this one. Its compelling mystery and engaging plot will have you staying up countless hours into the night...If you're a fan of Southern mysteries and just cozy mysteries in general, I HIGHLY recommend checking out this new series by Duffy Brown! You won't regret it, I promise."
--Dreamworld Book Reviews on Killer in Crinolines
"A delightful world filled with charm and humor."
--New York Journal of Books on Iced Chiffon
"This amusing, thoroughly entertaining mystery...has perfect accomplices, plenty of suspects and humorous situations."
--RT Book Reviews on Iced Chiffon
"Besides a fabulous look at Savannah, especially the haunts of high society, Duffy Brown provides a lighthearted, jocular amateur sleuth."
--Gumshoe Review on Iced Chiffon
"Delightful...If I could give it six stars, I would."
--Examiner.com on Iced Chiffon
"A pleasant beginning to a new series...A light tone, a quick pace [and] good old Southern hospitality...all come together for a charming read."
--The Mystery Reader on Iced Chiffon
"A strong story, fantastic, well-developed characters and a great mystery...Iced Chiffon was a stellar read and I can't wait to see where Duffy Brown takes these characters next."
--Cozy Mystery Book Reviews on Iced Chiffon
"A Southern comfort cozy with Yankee tension...A treat. Not to be missed."
--Annette Blair, New York Times bestselling author of Cloaked in Malice on Iced Chiffon
"An amazing mystery debut...Riveting."
--Mary Kennedy, author of the Talk Radio mysteries on Iced Chiffon
"A hilarious romp."
--Janet Bolin, author of the Threadville mysteries on Iced Chiffon